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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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Sounds of success – Randy Traxler

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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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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Sounds of Success – Dr. Brett Carver

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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Food waste is a growing problem

More than 67 billion pounds of food are wasted per year in the United States. That’s equivalent to four meals per day that could be fed to the 47 million Americans currently living in a state of food insecurity. Kai Robertson, with Business for Social Responsibility, shared that alarming statistic Feb. 28 at the 2012 […]

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