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Washington Senate Agriculture Committee chairwoman hasn't given up on bill to increase the fee that funds the Washington Beef…
04.27 / 15:43
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Dow Chemical's profit surged in the first quarter, topping forecasts as sales of consumer products…
04.27 / 15:43
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« Previous Blog Posting Where will the next distraction come from? Apr 27, 2017 Click here for free trial I have often commented that markets can often be like a young puppy whose focus of attention is constantly being distracted by what new pops into the field of view.  Oh, look, a squirrel!  I need to chase that squirrel!  But wait, there is a cat; I must chase that cat instead!!!  Oh, my gosh, that bird just …
04.27 / 15:43
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Six consumer groups ask major food companies to oppose regulatory reform bill. On April 11, a coalition of six consumer organizations sent a letter to 11 major food manufacturers, retailers and restaurant chains, calling upon them to oppose a...By: DLA…
04.27 / 14:50
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Biologists at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) have demonstrated for the first time that a widely used pesticide can significantly impair the ability of otherwise healthy honeybees to fly, raising concerns about how pesticides affect their capacity to pollinate and the long-term effects on the health of honeybee colonies. Previous research […] The post Common pesticide damages honeybee’s ability to fly appeared first on Fruit Growers…
04.27 / 14:33
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In preparation for the fall 2017 commercial launch of nonbrowning Arctic apples, Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) has added Jeanette De-Coninck-Hertzler as sales manager, and Denise Everett as communications specialist to the OSF team. “With the commercial launch of nonbrowning Arctic apples coming this fall, it is the perfect time to add highly-skilled individuals to our […] The post Okanagan Specialty Fruits adds sales manager appeared first on Fruit Growers N…
04.27 / 14:33
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Pickup trucks need occasional tuneups and oil changes, so it stands to reason that a boom sprayer needs a checkup at least once a year before it’s driven out of the barn and onto fields to spray for pests. Sprayers should be calibrated to determine the actual rate at which they are applying pesticide, then […] The post Calibrate your sprayer to save money on pesticides appeared first on Fruit Growers N…
04.27 / 13:30
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The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry will hold its second Farm Bill field hearing of the 115th Congress in Frankenmuth, Michigan. The meeting begins work on the 2018 Farm Bill. The Saginaw Valley Research & Extension Center will host the meeting Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Congress passes […] The post Michigan Farm Bill hearing set for May 6 appeared first on Fruit Growers…
04.27 / 13:30
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Penn State Extension is working to be relevant for the next 100 years; restructuring its Extension staff and launching a new online platform. The post Penn State Extension changing focus appeared first on Farm and…
04.27 / 11:16
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Grain markets are range bound with some bargain hunting after the President clears up his stance on NAFTA. The US Dollar Index retreats due to strength in the Canadian and Mexican…
04.27 / 11:16
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Rusty Walters, of Dennison, Ohio, and Joe Linden, of Seville, Ohio, took their copy of Farm and Dairy on a mission trip to Tambo, Boliva, in April. The group was putting in a water treatment system for a Christian camp in the Andes Mountains. The post On a mission in Bolivia with Walters & Liden appeared first on Farm and…
04.27 / 09:08
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You might want to skip the juice bar after your workout. Food companies have promoted juice for decades as a great source of vitamins, but the fact is that juice is loaded with sugar -- and now more doctors are urging consumers to eliminate it from their daily…
04.27 / 08:41
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Farmers scramble to apply fungicide before…
04.27 / 07:07
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Findings of the toxin have been reported in five nearby states…
04.27 / 07:07
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Crop insurance expert covers some of the options that can help farmers be ready for any production…
04.27 / 07:07
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Dairy herds in Ohio produced 481 million pounds of milk during March, up 1.1 percent from a year ago. The post USDA compares March milk production totals appeared first on Farm and…
04.27 / 06:06
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Kymberly Foster Seabolt reflects on her daughter's childhood as she turns 18 and officially enters adulthood. The post 216 months with a ‘living twinkle’ appeared first on Farm and…
04.27 / 06:06
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The Collaborative Oak Management project provides a mechanism to restore oak-hickory woodlands seamlessly across both public and private land. The post USDA offers EQIP funds for private woodlands appeared first on Farm and…
04.27 / 06:06
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The National Bonsai and Penjing Museum at the U.S. National Arboretum will host a World Bonsai Day Festival May 12 to 14. The post D.C. hosts bonsai festival in May appeared first on Farm and…
04.27 / 06:06
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The top bosses at ag-centered commodity groups and federally-chartered checkoff agencies had far better recent years than the farmers they claim to serve. The post The numbers aren’t adding up appeared first on Farm and…
04.27 / 06:06
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