Sunday , 21 January 2018

U.S. farmers fight poisonous wheat fungus with cleaning, waiting

U.S. farmers fight poisonous wheat fungus with cleaning, waiting

Dave Wiechert of Nashville, Illinois, does good business most years cleaning seed for farmers in preparation for planting season. But this year, Wiechert is doing big business aft ...

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Patchy rains allow retreat in US soybean condition

Patchy rains allow retreat in US soybean condition

The condition of US soybeans declined to its lowest of the season as rains last week proved insufficient to erase all concerns over dryness, including in the major producing state ...

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US. Genetically modified foods confuse consumers

US. Genetically modified foods confuse consumers

Safety » FDA says labels aren’t needed on GMOs; Vermont becomes first state to require them. Washington » Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans ...

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Weather woes delay corn sowings, hurt wheat again

Weather woes delay corn sowings, hurt wheat again

US growers are already behind on their corn plantings by an area the size of Jamaica thanks to a cocktail of adverse weather, which continued winter wheat ratings too, although wi ...

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Quality of US Soybean Crop Even Higher

Quality of US Soybean Crop Even Higher

The average protein and oil levels in the 2013 US soybean crop ticked upward, according to the soy-checkoff-funded Crop Quality Survey. Average oil levels jumped to 19 per cent, a ...

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