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Kansas Youth Water Advocates to teach the ‘worth of water’

· February 20, 2018

When it comes to H2O, a Kansas youth organization recognizes the importance of educating the next generation. On March 23- 24, 14 students will learn about the importance of water advocacy and the water issues that face the state of Kansas, with an emphasis on Western Kansas. The Kansas Youth Water Advocates, a group started […]

Kubota’s new Sidekick tailored for large farms and ranches

· February 20, 2018

Kubota doubled-down on cargo and towing capacity for its new Sidekick utility vehicle — and made it speedier to boot. Given a formal debut last week at the National Farm Machinery Show, Kubota’s RTV-XG850 is run on a 48 hp engine and can reach speeds of up to 40 mph, which compares to 29 mph for […]

Minnesota grad students call for GMO deregulation

· February 20, 2018

Seven University of Minnesota grad students are fed up with the regulatory process for GMO crops and asking for their U.S. representatives to help. The University of Minnesota College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences students sent a letter requesting the U.S. representatives co-author a bipartisan bill to deregulate the process for developing GMO […]

Arkansas judge throws out Monsanto dicamba lawsuit

· February 20, 2018

The Arkansas ban on dicamba continues after a judge threw out Monsanto’s lawsuit to stop the state from blocking sale of the product. On Friday the Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Chris Piazza cited a recent Arkansas Supreme Court decision that the state cannot be made a defendant in court. In June, the Arkansas State […]

National ag coalition: California Prop 65 needs to be halted

· February 20, 2018

A national agriculture coalition is going to court today with a reasonable request: halt California’s extreme Prop 65 listing of glyphosate until the judge can consider all of the facts. Despite scientific findings from hundreds of studies and conclusions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and regulatory agencies […]

New Holland tests out autonomous tractor in vineyard

· February 19, 2018

New Holland Agriculture is partnering with E. & J. Gallo Winery, the largest family-owned winery in the world, to test out their autonomous technology applied to T4.110F vineyard tractors. The collaborative pilot program is focused on gathering agronomic and operator feedback on the use of this technology in everyday vineyard activities, with the ultimate objective […]

No bull, Angus goes for world record $800K at auction

· February 16, 2018

An Angus bull broke a record last week when Square B Ranch & Cattle Company snagged the fella for a mere $800,000. SAV Elation 7899 hails from Schaff Angus Valley. The 14-month-old Angus is from the foundational Emulation line of cattle known for leading the industry in fertility, longevity, udder, and feet quality for decades. […]

Texas rancher files lawsuit after finding surveillance camera

· February 16, 2018

A Texas rancher has filed a lawsuit against Border Patrol and the Texas Rangers after discovering a surveillance camera on his property without his consent. KGNS.TV reported this wasn’t the first incident the Encinal rancher has had with Border Patrol as agents routinely patrol his property. However, when Ricardo Palacios found a surveillance camera in […]

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