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Corn producers that delayed planting their crop this past spring due to the cool, wet weather are in a race with a killing frost to see who wins first. Will corn finish first by a nose and reach physiological maturity, or will killing frost win and cut the crop development short of reaching maturity?

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University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension Forage Agronomist Lisa Baxter is using her social media savvy and love for Legos to share timely information with Georgia farmers.

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U.S. ag equipment manufacturers and dealers saw a modest increase in combines and tractors in August, but they’re not ready to throw caution to the wind.

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Like their farmer customers, U.S. ag equipment manufacturers and dealers are looking for ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement and an end to ongoing trade and tariff wars.

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U.S. alfalfa hay and triticale producers are among those eligible for USDA payments under a program designed to offset the negative financial impacts of ongoing trade and tariff wars. Sign-up for the USDA’s Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments begins July 29 and runs through Dec. 6, 2019, at USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices.

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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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