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Annual National Black Growers Council Conference, Tunica, MS, Dec. 11-13

Annual National Black Growers Council Conference, Tunica, MS, Dec. 11-13

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 21, 2017

The National Black Growers Council (NBGC) has announced the dates for its upcoming 2017 annual conference.  The event will be held December 11-13, 2017 at the Gold Strike Hotel & Resort located in Tunica, MS.  Hotel registration for the event can be made by dialing

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New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security

New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security

👤From the United States Geological Survey 🕔Nov 14, 2017

A new map was released today detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are 1.87 billion hectares of croplands in the world, which is

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Ag Lender Survey: Farm Profitability Still Down But Improving

Ag Lender Survey: Farm Profitability Still Down But Improving

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 2, 2017

Eighty-two percent of agricultural lenders reported a decline in farm profitability in the last 12 months, according to a joint survey by the American Bankers Association and the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A). Despite the continued decline,

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Israeli Smart Farming Winning Outsized Share of Global Funding

Israeli Smart Farming Winning Outsized Share of Global Funding

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 26, 2017

Israel’s agricultural technology, or agritech, industry is in rapid growth, with a boom in number of companies, variety of innovations, and funding that’s winning an outsized share of global agritech investment, a new report shows. The report by Start-Up Nation Central, a

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Tillerman Seeds Acquires DF Seeds, Looks to Buy Regional Seed Suppliers

Tillerman Seeds Acquires DF Seeds, Looks to Buy Regional Seed Suppliers

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 25, 2017

Tillerman Seeds LLC, a Grand Rapids-based company created to acquire regional producers of specialty, GMO, and non-GMO seeds, has purchased the assets of Dansville, Mich.-based DF Seeds Inc. in its first transaction. DF Seeds, a supplier of soybean and wheat

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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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