Digital Tools Will Shape Future of Food Production

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Mike Stern, head of The Climate Corporation and Digital Farming for Bayer Crop Sciences, shares his positive perspective on the power and potential of digital farming.

New Breeding Techniques to Counter Climate Change

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It is imperative that we breed new varieties of plants to make agriculture more sustainable, given increasing food demand and a warming climate.

Farm Groups Defend Crop Insurance Budget

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Sixty organizations sent a letter this week to the House and Senate Budget Committees, as well as agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue, urging them to protect crop insurance during the Farm Bill budget process.

Valmont, Prospera Partner to Create Autonomous Solution

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The collaboration sets the course to provide growers with autonomous crop management solutions to generate greater returns, while requiring fewer production inputs and resources.

Sugarbeet Exclusion from GMO Labeling Law Ensures Sustainable Future

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In December, the USDA announced that sugar and other highly refined products would not be subject to a mandatory GMO labeling law, which caused a sigh of relief among those in the sugarbeet industry.

Farming's Toll on Producers' Mental Health

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Food producers face specific challenges that can lead to anxiety, farmer says

New Product: DripByDrip

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Bayer, Netafim and BGN Technologies join forces in a research project that combines soil research, digital prediction tools and state-of-the art drip technology by Netafim to develop best practices for using drip irrigation as a delivery system for Bayer'

PERC Announces 2019 Propane Farm Incentive Program

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Producers can save up to $5,000 toward the purchase of new propane-powered equipment with help from the limited-time program.

Western Sugar to Wrap Campaign This Week

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The 2018-19 campaign at Western Sugar Cooperative’s Scottsbluff, Neb., factory will come to a close Monday.

Senninger to Offer Maxijet Micro-Sprays

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Senninger is expanding its micro-irrigation product line by promoting Maxijet micro-sprays and components, designed for easier and more efficient micro-irrigation.

New Product: Kubota M7 Gen 2 Tractors

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Kubota’s biggest tractor just got better, now featuring new semi-power shift transmission

ACH, Crystal Seed See Success in Sidney Growing Area

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ACH Seeds has enjoyed success in the sugarbeet industry due to constant research, and developing varieties with excellent tonnage and sugar content.

No-Till Shows Promise in Montana Nitrogen Trials

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Since 2016, Chengci Chen, superintendent and cropping systems agronomist at the Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center, has been working on sugarbeet response to tillage and a nitrogen management project.

New Product: Lindsay FieldNET Pivot Watch

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The industry’s most universal remote irrigation monitoring solution is low-cost, offers do-it-yourself installation and works on any pivot brand.

'Locally Grown' Doesn't Always Mean 'Sustainable'

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When perusing your neighborhood farmer’s market for the best head of kale, you should be cognizant of the fact that there’s something these vendors aren’t telling you: the ‘eat local’ movement may be broken.