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  • U.S. Congressional District 19 Digital Ag Forum

    Provided by All Ag News

    As voters prepare to select a new Congressional representative for the 19th District of Texas, those in agriculture wonder he might be the best candidate to represent the most important industry in the region. With nine different candidates all vying for support, All Ag News has produced an Agricultural Issues Forum. The Ag Issues Forum provides each candidate 15 minutes to deliver an Opening and Closing statement as well as answering five questions. Follow the link to view each candidate\'s statements and responses and listen to the segment podcasts. Thanks to the Bayer Museum of Agriculture for providing the venue and to Picador Creative for video and post-production work.

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  • Field-to-Fork Photo Contest

    Texas Corn Producers is sponsoring a spring photo contest

    Texas Corn Producers is calling on all photographers to help freeze frame time and elaborate, through photos, the story of corn farming in Texas. The contest begins March 14 and all interested participants will be able to submit photos until Nov. 30. Contestants have the opportunity to earn prizes of: $200 grand prize, $100 cash for first place in each category and a $50 Cabelas gift card for runners-up in each category. The categories are: Corn fields and farm landscape, corn planting and harvesting or on the farm (farmers, family and children) Limit one entry per category.

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  • Texas Corn Producers Board election results announced

    Four incumbents return, one new director

    In the twelfth statewide election since the Texas Corn Producers Board became a statewide entity in 1990, five board members were elected or re-elected in the organization’s biennial elections held in January.

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  • Syngenta Corn Lawsuits

    Answers to Producers’ Questions

    There have been numerous lawsuits filed across the country against Syngenta related to a genetically modified corn seed that resulted in China rejecting shipments of US corn. Follow the link below for resources from Syngenta as well as an educational fact sheet from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension related to this issue:

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  • Texas farmers boost yields in National Corn Yield Contest

    While the corn crop in Texas was an overall mixed bag this year, several of the state’s corn farmers competed well in the National Corn Growers Association’s National Corn Yield Contest that announced its results. Though no Texans placed at the national level, the state winners had sizeable yields and marked improvement from prior years.

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04/29/2016

Crop Tech Corner

In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers hope a new technique to rapidly produce Bt proteins can help scientists overcome the problem of Bt-resistant insects.


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04/29/2016

Micronutrients On A Diet

Micronutrients may come in tiny amounts, but can take a bite out of yields if they go lacking.


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04/29/2016

Farmer Battles Over Covers

A northeast Iowa farmer wants to interseed a cover-crop mix into his corn crop, but his insurer warned him against the practice. After the farmer got the Risk Management Agency involved, the insurer told him that he would face a quality-control audit this growing season.


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