October 16, 2019
New Products, News

Keep Your Weed Seed Bank Account Low

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October 16, 2019
News

Michigan Farmers Brace for Rough Harvest

The state's sugarbeet crop is expected to be down 7 percent from last year, with the smallest corn crop in 15 years.
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October 16, 2019
News
Amy Efta

Sidney Sugars Harvest Still Looks Strong

Despite weather setbacks, Sidney Sugars' sugarbeet harvest is forging ahead and boasting solid numbers this year, with 90,000 tons on the ground as of Oct. 9.
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October 15, 2019
News
Kenneth Chase

Seasonal Workers Feel 'Stuck' Waiting on Harvest

It's been a month since they arrived, and many workers who have temporarily moved into the Red River Valley for American Crystal's beet harvest haven't even worked a full week.
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October 15, 2019
News
Ann Bailey

RRV Growers: Beets Will Be Harvested

Despite record September rain and an epic October snowstorm, sugarbeets in North Dakota and Minnesota will be harvested this fall, farmers say.
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October 15, 2019
News
Dave Bonner

Freeze Deals Unknown Damage to Wyoming Beets

It’s too early to know the extent of the damage that three days and nights of freezing temperatures dealt to northern Wyoming’s sugarbeet crop a week ago.
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October 15, 2019
News

Idaho's 2018 Ag Value Released by USDA

Value of Idaho’s 2018 agricultural production totaled $7.69 billion, up 3 percent from the previous year’s value.
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October 15, 2019
New Products

New Product: Massey Ferguson 5700 Global Series Tractors

These durable workhorses, equipped with Dyna-4 transmission, provide operators with greater efficiency.
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October 15, 2019
New Products, News

Don't Cut Corners with Cheap Herbicides

It’s all about the bottom line, and in times like these it can be tempting to rationalize that by spending less on herbicides. But, as the saying goes, “Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face.”
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October 14, 2019
New Products

New Product: Valley Insights

Valley Insights, powered by Prospera, uses AI to detect crop health and irrigation concerns early.
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October 14, 2019
New Products, News

Varner Joins Vive Crop Protection

Vive Crop Protection announces that Mark Varner has joined the Vive team as key account manager.
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October 11, 2019
News
Braedon Cain

Montana Growers Get Help from Governor

Montana governor Steve Bullock signed an executive order on Wednesday allowing increased weight limitations on transportation vehicles. The idea is to allow more beets per truck which will get the harvest to processing facilities much faster.
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October 11, 2019
News
Renée Jean

MonDak Beet Crop on Schedule; Other Crops Struggle

A large portion of durum wheat is still in the field even as a likely season-ending storm for many agricultural commodities approaches the MonDak region.
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October 10, 2019
News
Tom Cherveny

'Have-To' Harvest Under Way for Southern Minnesota

It's the latest start ever as Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative growers begin full-scale harvest operations. U.S. Sen. Tina Smith heard the challenges facing growers as the cooperative's president and CEO Steven Domm drove her to a field south of
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October 09, 2019
News
Ann Bailey

Growers Race to Beat Weather

Mud churned under tires on Monday as farmers across northwestern North Dakota and northeastern Minnesota stormed their fields with combines, potato harvesters and sugarbeet lifters in an all-out effort to get crops out of the field before the next round o
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October 09, 2019
News

Minnesota Crop Progress & Condition Update

Cold and wet conditions in most of Minnesota curbed the number of days suitable for fieldwork to 1.5 during the week ending Oct. 6, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
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October 09, 2019
New Products, News

New Product: Vive Midac FC Insecticide

Potato and sugarbeet growers who want long-lasting control of sucking and chewing pests have a unique new tool. The U.S. EPA recently registered Midac FC (imidacloprid) from Vive Crop Protection.
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October 09, 2019
News

Research Team to Explore Consequences of Sustainability Policies

A rapidly growing global population in the midst of a changing climate had led to serious sustainability issues and choices surrounding water, food and energy.
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October 07, 2019
News

Perdue Introduces New Podcast

Secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue invites farmers and ranchers across the country to his very own podcast, “The Sonnyside of the Farm.” This week, Perdue sits down with Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former White House press secretary.
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October 02, 2019
News
Roger Betz & Jonathan LaPorte, Michigan State University Extension

Identify Your Farm’s Profitability, Cash Flow

Considerations for the farm business after prevent plant and delayed planting
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October 02, 2019
News
Mikkel Pates

Rain Stalls American Crystal Harvest

The opening of the full-scale harvest at American Crystal Sugar Co., was largely stalled due to excessive rains.
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October 02, 2019
News

USDA Appoints Members to Beginning Farmers & Ranchers Advisory Committee

The ACBFR has been an important part of the USDA strategy to engage, support and service new and beginning farmers.
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October 01, 2019
News

Minnesota Crop Progress and Condition Update

The state's sugarbeet harvest was 16 percent complete, one day behind last year and the five-year average. Sugarbeet condition was rated 81 percent good to excellent.
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October 01, 2019
News

Researcher Launches Study on Strategically Timed Tillage

Can strategically timed tillage improve the efficiency of no-till farming in the semiarid region? That’s a question one researcher is hoping to answer.
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October 01, 2019
New Products, News

Spudnik Acquires STC Trailer

Spudnik Equipment Company LLC announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase STC Trailer LLC of Blackfoot, Idaho. This acquisition will go into effect on Jan. 1.
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