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Cover Crops: $6.6M Research Initiative Aims to Improve Soil Health

Cover Crops: $6.6M Research Initiative Aims to Improve Soil Health

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 22, 2017

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation launched a national cover crop initiative today during a special press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The $6.6 million research initiative, made

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National Agriculture Week Seeks to Educate Consumers

National Agriculture Week Seeks to Educate Consumers

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Ask many Americans where their food comes from, and they’ll answer the supermarket, while clothing comes from the mall. Dispelling such notions is why today kicks off National Agriculture Week. Tomorrow is National Agriculture Day, featuring most of the themes and

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Rising Demand for Organic and Non-GMO Grains Outpaces U.S. Production

Rising Demand for Organic and Non-GMO Grains Outpaces U.S. Production

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 13, 2017

Increasing consumer demand for organic and non-GMO foods led to a sharp rise in organic grain imports in 2016–prompting food manufacturers to explore new incentives for U.S. growers transitioning to organic production, according to a new report from CoBank. While

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Cotton Market Teleconference Feb. 10

Cotton Market Teleconference Feb. 10

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 7, 2017

Marketing cotton and want a bit more insight? The Ag Market Network will host a free cotton market teleconference on Friday, February 10, at 7:30 a.m. (Central). Our guest speaker is H.W. “Kip” Butts, senior cotton analyst with Informa Economics.

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Corn: Monsanto, 2Blades Foundation Collaborate to Combat Diseases

Corn: Monsanto, 2Blades Foundation Collaborate to Combat Diseases

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 30, 2017

Monsanto Company and 2Blades Foundation (2Blades) have formed a collaboration to discover novel sources of genetic resistance to devastating corn diseases. 2Blades will deliver these resistance genes in collaboration with The Sainsbury Laboratory (Norwich, UK), the leading global institute for

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Ag Research: USDA Announces $5M in Funds for Smart Tech Innovations

Ag Research: USDA Announces $5M in Funds for Smart Tech Innovations

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 16, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Friday announced the availability of up to $5 million for research to strengthen the science behind the next generation of internet-connected agricultural implements and resources through the Cyber

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Monsanto Shareowners Approve Merger with Bayer

Monsanto Shareowners Approve Merger with Bayer

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 13, 2016

Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that at a special meeting of shareowners held today, shareowners of the company approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Monsanto shareowners

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California Cotton: Ginners and Growers Associations Agree to Merger

California Cotton: Ginners and Growers Associations Agree to Merger

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 7, 2016

On January 1, 2017, after a unanimous vote from members of both Associations, the California Cotton Ginners Association and the California Cotton Growers Association will become one organization!  The Western Cotton Growers Association was founded in 1949 as a cotton

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Georgia: Kubota Tractor Starts Distribution Center Expansion in Jefferson

Georgia: Kubota Tractor Starts Distribution Center Expansion in Jefferson

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Kubota Tractor Corporation announced today that it has begun construction on an important 617,865 sq. ft. expansion of its National Distribution Center (NDC) on the company’s existing property in Jefferson, Georgia. The Georgia project is adjacent to the Kubota Industrial Equipment

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Midwest Corn: In-Furrow Fertilizers Not All That Helpful – Study

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 30, 2016

Corn farmers in Minnesota and across the northern Corn Belt often must plant in cold, damp spring soils that can slow early season growth. This can impact yield at harvest time — and farmers’ bottom lines. One way farmers in

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