American Crystal Pre-pile Harvest Underway

News

After wet weather last week delayed the start of the pre-pile sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley, American Crystal Sugar Company’s five factories are up and running this week.

John Blue Brings Back Original Company Name

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John Blue is known for being an award-winning pioneer in the agriculture market with a commitment to outstanding design, uncompromising quality and world-class customer service.

New Product: Great Plains 7000 Series Disk Harrow

New Products

Now available in smaller sizes, the Great Plains 7000 Series disk harrow delivers reliable, quality conventional tillage in a highly competitive disk harrow market. With new 10-, 12-,and 15-foot working widths, sizes are available up to 36 feet.

'30 Harvests' Takes a Look at Farmers' Role in Battling Climate Change

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U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance launches short film as start of movement to create sustainable food systems

CropLogic Helps Growers Water Right

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The New Zealand-based company’s system helps farmers track soil moisture in real time. The technology helps crop growers streamline their irrigation systems, giving them data that makes it easier to avoid overwatering or underwatering plants.

What Current U.S. Water Policy Means for Growers

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Every five years, NASS conducts an Irrigation and Water Management Survey as a follow-up to the Census of Agriculture. Such a survey was conducted in 2018, and NASS indicates that the results of that survey will be made available in November 2019.

World Sugar Prices Hit Rock Bottom, but Poised for Recovery

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The executive director of the International Sugar Organization addressed the International Sweetener Symposium recently with encouragement that world sugar prices may have hit bottom, and signs are pointing to a recovery.

Discovery Park of America Announces Exhibit about Ag Innovation

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Discovery Park of America will open an exhibit dedicated to telling the story of innovation in agriculture. "AgriCulture: Innovating for Our Survival" will be located in the 8,900-square-foot building that currently houses the museum and heritage park's t

Soil Pore Structure May be Key to Carbon Storage

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Michigan State University researchers recently discovered a new mechanism determining how carbon is stored in soils that could improve the climate resilience of cropping systems and also reduce their carbon footprints.

New Product: Great Plains Velocity Hybrid Tillage

New Products

The Velocity combines some of the positive aspects of vertical tillage, while maintaining similar features of a conventional disk, resulting in a new classification in the Great Plains product line called hybrid tillage.

BioSafe's PerCarb Now Approved in California

New Products

PerCarb is an EPA-registered, zero-hour REI, broad-spectrum bactericide/fungicide designed to treat and control plant pathogens that cause major foliar diseases on field-grown crops, tree crops, vine crops, berries, small fruits, vegetable crops and green

UK Beet Growers May Stop Growing Crop in Wake of Neonicotinoid Ban

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Sugarbeet is a crop that has always demanded close attention to grow well, but Norfolk, UK, grower Mark Means has taken that meaning to a whole new level. Like many growers he’s concerned about how farmers are going to feed the world with all the restrict

Calculating the Value of Cover Crops

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A recent study found the ability to sequester carbon in the soil may have more to do with the presence of a diverse plant population than with aggregation or decomposing residue, suggesting that a multi-species cover crop will do more for building soil he

Vive Crop Protection Adds to Leadership Team

New Products, News

Vive Crop Protection recently welcomed two new additions to its leadership team: Dan Bihlmeyer as vice president of sales and marketing, and Barbara Hopper as chief financial officer and vice president of operations.