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Catlett discusses world economy and U.S. ag

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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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Bayer CropScience brings ag issues to media

To say that David Hollinrake, vice president agricultural commercial operations marketing for Bayer CropScience, is optimistic about the future of agriculture is an understatement. The man is practically humming with excitement for the innovations on the horizon and what they mean for humanity. Hollinrake opened up the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum Feb. 25 in […]

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BASF, commodity organizations announce scholarship winners

BASF Crop Protection has teamed with the American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) to present 10 students with scholarships today during the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas. The scholarships are to be awarded to students across the country who are pursuing degrees in […]

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USDA approves new Agrisure Duracade trait for Syngenta

Syngenta announced today that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has fully deregulated Agrisure® DuracadeTM, enabling launch in the US for the 2014 planting season. Agrisure Duracade expresses a unique protein to control corn rootworm. It has a different mode of action to Syngenta’s existing Agrisure® RW trait. When combined these traits provide unmatched […]

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Vilsack discusses USDA sequester principles

By Larry Dreiling Even though $700 million to $1 billion will be cut for the fiscal year 2013 budget of the U.S. Department of Agriculture due to sequestration, those cuts will be done as equitably as possible, according to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Speaking before the general session of the Commodity Classic March 1 […]

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Opening doors for exports in Vietnam

It’s a repeating mantra at crop meetings. Globally the middle class is growing—and therefore demand for high quality animal proteins will grow. And this is good news for the U.S. grain and meat export business. A morning Learning Center Session March 1 address this booming export market, and specifically the opportunities to be found in […]

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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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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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