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Texas students win Peary Wilemon-National Cotton Ginners' scholarships

By Robert Burns Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Six graduate and undergraduate students in the Texas A&M University biological and [Read More]

High Plains cotton generally in good shape, but rain needed soon

By Robert Burns Despite a few setbacks, such as cooler-than-normal weather, Panhandle and South Plains cotton is in pretty good shape, according to a [Read More]

Cotton Transition Assistance Program enrollment begins

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M. Garcia recently announced that farmers can enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Progra [Read More]

The Cotton Board to recommend $80 million budget to Secretary of Agriculture

During its annual meeting in Durham, North Carolina, The Cotton Board reviewed and voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s prop [Read More]

Scientists look to wheat's wild ancestors to combat an evolving threat

U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists have pinpointed the location of a gene in a little-known ancient grass that could help save one of[Read More]

Challenges of planting into moist, cool soils have big picture benefits

Moist, cool soils are among the benefits farmers like Paul Hetland appreciate when they implement use of no-till and cover crops. Even th[Read More]

U.S. grain exports to Mexico rise in value to $7.3 billion

By Blair Fannin Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service U.S. exports of grain, oilseed and related products to Mexico averaged 22.2 million metric tons per year from[Read More]

Black cutworm appears in north-eastern Missouri

University of Missouri Extension (MU) specialists are seeing early indications of black cutworm in northeastern Missouri. Agronomy specialist Max Glover reports catching high numbers of[Read More]

Protect Your Groundwater Day: A call to protect public health and the environment

The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) encourages every person to protect public health and the health of the en[Read More]

Ken Root

Ken Root

Still learning at OSU with Alpha Gamma Rho reunion

By Ken Root I attended a college fraternity reunion this past weekend to reacquaint myself with the boys, now retirement age men, from Alpha

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Sara Wyant

Sara Wyant

Farm and rural advocates find new terms of engagement

By Sara Wyant Editor’s note: Agri-Pulse Editorial Coordinator Ann Mueller contributed to this piece. For decades, anyone who wanted to be involved as an advocate

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Jennifer M Latzke

Jennifer M Latzke

Time to revive the Clean Plate Club

By Jennifer M. Latzke “You sit there, young lady, and don’t you move until that plate is clean. You hear me?” Oh, I heard her.

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Kylene Scott

Kylene Scott

Sending calves to grass may be more profitable this year

By Kylene Scott The pastures are finally green and lush after a winter’s worth of snow or spring and summer rains. Grass shortened by

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Holly Martin

Holly Martin

Could North Americans learn something from Europe?

By Holly Martin For quite some time, European countries have been the clear indicator of the direction of trends in North America. From skinny jeans

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Larry Dreiling

Larry Dreiling

Rural Mainstreet Index sinks to two-year low

By Larry Dreiling The Rural Mainstreet Index moved to its lowest level in almost two years, according to the August survey of bank CEOs

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Jennifer Carrico

Jennifer Carrico

Duplicating deliciousness Researchers clone cattle with high quality carcasses

By Jennifer Carrico Duplicating high-quality lean beef may be a faster process, thanks to researchers at West Texas A&M Un

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Doug Rich

Doug Rich

Purple reign: A splash of lavender in the heartland

By Doug Rich Lavender was not their first choice, but it turned out to be the best choice for Jack and Kathy Wilson. They

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Trent Loos

Trent Loos

'Sailing away' with the food facts

By Trent Loos You may find this hard to believe, but I am not really a rock concert kind of guy. With that said,

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Jerry Nine

Jerry Nine

Water helping crops, the fight against ALS

By Jerry Nine (Aug. 27)—To the west of Woodward, about 50 miles, we were very fortunate to get that much needed rain, which grew

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