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October 20, 2014

$7.5B question faces California water users

MAXWELL, Calif.—Seventh-generation farmer Phil Sites is caught in the middle of a statewide debate over a proposed reservoir that would bear his family name.
October 20, 2014

Monsanto gives $2.5M against GMO labeling

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)—Biotechnology giant Monsanto is ramping up its spending toward trying to defeat a November ballot measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon.
October 20, 2014

Officials happy with Alberta sugarbeet yields

Harvest of southern Alberta’s 22,000 acres of sugarbeets began Oct. 1 under good digging conditions and good yields.?
October 20, 2014

Vermont’s GMO label law faces legal test

Oral arguments will likely be held in mid-December in litigation over Vermont’s labeling requirement for foods containing genetically modified organisms.
October 19, 2014

GMO labeling measure attracts big money in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)—An Oregon ballot measure on the labeling of genetically modified foods is starting to attract big money.
October 18, 2014

Compass Minerals debuts phosphorus blend for 2015

Compass Minerals launches Nu-Trax P+, a new phosphorus-based fertilizer that delivers better early-season nutrition to farmers’ crops. This next innovation in fertilizer technology is available to U.S. and Canadian farmers starting in fall 2014 for the 20
October 17, 2014

Good weather speeds Minnesota soy, beet harvests

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Favorable weather helped Minnesota farmers make strong progress on their soybean and sugarbeet harvesting this past week.
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