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Thursday, January 28, 2016
NEWPORT, Ark. – University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture researchers have selected for dicamba-resistant pigweed, documenting how genetic resistance develops and how the industry must work to protect the few remaining weed-fighting options. Bob Scott, an extension weed scientist,... Learn More →
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The U.S. may be on the verge of a boom in new fertilizer plants, which could be good news for farmers, but not the environment. Today’s farmers can produce more from their land than ever before thanks, in part, to nitrogen fertilizer, a key ingredient that has never been more widely available. New... Learn More →
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Succession. We all realize it’s important, but how do we know when we’re ready? My son has been working with me since he graduated from college. Over the last several years, farming has been good. Prices have been up and our income has been strong. Now, given current commodity values and higher... Learn More →
Monday, January 25, 2016
GARY — The Steel City is one of 27 cities nationwide chosen for a federal initiative to eliminate food deserts, where people do not have access to healthy fresh food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has selected Gary for the Local Foods, Local Places initiative, which aims to make healthy... Learn More →
Thursday, November 12, 2015
The dollar was modestly higher this morning and 400 points off its lows. A December Fed rate hike is now expected by the market, which is what brought the most recent surge in greenback strength. Historically, rate hikes anticipated over such a long period of time result in... Learn More →
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