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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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Corn-Based Compound Used For Ice And Snow Control On Roadways

Corn-Based Compound Used For Ice And Snow Control On Roadways

Road crews around the country are preparing for winter weather by running preparedness drills and stocking up on road treatment products. The Missouri Department of Transportation ...

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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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Greece move to smart farming

Greece move to smart farming

The Greek government aims to use Copernicus, Europe’s earth-monitoring system, to maximise the potential of smart farming, which will help the country ensure its position in the p ...

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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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Climate-smart agriculture ‘faces severe challenges without glyphosate’

Climate-smart agriculture ‘faces severe challenges without glyphosate’

Citizens across the world are already suffering the damaging effects of climate change and are hoping to see practical outcomes from the upcoming COP23 negotiations in Bonn. One a ...

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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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