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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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Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

As the Dec. 12 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) confirms, global wheat supplies are at a record high this year. USDA increased its estimate for 2017/18 global wheat production to 755 million metric tons (MMT), up slightly from

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Australia’s Almond Industry: Observations from a Trip Down Under

Australia’s Almond Industry: Observations from a Trip Down Under

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension Almond Specialist 🕔Nov 28, 2017

During the first two weeks of November, I was able to attend the once-every-four-years International Research Congress on Pistachios and Almonds. This meeting was held in Adelaide, Australia in which almond and pistachio researchers (as well as some growers) attended

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U.S. Weed Scientists Testing Aussie Seed Destructor Through Its Paces

U.S. Weed Scientists Testing Aussie Seed Destructor Through Its Paces

👤By Elton Robinson, Contributing Editor 🕔Nov 21, 2017

U.S. scientists in 3 regions – Corn Belt, South and Mid-Atlantic – have been running this system for at least 2 years  and have drawn a number of conclusions.

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Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

Wheat Growers Call for New Trade Agreements

👤From U.S. Wheat Associates 🕔Oct 6, 2017

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) strongly urge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to pivot from re-negotiating existing free trade agreements (FTAs) to negotiating new deals, as repeatedly promised by President

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Australia’s Seed Destructor – Midwest Demo Set For Oct. 12

Australia’s Seed Destructor – Midwest Demo Set For Oct. 12

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 23, 2017

At present, the machine is being evaluated by Land Grant universities in at lease 3 states – Arkansas, Illinois and Texas – plus, USDA has shown interest in the concept.

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Herbicide Resistance: Illinois Will Showcase Aussie Seed Destructor

Herbicide Resistance: Illinois Will Showcase Aussie Seed Destructor

👤From a press release 🕔Sep 18, 2017

The Harrington Seed Destructor – which pulverizes weed seeds – is being evaluated by Land Grant universities in at lease 3 states – Arkansas, Illinois and Texas. To show it in action, the U. of Illinois will feature the machine running

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Weed Seeds: 6 Ways Aussies Keep Them Out Of The Bank – Video

Weed Seeds: 6 Ways Aussies Keep Them Out Of The Bank – Video

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 16, 2017

More than any other country, Australia has persistently focused on the idea of collecting weed seed at harvest and keeping them from making it into the soil’s seed bank. The developmental process in Australia has taken several forms – some relatively

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Cleveland on Cotton: WASDE Left Market Spinning from Highest Ever World Supply to Use Ratio

Cleveland on Cotton: WASDE Left Market Spinning from Highest Ever World Supply to Use Ratio

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Sep 15, 2017

This is a tough one. While losing some 700 points from the hurricane driven high, December futures are still hovering near 69 cents and attempting to dig in its heels. Its efforts will prove fruitless, I predict. The real work

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Cleveland on Cotton: Hurricane Harvey Threat Brought Triple Digit Gains

Cleveland on Cotton: Hurricane Harvey Threat Brought Triple Digit Gains

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Mother Nature!  She took us back to a 70 cent trade Friday morning before succumbing to the “buy the rumor, sell the fact,” market adage as Hurricane Harvey bore down on the open and ready to pick South Texas Upper

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