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Dicamba Rules Vary by State

Another Patchwork of State Dicamba Rules Emerging for 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next ... Read More

Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial trees

TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were picking out a real tr... Read More

Sorghum producers increase scholarship

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association announces its annual scholarship, to be awarded to a graduating high school senior or to a student currently enrolled in post-high school education, is increased to $500.00. To qualify,... Read More

Research fortifies the holiday meal

A more efficient agriculture is key to safe, lower-cost food, says economist MANHATTAN, Kan. – For many families, it’s a pretty special time when the holiday ham is sliced, veggies are cooked and the rolls are golden brown. Kansas State Un... Read More

ASA Board Elects 2019 Governing Committee

St. Louis, MO. Dec. 7, 2018. A new group of leaders is set to tackle soybean policy issues in the coming year. The American Soybean Association (ASA) Board of Directors elected its governing committee this week during the annual winter board meeting ... Read More

Crunchy: Farm hopes to expand into edible insect market

WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — From the outside, Armstrong's Cricket Farm in West Monroe doesn't look like what most people think of as a farm. It's a series of 13 buildings tucked right by an elevated portion of Interstate 20 on Wood Street. It's not a p... Read More

FFA students growing skills and plants in greenhouse

The Bridgeport FFA and students at the Bridgeport High school are growing skills and growing plants in the new greenhouse at the Bridgeport High School. The greenhouse has been something the group and the community have been looking at doing for a... Read More

USGC Maintains Presence In Cambodian Market To Capture U.S. DDGS Potential

Growing demand for meat - including chicken, pork and beef - in Cambodia has spurred a commensurate increase in imports of U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), corn gluten feed and meal and the first major U.S. corn purchase in recen... Read More

Planted wheat acres down in Kansas

Wheat acres in Kansas will likely be lower than last year, possibly reaching 100-year lows in the state. Last year's 7.7 million planted acres were the third lowest in a century. Abnormal weather patterns in October and November contributed to the... Read More

Adding Bushels, Counting Pennies

Stacking up scale tickets, checking bushel totals against acreage maps, filing elevator assembly sheets into folders, signing contracts, depositing checks, and ultimately, seeing the end-of-year balance on an operating loan. These are the things that... Read More

Fighting Food Waste with Gleaning

Tucked between central Washington’s Cascade Mountains and the Columbia River lies Mike and April Clayton’s orchard. Each year, the Claytons and their two young children manage 80 acres of apples and 65 acres of cherries. They grow thousands of po... Read More