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Tax Reform: Compromise Bill Hits the Floor with a Mixed $1.5 Trillion Bag – DTN

Tax Reform: Compromise Bill Hits the Floor with a Mixed $1.5 Trillion Bag – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 14, 2017

The final tax-reform package vaunted by Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump is expected to be released Friday with several major compromises on tax rates and deductions that will affect farmers and small businesses for years to come.   Lawmakers and

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Palmer Amaranth In The Midwest — It Ain’t Your Father’s Pigweed – AgFax

Palmer Amaranth In The Midwest — It Ain’t Your Father’s Pigweed – AgFax

👤By Bob Hartzler, Weed Scientist, Iowa State University 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Palmer amaranth is steadily gaining ground and will be the pigweed that befuddles the newest generation of farmers in Iowa and other Midwestern states.

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Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

👤By Pamela Smith Crops Technology Editor 🕔Dec 14, 2017

The drama over dicamba herbicide use continued this week as some states wrestled with requiring spray regulations over and beyond new federal labels.   Evidence of continued turmoil came on Dec. 12, as an Arkansas Legislative Council subcommittee kicked a proposed

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Genetically Modified Crops: 28 Countries, 18 Mln Farmers, 10 Species

Genetically Modified Crops: 28 Countries, 18 Mln Farmers, 10 Species

👤By George Silva, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Genetically modified crops were planted on a record 457.4 million acres globally in 2016, up 3 percent from the 444 million acres planted in 2015, according to statistics released by International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications. This follows

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Weed Control’s Future? Aussie Robotic Sprayers “Swarm” Across Fields – AgFax Weed Solutions

Weed Control’s Future? Aussie Robotic Sprayers “Swarm” Across Fields – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Dec 14, 2017

The company received a significant boost when it entered into a partnership with the Australian subsidiary of Bosch, the German engineering and electronics company. Bosch is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of automotive components.

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Drought Monitor: Fires Ravage California, Snows Blanket South, Southeast

Drought Monitor: Fires Ravage California, Snows Blanket South, Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Jessica Blunden, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Summary Conditions were dry and windy across much of the western United States over this past drought week, December 5-12. Wildfires, fueled by strong Santa Ana winds, destroyed hundreds of structures and burned well over 100,000 acres, enhancing the state’s

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Grain Barge Rates Decline Since October… St. Louis barge rates for export grain peaked on October 3 at 800 percent of tariff ($31.92 per ton), but dropped significantly to 338 percent of tariff ($13.49 per ton) by the end of

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AgFax Weed Solutions, December: Back To Basics Resistance Management | Aussie Robots Swarm On Weeds

AgFax Weed Solutions, December: Back To Basics Resistance Management | Aussie Robots Swarm On Weeds

👤Staff Report 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Here’s this month’s issue of AgFax Weed Solutions, which includes links to 7 articles on herbicide resistance management and related topics.

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DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Slide Lower With Rain in the Forecast

DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Slide Lower With Rain in the Forecast

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

January soybeans fell 11 1/2 cents to within a cent of their November low as bullish traders may be losing patience with the latest forecasts of rain for Argentina. Corn ended slightly lower and all three wheats were a little

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DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lower; Wheat, Corn Slightly Higher

DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lower; Wheat, Corn Slightly Higher

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Soybeans are down a dime at midday, while wheat and corn are lightly firmer. CORN: Corn trade is fractionally higher in quiet trade at midday as we continue to work around the lower end of the range. Ethanol futures have

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