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2018 Virginia Ag Expo will focus on precision ag

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:31
… be a discussion on precision agriculture along with a sprayer clean … Ag Expo is the largest agricultural field day held in the … equipment, goods and services for agricultural producers and property owners no … of Virginia's top agricultural researchers and Cooperative Extension agents …
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USDA crop progress: Corn and soybean condition drops again

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:31
There’s little question that the 2018 U.S. corn and soybean crops have enjoyed an uncommonly high-quality start. Will they be able to protect that quality as the season marches toward harvest, however? USDA documented a small stumble in its latest Crop …
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Agri View: The Versatile Potato

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:22
… versatile vegetable in today’s Agri View. When was the last … all have eyes? That’s Agri View for today. I’m …
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Arizona FB President Wants Congress to Save Ranches and Federal Lands

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:22
Arizona Farm Bureau President Stephanie Smallhouse asked Congress to streamline regulations to preserve ranching, as well as the land itself. The fifth-generation rancher appeared before the Subcommittee on Federal Lands. Smallhouse told the members that …
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McKinney to Lead Trade Mission to Southeast Asia

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:22
… Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney will lead … who are seeking to expand agricultural opportunities in Southeast Asia. The … Georgia and Idaho Departments of Agriculture, as well as representatives from …
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Celebrating National Corn Fritters Day

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:22
Cathy Isom is celebrating another food item and lets us know why many will be indulging a savory southern-style treat today. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Today is National Corn Fritters Day. What is a corn fritter some might say? Why they’re …
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WHIP Signup Officially Open

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:22
… Sonny Perdue announced that agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and … Service Agency (FSA) county committees. Agricultural production losses due to conditions … the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Actuarial Information Browser …
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USDA Partners to Improve Rural Water Infrastructure

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:21
… the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $267 million … FY 2017. It also directs Agriculture Secretary Perdue to make investments … the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity to identify … policy changes that could promote agriculture and prosperity in rural communities …
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The California Kitchen: Candied Nuts

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:21
In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Candied Nuts with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 2 C Mixed Cocktail Nuts 1/2 Stick Butter TT Cinnamon TT Brown Sugar TT Honey For this and many more of these …
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Another increase for agricultural real estate values in 2017

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:21
… fourteenth year in a row, agricultural real estate values in Alberta … Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) takes a closer look at Agricultural Real … at AF develops and publishes Agricultural Real Estate trades that occur … for producers trying to determine agricultural land values. Says Furtas, “The …
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Ranch Easement Allows Family Land to Remain Free of Development Pressures

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:21
… Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Agricultural Land Easement (ALE) program provides … is written to continue the agriculture operation as-is.” Before assisting with …
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New Test Can Determine Nitrogen Levels in Soil

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:21
… to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ecologist Alan Franzluebbers, lead … the first experiment, Franzluebbers, with Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Plant … optimum yield. By Sharon Durham, Agricultural Research Service Related
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North end’s Agricola Street to get makeover

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:11
… information session to discuss the Agricola Street Improvement Plan on Tuesday … . “We are excited that the Agricola Streetscaping project is moving forward … on an improvement plan for Agricola Street. The Halifax Regional Municipality has scheduled Agricola Street to be repaved next …
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Texas A&M releases new Ace cowpea

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:11
… planting, said Dr. Gerald Smith, AgriLife Research plant breeder in Overton … variety was developed in the AgriLife Research Forage Legume Breeding Program … by the Texas Department of Agriculture State Seed and Plant Board … Turner Seed and Justin Seed. AgriLife Research breeding produced a new …
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Sugarcane aphid populations popping up in High Plains sorghum fields

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:11
… Bynum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist in Amarillo … said. Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay LedbetterSugarcane aphid … before heavy infestations build up.” AgriLife Extension entomologists have advised the … on sugarcane aphid treatment, the AgriLife Extension entomology team has established …
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Indigo Ag could help crop premiums become a reality

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:11
… where consumers are competing with agriculture for water, and if those …
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Fieldprint Calculator aids in defining physical, economic sustainability

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:11
… Field to Market, a non-profit agricultural organization. Fieldprint Calculator is a … determine the performance of an agricultural operation: biodiversity, energy use, greenhouse … composed of member companies and agriculturalists committed to sustainably producing crops …
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How sustainable is your cotton production operation compared to others?

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:11
… growing cotton in today’s agricultural business environment, the importance of … Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. MyFarms and Wrangler are members … Benefit: Sustainability Data in the Agricultural Supply Chain’”, co-authored by Wrangler …
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Ellen Orr: The gentle good humor of a farmer’s wife

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:11
Ellen Orr (Eleanor Ellis Hester) began writing her Delta Farm Press column, “Delta Special,” in 1950 and continued it sporadically until the late 1970s. Her anecdotes of life at Last Jump-Off Plantation on Honey Bayou Road, Shelby, Miss., were snapshots …
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Nutrien to acquire Agrible

Agriculture News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:11
… Ag Solutions What is Agrible? Agrible is a digital agriculture company with an … that connects growers with leading agricultural, food and consumer products companies … and empower sustainable crop production. Agrible’s platform is being utilized … offerings. Based in Champaign, Illinois, Agrible has 55 employees, with approximately …
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