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John Deere 2019 9R tractors take a wider approach

· June 18, 2018

John Deere has rolled out several updates for model year 2019 to its large 9R, 9RT, and 9RX Tractors and it includes a mix of the latest technology and performance-enhancing features. For the first time, John Deere is offering a 120-inch (3.05 m) track spacing option on 9470RX, 9520RX, 9570RX and 9620RX Series Four Track […]

Texas woman surrenders on fraud charges involving tractor

· June 18, 2018

A Central Texas woman has surrendered to authorities following her recent indictment on fraud charges involving an alleged John Deere tractor sale. The charges are the result of an investigation led by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Marvin Wills. An investigation was launched after Wills discovered the case of alleged fraud. […]

SDSU: Stunted yellowing corn could signal nematodes

· June 18, 2018

Are you spotting stunted yellowing corn in patches? It could be due to corn nematodes, said Emmanuel Byamukama, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist. “Several plant parasitic nematodes infect corn leading to reduced plant vigor, stunted growth and yield loss,” he said. A microscopic worm-like organism that lives in the soil, the plant parasitic […]

Iowa auctioneer captures 2018 World Livestock Auctioneer title

· June 18, 2018

Jared Miller of Leon, Iowa, proved his world-class talent as a livestock auctioneer when he took home the top honor at the 55th annual World Livestock Auctioneer Championship. “Wow. I said yesterday that this is a moment I’ve dreamt about,” Miller said. “A few words come to my mind: thankful, grateful, blessed.” Also in his […]

Dead cattle on Calif. ranch may be over grazing rights dispute

· June 18, 2018

The Santa Clara Sheriff’s Office has an opened an investigation after finding dead cattle on a property near Henry Coe Park in central California. Authorities believe the cows died due to a grazing rights dispute between the land owner and the cattle owner. Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating a case involving several dead and buried […]

Bayer kicks off National Pollinator Week with webinars, planting

· June 18, 2018

For the second straight year, Bayer Crop Science, Bee Culture, and Project Apis m. will celebrate National Pollinator Week (June 18 – 24) by hosting live webinars featuring innovative research aimed at making an immediate impact on honey bee colony health. The research highlighted is part of the Healthy Hives 2020 initiative – a $1 […]

NCBA eager to discuss fake meat at FDA public meeting

· June 18, 2018

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is gearing up for a public dialogue on fake meat products next month after the FDA announced it will be holding a meeting to address cultured meat technology. “NCBA looks forward to participating fully in the public meeting, and will use the opportunity to advocate for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

China’s retaliatory tariff is no longer theoretical

· June 18, 2018

After the Trump Administration announced it is moving forward with $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese products, the Sleeping Giant snapped back with a 25 percent retaliatory tariff on multiple U.S. goods. The retaliatory tariff includes soybeans, cotton, sorghum, wheat, vegetables, beef, pork, and more and will go into effect on July 6. The American […]

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