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Feb 19, 2013
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External factors make for busy year in hay and equipment industries

Drought, high grain prices, fiscal cliffs. They all combined to create a “perfect storm” for farmers and equipment manufacturers at the beginning of 2013. Although some thought the fiscal cliff might prove to be the undoing of the U.S. economy, the Jan. 1 version actually turned out well for the equipment business....More
Feb 15, 2013
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World Ag Expo finishes record-breaking run

Three days of near perfect weather helped the World Ag Expo attract record crowds to the 46th annual edition of the show. World Ag Expo’s Jerry Sinift says the Expo filled all of its parking area, including a newly expanded location, on the second day of the show. Sinift also talked about the WAE’s Ag Warriors program in this interview from the show grounds....More
Feb 14, 2013
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Spider mites reducing California corn silage yield and quality

Spider mites can become a damaging insect pest when field conditions are dry and dusty. Entomologists have known they can reduce corn yields, but until recently did not know they could also impact fiber and starch content....More
Feb 13, 2013
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Ram Truck Super Bowl commercial delivers powerful message

The Dodge Ram truck commercial celebrating farmers that ran during this year’s Super Bowl obviously struck a note with many viewers. Many have commented on the photos of Case IH equipment that were part of the commercial. Case IH’s Dan Danford talked about Case IH’s role in the commercial during a stop at the Media Day Tour at World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif....More
Jan 28, 2013
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Rice still a good fit in pet food, Cal Poly professor says 2

There’s a move in some circles to ban rice from dog food. That would be a mistake, Cal Poly University professor Dr. Oscar Chavez told participants at the USA Rice Outlook Conference in San Diego. Rice is a key ingredient in providing a balanced diet for dogs, he notes. He explained his arguments in an interview following a presentation at the conference....More
Jan 23, 2013
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Southeast Farm Press

Cottonseed oil may make big market splash 1

The research and promotion arm of the cotton industry has teamed up with a private company to offer five new flavor-infused cooking oils. The new oils are aimed at expanding per capita consumption of cottonseed oil beyond the current three pints per year. Cotton Incorporated’s Tom Wedegaertner and Chef Donald Hoffman explain in this video from a media briefing at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio....More
Dec 21, 2012
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One-year farm bill extension viable option, Rice Federation official says

Some farm organizations have been saying a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill would be difficult to achieve if the White House and House leaders cannot reach agreement on a budget deal. But the USA Rice Federation’s Reece Langley says an extension might be the better option for growers and lenders who will begin a new crop season within a matter of weeks. Langley discussed the ‘fiscal cliff’ dilemma during an “Update on the 2012 Farm Bill Development at the USA Rice Outlook Conference in San Diego....More
Dec 17, 2012
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Arizona cotton farmer hits phenomenal seven bales per acre 2

Each year, Delta and Pine Land gives out awards to the highest-yielding producers in its New Product Evaluator or NPE program. This year one of the awards was a little late because Jerry Rovey’s Arizona cotton operation was harvesting the variety on the day of the 2011 NPE Summit. Rovey’s presentation at this year’s summit in Nashville was special because the variety – DPL 1359 – harvested an average of 3,615 pounds of lint – about seven bales per acre. Rovey discussed the variety and the growing season in this interview with Farm Press Editor Forrest Laws....More
Dec 3, 2012
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Delta Farm Press

$4 corn vs. $9 corn: Which will win in 2013?

Corn and soybean farmers were enjoying record-high prices until a few weeks ago. Once harvest began, some of the sizzle went out of the market. Dr. Chad Hart discussed the changing fundamentals in the grain markets at Iowa State University’s Integrated Crop Management Conference. While the markets have softened, they still offer an opportunity for growers to price their 2013 crops at a profitable level, according to Hart....More
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