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Alfalfa researchers from across the country were the beneficiaries of funding generated by the Alfalfa Checkoff as seven new Alfalfa Checkoff research projects were recently funded. The U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research Initiative (USAFRI), better known as the Alfalfa Checkoff, recently awarded the fifth round of funding to projects submitted by researchers from across the country. 

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Fertilizer is the largest single expense for Western irrigated alfalfa producers. Even at modest rates, fertilizer can easily exceed over $200 per acre annually, with phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) contributing the largest component.

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From its origins in Europe, its unlikely beginnings in the U.S., the controversy surrounding its initial release and issues with fescue toxicosis, The Wonder Grass is a fascinating examination of the history and modem uses of forage tall fescue.

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In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co. hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector.

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June marked a down month for ag tractor and combine sales, according to data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

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The World Forage Analysis Superbowl will once again provide further educational opportunities to World Dairy Expo attendees with its Dairy Forage Seminars. These seminars, led by professors, researchers, producers and industry experts, will address various topics related to forage production, harvest, storage and feeding Wednesday, Oct. 2, through Saturday, Oct. 5.

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