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  • Soy Growers Urge Expeditious Approval of Low Volatility Dicamba

    American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins wrote to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials this week, urging the agency to finish its registration of new low volatility dicamba formulations. “As you know, the weed resistance issues farmers face this summer are grave. As we wrote in our May 25, 2016, comments, demand to use dicamba in combination with ...

  • Senate Passes Water Resources Development Act, House Action Pending

    The U.S. Senate earlier Thursday afternoon passed a two-year Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). The American Soybean Association (ASA)  supports enactment of the two-year WRDA reauthorization bill as a follow-up on the significant reforms and achievements of the WRDA bill enacted in 2014 and to get Congress back to the regular schedule of waterways infrastructure program ...

  • Meet the Team: Client Services Representative Robin Scott

    San Diego native Robin Scott is one of TargetSolutions’ newest members in the Client Services department. Robin began working here as a client services representative in April of 2016 and has been a great fit since Day 1. Since joining the team, Robin has focused on providing customers with support via phone, e-mail and ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • The New Strategy of BOC Sciences’ Inhibitor Products

    BOC Sciences has been working on supplying high quality chemicals for over 11 years. Right from its beginning, inhibitor products are provided. And in recent years, with its significance more emphasized in various diseases treatment, the related researches on its performance on these conditions in molecular level are getting increasing. With the trend, BOC Sciences featured its inhibitors ...


    By BOC Sciences

  • 12th IFLEXX Meeting: German petroleum industry discusses the future of electronic data exchange

    On Monday, representatives of the major players in the German petroleum industry convened at Implico’s headquarters in Hamburg for the twelfth meeting of the IFLEXX Community. IFLEXX (International FiLe Exchange XML) is an independent standard for data communications in the petroleum industry that Implico has been developing and promoting over the last ten years with leading companies in ...


    By Implico Group

  • NCC Cites Need for Broad Examination of Global Fiber Markets

    National Cotton Council President/CEO Dr. Gary Adams says, “The U.S. decision to pursue a challenge against Chinese agricultural subsidies for grain crops reflects a growing desire in the United States and abroad to address more effectively the range of policies in major developing countries that affect agricultural markets.” He further noted that through the semi-annual dedicated ...

  • Award Winning Day at Alresford

    On Saturday 3rd we set up our stand at Tichborne Park in Hampshire ready for a busy day at the 2016 Alresford Show. This was our first time exhibiting at the show which is held annually in the picturesque Tichborne Park grounds near Alresford. Surprisingly the show is open to the public for just the single day, but with so much to see and do it is ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Visit to the Embassy of Turkey in Madrid

    Continuing with his visits to the diplomatic services of the IOC member countries in Madrid, the Executive Director of the IOC, Mr Abdellatif Ghedira, again met with H.E. Mr Omer Onhon, the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, having already met together in February. Mr Ghedira was accompanied on this visit by Mr Mustafa Sepetçi, IOC Deputy Director for Financial and Administrative ...

  • Senior Course 129: Field Study 1 – Paris

    Meeting Course Members at the Hôtel des Invalides, LtGen Clairmont opens the session in Paris with a ‘tour d'horizon’: the security threats, concerns and challenges. Daesh is the first on the menu, especially the return of foreign fighters which could further damage the cohesion of French society. Daesh is quickly followed by threat number 2: the proliferation of weapons of mass ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • WECO donates optical wine grape sorter for research at UC Davis

    WECO Sorting and Automation Solutions has donated a state-of-the-art optical wine grape sorter worth $71,500 to the Department of Viticulture and Enology at the University of California, Davis. After stems are removed from grapes, the sorter removes all material other than grapes (MOG). It uses advanced cameras, LEDs (light-emitting diodes) and software technology to ...

  • Bullard, Webb Receive W.D. Farr Scholarships from the National Cattlemen’s Foundation for 2016-17

    Two graduate students have been presented with W.D. Farr Scholarships for the 2016-17 school year by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation. Each $12,000 award recognizes superior achievement in academics and leadership, and will allow the students to further their study in fields that benefit the cattle and beef industry. The awards will be recognized in February at the 2017 Cattle Industry ...

  • Backyard Poultry and Salmonella Exposure Risks Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the growing trend of people raising their own poultry and exposure risks to Salmonella.    “For many people, having poultry in their backyard can be an enjoyable experience while ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Wine Marketing Tourism Conference

    Calling all Texas wine professionals!  Never before held in Texas, the 2016 Wine Marketing & Tourism Conference will take place on November 8-10 in Fredericksburg.  TWGGA is a strong supporter (and will be in attendance) at the event this year and strongly urge our local friends and partners to join in the event as well. The WMTC offers an exceptional lineup of ...

  • Carbon Tax Expected To Have A Negative Effect On Canadian Agriculture Equipment Dealers

    The Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) is concerned that the implementation of the Federal Carbon Tax of a minimum of $50 per tonne by 2022, will have a negative effect on Canadian agriculture. The equipment dealers’ association, which represents farm, construction and outdoor power equipment dealers in Canada, is asking the Federal government to conduct a study on the long term ...

  • Rice Processing steps: From Pre-planting to Postproductio

     Rice, which is harvested each year with 154 million ha, is the most common grain as well as the most popular food in the world. Human consumption accounts for 85% of total production for rice, compared with 72% for wheat and 19% for maize. In addition, ...

  • Rice Processing steps: From Pre-planting to Postproduction

    Rice, which is harvested each year with 154 million ha, is the most common grain as well as the most popular food in the world. Human consumption accounts for 85% of total production for rice, compared with 72% for wheat and 19% for maize. In addition, rice is the the most important crop for many of small farmers who grow it throughout the world, and the source of so many landless ...

  • PotashCorp helps nourish student potential in Regina Catholic Schools

    PotashCorp is providing $50,000 to support nutrition programs in Regina Catholic Schools this school year, bringing its total contribution since 2013 to $230,000. “School nutrition programs are an extremely effective way to provide good, healthy food to the children who need it most. We know how important this is – our products help farmers grow crops that ...


    By PotashCorp

  • Dairy Farmers of Canada unveils new organizational logo

    Today, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) proudly unveiled its new organizational logo, representing Dairy Farmers of Canada the organization, as part of a new overall brand conviction strongly reaffirming that dairy farmers believe in the power of dairy to give Canadians a healthier future. The new logo has been designed to be eye-catching, easier to understand, to create a stronger brand identity ...

  • New tool opens world of climate finance to dairy sector

    The dairy sector will soon be able to participate in international carbon credit markets thanks to a new methodology that lets farmers and project designers reliably document how they are reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions - a step that will open up new sources of finance for the livestock industry and help promote investment in smallholder operations. FAO's new  ...

  • Valley Implement to Represent Eby Trailers

    M.H. Eby, Inc. announces their newest authorized dealer, Valley Implement from Preston, Idaho. Valley Implement was founded in 1951.  With locations in Preston and Grace, Idaho and Logan, Utah they are a full sales and service provider for New Holland & Case IH Agricultural and Irrigation equipment Valley Implement ...


    By M.H. Eby Inc

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