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Keeping up with corn rootworm

Keeping up with corn rootworm

Checking for corn rootworm feeding and potential root damage should occur every year and in every cornfield. Both non-Bt and Bt-traited corn hybrids should be checked to determine ...

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Agriculture minister discuss trade, risk management at two-day summit

Agriculture minister discuss trade, risk management at two-day summit

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay is wrapping up talks with his provincial and territorial counterparts today that were aimed at drafting the next policy framework fo ...

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Researchers combining data and technology to make agriculture more sustainable

Researchers combining data and technology to make agriculture more sustainable

Due to the large usage of water in agriculture, many California communities no longer have running water, and collapsing aquifers have caused roads and buildings to sink several f ...

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Corn, soy extend gains on outlook for dry U.S. weather

Corn, soy extend gains on outlook for dry U.S. weather

Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session on outlooks for mostly dry weather that likely wil ...

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Wheat harvest in Bulgaria lags far behind last year

Wheat harvest in Bulgaria lags far behind last year

The wheat and barley harvest started in Bulgaria on June 21-23. According to the country’s Ag Ministry, barley had been harvested from 101.3 Th ha (78% of the planned area) by Jul ...

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Wheat price cools off from highs

Wheat price cools off from highs

Wheat futures for the new- season crop dropped from its heady highs a fortnight ago, but hot and dry conditions in parts of the US have supported values. Chicago Board of Trade Se ...

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Small rally seen in recent corn prices

Small rally seen in recent corn prices

At first glance the corn market realized a nice rally in prices, but when looked at more closely the rally wasn’t as significant as first thought, according to Betsy Jensen of Nor ...

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Corn price expectations fall

Corn price expectations fall

More corn in the ground than expected has the U.S. Department of Agriculture lowering its price expectations. The USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates shows 190 m ...

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The future of local farming: Balancing technology and nature

The future of local farming: Balancing technology and nature

Imagine a future where all of Singapore’s vegetables are grown in a completely controlled environment, and where every stage of a plant's growth can be calibrated - from its soil ...

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Analysts wrong-footed by tumble in corn prices – but not in soy, wheat

Analysts wrong-footed by tumble in corn prices – but not in soy, wheat

Analysts appear to have been caught out among this week's grains corrections particularly by corn's retreat, with their forecasts for soybean and wheat still suggesting scope for ...

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