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  • Sep 12, 2016
    Commentary

    USDA inspections send another shipment of Asian fish packing

    The August rejection was only the latest in a string of rejections since the USDA took over inspections from the FDA in April. Compared to the FDA program, which found problems and turned away only a minute amount of foreign seafood over years, the USDA’s efforts have been a massive success....More
  • Sep 9, 2016
    press release

    Diflumax 2L insect growth regulator: Section 3 registration

    Helm Agro US, Inc., has received Section 3 registration by EPA for its new Diflumax 2L insecticide-miticide.  Diflumax 2L, which includes the active ingredient diflubenzuron, delivers broad-spectrum insect control in many field and row crops, orchard crops, and non-crop areas. Diflumax 2L controls a broad-spectrum of key insect pests, including armyworms, grasshoppers, Mormon crickets, pear psylla, codling moth, leafminers, Asian citrus psyllid, citrus rust mite, and other pests....More
  • Sep 2, 2016
    press release

    Ag Data Coalition adds Agri-AFC as founding member

    Agri-AFC, LLC, has added its name to the list of founding members of the Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC), becoming the 14th organization to join the group since its formation this spring....More
  • Sep 2, 2016
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    New DeKalb Disease Shield corn products for 2017 growing season

    Farmers face the risk of major yield loss from corn diseases in any given season, but they will have a new defense in 2017 with the debut of DeKalb Disease Shield corn products. Six new DeKalb Disease Shield products are being introduced that provide industry-leading protection against today’s top corn diseases, along with exclusive genetics to maximize yield opportunity....More
  • Sep 2, 2016
    Commentary

    What happens to H-2A workers if wall gets built? 2

    Political promises may cause labor headaches for farmers who already have enough problems without adding to their load....More
  • Sep 1, 2016
    press release

    DuPont Pioneer ‘Unlock Your Yield’ Tour powered by Qrome products

    DuPont Pioneer has begun its “Unlock Your Yield Tour” to showcase the technology of Pioneer brand Qrome products. The tour vehicle — a stainless steel Timpte Super Hopper grain trailer — will travel to more than 100 industry and field demonstration events. Growers and customers can visit a tour stop to see first-hand how the proprietary technology of Qrome products unlocks corn yield potential across a broad range of industry-leading genetic platforms....More
  • Aug 31, 2016
    press release

    Case IH: AIM Command FLEX advanced spray technology

    Case IH announces new AIM Command FLEX advanced spray technology for greater application accuracy and the 25th Anniversary Patriot models to celebrate the company’s legacy of sprayer leadership. AIM Command FLEX helps operators deliver consistent, flexible and accurate application, regardless of speed and terrain — resulting in more efficient use of crop protection products. Using pulse width modulation (PWM) technology, the system enhances sprayer productivity by controlling product flow and pressure more precisely than conventional rate controllers....More
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