STAR Energy FS and GROWMARK FS to Merge Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
STAR Energy FS, headquartered in Manson, Iowa, and GROWMARK FS, headquartered in Hartley, Iowa, are merging into one. The new company, named GROWMARK FS, will offer its farmer customers with […]

National Peanut Board Launches Research Database Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
The National Peanut Board has funded production research projects to increase efficiencies for farmers since 2001, totaling more than 1,600 projects and $37 million. Now, NPB is taking its commitment […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Dicamba Usage Changes Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
Upon further review of state law and while awaiting guidance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the ruling of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals regarding dicamba products, the […]

Almond Board of California 2020 Election Results Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
The Almond Board of California has released election results for the Board of Directors positions whose terms of office will run from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021. The […]

California: Can Oilfield Water Safely Be Reused for Irrigation? May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
A new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International finds that reusing oilfield water that’s been mixed with surface water to irrigate farms in the Cawelo Water District […]

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Added to Textile Exchange’s Preferred Fibers, Materials List Apr 27, 2020

🕔Apr 27, 2020
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has been added to Textile Exchange’s list of preferred fibers and materials. The Trust Protocol will now be one of 36 fibers and materials that […]

Even the “Bright Side” of Cheap Oil for Inputs a Lagging Benefit – OpEd Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
Crop production is an energy-intensive business. So, if there’s a silver lining in the collapse in energy prices, it’s the potential for trimming input costs from fuel, to seed, to fertilizer […]

Cotton: Fungi Can Decrease Root Knot Nematode Galling Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Texas A&M University scientists found that a surprising number of fungi naturally associated with cultivated cotton were capable of curtailing the negative effects of a plant parasite known as the […]

Almond Orchard Recycling a Climate-Smart Strategy Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Recycling trees onsite can sequester carbon, save water and increase crop yields, making it a climate-smart practice for California’s irrigated almond orchards, finds a study from the University of California, […]

Biofuels: ‘Tequila’ Power More Efficient Than Corn, Sugar Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
The agave plant used to make tequila could be established in semi-arid Australia as an environmentally friendly solution to Australia’s transport fuel shortage, a team of researchers at the University […]

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