Trump administration charges wine discrimination

Office of U.S. Trade Representative requests World Trade Organization examine British Columbia regulations regarding imported wine.

Don't fry, remember the sunscreen

The Friday before Memorial Day is 'Don't Fry Day.'

Farm Progress America, May 25, 2018

Max Armstrong shares the story of a crop being grown that could save sharks

Soybean Watch ’18 gets head start compared to 2017

Soybean Watch: A wider planting window allows the operator to plant soybeans a month earlier this year.

Iowa AgriTech Accelerator announces 2018 class

Five ag tech startups have been chosen to participate in this year’s program.

Decide if monitoring stored grain is worth investment

There are several situations where grain bin aeration controllers or monitors could return dividends.

8 teams earn EPA funding

Student teams will use money to solve environmental and public health challenges.

Telling the story of ethanol

Four teams of producers, traders, government officials and business people from 17 countries tour farms, feedlots and ethanol plants.

USDA announces new process to purchase food

The products will be provided to families in need through USDA’s nutrition assistance programs.

Are you ready for World Pork Expo?

Registration still open for 30th World Pork Expo, June 6-8 at Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Farm Progress America, May 24, 2018

Max Armstrong shares insight on the history of the U.S. Drought Monitor

New no-flat solution for utility vehicles

Michelin expands its Tweel line for recreational machines.

Managing 2 crops at once: In the bin and in the field

Don’t forget about the corn you still have in the bin from last year.

5 tips to maximize value of stored grain

Pay attention to the investment you still have in the bin, and keep it in good condition.

Weed control: What went wrong and why?

Learn to correctly identify a herbicide application issue.

$256 million invested in 81 water and wastewater projects

The 81 projects are in 35 states.

Thinking of running for FSA county committee?

Nominations accepted beginning June 15, 2018.

No snappy slogan for organic

USDA terminates proposed rule to establish checkoff program for certified organic products.

Weather heats up, we start thinking farm shows

While farmers are still tending the 2018 crop, we're looking ahead

Farm Progress America, May 23, 2018

Max Armstrong looks at what factors drove the creation of the ag mega mergers

Quick Take: Save the date for summer meetings

U of I Agronomy Day is Aug. 16. Join the U of I weed science team June 27 for a look at the latest corn and soybean herbicide programs. Wyffels Hybrids will host Corn Strategies Aug. 2.

NFU asks Pruitt to allow summertime E15 sales

NFU President Roger Johnson says year-round use of E15 would have significant benefits for farmers and the economy.

Eating yogurt may reduce inflammation

Research conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Farm Progress America, May 22, 2018

Max Armstrong looks at an interesting solution to the opioid crisis offered by one USDA official

Corn Watch ’18 field off to good start

Corn Watch: Favorable weather after planting occurs for the first time in three years.

New tool for connecting to customers

Nutrien, a new name in ag, will have a new interface for its customers.

4 ways to thwart wheat vomitoxin

Fight DON! Get a jump on vomitoxin and the head scab that causes it with the right management strategies.

Subirrigation still exists but hasn’t caught on

Corn Illustrated: Study shows using subirrigation can increase corn yield over the long haul.

Ethanol Summit highlights the use of ethanol in fuel

The event brings together high-level officials from agriculture, environmental and energy ministries throughout the region.

Ted McKinney leading trade mission in China

Mission participants include leaders from the Idaho, Nebraska and Virginia departments of agriculture, as well as representatives from 25 companies and organizations.

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