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November 20, 2014

Immigration order unlikely to help ag, labor experts say

Anticipated executive action giving temporary safe haven and work authorization to as many as 5 million illegal immigrants won’t ease and may exacerbate the national shortage of seasonal farmworkers, several industry labor experts say.
November 20, 2014

Idaho Cattle Association backs GMO feed

SUN VALLEY, Idaho—The Idaho Cattle Association has taken a formal position supporting the use of genetically modified feed.
November 20, 2014

BASF launches web-based farm management tool

BASF announced the release of the new web-based farm management tool: Compass Grower Advanced.
November 19, 2014

Sugar content up, yields down in Fremont County beet harvest

PAVILLION, Wyo.—This year’s Fremont County sugarbeet crop was a good one, according to Wyoming Sugar Company’s Agricultural Administrator Myron Casdorph.
November 19, 2014

Battling herbicide resistance with weed seed controls

Experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say one often-ignored strategy for controlling herbicide-resistant weeds is now getting a second look.
November 18, 2014

U.S. producers comment on draft deal to suspend cases against Mexican sugar

WASHINGTON—American sugar producers today submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce to ensure that the draft agreements reached between the U.S. and Mexican governments to suspend pending trade cases against Mexico's sugar industry can be effe
November 18, 2014

Beet truck driver and H-2B whistleblower fired in Minn.

TORONTO—Last month, we reported on how some truck drivers in the sugar refining business were being adversely impacted by H-2B foreign workers.
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