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Specialty Crop Industry Applauds Movement On Farm Bill

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Washington, D.C. – The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance (SCFBA) has issued the following statement following the release of a Farm Bill framework by Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Boozman.

USDA Awards $50 Million to Support Farmworkers and Agricultural Employers

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PALISADE, Colo., June 14, 2024?– Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $50 million to 141 awardees in 40 states and Puerto Rico, through the Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pil

NFWF Announces $10.2 Million In Grants To Cultivate Conservation Practices On Agricultural Lands

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Washington, D.C. -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced $10.2 million in new grants to help agricultural producers implement voluntary conservation practices on farms and ranches across 14 states. The grants will leverage more than

America’s Farmers Counting On Farm Bill Passage

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America’s farmers and ranchers are counting on Congress to pass a new, modernized Farm Bill. That was the message delivered by the chair of American Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee, Kevin Lussier, who testified before the Senate Agricultu

Polaris Elevates The Best-Selling Side-By-Side Of All Time With The 2025 Full-Size Ranger Lineup

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Minneapolis – Polaris Off Road, the world leader in powersports and off-road innovation, announced a wide range of owner-inspired upgrades to its class-leading full-size RANGER lineup.

Michigan Potato Industry Shines A Light On Spuds At Potato Day At The Capitol

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Lansing, MI – Members of the Michigan potato industry welcomed state legislators, their staffs, agricultural industry stakeholders, and the public to Potato Day at the Capitol at the Michigan State Capitol building on June 5.

Campbell Tractor Co. Brings Swiss Precision Sprayer to Idaho, Oregon Farmers

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Campbell Tractor Co., a long-standing John Deere dealer since 1940, has partnered with Ecorobotix to introduce the ARA ultra-high precision sprayer to Idaho and Oregon.

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Returns For 28th Edition

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Boise, Idaho – The 2024 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be played Monday, Dec. 23, at 12:30 p.m. MT/2:30 p.m. ET at Boise State University’s Albertsons Stadium and will be televised on ESPN.

MSU Potato Breeder Develops New Genetically Engineered Potato

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East Lansing, Mich. — A new genetically engineered potato developed by Michigan State University potato breeder Dave Douches has been granted exemption from the biotechnology regulations placed on genetically modified products by the U.S. Department of Ag

Syngenta Opens Rights To Genome-Editing And Breeding Technologies To Boost Agricultural Innovation

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Basel, Switzerland-- Syngenta Group will provide rights to selected genome-editing and breeding technologies for academic research globally, as part of its commitment to foster innovation and drive sustainability in agriculture. These rights are accessibl

Growing The Future Of Lay’s, One Seed At A Time

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“Harvest season has always been my absolute favorite time of year,” Josh Parsons says. He arrives before sunrise to walk through the fields at PepsiCo’s Rhinelander, Wisconsin, farm, filled with suspense about what’s beneath the soil. After a year of wait

GROWMARK To Acquire St. Louis-Based Chemical Manufacturer AgraForm

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Bloomington, Ill. – GROWMARK announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire AgraForm, LLC., a leading agrichemical manufacturing company located in St. Louis, Missouri. Terms of the deal, expected to close at the end of June, were not disclosed.

Derek Neilson, Head Of The Agricultural Segment At CNH, To Step Down

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Basildon - CNH Industrial N.V. announces that it has accepted Derek Neilson's request to leave the company later this year to pursue a new entrepreneurial project outside of the sector, after 25 years of dedicated service.

5 Things To Consider Before Collecting Plant Tissue Samples

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Interpreting plant tissue reports can be challenging due to variation in tissue concentrations from one field to the next. Plant tissue sampling has been used for years to help diagnose potential nutrient deficiencies in fields. Variations in nutrient con

U.S. Potato Exports Keep Steady Volume, Increase Dollar Value in July 2023-March 2024

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Denver – U.S. potato exports remained steady in the nine-month period from July 2023 to March 2024, with volume down just 1 percent from the same period last year. Export values increased 5 percent to $1.7 billion.

Newhouse Leads Legislative Package Protecting The Lower Snake River Dams

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Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and his colleagues introduced a package of nine bills to protect the four Lower Snake River Dams following the release of the final package of actions and commitments in the Columbia River System Operations (CRSO) mediatio