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Argentina says near deal with Monsanto on soybean inspections

Argentina says near deal with Monsanto on soybean inspections

Argentina's government is close to striking a deal with Monsanto Co. over the inspection of shipments of genetically modified soybeans, an agriculture ministry official said on Mo ...

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French Wheat Crop Quality Threatened After a Deluge of Rain

French Wheat Crop Quality Threatened After a Deluge of Rain

French wheat fields have been hit by a deluge of rain in the past month, threatening to reduce the quality of grain before farmers start harvesting crops in July. Some areas of Fr ...

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Seedling Diseases In Corn

Seedling Diseases In Corn

Corn planting is underway.  Persistent rain has increased the concern about potential seedling diseases and the need to replant.  Corn seedlings in DE and most of MD can be affect ...

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India turning to cheap French wheat, obstacles remain

India turning to cheap French wheat, obstacles remain

Private Indian millers are showing increasing interest in French wheat due to its competitiveness on world markets, with traders reporting recent sales of up to 150,000 tonnes, bu ...

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Spring Conditions Challenge Forages

Spring Conditions Challenge Forages

A cool, wet spring delayed growth of several summer grasses, but not the weeds that compete for space in fields and pastures across Mississippi. Rocky Lemus, forage specialist wit ...

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Steel deals: sprayer prices remain depressed

Steel deals: sprayer prices remain depressed

The time just prior to when machinery is most in use is often the time it brings its highest value. That has certainly been the case with self-propelled sprayers, which would fetc ...

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Wheat Disease Update

Wheat Disease Update

You probably won’t be surprised to hear that this week’s weather is going to put you in a bind, in more ways than one. From a wheat disease perspective, many of us are looking at ...

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Recommendations for managing herbicide-resistant weeds in wheat

Recommendations for managing herbicide-resistant weeds in wheat

Wheat is an important market for Syngenta; therefore, it pays a lot of attention to wheat production and helping farmers protect yield potential. It is logical that the company wo ...

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Searching for More Simplicity in Precision Ag

Searching for More Simplicity in Precision Ag

At the end of day, if a planter plants seed, a combine cuts corn, or a picker picks cotton, that’s good enough, precision agriculture be damned. Harsh words, heretical in some qua ...

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Researchers Trying To Understand Declining Kudzu Bug Populations

Researchers Trying To Understand Declining Kudzu Bug Populations

Once a nuisance for soybean farmers in the Southeast, kudzu bug populations appear to be declining in the U.S. “We can’t positively say it’s due to their natural enemies, but kudz ...

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