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October 01, 2014

Sugarbeet industry ready for harvest

Despite tight labor markets in the Upper Midwest, leaders of the sugarbeet industry say there should be enough crews Wednesday when this year’s harvest begins in earnest.
October 01, 2014

Rain complicates Treasure Valley harvest

Five straight days of rain have interrupted what had been ideal harvest conditions in the Treasure Valley area of Idaho and Oregon.
October 01, 2014

GMO safety, weed control top concerns as U.S. study kicks off

Agriculture experts raised a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance, at the first public meeting of a U.S. government sponsored study of genetically engineered crops held Sept. 15.
September 30, 2014

2014 Irrigation Show to highlight education & innovation

Early bird rates available through Oct. 17
September 30, 2014

NASDA members say "withdraw" to EPA’s Waters of the U.S. Rule

BURLINGTON, Vt.—At the Annual Meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture on Sept. 11, NASDA Members unanimously called on the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw the proposed Waters of
September 29, 2014

Making it rain...chocolate

"It seems to be a good time to be a chocolatier," a trade publication devoted to the candy industry recently reported.
September 28, 2014

Vilsack urged Buffett to ready BNSF for record crops

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack met with Warren Buffett last week to urge the billionaire investor to make sure his BNSF railroad is ready for an expected record corn and soy harvest this year.
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