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NRCS Reminds Landowners about SoilWeb 2.0 App Update

Dan Soil, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to make sure landowners are aware of the recent release of the iOS and Android SoilWeb app, version 2.0. NRCS, together with the University of California at Davis Soil Resource Laboratory, notes the new app has a cleaner and more modern interface with GPS-location-based links to access detailed digital soil survey data published …

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WTO Rules against US over Pre-Trade War Dispute with China

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

(NAFB) — The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against the United States in a pre-trade war dispute with China, opening the door for more retaliatory tariffs. The ruling says some U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods do not comply with WTO rules. The case opened in 2012 when the United States implemented tariffs aimed at products the U.S. claimed “were unfairly …

crop science

Bayer to Move Crop Science Headquarters

Dan Industry News Release

(NAFB) — Bayer plans to move its crop science headquarters to St. Louis and close its Research Triangle Park facility. Bayer, which acquired St. Louis-based Monsanto for $63 billion, will move 500 jobs to the former Monsanto campus in Missouri. The announcement comes after Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s first European Trade Mission. The trip included a stop in Germany to …

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Growing Tomatoes in Hanging Baskets

Dan Fruits, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom reviews the different varieties, as well as gives you tips for growing tomatoes in hanging baskets. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Having your own freshly-picked homegrown tomatoes can still be done even if your short on space, like a small garden or even a balcony. That’s because tomatoes will happily grow in hanging baskets.  Additionally, …

south florida water

South Florida Water Board Discusses Water Storage Options

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, Lake Okeechobee, Water

South Florida ag news colleague Katrina Elskin at Lake Okeechobee News follows up with more from last week’s South Florida Water Management meetings in West Palm Beach. Discussion topics included water storage options north of Lake Okeechobee, a topic of keen concern to farmers and ranchers alike in that region of the state. SFWMD considers use of ASR wells WEST …

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Huge October Livestock Summit In France Releases Program Update

Dan Cattle, Livestock

Our AgNet Media friends in Clermont-Ferrand, France, just released the updated program for their upcoming Sommet De L’Elevage (Livestock Summit), which is one of, if not the biggest of its kind of events in the world. Speaking from first hand experience, this “Sommet” is an incredible experience for anyone in cattle or livestock businesses, particularly if you like to travel …