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Cotton: Georgia Grown and Sewn T-Shirts Now Available

Cotton: Georgia Grown and Sewn T-Shirts Now Available

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 17, 2017

The Georgia Cotton Commission, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Agriculture and Georgia Grown, unveiled a new line of Georgia Grown T-Shirts grown and sewn locally in Georgia during the 40th Annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. “The Georgia

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Farmland: It’s Time for NASS to Change Method for Compiling Crop, Cash Rent Estimates – Study

Farmland: It’s Time for NASS to Change Method for Compiling Crop, Cash Rent Estimates – Study

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Producing more precise county-level estimates of crops and farmland cash rents will require integrating multiple data sources using model-based predictions that are more transparent and reproducible, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The

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Grain Rescue Tubes And Nationwide Training Save Farmers’ Lives

Grain Rescue Tubes And Nationwide Training Save Farmers’ Lives

👤From a Press Release 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Glenville, Minnesota Fire Chief Matt Webb was heading to work when he heard the 911 call come in over his pager. It was 9:53 a.m. on Aug. 8. A local farmer had just fallen into a bin of rotting corn

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Pinnacle Ag Names Robert Marchbank as President and CEO

Pinnacle Ag Names Robert Marchbank as President and CEO

👤From a Press Release 🕔Sep 5, 2017

Pinnacle Operating Corporation is pleased to announce that Robert Marchbank has been named as its President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Mr. Marchbank will lead Pinnacle’s agriculture retail and wholesale distribution businesses across 27 states. “Rob is an

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Nebraska: Cargill Invests $18 Mln to Increase Storage, Unload Capability for Gibbon Growers

Nebraska: Cargill Invests $18 Mln to Increase Storage, Unload Capability for Gibbon Growers

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 22, 2017

A multi-million dollar project to upgrade the Cargill grain facility in Gibbon, Neb., is underway. Once complete, growers will have access to an additional 2 million bushels of upright grain storage space and an increased unload capacity of 65,000 bushels

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Growmark Enters Joint Grain Marketing Venture with Chinese Company

Growmark Enters Joint Grain Marketing Venture with Chinese Company

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The nation’s second largest farmer cooperative, Growmark, has entered into a joint grain marketing venture with China’s COFCO International Limited (CIL). The partnership includes joint ownership and operation of the barge, truck and rail terminal at Cahokia, Ill., with frontage on the Mississippi

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Irrigation Manufacturer Netafim Will Be Bought By Mexican Company

Irrigation Manufacturer Netafim Will Be Bought By Mexican Company

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Mexichem, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV:MEXCHEM) (“The Company” or “Mexichem”) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire an 80% stake in Netafim, Ltd. (“Netafim”), an Israeli private company, from a company backed by the Permira Funds and

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Soybeans: FDA Approves Petition to Claim Soy Oil as Heart Healthy

Soybeans: FDA Approves Petition to Claim Soy Oil as Heart Healthy

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Bunge North America, the North American arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its petition for a qualified health claim linking consumption of soybean oil to reduced risk of coronary

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Dow Agrees to Sell Brazil Corn Seed Assets to CITIC Agri Fund – $1.1Bln

Dow Agrees to Sell Brazil Corn Seed Assets to CITIC Agri Fund – $1.1Bln

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 12, 2017

The Dow Chemical Company has entered into a definitive agreement with CITIC Agri Fund to divest a select portion of Dow AgroSciences’ corn seed business in Brazil for a purchase price of $1.1 billion. The scope of the divestiture includes

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Rice-Tec And Adama Ink Global Development Deal

Rice-Tec And Adama Ink Global Development Deal

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Adama Agricultural Solutions and RiceTec have entered into a global collaboration to develop herbicide-resistant rice hybrids and related herbicides. The pact expands on an earlier agreement that was limited to the U.S. market. According to a press release, the joint

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