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  • Truth About Trade & Technology hosts global farmer roundtable

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 31, 2014 | 11:22 AM

    Truth About Trade & Technology hosts global farmer roundtable In conjunction with World Food Prize activities in Des Moines, the organization Truth About Trade & Technology sponsors a global farmer roundtable. This year’s roundtable included 16 farmers from around the world.ÂOne of them was Ian Pigott, who run a[…]

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  • Cold wave races into the Corn Belt

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 31, 2014 | 11:09 AM

    Cold wave races into the Corn Belt Across the Corn Belt, snow is falling in the upper Great Lakes region, while rain showers stretch southward from Lower Michigan through the Ohio Valley. Sharply colder air is overspreading the entire region, with Friday morning’s low temperatures generally ranging[…]

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  • Milder weather forecast to return to the Heartland

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 31, 2014 | 11:06 AM

    Milder weather forecast to return to the Heartland The coldest air of the season is overspreading the eastern half of the U.S. Weekend freeze warnings have been issued from parts of the central and southern Plains into portions of Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama. Additional freeze warnings may[…]

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  • November Scholarship & Internship Deadlines

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 31, 2014 | 11:02 AM

    November Scholarship & Internship Deadlines Nov. 3Missouri Pork internship deadline Nov. 14GFAI scholarship deadline Nov. 15 FFA scholarship application period opens. Visit FFA.org for details. Nov. 20SOY scholarship deadlineThe post November Scholarship & Internship Deadlines appeared first on http://brownfieldagnews.com.     

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  • Sticky Halloween candy a cavity culprit

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 31, 2014 | 07:39 AM

    Sticky Halloween candy a cavity culprit Kids will be kids and they’re going to eat Halloween candy.ÂBut from a dentist’s perspective, it’s the sticky candy kids eat that is more likely to lead to tooth decay. In this version of Healthy Living – a dentist says[…]

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  • Fighting back against soybean seedling diseases

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 31, 2014 | 07:00 AM

    Fighting back against soybean seedling diseases Farmers and agronomists across the Midwest are reporting more problems with soybean seedling diseases in the spring, especially phytophthora and pythium. Dr. Alison Robertson, Iowa State University plant pathologist, says some of that is due to the earlier planting and[…]

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  • Midwest ground zero for glyphosate resistance

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 31, 2014 | 03:27 AM

    Midwest ground zero for glyphosate resistance Unless action is taken – and soon – farmers may lose a key tool in fighting weeds. Weed resistance is a challenge for farmers around the world.  Stephen Powles, grain farmer and Professor at the University of Western Australia[…]

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  • Holistic, integrated solutions for farming

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 31, 2014 | 02:20 AM

    Holistic, integrated solutions for farming Mathias Kremer, Head of Strategy for Bayer CropScience welcomed attendees to the Corn Soybean Future Forum in Frankfurt, Germany Thursday by laying out his company’s commitment to the future of these crops. “The strategic focus for Bayer,” said Kremer, “is[…]

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  • An open arms approach to membership

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 30, 2014 | 23:05 PM

    An open arms approach to membership National FFA Officer candidate and Illinois state FFA President Sam Detweiler wasn’t your typical FFA member. In fact, Detwiler was more your typical teenage young man, hoping athletics would pay off in the long run. But, in an instant, that[…]

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  • Growing ag leaders

    Brownfield Ag News Oct 30, 2014 | 22:52 PM

    Growing ag leaders Monsanto president Brett Begemann says there’s no better place to see the future of agriculture than the National FFA convention. In front of more than 60,000 FFA members, Begemann announced Monsanto’s new America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders program.“The Ag Leaders[…]

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