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A new crop of farmers ready to face the challenges
Alex Bata didn’t expect to be a farmer. Growing up in Adams, Bata was active in high school in “football, basketball, golf, student council -- everything I could get my hands on. I just didn’t think about farming.”
Sunday, May, 24, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Minnesotans protesting potato pesticides turned away from McDonald's meeting
A group of rural Minnesotans hoping to present their concerns about McDonald's use of potato pesticides were denied entrance to the company's shareholder meeting Thursday, they said.
Friday, May, 22, 2015 - - News

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Timely rains boost crop prospects
Farmers throughout the region are ahead of schedule planting crops, and they are grateful for rains that have allayed some concerns about drought. Here is how farmers and input suppliers in west-central Minnesota recently described their situation when Agweek came through the area to check on progress.
Monday, May, 18, 2015 - Agweek - News

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As it woos Syngenta, Monsanto mounts campaign to combat critics
As seed and chemical maker Monsanto Co. woos Swiss agrochemicals firm Syngenta, Monsanto also is trying to win over consumers in key international markets, rolling out social media and marketing campaigns.
Friday, May, 15, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Cold snap not yet fatal for crops
Cold temperatures in the past three days have threatened early-emerging crops in the Dakotas and Minnesota, but there are no widespread reports of freeze damage.
Tuesday, May, 12, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Minn. company plays clean-up role in avian flu outbreak
An Alexandria, Minn., company – Mobile Washer – offers a valuable service – cleaning up turkey barns that were infected with bird flu. It’s already sanitized more than 40 poultry barns in South Dakota, is just starting to work in North Dakota and will be cleaning Minnesota turkey barns in a week or so.
Monday, May, 11, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Growing Together: Area spruce trees ravaged by new disease
FARGO -- A potentially devastating disease epidemic is attacking our region's most common evergreen trees. Colorado, Black Hills and Norway spruce have long been planted in yards and shelterbelts. Most of the tree-type evergreens in our region are spruce, ranging in color from silvery blue to deep green and growing 40 or 50 feet high. And now a relatively new disease called Stigmina needlecast is causing serious damage.
Monday, May, 11, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Colombia president to call for suspension of coca plant spraying
BOGOTA - Colombia's president will ask the government to suspend aerial fumigation of coca plants used to make cocaine, he said on Saturday, amid signs the weed killer used may cause cancer, a decision which could complicate the country's war on drugs.
Monday, May, 11, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Climate change sparks tension in India's tea gardens
JORHAT, India - Usha Ghatowar smiles wryly when asked about the pay she earns picking leaves at a colonial-era tea garden in India's Assam. "Do you think 3,000 rupees ($48) are enough when your monthly expenses can be double that?" she mumbles, as she puts on her "jaapi" hat of woven bamboo and palm leaves and takes a sip of tea from a steel mug.
Tuesday, May, 05, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Broccoli and big ag share space on Red River Valley farm
Spring means nonstop activity at Kragnes Family Farms, where David Kragnes and his son Ben are putting corn seed in a planter in the farmyard.
Tuesday, May, 05, 2015 - Minnesota Public Radio - News

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Planting hinges on a multitude of factors
MERRIFIELD, N.D. — It’s a windy spring morning, the kind that sends kites soaring and rips hats from heads. The indefatigable wind forces Merrifield, N.D., farmer Bob Drees to make yet another planting-related decision.
Monday, May, 04, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Tester criticizes land-grant colleges on organics
As attendees at the Organic Trade Association luncheon April 15 ate a salad with bulgur wheat from his organic farm, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., the only organic farmer in the Senate, said advocates would have to work hard to achieve labeling of genetically modified foods, and more farmers would transition to organic operations if the land-grant colleges paid more attention to organics.
Monday, April, 27, 2015 - Agweek - News

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DuPont buying microbiome firm, seeks edge in emerging crop products
DuPont is buying a California-based microbiome discovery company for development of biological crop products, a move that the chemical and crop company hopes will give it an edge in an emerging agricultural market.
Thursday, April, 23, 2015 - Reuters - News

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DuPont buying microbiome firm, seeks edge in emerging crop products
DuPont is buying a California-based microbiome discovery company for development of biological crop products, a move that the chemical and crop company hopes will give it an edge in an emerging agricultural market.
Wednesday, April, 22, 2015 - Reuters - News

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U.S. could use vaccines being developed to fight bird flu in poultry
CHICAGO - Faced with a deadly bird flu outbreak that has infected millions of chickens and turkeys, the U.S. Agriculture Department could turn to what it has always seen as a last resort: readying and deploying a vaccine to fight the disease.
Wednesday, April, 22, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Tester calls for GMO labeling
As attendees at the Organic Trade Association luncheon April 15 ate a salad with bulgur wheat from his organic farm, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., the only organic farmer in the Senate, said advocates would have to work hard to achieve labeling of genetically modified foods, and that more farmers would transition to organic operations if the land-grant colleges paid more attention to organics.
Tuesday, April, 21, 2015 - Agweek - News

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UAV systems could benefit ag, but questions remain
Excitement surrounds the potential use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in South Dakota’s agricultural industry. This technology could be used to fly over pastures and check cows or to take aerial surveys of crops and spray pesticide accordingly.
Sunday, April, 19, 2015 - - News

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Smoke from grass fires closes Interstate 29 in North Dakota
Grass fires raging north of Grand Forks has crews battling what appear to be multiple blazes causing the closure of about 30 miles of Interstate 29 and accidents with visibility down to zero on stretches of the interstate north of the city.
Wednesday, April, 15, 2015 - - News

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Pesticide drift a risk in spraying
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture wants to remind pesticide applicators of drift risk during this spraying season.
Tuesday, April, 14, 2015 - South Dakota State University Extension Service - News

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US farmers take a gamble with belt-tightening as incomes slide
CHICAGO - Bracing for their leanest season in eight years, U.S. farmers are skimping on everything from machinery to fertilizers, betting that they can go down-market and yet maintain crop production and quality.
Wednesday, April, 08, 2015 - Reuters - News

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