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Boosting Tobbacco photosynthesis could apply to food crops as well
Research to increase the speed of plant growth received a $45 million reinvestment this month.
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Biopesticides generate buzz at annual Ag Innovation Showcase
New biological pesticides for food, feed and fiber crops continue attracting attention from researchers, biotechnology startups and agricultural technology companies.
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Annual event showcases new ag tech and startups
When Garret Riekhof was planting soybeans this spring, his biologic stimulant delivery tank shut off unexpectedly. He quickly stopped and corrected the problem, but he then followed the soybeans throughout the season to observe differences between the treated and untreated seed.
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Coming Events - September 20, 2017
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Southeast agriculture takes a blow from hurrican Irma
A Florida industry already struggling from the effects of citrus greening disease took another major blow when Hurricane Irma traveled up the entire length of the state Sept. 9-10.
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Listening session, hurrican draw Perdue back to Georgia
Shortly before the arrival of Hurricane Harvey, the USDA was preparing for the potential plights of farmers and ranchers in Texas. This same resolve extended as Hurricane Irma became an unwelcome guest in Florida and across much of the Southeast’s farming areas.
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Hurricanes take toll on cotton, mostly in Texas
Farmers who were expecting to see the best cotton crop in more than a decade are devastated after Hurricane Harvey swept through the southern United States.
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Farm Safety Week still a necessary effort in 2017
A Michigan farmer dying from chemical exposure and another in Kansas losing his arm in a manure spreader are recent examples why the emphasis on safety in agriculture still commands a spotlight.
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Spotlight on Youth
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Great Lakes' rail bypass idea dead for lack of enough funds
It would cost billions to construct a rail line from Wisconsin to Indiana, but a company wanting to do just that might not have enough funds to lay a single track.
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