New Product: Soil Technology Expansions from Locus AG

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Advancements to Rhizolizer and Pantego soil technologies provide tailored programs for row crops with more flexibility, lower input needs, higher performance and greater cost savings

How Satellite Data Has Changed Agriculture

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Over the past 20 years, we have witnessed a number of key advances in the use of satellite data within agriculture.

Growers Edge Launches Digital Ag Lending Platform

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Growers Edge, a provider of data-driven financial technology solutions for the agricultural industry, recently launched a fully digital financial software and services platform for the agriculture industry.

American Farmland Trust Adds Idaho Manager

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David Anderson has joined American Farmland Trust as the organization’s Idaho program manager, a position established in collaboration with NRCS to address the loss of high-priority farmland and ranchland in Idaho to development.

Soil Health Assessment Tool Available for Michigan Farmers

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In-field tool tracks soil health improvements.

Farm Policy Important to Growers, Consumers

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When it comes to farm policy, nothing is bigger than the farm bill. But the farm bill is so big it can be difficult for farmers and consumers alike to really understand, leading to debates about government subsidies.

Michigan: Harvest on Hold as Farmers Wait to Dry Out

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“We’re stalled right out.” That’s how Matt Schwab is describing work at his 700-acre farm in Standish, Mich, after getting pummeled by roughly 6 inches of rainfall in the last week or so.

Hispanic Beet Worker Monument to Be Raised in Colorado Park

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A monument honoring northern Colorado's Mexican and Hispanic sugarbeet workers will be unveiled Saturday in Fort Collins' Sugar Beet Park. The 8-foot-tall bronze sculpture is in the shape of a hand holding a short hoe.

USDA Introduces Insurance Policy for Farmers Who Sell Locally

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The new Micro Farm policy simplifies record keeping and covers post-production costs like washing and value-added products.

Favorable Outlook for Western Sugar Lovell District

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September growth is pivotal for the 2021 season within the Western Sugar Cooperative’s Lovell factory district.

Ag Relief Included in Federal Spending Bill

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Excessive heat and smoke exposure were added to disaster assistance late in the process to address challenges that have been emerging this summer.

Regular Beet Harvest to Begin this Week in Nebraska

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Kendall Busch and his small crew were opening the land Friday, getting ready for regular sugarbeet harvest set to begin Oct. 6.

Ag Sector Steady throughout Southern Idaho

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The region remains an agricultural valley, and in many ways that shapes our quality of life and our economy.

Nature Conservancy Awards Funding to Michigan Farmers

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Sugarbeet farmers in Michigan's Saginaw Bay Watershed will be able to try strip tillage without financial risk, thanks to a new grant recently awarded to The Nature Conservancy and other partners from the USDA.

UNL Offers Online Science Education Videos

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Eight video episodes have been released and are available to view in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Farm Sci-Ed video series, which highlights the science and education behind farming.