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11/20/2014 12:00:00 PM
After the driest year on record, some western alfalfa growers may find themselves battling soil salinity. It is important to consider how dry conditions contribute to soil salinity and how it can be managed.

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11/20/2014 11:30:00 AM
It is very likely you have already completed the harvest season, and in the process of storing all the equipment in a proper place. One piece of equipment requires more attention than others when putting it in the storage place. It is your sprayer.

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11/20/2014 11:00:00 AM
Farmers and farmland owners often cite urban pressure as a key driver of farmland prices in areas surrounding metropolitan centers. While the influence of urban areas on farmland markets is widely recognized, it is difficult for economists to quantify the extent to which urban centers drive farmland prices. New research offers one potential measure based on observed farmland transactions.

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11/20/2014 10:00:00 AM
By now, most beef producers are familiar with corn distillers grains. This byproduct of the ethanol industry has found its way into all corners of the cattle-feeding world; from the cow/calf operation to the feedlot.

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11/20/2014 9:00:00 AM
Crop-devouring armyworms are showing increasing resistance in some U.S. farm fields to a popular type of genetically modified crop that should kill them, scientists said on Monday.

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11/20/2014 8:15:00 AM
For the second year in a row, a national survey of farmers has documented a yield boost from the use of cover crops in corn and soybeans, as well as a wide variety of other benefits.

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11/20/2014 7:30:00 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Dean Foods Co's(DF.N) appeal over claims the business conspired to restrict competition for bottled milk in the southeastern United States, forcing the company to face an antitrust suit over the matter.

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11/20/2014 7:00:00 AM
U.S. Rep. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) was named the 50th chairman of the House Agricultural Committee. Selected by the House Republican Steering Committee, Conway succeeds Rep. Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), who has held the post since 2011.

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11/20/2014 6:30:00 AM
Beef cow nutritionists have known that cow energy requirements increase in cold weather. There is not much we can do about the weather, however adjustments in the diet of the range beef cows can mitigate the effects of the winter weather.

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11/20/2014 1:00:00 AM
We know that genetic diversity within species or a population is beneficial for numerous reasons, including reduced incidence of the expression of harmful or lethal mutations.

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