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When Drift Hits Home

Images of cupped soybean fields have come to symbolize the dicamba injury crisis underway in farm country in the U.S. But what happens when chemicals like dicamba move beyond the soybean fields of commercial farmers onto the property of rural homeowners, business owners and organic and specialty crop farmers?  […]

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Chinese Tariffs Threaten U.S. Pecan Industry

It was a great year for pecan production in Georgia, New Mexico and Texas, with Georgia, the usual leader in pecan production in the United States, raking in 107 million pounds of nuts to remain at the top of the list as the state with the highest pecan production.  […]

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Seed Consolidation’s Big Finale

The past three years have been nothing if not a flurry of consolidation in the seed industry. Monsanto and Bayer are likely days away from integrating, Dow and DuPont are now known as Corteva Agriscience and Syngenta is owned by ChemChina.   Read more

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AFBF on Navarro’s ‘Rounding Error’ Statement

“White House trade advisor Peter Navarro’s recent comments that the damage this trade war is doing to certain sectors of the U.S. economy, of which we all know includes agriculture, is little more than a ‘rounding error’ are out of touch with the pain our farmers and ranchers are experiencing.”[…]

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