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October 26, 2014

Oregon food politics take the stage at Measure 92 forum

PORTLAND, Ore.—Representatives of the campaigns for and against the measure on the November ballot that would require labeling of food containing genetically modified ingredients didn’t agree on much during a forum at the Oregon Museum of Science and Indu
October 26, 2014

Production begins at second cellulosic biofuel facility

You don’t often hear Kansas and Spain mentioned in the same sentence. Yet today Spanish company Abengoa is bringing another big cellulosic biofuel facility online in Hugoton, a small community in the Southwest corner of the state. This is the second big p
October 25, 2014

Woman killed in tractor accident

LEBANON, Ore. (AP)—The Linn County sheriff says his deputies are investigating a tractor accident that killed a 47-year-old Lebanon, Ore., woman.
October 25, 2014

Despite decline across Colo., sugarbeets still a major player in Weld

GREELEY, Colo—Sugarbeets have been part of the agricultural scene in northern Colorado for more than 100 years—said to have bought and paid for more farms in the region than any other crop.
October 24, 2014

Sweetener users study: Mexico trade case costly

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Trade cases U.S. producers have filed against Mexican sugar imports will likely cost consumers $2.4 billion in higher prices this marketing year, according to a new white paper by the Sweetener Users Association.
October 24, 2014

Senninger Irrigation introduces IrriExpress

Senninger Irrigation, a global leader in agricultural irrigation manufacturing, introduces IrriExpress, the latest in irrigation design software.
October 24, 2014

Weed scientists uproot common “superweed” myths

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) issued a new fact sheet to uproot common misconceptions about “superweeds”– a catchall term used by many to describe weeds resistant to herbicides. The paper explores the truth behind two widespread fallacies.
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