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New Method Analyzes Corn Kernel Characteristics

New Method Analyzes Corn Kernel Characteristics

An ear of corn averages about 800 kernels. A traditional field method to estimate the number of kernels on the ear is to manually count the number of rows and multiply by the numb ...

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Study finds four key factors shaping U.S. agriculture

Study finds four key factors shaping U.S. agriculture

A study released by Osborn Barr reveals many challenges and opportunities on the horizon for the agriculture industry as the next generation prepares to take over the farm. The ge ...

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Harvesting Grapes After Fall Frost

Harvesting Grapes After Fall Frost

The 2017 grape growing season ended by fall frost in northwest Michigan with fruit still on the vine. What can this mean for harvest and cold acclimation? Growing season length is ...

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Field Studies: Blowing the Whistle On Marketing Claims

Field Studies: Blowing the Whistle On Marketing Claims

With technology being so prevalent in today’s culture, data and marketing information has become a key part of life. Farmers especially have been targeted with large quantities of ...

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US Label Changes For XtendiMax, Engenia, And FeXapan

US Label Changes For XtendiMax, Engenia, And FeXapan

On October 13, the United States Environmental Agency (EPA) issued several amendments to the XtendiMax, Engenia, and FeXapan labels that will impact all purchases and applications ...

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Weekly grain and oilseeds market view from Europe

Weekly grain and oilseeds market view from Europe

The disparity between the UK wheat crop number from Defra, the UK farm ministry, and trade estimates has added to the uncertainty swirling around the grain market. Openfield’s Cel ...

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US farmland price decline ‘past the worst’, central bankers say

US farmland price decline ‘past the worst’, central bankers say

Central bankers unveiled hopes that at least the worst was over for the US farmland market, despite continuing worries over farm incomes – and a cut in funds for ag lending in the ...

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India slaps duty on peas, wheat

India slaps duty on peas, wheat

India’s government has imposed a 50 percent duty on peas and a 20 percent duty on wheat. Pulse prices in India are suffering because of a bumper harvest of all crops in 2016-17 an ...

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Brazil ‘key region to monitor’, thanks to dryness, says Agrium

Brazil ‘key region to monitor’, thanks to dryness, says Agrium

Agrium highlighted the importance to agriculture markets of rains in Brazil as it unveiled a larger than expected loss, reflecting “challenging” weather patterns, besides longer-t ...

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New strain of gluten reduced wheat

New strain of gluten reduced wheat

Clever science has created new strains of wheat that do not produce as much gluten making it a better choice for people with coeliac disease or suffer from gluten intolerance. The ...

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