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May 25, 2012
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What’s happened to bipartisanship in Congress?

The new realities of partisan politics are leading to more paralysis in Congress, a veteran Congressional observer says....More
May 24, 2012
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Employment numbers look good for agriculture

The latest employment numbers are showing continued progress for the agricultural community....More
May 21, 2012
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U.S. ag tire market gets a new entry with European flair

Rising sales of U.S. farm equipment has increased the demand for ag tires. A company that has been around in Europe for decades has decided to step into that market with a new plant in Charles City, Iowa. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Mitas CEO Jaroslav Cechura discussed the new entry at a grand opening ceremony for the $52 million plant....More
May 4, 2012
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Agricultural demand creating ‘white hot market’ for ag tires

Higher corn and soybean prices have created increased demand for agricultural equipment and that demand is backing up all the way through the supply chain. One area where that has been felt is the agricultural tire sector where companies have been challenged to fill orders....More
May 3, 2012
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New Tier 4 engine producing increased fuel and operating efficiencies

With most of the major equipment companies now choosing the Selective Catalytic Reduction or SCR technology to meet EPA’s Tier 4 emission requirements, what can farmers expect from future tractors. Case IH’s Roger Lewno discusses the new system and the new operating efficiency from SCR in this interview. Lewno was one of a number of Case IH personnel on hand for Commodity Classic in Nashville, Tenn.....More
Apr 27, 2012
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North and Central Texas hope to make excellent wheat crop

Texas wheat farmers from central Texas to the northeast corner of the state are poised to make one of the best crops in recent memory. The combination of ample rainfall through fall and winter, mild weather and an early spring make bin-buster yields possible, say farmers and a Texas AgriLife Extension specialist....More
Apr 27, 2012
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Western Farm Press

Pecan producers reaping GPS rewards

More and more applications for GPS technology are being realized for production agriculture. One of the most recent examples is using GPS systems to plant commercial pecan trees in orchards within one-half inch accuracy. GPS also has a future in variable input management in pecan orchards allowing more precise applications and the potential to save producers’ money. This technology could also be applied to other tree nut crops....More
Apr 26, 2012
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Resistant-glyphosate issues bringing new herbicide systems to market

BASF is bringing more products to market as farmers search for solutions to controlling weeds that have become resistant to glyphosate herbicide....More
Apr 26, 2012
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Piecing together colony collapse disorder clues

Several researchers nationally and globally are taking specific pieces of the the puzzle that somehow are linked to the mysterious disease in honey bees — colony collapse disorder....More
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