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Women in Agriculture trade mission is underway

| September 8, 2016

Deputy Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Alexis Taylor is leading a trade delegation to Hong Kong and Shanghai through September 15.

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NFU: Bayer/Monsanto deal bad for farmers

| September 8, 2016

News stories that Bayer has increased its bid for Monsanto and that the two companies are continuing to negotiate prompted National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson to take action.

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China Plans to Dramatically Increase Soybean Acres

| September 7, 2016

China is the world’s top soybean importer, but they’re taking steps to reverse that trend.

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Monsanto confirms new proposal from Bayer

| September 7, 2016

Both Bayer and Monsanto have confirmed that negotiations for the sale of Monsanto are continuing and a new offer has been made.

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USDA announces additional farm loan funding

| September 6, 2016

Farm Service Agency administrator Val Dolcini announced the funding to assist more than 1,900 approved applicants who are awaiting farm operating loans.

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Tight wheat supply for India brings hope for price increase

| September 6, 2016

Wheat traders and the industry remain hopeful tight supplies of the commodity in India could provide a small boost to global prices, and a potential rebound from 10-years lows.

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Big data means big benefits to farmers

| September 6, 2016

Big Data. Just the phrase can sound intimidating, but farmers have used it for years. What’s new are the ways of using and managing that data to benefit an operation.

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New concept autonomous tractors provide a look into the future of farming

| September 2, 2016

This year at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) and CNH Global revealed to the world their new concept autonomous tractors.

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Human brain evolution not possible without eating meat, study finds

| August 30, 2016

A recent study published in Nature magazine found that human brain evolution would not have been possible without eating meat.

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