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July 23, 2014

Subsidies fuel global inefficiency

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported in June an alarming fact about global sugar production. Apparently, most sugar producers outside of the United States are getting less and less efficient.
July 22, 2014

Coalition calls for immigration reform

A coalition of business and agricultural leaders is urging Congress to act on immigration reform.
July 21, 2014

Willowood USA gets EPA registration for Willowood Azoxy 2SC and Willowood AzoxyProp Xtra

Willowood USA announced that federal EPA has approved its technical and end use registrations for Willowood Azoxy 2SC and Willowood AzoxyProp Xtra.
July 20, 2014

Show spotlights UAV technology

The first Precision Aerial Ag Show ended July 11 in Decatur, Ill. The event, which attracted people from as far away as India, was held to give farmers and others a peek at the technology’s possibilities.
July 19, 2014

Weed scientists stress diversification

Efforts continue statewide and nationwide to educate producers about herbicide resistance and weed management.
July 18, 2014

Idaho growers concerned about crop heat stress

Idaho farmers are worried prolonged above-normal temperatures may have stressed or damaged certain crops, especially onion fields already weakened by iris yellow spot virus and Russet Burbank potatoes.
July 17, 2014

Lab analysis to test if weeds resistant to glyphosate

ONTARIO, Ore.—It could be several weeks instead of a few months before researchers know for sure whether some kochia weeds in the Treasure Valley area have developed resistance to the weed killer glyphosate.
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