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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 tonn ...

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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 import ...

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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 ...

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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 app ...

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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 a ...

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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 i ...

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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 ...

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Corn and soybean acreage estimates come pouring in

Corn and soybean acreage estimates come pouring in

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its Prospective Plantings Report on March 31. In the days leading up to it, several organizations are making predictions as to what ...

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Crop farmers may become fishes’ best friends

Crop farmers may become fishes’ best friends

What has yellow flowers, grows thousands of miles from the sea, and is the best friend of piscatorial kind? The answer is canola. If that sounds fishy, that's because it is. Nufar ...

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Resisting Resistance

Resisting Resistance

You’re likely familiar with Take Action, the checkoff-funded program that encourages farmers to adopt weed-management practices to lessen the impacts of herbicide-resistant weeds. ...

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