Nature Safe Organic Fertilizer Plant Opens in Nebraska

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Darling Ingredients Inc. announces the opening of its third organic fertilizer production facility in Fremont, Neb. The facility is located on a 10-acre site with the ability to produce 35,000 tons of Nature Safe Natural & Organic Fertilizers annually.

USDA to Aid Disadvantaged, Veteran Farmers

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The USDA announced up to $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA’s Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and R

Cercospera Leaf Spot Observed in Western Nebraska

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Symptoms of CLS have been observed in a sugarbeet field near Scottsbluff, Neb., a signal that growers should begin scouting fields for signs of this potentially destructive disease.

Cover Crops Improve Bottom Line

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While not all farmers in the 2016-2017 National Cover Crop Survey saw the same benefits from adding cover crops to their production practices, most experienced multiple benefits.

India to Keep Sugar Export Subsidies Despite Complaints

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India will keep its sugar export subsidies despite complaints to the WTO from rival producers Brazil and Australia, though it will tweak how it provides them.

Calendar: University of Wyoming Powell Research Center Field Day

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The University of Wyoming’s Powell Research and Extension Center (PREC) hosts the annual field day at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at 747 Road 9 in Powell, Wyo.

Sugarbeet Vodka Coming to Minnesota Liquor Stores

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A vodka distilled entirely from sugarbeets will soon be on the shelves of liquor stores in Minnesota.

Boosting Sugarbeet Yields with Radish Cover

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Trials in England looking at the impact of cover crops on sugarbeets have found that yields can be boosted by as much as 30 percent with the inclusion of radish or radish mixes.

USDA Research Drives Innovation

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USDA scientists and researchers reported 320 new inventions in 2018

Idaho Beet Growers Get Powdery Mildew Alert

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Amalgamated Sugar Co. crop consultants have found powdery mildew in beet fields near Adrian, Ore., and in nearby southwestern Idaho.

USDA Adds Flexibility for Cover Crop Management

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FSA, NRCS and RMA have developed new guidelines and policy provisions to enact changes mandated in the 2018 Farm Bill. Those changes will be available beginning with the 2020 crop year.

New Product: BASF Revysol Fungicide

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BASF has received the EPA registration for Revysol fungicide, its newest active ingredient. The first and only isopropanol azole of its kind in the market, the active ingredient provides fast-acting and long-lasting disease control for a broad range of cr

Collaboration Crucial to Solve Global Food and Environmental Challenges

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US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance committing to cooperation with food industry to nourish an at-risk world

New Product: SoilWeb 2.0 App Update

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The app gives access to valuable scientific data through modern technology. All the soil information in SoilWeb was collected from the National Cooperative Soil Survey, organized by the NRCS, and accesses soil survey information the agency has been collec

Syngenta Helps Find a Better Way Forward for Conservation

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Two ongoing pilot projects seek to show that environmental protection and pesticide regulation don’t have to conflict.

Inside The High-Tech World Of Microbes For Crops

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It is essential to understand that certain microbes can produce nitrogen, but that its ability to produce nitrogen has been suppressed over time.