November 30, 2020
News

Calendar: ASGA Annual Meeting

Free virtual event to be held Feb. 2-3
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November 30, 2020
News
Robert M. Harveson, University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension

Nebraska Clergyman Was Instrumental in Increasing Knowledge of Sugarbeet Disease

In the late 1890s, the fungus P. subnitens was well-known and commonly recognized as a pathogen on various saltgrass species throughout North America.
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November 30, 2020
News
Kay Ledbetter

Process ‘Cleans’ Runoff When Using Manure as Fertilizer

Texas A&M AgriLife, Tarleton State University ‘biochar’ research maintains nutrients in crop production fields
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November 30, 2020
News
Tom J Bechman

Trend Toward Lower Use Rate for Pesticides Continues

Hi-Tech Farming: Newer formulations of existing chemistry feature lower use rates.
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November 27, 2020
News

Expanding Horizon: Maribo continues to improve options for U.S. growers

Maribo continues to improve options for U.S. growers
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November 26, 2020
News

Breeding Confidence: For 50 years, Betaseed has brought growers productivity through performance.

For 50 years, Betaseed has brought growers productivity through performance.
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November 25, 2020
News

Multi-state Effort Focuses on Farmer Mental Wellness

The Farm Center at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is part of a 12-state effort aimed at providing education, resources and support to farmers, agriculture service professionals and mental wellness care providers to
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November 25, 2020
News

Common Ground: ACH Seeds continues to work closely with growers to provide what they need.

ACH Seeds continues to work closely with growers to provide what they need.
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November 25, 2020
News

Running the Gamut: SESVanderHave offers great genetics for growers in any environment.

SESVanderHave offers great genetics for growers in any environment.
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November 24, 2020
News

Filling Growers’ Needs: Seedex breeders diversify hybrid variety portfolio

Seedex breeders diversify hybrid variety portfolio
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November 24, 2020
News

Diversified Portfolio: Hilleshög provides great options for beet growers across U.S.

Hilleshög provides great options for beet growers across U.S.
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November 23, 2020
News

Ag World Golf Classic Donates $90K+

Ag World Support Systems recently presented the 7th Annual Ag World Golf Classic check for $93,168 to Ronald McDonald House Charities Inland Norwest in Spokane, Wash.
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November 23, 2020
News

Farmobile, Fertilizer Institute to Advance Data Collection for Variable Rate Technology

Real-time data serves as a system of record to provide a more detailed picture of field activities.
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November 23, 2020
News

Report Highlights Farmers’ Perception of Sustainability

Research demonstrates need for new level of supply chain collaboration, sharing in both risk and reward of pursuing conservation practices
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November 23, 2020
News

Ag Dept. Introduces AskUSDA

In an effort to transform how the public interacts with the Department, the AskUSDA program has been established as the “one front door” for customers to access information and help from USDA.
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November 20, 2020
New Products

IA Names New Product Contest Winners

The winner of the agriculture irrigation category is the All-Flo Pressure Regulator by Nelson Irrigation. The winner of the agriculture specialty category is Sweet Spot Drip Tape by Toro.
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November 20, 2020
News

Consumers Urge Comprehensive Artificial Sweetener Labeling Reform

A sharp increase in use of sugar substitutes and misleading labels drive calls for full transparency.
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November 20, 2020
News

U.S. DOT Clarifies Ag Commodity Definition

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it is has published a final rule clarifying agricultural commodity and livestock definitions in hours-of-service regulations.
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November 19, 2020
News
Bob Sowers, NRCS

What’s Happening on America’s Lands, Soils and Waters?

You may be curious about what’s happening on the lands across the United States over time. If we didn’t have the data collection of the National Resources Inventory, we could only guess.
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November 18, 2020
News

Food & Agriculture Climate Alliance Releases Climate Policy Recommendations

Agriculture and environmental groups find ways that farmers, ranchers, forest owners and the food sector can deliver and benefit from climate solutions.
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November 18, 2020
News

USDA Opens Registration for the 2021 Agricultural Outlook Forum

The 2021 Forum will be virtual, and registration is free.
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November 17, 2020
News
Courtney Gaine, President & CEO, The Sugar Association

HapPIE Holidays

With holiday baking a longstanding tradition for many families, pie takes center stage.
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November 17, 2020
News
Jeff Jones

Successful Succession in Ag

Transferring farm ownership from one generation to the next can be a challenging but rewarding process.
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November 17, 2020
News
Michelle Rook

What Will Future U.S. Ag Policy Look Like?

