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Bilateral trade agreements beneficial

A recent USDA study was conducted to assess how bilateral trade agreements impact trade for nations. Economic Researcher Tom Vollrath says they were not surprised to learn from a general standpoint that the formation...

National Farm-City Council launches Facebook page

The National Farm-City Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing links between farm families and urban residents, has launched a Facebook page supporting the mission of the organization. The Facebook page provides information and...

Bioenergy “Good Practices” Project

The 25x’25 Alliance is inviting partners and all bioenergy stakeholders to participate in a new initiative launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization to catalog and highlight sustainable “good practices” in bioenergy feedstock...

BCAP applications due May 27th

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says that if the country is really going to make a huge shift to home-grown fuels using feed stocks other than corn, producers must be encouraged to grow them. He...

America’s Farmers Mom of the Year Deadline approaches

St. Louis (April 21, 2011) With just a short time left until Monsanto announces its 2011 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year, there’s still time to submit a nomination for your...

NDFB supports regulation of hydraulic fracturing

North Dakota Farm Bureau said the state is in the best position to regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing at a Bureau of Land Management public hearing in Bismarck on April 20. “The...

South-Dakota Soyfood Cook-Off!

Up-and-coming chefs competed in the 13th annual Soyfoods Cook-Off Luncheon sponsored by the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council last week. Students from Mitchell Technical Institute-Culinary Academy of South Dakota and South Dakota...

Weed elimination-organic and conventional

"Weeds are hard to kill; they seem to come back no matter what steps people take to eradicate them. One reason is because of the persistence of weed seeds in the soil. Organic farming...

EPA approves Axial Star Herbicide

Syngenta in North America announced federal  environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of Axial® Star herbicide to control both annual grass and broadleaf weeds in spring wheat (excluding durum), winter wheat and barley. State registrations may still...

Wheat growers excited about U.S.-Panama FTA

U.S. Wheat Associated Chairman Don Schieber, a wheat grower from Ponca City, O.K., and National Association of Wheat Growers President Wayne Hurst, a wheat grower from Burley, I.D., welcome a break in the U.S.-Panama...

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