October 31, 2012

Sugar Farmers Ask Federal Court to Reject Attempt to Silence Public Debate About HFCS

The Sugar Association, which represents the nation's sugar cane and sugar beet farmers, has asked a federal court to dismiss a claim to stifle freedom
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October 30, 2012

Potassium Fellowship Program Request for Proposals

Leading fertilizer manufactures have established the Phosphorus and Potassium Graduate Fellowship programs to help fill the need for additional P and
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October 29, 2012

New Senate Report Reveals Economic Pain of Obama-EPA Regulations Put on Hold Until After the Election

Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, today released a new EPW Minority Report entit
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October 26, 2012

e-Book Format of 4R Plant Nutrition Manual is Now Available

The International Plant Nutrition Institute is pleased to announce the release of our newest educational resource in support of 4R Nutrient Stewardshi
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October 25, 2012

Learning to manage soil health

Disturbing the soil as little as possible helps maintain soil health. This can be accomplished by growing as many different species of plants in the s
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October 24, 2012

Photo of the Day: Giant Sugar Beet unearthed during harvest

There are sugar beets, and then there are sugar beets. Unearthed this past week at the Klein farm near Pavillion, Wyo. was a 15 pound sugar beet that
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October 23, 2012

EPA Pesticide Program Updates

In celebration of Children's Health Month, the EPA is highlighting the importance of protecting children from the health risks posed by pests as well
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October 22, 2012

Decades old weed seeds trigger new plant parasite outbreak

In the early 1980s, a devastating parasitic weed was found in a tomato field in California. The infestation of branched broomrape (Orobanche ramosa) w
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October 19, 2012

Obama and Romney respond to ag questionnaires

The U.S. presidential candidates have responded to the American Farm Bureau Federation's request for their positions on key agricultural issues and po
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October 18, 2012

Mayo Clinic expert discusses common farm injuries

The hectic fall harvest is under way, and that means the dangers of everyday farm work - one of the nation's most hazardous occupations - are compound
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October 16, 2012

KIOTI Tractor to Auction Pink Tractor for Breast Cancer Awareness

KIOTI Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., will be featuring a pink CS2410 subcompact tractor in booth #A-05 at the upcoming Sunbelt Ag Expo from
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October 16, 2012

USDA: Additional investments in specialty crops

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $101 million in grants to support America's specialty crops producers, who provide the fruits, vegetables,
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October 15, 2012

USDA Announces 2012 Crop Sugar Loan Rates

The USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announced loan rates for 2012-crop (Fiscal Year 2013) sugar as required by the 2008 Farm Bill. The 2012-
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October 12, 2012

Sugar beet pulp a boon to growers and dairymen

Sugar beet growers should reap a slight benefit from high cattle feed prices, according to officials with Amalgamated Sugar.
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October 10, 2012

Candy Company Profits Soar While They Cry Poverty on Capitol Hill

For multinational candy companies, the ongoing debate over no-cost sugar policy boils down to price and profit. And they seem to be doing well on both
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October 09, 2012

Pesticide registration law waits for reauthorization

Both the Senate and House of Representatives have signed a bill that would reauthorize a law that establishes a more streamlined pesticide registratio
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October 08, 2012

EPA funds projects to support pesticide risk reduction

The EPA is announcing six projects to support the adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques in agriculture to reduce pesticide risk. IPM
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October 05, 2012

Congress Recesses, Allows Farm Bill to Expire

Without passing a 2012 Farm Bill or an extension of the 2008 Farm Bill, members of Congress wrapped up their business and headed back to their home st
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October 04, 2012

Winter Retail Programs for KIOTI Tractors

KIOTI Tractor, a Division of Daedong-USA, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of four new Winter Retail Programs aimed at helping customers equip
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October 03, 2012

Drought on the farm, but not in U.S. agriculture colleges

A searing drought has zapped the breadbasket of American agriculture in the Midwest, but agricultural colleges are blossoming like never before.
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October 01, 2012

U-Idaho Celebrates Ag Days Oct. 5-6

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumni and friends, and high school students interested in learning about agricultural careers will help cel
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