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‘I Need More Mexicans’: A Kansas Farmer’s Message to Trump

Undocumented immigrants make up about half the workforce in U.S. agriculture, according to various estimates. But that pool of labor is shrinking, which could spell trouble for farms, feedlots, dairies, and meatpacking plants—particularly in a state such as Kansas, where unemployment in many counties is barely half the already tight national rate.

 

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Farmers will have an additional herbicide option in dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton in 2017. BASF’s Engenia herbicide recently received approval from the Environmental Protection Agency. BASF has a long history with dicamba products, having commercialized older formulations Banvel and Clarity, and is confident in the newest formulation.   Read more

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