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DTN Crops News
Monday, August 3, 2015 1:09PM CDT
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers have found a way to make a grass plant fix its own nitrogen, a new study proves that sugar levels can vastly improve corn yield under drought, and a new GE corn hybrid with bigger ears is up for public comment.

Friday, July 31, 2015 9:11AM CDT
Precision ag companies are bringing automation to the age-old practice of soil sampling in the hopes of improving the quality of the samples that generate data and yield maps and determine farmers' fertilizer and nutrient decisions.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 4:57PM CDT
The Old World bollworm, or Helicoverpa armigera, has been detected on the western coast of Florida. This global pest has a history of insecticide and Bt resistance and is expected to become a serious pest of most U.S. crops permanently.

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DTN Farm Business
Monday, July 27, 2015 2:35PM CDT
With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at midnight, oil, ethanol and agriculture industry groups make their cases.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:00AM CDT
Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s when farmland values burst and many buyers walked away from their contracts, returning title to the original owners. Now even arm's length installment sales should become more popular due to recent tax law changes and the current interest rate environment.


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August 3, 1925
Last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912)

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