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Florida: Farm Bill Listening Session, Gainesville, June 24

Florida: Farm Bill Listening Session, Gainesville, June 24

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Ahead of the next farm bill, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Ranking Member Collin Peterson (MN-7) announced the first of several committee activities across the country intended to stimulate conversation and gather input from farmers, ranchers

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China Approves Adama-Sanonda Deal – Set To Be 6th Largest Global Ag Chem Company

China Approves Adama-Sanonda Deal – Set To Be 6th Largest Global Ag Chem Company

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 5, 2017

Adama Agricultural Solutions today reported that the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has unconditionally approved its combination with Sanonda. At its outset, it will be the sixth largest global crop protection company and the largest in China, according to a press

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Pinnacle’s CEO to Step Down

Pinnacle’s CEO to Step Down

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Ag distributor Pinnacle Operating Corporation announced today that Kenny Cordell will step down as president and CEO of the company in the coming months. After the transition is completed, he will become a member of the board of directors. In

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Trimble Will Buy German Precision Ag Company Müller-Elektronik

Trimble Will Buy German Precision Ag Company Müller-Elektronik

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 24, 2017

Precision ag manufacturer Trimble announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Müller-Elektronik, a German company specializing in implement control and precision farming solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, subject

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Survey Ranks Most Common, Troublesome Weeds in Ag

Survey Ranks Most Common, Troublesome Weeds in Ag

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 23, 2017

A recent survey conducted by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) ranks Palmer amaranth as the most troublesome and difficult to control weed in 12 categories of broadleaf crops, fruits and vegetables, while common lambsquarters ranks as the weed

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ADM Celebrates Expansion, Modernization at Brazilian Port of Santos

ADM Celebrates Expansion, Modernization at Brazilian Port of Santos

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 22, 2017

Archer Daniels Midland Company announced that it has completed a major series of enhancements at its export terminal in Santos, in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. “ADM is celebrating 20 years in Brazil in 2017, and there is no

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Oklahoma-Based Noble Ag Foundation Enacts Major Restructuring

Oklahoma-Based Noble Ag Foundation Enacts Major Restructuring

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 15, 2017

The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation announced Wednesday that it has separated its research and education operations from its philanthropic activities to advance its mission and better serve agriculture. The organization’s research, education and consultation activities will continue forward under a

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Ag Confidence Grows as Latest DTN/PF Survey Suggests Strong Future

Ag Confidence Grows as Latest DTN/PF Survey Suggests Strong Future

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Despite continued flat commodity prices, attitudes of U.S. farmers took a solid leap into positive territory, according to the most recent DTN/The Progressive Farmer (DTN/PF) Agricultural Confidence Index (ACI). The survey, which tracks farmer opinions of their current and future

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AgriFlyNetwork’s Mobile App Connects Growers with Aerial Applicators

AgriFlyNetwork’s Mobile App Connects Growers with Aerial Applicators

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Think of it as Uber for farmers needing an aerial applicator. AgriFlyNetwork, an Illinois-based company, has released a mobile app that connects growers who want an aerial application with pilots or ag flying services who might travel outside of their

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Sugarcane as a Bioenergy Crop? 5X More Profitable than Soybeans

Sugarcane as a Bioenergy Crop? 5X More Profitable than Soybeans

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 4, 2017

A multi-institutional team led by the University of Illinois have proven sugarcane can be genetically engineered to produce oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production. Surprisingly, the modified sugarcane plants also produced more sugar, which could be used

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