While out on the campaign trail, presumptive president-elect Joe Biden shared very few details about his vision for agriculture, but Washington insiders speculate he may look at retightening regulations and rescinding tax cuts.
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November 16, 2020
New Products

New Product: Alloway HV-8R22 Harvester

Alloway Ag introduces a new, fast, high-volume eight-row 22-inch sugarbeet harvester.
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November 16, 2020
New Products

New Product: Wireless Smart Switch

The Wireless Smart Switch from Smart Ag LLC is an easy-to-use, inexpensive aftermarket device that adds a layer of control for workers using electronic equipment in farm applications, allowing them to remotely cut the power supply via a handheld controlle
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November 13, 2020
News

Eastern Idaho Ag Expo Transitions to Virtual

It was officially announced today that the Eastern Idaho Ag Expo, originally scheduled to be held in Pocatello, Idaho, at Idaho State University's Holt Arena on Jan. 19-21, will now be a virtual event.
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November 12, 2020
News

Preventing Dust Explosions in Sugar Production and Handling

Sugar fines from the handling of crystalline sugar can trigger an explosion. The right equipment can make a world of difference.
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November 12, 2020
News

Calendar: "Prepare your Farm for Tax Season Now" Webinar

Free webinar from Michigan State University Extension is scheduled for Dec. 1.
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November 12, 2020
News
American Farm Bureau Federation

Department of Labor Stabilizes Farmworker Pay

The Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) will remain at 2020 rates for the next two years.
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November 11, 2020
News
Dan Jacobs

Biological Products Poised to Make Mark in U.S. Agriculture

Biological products have been around for decades, but it’s been the past couple decades and even the last few years, where this rapidly growing segment of agriculture has come into its own.
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November 11, 2020
Below the Surface
Tyrell Marchant, editor

Damaged Goods

The deeply flawed people surrounding us make for great heroes.
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November 10, 2020
News

USDA Announces Updated Conservation Practice Standards

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has completed and published updates to its set of National Conservation Practice Standards, which include 58 standards that have been updated or revised.
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November 10, 2020
New Products, News

Five Steps to Preparing Your Pivot for Winter

For many growers, winterizing irrigation equipment before the first hard freeze is as important as in-season crop monitoring.
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November 10, 2020
News
Danielle Prokop

Western Sugar Sees Record Sugar Content

Nebraska’s 2020 sugar beet crop is looking pretty sweet, looking to have record sugar content and high yields.
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November 10, 2020
News
Chuck Abbott

Women Dominate List of Potential Ag Secretary Nominees

Former senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, co-founder of the One Country Project to boost Democratic support in rural America, was the most frequently mentioned name.
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November 10, 2020
News

Vive Leadership Team Poised for Future Growth

David Rummel has joined Vive Crop Protection's leadership team as vice president of business development, and existing leadership team member Jeffrey Buchholz has been promoted to general counsel.
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November 09, 2020
Below the Surface

Between the Rows: True Definition

What does Idaho mean to you?
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November 06, 2020
New Products, News

Calendar: Expanding the Circle of Innovation

On Nov. 12, get a first look at key innovations from Lindsay Irrigation that will forever change how the industry looks at and uses pivot irrigation systems.
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November 06, 2020
News

FMC Recognized at 2020 Crop Science Awards

Wins Best R&D Pipeline and Best New Biological Product categories
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November 05, 2020
New Products, News

UPL Wins Agrow Award

UPL received a distinguished Agrow Award in the category of Best Company From an Emerging Region.
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November 05, 2020
News
Reinke Manufacturing

Wealth of Information

Maximizing yield performance with irrigation scheduling tools
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November 05, 2020
News

How the 2020 Election Will Impact Food, Ag, Labor

The 2020 election results will affect the future of food, agriculture, and labor policies in the United States.
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November 05, 2020
News
Florencia Colella, Michigan State University Extension

Transitioning the Farm: Quick Guide

A brief look at the tools you need for your successful farm business transition
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November 04, 2020
New Products, News

Precision Ag Technology Buyers' Guide

This industry has long been at the bleeding edge of technological advancements, and the rate of advancement just seems to keep increasing. Here, you’ll find several products that will give you a deeper look at your farm, your crops, and your practices.
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November 04, 2020
News
Michael Newland

Fire in the Hole

Propane-powered flame weeding offers efficient, organic alternative to herbicides or manual labor.
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November 04, 2020
News
Dan Manternach & the Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

What It’s Really Worth

Precision ag technology boosts land values for users
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November 04, 2020
News
Dave Bonner

Wyoming: Better Weather Key to Harvest Resumption

Several days of drying conditions meant the resumption of the area sugarbeet harvest in northern Wyoming — and improved prospects that the balance of the 2020 crop will be delivered.
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November 03, 2020
News
Luther Markwart, Executive Vice President, ASGA

What a Year!: Where our industry stands as 2020 draws to a close

Where our industry stands as 2020 draws to a close
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November 03, 2020
News

Ag Economy Barometer Rises to Record High

Surveyed farmers were more optimistic about both the future and current financial situation on their farms.
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November 03, 2020
News

Bancroft Assumes Helm of AgroLiquid

AgroLiquid announces Nick Bancroft has stepped into the role of CEO, effective Nov. 1.
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November 02, 2020
News

Perdue Statement on H-2A Wage Rule

U.S. secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue today praised the Department of Labor’s new H-2A Wage Rule, which should stabilize farm labor costs and reform the H-2A wage rate.
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November 02, 2020
News

Symposium to Cover Plant-Microbe Interactions in a Changing World

As climate change influences our ecosystems, microbes may help crops and environmental management solutions succeed in stressful conditions
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November 02, 2020
News
Tom Lutey

Montana Growers Race Weather to End of Beet Harvest

For several weeks, Montana’s sugarbeet harvest looked pretty sweet, but then a foot of snow and freezing temperatures crashed the party.
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