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U of I ag economist advises farmers considering more soybean acreage to sell some of their new crop…
03.24 / 06:48
farmweeknow.com
But keep an eye on the markets because energy analyst says a price spike could come…
03.24 / 06:48
farmweeknow.com
Part-time farming boosts household income, provides access to health and life insurance and offers economic stability. The post From boardroom to barnyard: Why most American farmers farm part-time appeared first on Farm and…
03.24 / 05:43
farmanddairy.com
In November 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set the final 2017 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for conventional biofuel at a level of 15 billion gallons under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The 2017 RVO rule aligned with bipartisan Congressional intent to increase the amount of transportation fuel that comes from renewable sources. President Trump issued a regulatory freeze memorandum in January to give his administration the opportunity to review ... (230…
03.24 / 04:30
growingfl.com
  While thousands of cattle died in last week’s wildfires in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas, those also hit hard by fire are the surviving beef cattle. From mild surface burns to debilitating hoof injuries, ranchers and veterinarians are teaming up to render care and compassion. There can be lingering, long-term consequences from injuries sustained in the fires. AJ Tarpoff, a beef veterinarian from Kansas State University, says the first concern for all th…
03.24 / 03:22
cattlenetwork.com
Survey finds lower value for irregular-shaped plots or land not as conducive to crop…
03.24 / 00:18
farmweeknow.com
(University of Cologne) A research project conducted at the University of Cologne's Zoological Institute reveals important findings on the interaction between nutrient availability and the diversity of consumer species in freshwater environments. A better understanding of this interaction will contribute to developing possibilities to maintain biodiversity in all kinds of…
03.23 / 23:33
eurekalert.org
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03.23 / 23:02
agweb.com
A proposed bill would prohibit county ordinances that discriminate against specific species of…
03.23 / 20:52
capitalpress.com
Officials from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation say there’s sufficient snow in the Sierra Nevada and water in the San Luis Reservoir to eventually raise the water allocation to 80 percent or…
03.23 / 20:52
capitalpress.com
Cellulosic material like crop residue, grass, and trees has long been envisioned as the next stage feedstock for producing biofuels. It has taken longer than expected to develop technology to make it commercially feasible, but the first plants to use such material are now finally up and…
03.23 / 19:44
agweb.com
Ohio’s natural gas production from Utica Shale play wells was up 43.39% in 2016. The post Ohio Utica Shale gas production up 43% in 2016 appeared first on Farm and D…
03.23 / 18:34
farmanddairy.com
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) is expanding beyond biopesticides and crop protection and into the biostimulant market by commercially launching Haven Anti-transpirant for use in a broad range of fruit, nut and vegetable crops, in addition to corn, wheat and turf. Anti-transpirants are compounds applied to the leaves of plants to reduce transpiration, the evaporation of […] The post Marrone Bio launches Haven anti-transpirant for sun stress reduction appeared first on Fruit Growers…
03.23 / 18:34
fruitgrowersnews.com
Imports of Chinese pears in the U.S. are slowly growing while imports of U.S. pears in China maybe stalled. Chinese growers may try to block our…
03.23 / 18:34
capitalpress.com
Washington apple producers have benefited from full varietal access to China, which is also stepping up its export…
03.23 / 18:34
capitalpress.com
The bedding plants and vegetable starts will be available at the Annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 2…
03.23 / 18:34
capitalpress.com
Farmers have used glyphosate safely for decades, but in recent years anti-GMO activists have tried to target the product - aided by a sensationalist media - because it often works in harmony with…
03.23 / 18:34
agweb.com
The low-pathogenic illness found in birds at a Cullman County farm is similar to the one found in two other commercial operations in the…
03.23 / 17:19
capitalpress.com
Safety experts warn California would face a “very significant risk” if a damaged spillway is not in working order by fall, the start of the next rainy…
03.23 / 17:19
capitalpress.com
The total winter death toll marks the highest number of bison killed in the Yellowstone area since…
03.23 / 17:19
capitalpress.com