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Arkansas 2018 Dicamba Ban Proceeds

On Wednesday (Nov. 8) afternoon, the Arkansas Plant Board voted 10-3 to continue its plan to ban dicamba applications in 2018. If enacted, the ban would begin April 15 and run through the end of October, effectively removing the herbicide from use on Monsanto’s dicamba-tolerant (Xtend) crops during the growing[…]

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Farm Software Continues to Evolve

You won’t find even three dozen companies offering farm software or computer-related products at farm shows these days. The market has settled out into the companies that have proved their value with customers. And the companies you do find at shows now typically have new options or advanced products almost[…]

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Positive Buzz About Honey Bees

USDA released a positive report on honey bee colonies this past spring. The number of commercial U.S. honey bee colonies was 2.89 million as of April 1—3% more colonies than during the same time in 2016. The total number of honey bee colonies lost was also lower in 2017. The number[…]

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U.S. Farmers Concerned Over Last Round of NAFTA Talks, Uncertainty Growing

While many farm groups have voiced support for renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in hopes of improving the pact by modernizing such things as Internet banking, including international fund transfers, and a more balanced money exchange system, many producers are more concerned about how any new[…]

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