Texas A&M Economists: Florida’s Sugarcane Farmers Providing More Jobs And Financial Benefits Statewide

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New research from the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University found America’s sugar industry directly contributes $8.2 billion to the U.S. economy, a number that increases to nearly $23.3 billion when considering indirect and induced e

WCCO Belting Named To Fast Company’s ‘100 Best Workplaces For Innovators’

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Wahpeton, N.D. – WCCO Belting (WCCO) has been named to the ‘100 Best Workplaces for Innovators’ list by Fast Company. The list celebrates company cultures that empower employees at all levels to improve processes, create new products, or invent new ways o

USDA Announces August 2022 Lending Rates For Agricultural Producers

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Washington – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for August 2022, which were effective Aug. 1, 2022. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help agricultural producers start or exp

Meristem, Stoller Enter Into Strategic Product Development, Marketing Alliance

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Delavan, Wisc. (AgPR) – Meristem Crop Performance Group (www.MeristemAg.com) and Stoller (www.StollerUSA.com) recently announced a strategic product development and marketing alliance focused on distributing Stoller’s biostimulant technology while offerin

University Of Idaho Weekly Spore Trap Information

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Below is the spore trap information for week 6 as gathered and compiled by the University of Idaho researchers.

Surge In Export, Diversion Of Sugar For Ethanol A Good Omen For Sugar Industry

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The surge in export and diversion of sugar for ethanol production has come as a big boost for the sugar industry saddled with a huge inventory due to record sugar production during the last crushing season 2021-22.

World Food Prices Post Sharp Decline in July, as Three More Ships Depart Ukraine Under Black Sea Export Deal

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Bloomberg writer Aine Quinn reported today that, “Global food prices fell the most since 2008 after concerns over supplies of grains and vegetable oils eased as Ukraine moved toward restarting exports.

Life Is Looking Sweeter For Swiss Sugar Farmers

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The Swiss sugar industry is expecting significantly higher yields this year as a result of favourable weather conditions in sugarbeet cultivation.

University Of Idaho Field Day Coming Up

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The University of Idaho will be hosting a field day covering potatoes, sugarbeets and onions Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Parma Research and Extension Center in western Idaho.

Boozman: Reckless Tax-And-Spending Bill Sets “Bad Precedent For Farm Bill Programs”

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Washington — U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR) said the reckless tax-and-spending deal brokered between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) “sets a parti

USDA Under Secretary: Opportunity For U.S. Agriculture To Be Hero On Climate Change

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America’s farmers have an opportunity to be “a real hero in our ability to address climate change” through improvements in productivity and climate-smart practices, but a successful climate program “has to work for agriculture.”

Burgum Urges Federal Agency To Expedite Review Of Fufeng Group Land Purchase And Project

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Bismarck, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin asking that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) conduct an expedited review of Fufeng Group’s rece

Streamlined Delivery of Emergency Relief Programs Is Win-Win for USDA, Agricultural Producers

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Washington - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has processed more than 255,000 applications for the new Emergency Relief Program (ERP). USDA has made approximately $6.1 billion, to date, in payments to commodity and specialty crop producers to hel

Dams Are Essential To Wheat Farmers

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The Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) filed public comments in response to the Draft Lower Snake River Dams (LSRD) Benefit Replacement Report published on June 9.

Deadline Extended And More Pre-Filled Forms For 2020 And 2021 Disasters On The Way

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Washington – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it will indefinitely extend the deadline for producers to return the pre-filled applications for Phase One of the Emergency Relief Program (ERP). A new deadline will be announced af

What Is Trichoderma And How It Is Beneficial?

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Have you ever wondered about the living organisms in the soil? Let’s dig into the soil today and meet our very special friend. We will be learning about the secret abilities of this friend and how this tiny friend shows friendship to us. Our friend has a