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Ukraine harvests almost 60 mln tonnes of grain from 96% of fields

Ukraine harvests almost 60 mln tonnes of grain from 96% of fields

Ukraine as of Nov 29 had threshed grain and leguminous crops from 14 million hectares (96% of the projected areas), collecting 59.9 million tonnes of grain with the average yield ...

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Grain market to break more records in 2017-18

Grain market to break more records in 2017-18

World grains production is forecast to increase again in 2017-18, with some estimates predicting a new record. Stocks and consumption are predicted to be high, and so is trade. In ...

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ore Japanese livestock farmers using feed rice

ore Japanese livestock farmers using feed rice

While consumption of rice has been declining in Japan, the use of feed rice is on the rise, giving added value to livestock products in some regions. An increasing number of farme ...

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Brazil’s Southern states will be dry in the coming days

Brazil’s Southern states will be dry in the coming days

The weather forecast indicates that the climate will be drier in all parts of Brazil’s Southern region, according to the country’s National Institute of Meteorology. Precipitation ...

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18% growth for world UAV drones market

18% growth for world UAV drones market

North America is expected to hold the largest share of the UAV drones market in 2017. However, the market in APAC is expected to grow at the highest CAGR owing to the increase in ...

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India. Egg Prices Up by 40%; Broilers Cheaper by 25%

India. Egg Prices Up by 40%; Broilers Cheaper by 25%

In the last one month, egg prices in the country recorded a huge jump, soaring as much as 40 per cent while the prices of broiler chicken eased 25 per cent during the same time on ...

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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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