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  • Mycotoxin levels on High Plains pose threat to region’s corn farmers

    Farmers should understand steps in dealing with potential issue

    As early harvest is underway in the High Plains of Texas, Texas Corn Producers (TCP) has received reports of mycotoxin, a by-product of fungal activity promoted by environmental conditions, in early-harvested corn at levels requiring testing and quality adjustments.

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  • Hurricane Harvey Ag Relief Efforts

    Catastrophic. This one word sums up the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the Texas Gulf Coast. It’s still far too early to fully assess the impact of the storm that first made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane. The images of cattle wading through water to reach higher ground, and a bumper crop of cotton underwater and strewn across fields is gut wrenching for farmers and ranchers – both those directly impacted, and those empathetic to this drastic impact on others’ livelihoods. Get the details on ag relief efforts in the state here

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  • Going against the grain – to grow grain

    Farmers share their story in media tour

    Meet four exceptional women: Ashley Pool of Bailey County, Texas, who grew up on the farm and decided to stay, and Deborah Clark of Clay County, Texas, Kyla Hamilton of Lubbock County, Texas, and Jaimie Saylor or Bailey County, Texas, who each grew up in cities, moved to farms, and now are actively engaged in growing our food. They are part of an organization known as CommonGround, a group of women farmers who have conversations about the food they grow and how they produce it.

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09/22/2017

Michigan Farm Considers Options

Court documents show Zeeland, Michigan-based Boersen Farms is considering restructuring its company or filing for bankruptcy. The farm is facing lawsuits from lenders and suppliers, including CHS Capital, which claimed Boersen Farms defaulted on $145.3 million in loans.


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09/22/2017

Arkansas Sets Dicamba Limits

The Arkansas State Plant Board unanimously approved regulations that would ban dicamba applications after mid-April, essentially limiting its use as a post-emergence herbicide.


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09/22/2017

Comparing UAVs, Planes, Satellites

UAVs, airplanes and satellites give agriculture three distinct views of your fields. Which technologies are right for you?


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