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11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Workers directly hired by farmers declined 10% in October and wages were up 1%, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture farm labor report. Read more details from the report from this Packer article.

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11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Corn growers across Arkansas are increasingly taking matters into their own hands, erecting on-farm storage facilities to help them more efficiently market and harvest their product, rather than relying on commercial grain elevators. Read more on their investment from this news release.

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11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
The drastic outdoor cooling that has occurred may create some grain storage and drying problems. This Farm & Ranch Guide article has some questions that Kenneth Hellevang has received and his responses.

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11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a new formula to calculate fee increases for fruit and vegetable inspections and other Agricultural Marketing Service functions. Read more on the formula from this Packer article.

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11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
The Food and Drug Administration sampling program and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Pesticide Data Program have room for improvement in the way they collect and share data on pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables and other food, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. Read more on the study from this Grower article.

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11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Dominic Reising, North Carolina Extension entomologist, determined that the corn was fallig apart due to fall armyworms. What made this case so perplexing was that the farmer had planted a variety of genetically engineered corn that produces a Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) protein that should be fatal to armyworms. But it wasn't. Read more on the situation from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are wrapping up a two-year study to determine the best combination of corn hybrids, planting dates and maturity to maintain yield and maximize water-use efficiency. Read more on the study from this news release.

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11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Mid-South farmers are well aware that turning on an irrigation system doesn't mean strictly pure freshwater will reach the crop. Often, salts are part of the liquid package and, if allowed to accumulate, future yields will be hampered. Read more on reversing the impact from this Delta Farm Press article.

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11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Continued water challenges for corn production on the Texas High Plains has Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists evaluating recent drought-tolerant hybrids from major seed companies.

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11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
This Farmdoc Daily article provides an overview of the commodity program decisions of the 2014 Farm Bill, thereby provide a context for each decision that must be made.

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