China’s beef imports up 14.7%

Imports reached 502,887 tonnes valued at USD 2.2 billion in the first nine months of 2017, up 14.7% and 15.2% respectively from a year earlier, according to China Customs. In September alone, the import volume rose 23.5% year-on-year to 47,140 tonnes. Separately, the Tianjin port in north China said it imported about 212,000 tonnes of […]

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Corn Plant Sets World Record

Standing guard for an entire crop season, a red flag flew patiently above a corn canopy in all weathers, marking the location of a record-breaker. The Ohio State University (OSU) banner stood sentinel over a plant named Terra Byte which represented the most agricultural data gathered in farming history for a single corn plant across […]

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Final Report of Dicamba Injured Soybeans Exceeds 3.5 Million Acres

As harvest nears completion farmers, retail and state Extension agents have gotten a better idea of how many acres of soybeans were allegedly damaged by dicamba. Kevin Bradley, with the University of Missouri, compiled the number of reported complaints and estimated acres from state Extension agents. The final numbers? Approximately 3.6 soybean million acres of damage and […]

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