March 24, 2017

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Biotech Guru Shares Thoughts and Takes Questions from Growers at the International Sugarbeet Institute – AUDIO

Leaders in the sugarbeet industry are gathered again today at the FargoDome for the final day of the 55th annual International Sugarbeet Institute. Recently in San Antonio at Commodity Classic, Robert Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer at Monsanto, held a press conference with Adrian Percy, who heads up technology for Bayer Cropscience. […]

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Senate Confirmation Hearing Starts Today For Sonny Perdue

The last member nominated to fill the Cabinet of President Donald trump will go before the Senate Ag Committee today.  Former Georgia Governor and nominee to becoming US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is scheduled to begin is long awaited questioning at 9 am central time Thursday.  Perdue will be introduced by his cousin and fellow […]

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US Farmers Receiving Less Of Each Dollar Spent On Food

A study released late last week by USDA’s Economic Research Service shows that for the fourth year in a row, US Farmers received less of each dollar spent on domestically produced foods.  Those include foods purchased at grocery stores and grown in the US as well as those purchased at restaurants, coffee shops, and other […]

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ASA DuPont Young Leaders Explore Issues, Marketing During Training

The 33rd class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young Leaders completed their training, Feb. 28 – March 3, 2017 in conjunction with the annual Commodity Classic Convention and Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas.  “For more than 30 years, the ASA DuPont Young Leader program has identified new and emerging leaders for the soybean […]

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