Cover Cropping Up To 7.2 Percent In Midwest, Boosted By Government Programs

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Urbana, Ill. – Cover crops, with their ability to reduce erosion and promote soil health, are being planted across more Midwestern land than ever. That’s according to new University of Illinois research showing cover crop adoption reached 7.2 percent in 2

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Announces Additional Farm Service Agency, Rural Development State Directors

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Washington – Last week President Joe Biden appointed three U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regional positions, including two Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Directors and one Rural Development (RD) State Director.

Report Predicts Canadians Will Spend $1,000 More On Food In 2023

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Halifax, NS – Consumers can expect food prices to continue to rise. Canada’s Food Price Report 2023 predicts a 5 percent to 7 percent food price increase in 2023, with the most substantial increases in vegetables, dairy, and meat.

Egypt Suffering From Sugar Crisis Despite Largest Sugar Factory In The World

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Cairo — The Egyptian market is currently witnessing an unprecedented rise in the price of white sugar, as the price of 1 ton of white sugar reached 16,750 Egyptian pounds ($682) in the past few days.

American Crystal Sugar Company Shareholders See Increased  Payments In 2022; Another Forecasted Jump In Fiscal Year 2023

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American Crystal Sugar Company shareholders gathered in Fargo yesterday to review and celebrate its crop and financial results from the 2021 crop year (2022 fiscal year). They covered events and forces that have shaped the cooperative in 2022, and they lo

Why Sugarbeet Farming Didn't Take Off In Bangladesh Despite Huge Potential

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The Bangladesh Sugarcrop Research Institute (BSRI) conducted the experiment in 15 upazilas under 14 districts across the country and the result was truly encouraging as scientists found that the climate in Bangladesh is fit for sugarbeet cultivation. But,

Boise, Idaho — The J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned, privately held food and agribusiness company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, has agreed to acquire G-Mac’s AgTeam, a retail market leader in agricultural crop inputs and related services throughout Western Canada. G-Mac’s AgTeam has 15 retail stores that will now be Simplot Grower Solutions locations.

Mini-Cassia Hosts Local GEAR UP StudentsMini-Cassia Hosts Local GEAR UP Students

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On November 17, 2022, Amalgamated Sugar’s Mini-Cassia factory hosted a group of students from Minico High School who are part of the GEAR UP program. GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) started in 1999.

Certis Biologicals Elevates Leadership For U.S.-Based Sales Efforts

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Columbia, Md. -- Certis Biologicals announced that veteran sales leader Tim Riley has been tapped to helm the company’s U.S.-based sales team as National Sales Director for U.S. Ag Business.

CBP Issues Withhold Release Order On Central Romana Corporation Limited

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Washington — Effective Nov. 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain raw sugar and sugar-based products produced in the Dominican Republic by Central Romana Corporation Limited (Central Romana).

Biome Makers Announces New Hire John Appel As Head of Commercial NA

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Davis, California - Biome Makers, global agtech leader in soil health analysis, announces new hire, John Appel, as Head of Commercial North America. Appel will lead business development efforts and accelerate Biome Makers' business growth strategy.

Spectrum Watchdog Portable Wind Sensor For Pesticide Spray Records

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Spectrum Technologies has expanded its broad product offering with the release of the WatchDog Portable Wind Sensor.

USDA Rule: Increasing Crop Insurance Flexibility For Sugarbeets

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Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Federal Crop Insurance Corporation has issued a rule (7 CFR Part 457), published in the Federal Register on Nov. 28, 2022, entitled "Increasing Crop Insurance Flexibility for Sugar Beets."

More Than 200 Attend First Statewide Farm Stress Conference

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Boise – More than 200 people attended Idaho’s first-ever statewide conference dedicated to farm stress.

USDA Invites Ag Producers To Respond Online To The 2022 Census Of Agriculture

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Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mailed survey codes to all known agriculture producers across the 50 states with an invitation to respond online to the 2022 Census of Agriculture at agcounts.usda.gov.

Australia's First Fully Traceable Sustainable Sugar Exported From Queensland To South Korea

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Tracking your sugar from the paddock to the supermarket shelf is now a reality with the help of blockchain technology.