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Iowans encouraged to prepare for future propane needs

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging farmers, rural residents and other Iowans who use propane to consider taking steps now to ensure an adequate supply this fall and winter.

New statewide Iowa agriculture literacy organization launched

A new, statewide organization aimed at helping Iowans understand more about how and where their food and fuel is produced is now in business.

National Centre for Livestock and the Environment -Field Day: Progress in Nutrient and Water Management in Agriculture Systems

NCLE is committed to encouraging knowledge sharing among researchers, government, industry and other interest groups as well as with the general public. There are a number of venues and forums through which this can be accomplished.

Cool weather's effect on crop could differ from 2009

The next two months will determine whether the Indiana corn crop produces high yields as expected or is significantly damaged by any unforeseen, drastic changes in weather and diseases, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen says.

New Program and Services Tool Available for British Columbia Agri-Food Sector

British Columbia farmers can now discover and stay up-to-date on programs and services offered by the federal and provincial governments, including Growing Forward 2 programs

Soybean Futures Jump Higher On Demand.

Ag Market News: Grain & Livestock Futures And Comments.

USDA Crop Progress Report: Conditions Decline.

Corn & Soybean Crop Condition Ratings Were A Little Lower This Week.

Root Rot of Soybean Update: Rhizoctonia

Rhizoctonia has been isolated from four of them.

Pepper Disease and Pest Prevention, New Varieties to be Discussed during Field Night

Pepper diseases, insects, pests, weeds and how to control them will be among the topics discussed by experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences during a workshop July 31 in Fremont.

South-Southeast Texas cotton and grain update

Farm activity is ablaze with corn and grain sorghum harvest in full swing with cotton not far behind, at least in Deep South Texas.

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Ontario Dairy Council Fights Milk Container Size Restriction

Ontario milk processors dispute 3-litre milk container size restriction.

Weekly Livestock Market Summary

First off today, as we do every Monday, we get the latest on the livestock markets.

Agronomic Innovations, LLC Buys AgRobotics.

Launches Farmer-Centered AutoProbe Precision Soil Sampling Services and Licensing of AutoProbe to Farmers and Agronomic Service Providers

2014-15 CWB Pros Lower For Wheat and Canola; Durum Higher

CWB today released its Pool Return Outlooks (PROs) for the 2014-15 pools

Foot-and-mouth disease confirmed at two hog farms in South Korea

South Korea dealing with its first outbreak of food-and-mouth disease in three years.

After tragedy strikes, the Verburgs rebuild their dairy farm business

When a major tragedy strikes, rebuilding can seem like a distant reality. That was certainly true for the Verburgs of Roosburg Farms in Athens, Ontario, who had a major fire in early 2013

Ag Land Damage Cited In Halt To Pipeline Work

The National Energy Board has suspended work on Enbridge's Line 3

OFA partners with municipal representatives to improve rural infrastructure

Municipal funding for rural road and bridge improvements was on the agenda at a recent meeting between the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and the Western Ontario Warden’s Caucus (WOWC).

Tories Say Province Is Stalling AgriRecovery Flood Help

The ball is in the provincial government's court when it comes to triggering an AgriRecovery

High Assiniboine Challenges Potato Irrigation

Flooding on the Assiniboine River has made irrigation difficult for potato growers who use the river as their water source.

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