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2017 sustainable development goals index: India ranked 117 of 157 countries

2017 sustainable development goals index: India ranked 117 of 157 countries

India is ranked 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs). The SDG I ...

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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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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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USDA Releases New Report On Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Balance Of Ethanol

USDA Releases New Report On Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Balance Of Ethanol

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the release of a report studying the lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) balance of corn ethanol. The report, A Life-Cycle Analysis of ...

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“Four per cent increase in production for Russian agriculture in 2016”

“Four per cent increase in production for Russian agriculture in 2016”

During his annual end-of-year press conference, President Putin said the Russian agricultural production increased by at least four per cent in 2016. “Agriculture is experiencing ...

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Big Data is Coming to Agriculture

Big Data is Coming to Agriculture

Unmanned aerial vehicles, autonomous tractors and other technologies will continue to emerge as producers meet world food needs in the near and distant future, according to expert ...

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Trimble Launches New Agriculture Software Platform

Trimble Launches New Agriculture Software Platform

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it is consolidating three of its agriculture software products—Connected Farm™, Farm Works Software® and Agri-Data® solutions—into one ...

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Weeds, Weeds, And More Weeds

Weeds, Weeds, And More Weeds

Every fall County Extension Educators drive through their county evaluating weed control in soybean fields to see how weed populations are changing over time.  This is my second y ...

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Pinch Or Push Your Corn: Scouting For Lodging Potential

Pinch Or Push Your Corn: Scouting For Lodging Potential

Stalk rots can reduce yields. Stalk rots can decrease harvestable yield - literally leaving some ears on the ground. Corn plants are top-heavy and stalk rots increase the chance t ...

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Making Pesticide Droplets Less Bouncy Could Cut Agricultural Runoff

Making Pesticide Droplets Less Bouncy Could Cut Agricultural Runoff

MIT researchers find a way to make pesticides stick to leaves instead of bouncing off Massachusetts Institute of Technology When farmers spray their fields with pesticides or othe ...

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