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Jul 27, 2016
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Hats off to Bernie: A winner in the art of politicking

From the day of his announcement, Bernie was on the trail, going like the Energizer Bunny, doing all the campaign shticks one would expect of someone half his age....More
Jul 21, 2016
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Rising cost of production spurred cotton’s efforts to find relief

As cotton market revenues and costs of production widened, cotton industry sought government assistance to help producers narrow the gap....More
Jul 15, 2016
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Delta Farm Press

Loyant herbicide could help with ‘big players’ in fight with weeds

Dow AgroSciences is conducting extensive testing of its Loyant herbicide in anticipation of registration of the product in rice in late 2017 or early 2018....More
Jul 18, 2016
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Delta Farm Press

Sustainability, identity preservation keys to rice future

Horizon Ag General Manager Tim Walker says sustainability "buzzword" not meaningful unless its accompanied by profitability for rice farmers....More
Jul 6, 2016
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What do aerial applicators think of the new FAA drone rules?

“A 2-pound bird – made of bones, muscle and sinew -- can shatter a plane’s window, go straight through. Imagine what hard plastic and a battery could do." -- Andrew Moore, Executive Director of the National Agricultural Aviation Association....More
Jul 14, 2016
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Delta Farm Press

Rolling terrain, irrigation pushing wheat yields significantly higher

West Tennessee producer Chris Minton is looking at significantly higher wheat yields following mild winter and good management techniques on all of his fields....More
Jul 6, 2016
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Delta Farm Press

Getting up to speed on the new Worker Protection Standard

EPA's new Worker Protection Standard rules will begin taking effect next January. Extension specialists such as Kim Pope Brown are working to help farmers prepare....More
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