Rhizoctonia Root Rot

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Rhizoctonia root and crown rot is neither a new nor unfamiliar disease to farmers, particularly in the sugarbeet world. Indeed, the first of many diseases attributed to the fungus Rhizoctonia solani in the U.S. was root rot of the sugarbeet in 1891.

American Agri-Women Supports Policies to Increase Domestic Energy and Food Supplies

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Washington, D.C. (AgPR) – American Agri-Women (AAW) applauds recent efforts in Congress to use all our resources for food and energy independence.

Dry Weather Status In 4 Maps: Could We See A Flash Drought?

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The heat is on. The combination of high temperatures and low precipitation is expanding the drought footprint across the country.

Syngenta Seedcare Launches VICTRATO, A Novel Seed Treatment That Targets Damaging Nematodes, Diseases In Many Crops

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Basel, Switzerland – Syngenta Crop Protection’s Seedcare business has unveiled VICTRATO, a novel technology with a powerful combination of nematode and disease control for growers looking to increase the quality and yield of their crops and support the lo

BASF Agricultural Solutions North America Donates $50,000 To The Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund’s Seed A Legacy Program

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Research Triangle Park, NC, — BASF Agricultural Solutions North America announced it will donate $50,000 to The Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund’s Seed A Legacy pollinator habitat program. The donation is part of BASF’s annual Living Acres #MonarchChallenge i

Syngenta Group Announces Leadership Transition

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Syngenta Group announced succession plans for its leadership team. Jeff Rowe, currently President, Global Seeds, will take over the leadership of Syngenta Crop Protection, effective July 1, 2022. His former role will be assumed by Justin Wolfe, currently

CONSERV FS Works To Ease Supply Issues With New Facility

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Caledonia, Ill – CONSERV FS has announced a major expansion which will more than double storage capacity and better serve customers in the Rockford, northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, area more efficiently.

New Product From Waste Of Sugar Industry

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The National Sugar Institute in Kanpur, India, has achieved success in producing another value added product from the waste of the sugar industry. Shalini Kumari, senior research fellow, working under the guidance of Professor Narendra Mohan and Dr. Vishn

U of I Researchers Find Relationship Between Cancer in Adults, Children And Ag Chemicals

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Moscow, Idaho — Researchers at the University of Idaho have found a correlation between agricultural chemicals and cancer in adults and children in Idaho and throughout 11 Western states.

Massey Ferguson Produces One-Millionth Tractor

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Duluth, GA - AGCO Corporation, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision ag technology, celebrates the production of the one-millionth tractor at its Massey Ferguson Beauvais plant. This significan

New Study Finds Sugar Beet Can Balance Skin Microbiota

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Italian and French researchers have identified that short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides (scFOS) in sugar beets have a positive impact on skin microbiota by restricting the opportunity for pathogen development and encouraging beneficial bacteria growth.

Philippine Sugar Output Continues To Drop

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Manila, Philippines — As the crop year is set to end in a few months, the country’s sugar output remains on the downtrend due to unfavorable weather conditions coupled with the damages caused by a typhoon late last year, according to the Sugar Regulatory

Hydro-Powered T-L Pivots Elevate Mountain Irrigation-

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Cost is forever increasing on all inputs, which is why Yampa, Colo., rancher, Tyler Snyder, is quite pleased with his decision to upgrade his flood-irrigated hay fields with six hydro-powered T-L Irrigation pivots.

U Of I Researchers Aiding In Development Of Solar-Powered Weeding Robot

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A pair of researchers from University of Idaho’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are partnering with a Washington company to develop a solar-powered robot that will rove autonomously through farm fields and eradicate weeds.

A Matter Of A Few Miles

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It’s interesting what a difference a few miles can make when it comes to agriculture and growing a crop.

USDA World Agricultural Supply, Demand Estimates

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SUGAR: U.S. 2022/23 sugar supply is reduced 302,937 short tons, raw value (STRV) on lower projected production and lower beginning stocks. With no change in use, ending stocks are reduced to 962,890 STRV, implying a stocks-to-use ratio of 7.65 percent, do