Agriculture Policy Articles

  • Almond Grower Slashes Water Usage

    The American south-west and central plains could be on course for super-droughts the like of which they have not witnessed in over a 1,000 years. Places like California are already facing very dry conditions, but these are quite gentle compared with some periods in the 12th and 13th Centuries. The drought in California has reached dire proportions, landing agriculture directly in the ...


    By WiseConn Engineering

  • 2020 Planting Prep: How Hydraulic Downforce Can Help

    What conditions will you face during spring planting? With 2019’s extreme weather patterns, what comes next is anyone’s guess. That’s why it’s smart to prepare now. Planting into wet soil is completely different from planting into dry, compacted soil. Yet the fundamental challenge is the same—putting seeds in the right place, at the right time, and at the right depth ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • How Southeast Asia is Driving Poultry Consumption Growth

    Poultry consumption in Southeast Asia is on the rise. In Vietnam, India, Indonesia and the Philippines, the number of poultry units being eaten has outperformed global growth in the last five years and is expected to continue climbing until 2022. Figures reveal that Asia’s poultry production expanded by 56 per cent in the last decade, growing from 5.9 million metric tonnes to 9.2 million ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • The Science of Genetics & Its Application to Aquaculture

    Genetics is defined as that branch of the biological sciences devoted to the study of inherited variation. Genetics investigations deal with the “why” and “how” of this variation, examining both the origin of inherited variability and the resulting outward expression of characters due to this variability. The applications of genetics in today’s society are far ...

  • What are the prerequisites for building a small-scale organic fertilizer production line?

    The organic fertilizer production line can be divided into powder organic fertilizer production line and granular organic fertilizer production line, The powder production line can be an integral part of the particle production line. In the granular organic fertilizer production line, the fine powder fertilizer is screened out by a screening machine, and then it can be sold directly to local ...

  • What kind datas Argentina we provided

      Argentina is one of the main crop producing and exporting nations in the world. In fact, agriculture makes up 54% of Argentina's exports. Their main agricultural export is wheat, they are the world's 5th largest wheat exporter in the world. Argentina's other main agricultural exports include soybeans, maize, barley, rice, flax seed, sugarcane, cotton, citrus fruits, and grapes. Industrial ...


    By NCB Consultation Co., Ltd

  • Everybody in the Tariff Pool!

    Since our last tariff update in September, we've received a number of price increase notifications covering the gamut of electrical, lighting and tool manufacturers - many directly attributable to the "List 4B" tariffs effective December 15th. These price increases have effective dates ...


    By Connexion

  • Do-It-Yourself Field Tiling

    At a time when grain markets continue to strain row crop revenue potential, many farmers are taking steps to do all they can to maximize productivity and yields. Excess water is a common yield robber with corn and other crops. For farmers with heavy, moisture-retaining soils, or slow draining areas in a field, installing drainage tile can improve overall productivity. Additional drainage tile ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • What kind datas Argentina we provided

    Argentina is one of the main crop producing and exporting nations in the world. In fact, agriculture makes up 54% of Argentina's exports. Their main agricultural export is wheat, they are the world's 5th largest wheat exporter in the world. Argentina's other main agricultural exports include soybeans, maize, barley, rice, flax seed, sugarcane, cotton, citrus fruits, and grapes. Industrial goods ...


    By NCB Consultation Co., Ltd

  • Detailed Argentina Trade Data Online

    What kind datas Argentina we provided Argentina is one of the main crop producing and exporting nations in the world. In fact, agriculture makes up 54% of Argentina's exports. Their main agricultural export is wheat, they are the world's 5th largest wheat exporter in the world. Argentina's other main agricultural exports include soybeans, maize, barley, rice, flax seed, sugarcane, cotton, citrus ...


    By NCB Consultation Co., Ltd

  • NCGA Announces winners of the second annual consider corn challenge

    On July 8, 2019, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announced the winners of the Consider Corn Challenge II, a challenge intended to highlight the range of biobased materials that can be ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • U.S. Senator John Kennedy Submits Letter to USDA Secretary on SRE

    On June 27, 2019, U.S. Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) submitted a letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Purdue asking him to stop threatening energy jobs in Louisiana. In his letter to Secretary Purdue, Senator Kennedy outlines concerns related to Small Refinery Exemptions (SRE) issued by EPA under the RFS program. Of particular concern to Senator Kennedy are ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • USDA to Amend Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement

    On July 5, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Procurement and Property Management published a final rule that will amend the Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement (Guidelines) to add 30 sections designating the product categories ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Indigo`s Living Map of the World`s Food System

    Two weeks ago, at the inaugural Beneficial Ag event in Memphis, Indigo was proud to participate in a growing community of innovators from across the food system. One of the questions we asked ourselves was, “What are the technological capabilities needed to catalyze the beneficial agriculture movement?” We believe a new way for seeing the global food system ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • With Tomatoes, Less Is More

    As you round the final bend of Road 95 through the groves of walnut and almond trees, it would be easy to miss Muller Ranch, but for the cluster of pickup trucks circling the driveway. Yet amidst these swaying Yolo County orchards sits a stunning third-generation, family-owned farm, thriving with several thousand acres of processing tomatoes, specialty peppers, corn, wheat, canola, cucumbers, ...


    By Arable

  • From Tobacco to Hemp: A 21st-Century Farmer’s Story

    In February, Arable sat down with seventh-generation North Carolina farmer Charles Dietzel to discuss the newest incarnation of his legacy farm, Carolina Heritage Farms. We talked about his family’s transition from tobacco to agroforestry to now growing industrial hemp, and the role agtech has played in their decision to make the switch. With all the ...


    By Arable

  • Agriculture`s Time has Come

    Today, CNBC ranked Indigo as the most innovative company in the world on its 2019 Disruptor 50 list. This news is significant for our young organization but, more importantly, it is an achievement for the health and progress of our population and planet. In 2013, the list’s ...


    By Indigo Ag, Inc

  • Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area - Case Study

    Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area is a high mountain desert site located in the extreme south-west corner of Utah. The Dyacon station is on a USDA-ARS research plot. The site sees a broad range of temperature conditions, blowing sand, and high winds. Due to the loose sand and rock, rather than just stake the tripod, the users installed the station using concrete post bases and ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • USDA APHIS Reopens Public comment period on the dEIS And PRA

    On April 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the reopening of the public review and comment period for the draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS) and the preliminary Pest Risk Assessment (PRA). These two documents have been prepared in ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • FDA Commissioner Releases Statement On Biotechnology Innovations

    On March 8, 2019, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., released a statement on the continued efforts to advance safe biotechnology innovations, and the deactivation of an import alert on genetically engineered (GE) salmon.  In his statement, Dr. Gottlieb emphasized FDA’s mission ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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