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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack opens the General Session of 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, TX, Feb. 28. Advertisements

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Borlaug: Technology will open up possibilities in ag

The Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum annually brings together industry leaders and professionals to open up a dialogue on the future possibilities for the agricultural industry. One of whom learned from a young age the lesson that technological breakthroughs in agriculture play a key role in the success of farm families around the world. Julie […]

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National Sorghum Producers board meets

The National Sorghum Producers board met Feb. 27 at the Gaylord Plams in Orlando, Fla., at Commodity Classic. Board members reviewed financials, minutes, a couple of by-law changes and other clerical issues. Kelly Riney, NSP development director and Tim Lust, NSP CEO discussed the sorghum PAC fundraising activities, and Riney is excited with the progress […]

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Ag youth national anthem singing contest offers $25,000 in scholarships

FMC Corporation announces its “Stand Up and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest,” an opportunity for students in agriculture to showcase their patriotic singing skills for a chance to win scholarship prizes. Any member of a national agricultural student organization is invited to submit an audition video singing the National Anthem. Participants will have from March […]

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Sorghum producers can ensure against bad weather

The Climate Corporation, leading provider of weather insurance, today announced the launch of the first full-season weather insurance program for U.S. grain sorghum growers. Available for the 2012 crop year, Total Weather Insurance Sorghum 2012 represents a new, technology-enhanced approach to insurance that protects sorghum farmers against weather-related crop loss, providing them with unprecedented profit […]

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Commodity Classic organizations outline 2012 farm bill priorities

The following statement on the 2012 farm bill was released today by National Corn Growers Association President Garry Niemeyer, a corn grower from Auburn, Ill.; National Association of Wheat Growers President Wayne Hurst, a wheat producer from Burley, Idaho; American Soybean Association President Steve Wellman, soybean farmer from Syracuse, Neb.; and National Sorghum Producers Chairman […]

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Study shows that atrazine benefits consumers

U.S. consumers and society benefit from atrazine and other triazine herbicides by up to $4.8 billion per year, due to increased yield as well as decreased producer costs and reduced soil erosion, according to new studies. In addition, the U.S. economy benefits from atrazine and other triazine herbicides by as much as $22 billion over […]

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Vilsack seeks estate tax change

By Larry Dreiling U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack wants to change federal estate tax laws in order to create a new generation of farmers. Speaking before the general session of the 2012 Commodity Classic at Nashville, Tenn., Vilsack said beginning farmers not only need better access to credit to get their operations under way, […]

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Sounds of success – Terry Swanson

The sounds of success from Nashville feature takes a moment to address challenges in the agriculture industry that producers are facing now, or will be facing in the future.

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Growers can manage markets via smartphones

Growers Edge has released a free app for iPhone and Android smartphones to access many of the free services of Growers-edge.com. The Growers Edge apps allow farmers to use their smartphones to locate their best net cash prices, view weather and track their profit management accounts within growers-edge.com. Farmers also have the flexibility of being in […]

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