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India. March heat may dampen govt’s hopes of record wheat crop

India. March heat may dampen govt’s hopes of record wheat crop

THE SUDDEN spike in temperatures since early last week is stoking concerns over the standing wheat crop, even as the Centre has projected a record production of 96.64 million tonnes (mt) and recently ...

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Corn could be bargaining chip in U.S.-Mexico trade talks

Corn could be bargaining chip in U.S.-Mexico trade talks

From the hundreds of millions of tortillas consumed every year to the countless tons of corn-enriched feed that fattens livestock and poultry, corn is perhaps Mexico’s most important agricultural comm ...

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High Plains Sorghum Outlook

High Plains Sorghum Outlook

Producers may be concerned about planting sorghum this season, but several Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists said there are ways to prepare for upcoming issues and be profitable. Du ...

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Soybean, wheat sales inch up; corn slips

Soybean, wheat sales inch up; corn slips

Export sales of soybeans and wheat increased in the latest week and topped trade forecasts, and the soybean and corn sales exceeded the weekly paces needed to meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture's ...

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New Nozzles With The New Technology

New Nozzles With The New Technology

With the Xtend technology now available, hopefully everybody is gearing up with the correct nozzles and application knowledge needed to be successful. Although there are other application requirements ...

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US grain shipments by rail rise 21.8% on week: AAR

US grain shipments by rail rise 21.8% on week: AAR

US rail transportation of grain products in the week that ended March 25 totaled 23,312 cars, up 21.8% from the corresponding week a year ago, according to data from the Association of American Railro ...

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Key corn emergence factors

Key corn emergence factors

like to say that we “farm when we can” in southeast Kansas. Mother Nature tends to decide when we can get into fields so when conditions are acceptable, the tractors spring into action. As such, corn ...

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Transplant Production: Tools And Techniques

Transplant Production: Tools And Techniques

Springtime is here, which means farmers and gardeners are starting to think about waking up their fields from their winter slumber. A great way to get a head start on the season is to start seeds indo ...

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Calling Donald Trump’s anti-NAFTA bluff, Mexico is looking to get its corn from elsewhere

Calling Donald Trump’s anti-NAFTA bluff, Mexico is looking to get its corn from elsewhere

US president Donald Trump’s threats to upend existing free-trade agreements so far amount to bluster, but that’s not stopping Mexico from taking steps to protect itself. In a move to safeguard his cou ...

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Wheat Growers Struggle To Find Positive News

Wheat Growers Struggle To Find Positive News

Despite almost everything working against this year's winter wheat, benefits remain on the fields growers managed to plant after last fall’s drought. Brian Williams, an agricultural economist with the ...

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