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INDUSTRY NEWS

We’ve scoured the news sources for you to provide coverage of forage news and current events.

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With three major foreign markets setting highs for the year, August 2016 U.S. alfalfa hay exports volume grew to a new high, according to USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service monthly data.

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CBC News in Canada reports a new alfalfa will hit Canadian markets in February. The new alfalfa is reported to be drought and flood resistant, even hoof resistant, and high yielding.

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Deere & Company announced a joint development agreement with Scherer Design Engineering Inc. to develop and commercialize kernel processing solutions for self-propelled forage harvesters.

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The Midwest, blessed with rich soils and abundant precipitation, leads the country and the world in corn and soybean production. It also contributes the majority of the nitrate load in the Gulf of Mexico, leading to its large low-oxygen “dead zone.”

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A U.S. district judge granted class action status in a lawsuit with Syngenta. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is told to go back to the drawing board on fertilizer facility safety rules. Crop inputs are being pressured lower by commodity prices. Read more on these and other news updates impacting forage production below.

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate (trade name: Roundup), declaring no links to human cancer were found.

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