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Dec 4, 2013
Western Farm Press

WTO helping resolve trade disputes in world markets even without a new world trade agreement

WTO helping resolve trade disputes without new world trade agreement...More
Dec 2, 2013
Western Farm Press

Solar may be alternative for dealing with California’s high energy costs

Distributed generation expert outlines ways solar power and tax credits can help California agricultural producers reduce their energy expenses during presentation at American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers annual meeting....More
Apr 11, 2013

World Ag Expo continues to add to permanent footprint

Visitors to this year’s World Ag Expo were treated to a new site when they reached the center of the giant outdoor farm show complex. The International Agri-Center and the City of Tulare, Calif., built a new $2.5-million clear-span building to replace the giant tent that had housed a number of exhibits for the last 20 years. The new Pavilion C drew rave reviews from exhibitors and farm show visitors alike....More
Apr 10, 2013

WHEP program a win-win for rice, birds

Rice producers and waterbird enthusiasts in California are utilizing a Natural Resources Conservation Service Program for commercial rice production and a habitat for migratory birds in the Sacramento and northern San Joaquin valleys. Western Farm Press Editor Cary Blake learns about the Waterbird Habitat Enhancement Program from Tim Hermansen, a NRCS wildlife biologist in Colusa, Calif....More
Apr 9, 2013
Southwest Farm Press

98 year old U.S. farmer still going strong

Elmo Snelling's energy belies his 98 years. He’ll turn 99 July 27 and plans to drive a restored 1946 John Deere Tractor in a July 4th parade several weeks before that....More
Mar 15, 2013

Growing food the biggest challenge of 21st century? (Part 2)

Producing enough food to feed 9 billion people by 2050 will be a monumental undertaking, the biggest challenge facing the world’s leaders in the 21st Century. DuPont’s Jim Borel discussed what his company is doing and what else needs to be done to meet the challenge in a speech at the Pioneer Media Event at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in Des Moines, Iowa....More
Mar 15, 2013

Growing food the biggest challenge of 21st century? (Part 1)

It’s estimated that 850 million people in the world suffer from chronic hunger. What’s hard for many people to believe is that 650 million of those are farmers who can’t grow enough food to feed their families. DuPont’s Jim Borel discussed the issues surrounding malnutrition and other food security problems in a speech at the Pioneer Media Event held at the World Food Prize’s Hall of Laureate in Des Moines, Iowa....More
Mar 5, 2013

Case IH combining flexibility with advantages of tracked tractor

Farmers are seeking bigger and more powerful equipment to meet the demands of larger farming operations. Case IH’s Ron Blessing talked about how the Steiger RowTrac is designed to help meet those needs – without causing compacting or rutting up fields. He was interviewed during the World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif....More
Feb 28, 2013

Drone prospects immense for US farmers

Rory Paul says drones have tremendous potential for farmers and service providers. But that potential is being constrained by privacy and regulatory issues, including the lack of firm policy from the FAA about their use. Paul talked about the current situation for drones in this interview at the On-Farm Network’s annual conference in Ames, Iowa....More
Feb 21, 2013

US hay exports to continue strong through 2013

China is exerting a major influence on many of the world’s commodity markets and the hay market is no exception. Veteran hay market analyst Seth Hoyt says China plans to double its milk production in the next five years, a move that will require it to import lots of quality hay. Those and other comments are contained in this segment of Hoyt’s presentation at this year’s Forage Seminar at the World Ag Expo....More
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