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February 09, 2016
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Underhill introduces Easy Out

Easy Out, the first spray sprinkler removal tool that requires no digging, is now available from Underhill International.
February 08, 2016
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Beet sugar is safe, but GM pandering is not

The recent report that Hershey Co. will stop buying beet sugar ("Hershey says 'bye' to beet sugar," Dec. 28) because it comes from genetically modified (GM) seeds was disappointing, because the decision had nothing to do with the safety of beet sugar prod
February 07, 2016
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The GMO sugar myth

Just like there’s no such thing as the boogeyman, there’s also no such thing as GMO sugar—but public misconception about genetically modified food could be cause for concern for sugarbeet producers.
February 06, 2016
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Oregon seed pre-emption law challenged in Legislature

Oregon lawmakers heard a clear message from farmers who oppose local government restrictions what seeds they can use.
February 06, 2016
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Growers explore feasibility of Ontario beet processing plant

Improved sugarbeet prices and agronomics as well as emerging industrial uses for sugar may justify major expansion of the crop as well as new processing in southwestern Ontario, Ontario Sugar Beet Growers’ Association President Mark Lumley said.
February 05, 2016
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Syngenta says ChemChina’s offer a good deal

The chief operating officer of Swiss-based Syngenta company has confirmed the offer by ChemChina to purchase 100 percent of Syngenta shares.
February 05, 2016
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House Ag Committee says leave ag out of budget cut talks

The chairman of the House Agriculture Committee says Congress should consider the current economic conditions farmers are facing when looking for ways to reduce the federal budget.
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