Farm Progress America, July 17, 2018

Max Armstrong talks aerial application technology

Clover Chang to retire from U.S. Grains Council

Chang has worked for Council for 34 years. Michael Lu will succeed Chang.

Master Farmer nominations due soon

Just a few weeks remain to nominate a winning candidate for Prairie Farmer’s 2019 Master Farmer award.

Simple demo shows corn’s ability to recover

Corn Watch: Plants with their growing points intact regrow from injury.

Comment on WOTUS

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt proposes permanent and complete repeal of 2015 WOTUS rule.

Nutrien to acquire Agrible

Agrible is a digital agriculture company with an advanced platform and product offering that includes a broad set of agronomic and on-farm advisory tools.

Apply today for the Pork Checkoff Agricultural Marketing Fellowship

Applications may be submitted until Aug. 8.

Japan will accept U.S. sheep and goat exports

USDA technical staff worked to establish new terms for market access.

How can high-tech conservation help you?

NRCS Notes: High-definition photos and maps make for better conservation work. But what’s next?

30 selected for Wallace-Carver Fellowship

Fellows represent 25 universities and colleges in 17 states.

High-tech, remote flying sprayer upgrade

Yamaha announces a new-model machine that’s currently used in specialty crops.

10 students from 9 states participate in Ag Voices program

The program gives students an inside look at how agricultural policies are made in Washington.

Ted McKinney to lead trade mission to Southeast Asia

Trip is July 16-19 and will include representatives from 24 organizations.

Farm Progress America, July 16, 2018

Max Armstrong looks at a key sticking point to farm bill negotiations

This Week in Agribusiness, July 14, 2018

Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson talk about presidential pardons, trade with China and hear about a very special collection of dirt.

7 ag stories you might have missed this week - July 13, 2018

Trump issues pardons, farm bill meeting approaches and more tariffs possible.

Eugene Sukup: Great man and a great legacy

Founder of the iconic grain bin manufacturing company that bears his name dies at age 89.

Michelin acquires Camso, creates new off-road mobility unit

New unit will have headquarters in Magog, Quebec.

13 appointed to National Dairy Promotion and Research Board

Twelve people will serve 3-year-terms; one will serve out remainder of vacant position.

Barrasso's Endangered Species Act language to have July 17 hearing

Farm Bureau says Barrasso's discussion draft restores 'common sense,' Union of Concerned Scientists says it is 'purely a political maneuver.'

Soybeans can’t grow with residue in trench

Soybean Watch: Here’s a reminder of why it’s important to keep residue out of the planting slot.

Ag Transportation Summit is July 25-26, 2018

Ag Transportation Summit brings leaders together to focus on importance of transportation to agriculture.

Farm Progress America, July 13, 2018

Max Armstrong digs in on the reputation of hog farms versus court views

Housing now available for H-2A visa holders

Applications for program will be accepted through Aug. 27, 2018.

When does failing eyesight really start?

Life is Simple: Here’s the ugly truth about failing vision.

Jad Daley to be 40th head of American Forests

This week, American Forests and the Forest-Climate Working Group will host “Learning Lab” in Washington, D.C.

Farm Progress America, July 12, 2018

Max Armstrong offers a look at the wish by some of ‘setting back the clock’ and what that might mean

Pork Checkoff announces #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces

12 college students to share their pork industry story on social media.

Tractor, combine sales rise in 2018

4 highlights from latest Association of Equipment Manufacturers report.

Amity unveils multiuse air cart

The 225-bushel air cart can be used with planters, chisel plows, strip-till applicators and more.

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