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RENSSELAER — You probably wouldn’t think that boys and girls driving farm tractors in the early morning would draw a crowd but that is exactly what happened on Saturday, July 25, at the Jasper…

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"Why fall cover crops?” asks Dan Smith, southwest regional specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Department of Horticulture and with UW-Division of Extension.

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OPINION  Farmers are no strangers to crisis but this year the crises keep piling up. Most of us are immobilized in our homes and on our farms, dread-filled and agitated. Others go to work in novel conditions, often at risk of becoming sick. Our democracy is stagnant with a legislature that has largely failed to act in the interest of the people it’s supposed to serve. We’ve seen Midwesterners shot and killed in public and national uprisings to stop racial violence. The world is becoming hotter and more chaotic.

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2020 corn harvest is drawing near, and now is the time for growers to assess their pest control experience and make a plan for 2021. The Agrisure(®) traits portfolio offers high-performing rotational options to show pests something different.

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Vertical farming – the practice of growing crops indoors in controlled conditions – is continuing to expand. Investors and entrepreneurs are excited about the potential of vertical farming to revolutionize the global food system. Plenty is a San Francisco-based start-up. It has raised $401 million in funding with backers such as SoftBank, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Other U.S. start-ups AeroFarms and Bowery Farming have raised $238 million and $167.5 million, respectively.

LOS ÁNGELES — Al igual que muchos turistas que recorren Santa Mónica en scooters electrónicos todos los días, Elliot Stephenson, de 21 años, no tenía idea de que había una cerca alrededor del muelle hasta que se topó con ella. "Estaba bajando por la colina y se apagó", relató el desconcertado visitante de Nueva Zelanda mientras conducía su Lime recién alquilada hacia Ocean Avenue en un ...

El presidente de Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, ha revelado este lunes que el exdirector del Agencia de Investigacion Criminal, Tomas Zeron de Lucio, acusado de manipular pruebas sobre la desaparicion de 43 estudiantes de magisterio de Ayotzinapa en 2014, ha huido a Israel. Mexico ha informado ya al gobierno israeli de que Zeron tiene una orden de detencion en su contra, ha explicado ...

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Data empowers farmers to make more informed decisions in their day-to-day lives. To help them further maximize profit potential through data-driven seed recommendations, Syngenta and NK® Seeds have launched the Cropwise(TM) Seed Selector.