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2018 USDA Ag Outlook Forum Offers Pre-Forum Field Trips on Farming and Research

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2018 USDA Ag Outlook Forum Offers Pre-Forum Field Trips on Farming and Research

Experience farming and ag research first hand with two Pre-Forum Field Trips prior to the 2018 Agricultural Outlook Forum. Early arrivals may take part in two tour options on Wednesday, ...

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2018 USDA Ag Outlook Forum Offers Pre-Forum Field Trips on Farming and Research
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Farm City Newsday Friday, 02-16-18

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 02-16-18

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Taylor Hillman.

Farm City Newsday Friday, 02-16-18
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The Western View: Nutria Invasion

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The Western View: Nutria Invasion

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is sounding the alarm about a new rodent that is moving into the state. This animal is very big trouble. It has the ...

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The Western View: Nutria Invasion
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Celebrating a Heart Healthy Food

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Celebrating a Heart Healthy Food

Keeping us on our New Years resolutions, Cathy Isom has a great way for celebrating the most heart-healthy foods on the planet. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. ...

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Celebrating a Heart Healthy Food
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Syngenta Acquires Satellite Imagery Innovator

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Syngenta Acquires Satellite Imagery Innovator

Syngenta has acquired FarmShots, Inc., a North Carolina-based innovator of high-resolution satellite imagery that detects plant health by analyzing absorbed light from field images. In a company news release (see below), ...

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Syngenta Acquires Satellite Imagery Innovator
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Southern Plains Drought Becoming “Rapidly Dire”

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Southern Plains Drought Becoming “Rapidly Dire”

The latest Drought Monitor released Thursday suggests the situation in the Southern Plains is becoming “rapidly dire.” February 14th marked the 124th consecutive day without rain in Amarillo, Texas, and ...

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Southern Plains Drought Becoming “Rapidly Dire”
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NAFTA Exit Would Trigger 15 cent Mexican Sugar Tariff

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NAFTA Exit Would Trigger 15 cent Mexican Sugar Tariff

Withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would revert the U.S. tariff on sugar imports from Mexico to 15 cents per-pound, the level in place before NAFTA went ...

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NAFTA Exit Would Trigger 15 cent Mexican Sugar Tariff
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Agri View: Caring for Your Pet

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Agri View: Caring for Your Pet

Everett Griner talks about caring for your pet with the proper pet food in today’s Agri View. Now, here is something I haven’t thought of until just a few days ...

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Agri View: Caring for Your Pet
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Growth Energy: More Biofuels Vital to Improving U.S. Energy Outlook

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Growth Energy: More Biofuels Vital to Improving U.S. Energy Outlook

Federal forecasts in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) newly released Annual Energy Outlook 2018 (AEO2018) demonstrate a clear and growing need for U.S. biofuels says Chris Bliley, vice president ...

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Growth Energy: More Biofuels Vital to Improving U.S. Energy Outlook
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Study Of U.S. Grains Council ROI

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Study Of U.S. Grains Council ROI

$20 In Tax Revenue For Every $1 In Farm Bill Spending On Export Market Development Spending on overseas market development for U.S. feed grains and related products increased the value ...

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Study Of U.S. Grains Council ROI
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FFA Members Celebrate National FFA Week

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FFA Members Celebrate National FFA Week

Agriculture is part of our daily lives—from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. Next week, more than 653,000 FFA members will celebrate the role agriculture plays in ...

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FFA Members Celebrate National FFA Week
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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 02-15-18

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 02-15-18

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Taylor Hillman.

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 02-15-18
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Mulch Plants for Your Garden

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Mulch Plants for Your Garden

Cathy Isom has suggestions about some mulch plants beneficial for your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. It’s important to have mulch plants in the garden. They protect ...

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Mulch Plants for Your Garden
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Almond Update: Biggest Changes for ILRP Program

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Almond Update: Biggest Changes for ILRP Program

Another deadline for the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program is around the corner, March 1. AgNet West talked to East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition Executive Director Parry Klassen at the Almond ...

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Almond Update: Biggest Changes for ILRP Program
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Coldwell Solar Displays Energy Savings at World Ag Expo

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Coldwell Solar Displays Energy Savings at World Ag Expo

AgNet West spoke with Director of Ag Project Development for Coldwell Solar Jamie Logan at the at the 51st World Ag Expo taking place at the International Agri-Center in Tulare. ...

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Coldwell Solar Displays Energy Savings at World Ag Expo
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Secretary Perdue Confirmed as 2018 Commodity Classic Keynote Speaker

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Secretary Perdue Confirmed as 2018 Commodity Classic Keynote Speaker

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will speak at the upcoming Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California. Held February 27th to March first, Perdue will be the keynote speaker for Wednesday morning’s general ...

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Secretary Perdue Confirmed as 2018 Commodity Classic Keynote Speaker
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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Wants Beef Defined

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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Wants Beef Defined

The United States Cattlemen’s Association wants the Department of Agriculture to clarify the definition of beef. USCA late last week submitted a petition to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service ...

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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Wants Beef Defined
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Canada: Trade Problems Expected with the U.S. Even if NAFTA is Signed

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Canada: Trade Problems Expected with the U.S. Even if NAFTA is Signed

Canada expects trade challenges from the U.S. will continue even if the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks are successful. A senior Canadian government official says: “Even if a ...

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Canada: Trade Problems Expected with the U.S. Even if NAFTA is Signed
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Former Ag Trade Negotiator Says Much Work Left on NAFTA

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Former Ag Trade Negotiator Says Much Work Left on NAFTA

A former Obama administration trade official says there is too much left to do before the deadline for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks. Former Chief Agricultural Negotiator ...

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Former Ag Trade Negotiator Says Much Work Left on NAFTA
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Agri View: Shipping Affects Food Prices

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Agri View: Shipping Affects Food Prices

Everett Griner talks about how shipping cost affects the prices consumers pay for food in today’s Agri View. Now anybody who reads a paper or watches the news on TV ...

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Agri View: Shipping Affects Food Prices
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