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US Farm Lending Soars at Commercial Banks
Farm lending at commercial banks accelerated in the fourth quarter after solid gains in previous months. According to a November survey...
New 'Scarecrow' Gene Might Trigger Boost in Food Production
With projections of 9.5 billion people by 2050, humanity faces the challenge of feeding modern diets to additional mouths while using...
FAO Helps Darfur Farmers and Herders Live in Peace
Herders in dry areas of Sudan often let their animals graze in unguarded farmers' fields. In a field in North Darfur, farmer Salaheldin...
The Nested Structure of the RFS2 Biofuel Mandate, RIN Values
The RFS2 biofuel mandates include four biofuel classifications, defined by the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions credited for...
Herbicide-resistant Weeds: Current Challenges, New Tools
The ongoing evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds is a source of worry in Illinois, said University of Illinois professor of molecular...
Management of Sorghum Insect Pests
Insect pests can be a major limiting factor in grain sorghum production, and growers must be prepared to scout and prevent injury from...
Feed Outlook - December 2011
World 2011/12 corn production is forecast up 8.5 million tons this month to a record 868 million tons, mostly due to a large increase...
Oilseed: World Market Report - Market Forces Curb US Soybean Oil Exports
The United States is selling soybean oil to foreign markets at the slowest pace since 2005/06. Consequently, exports for the full...
Argentina Grain and Feed Update 2011
Wheat production in Argentina is forecast to be 13.0 million metric tons (MMT), lower than USDA's number as a result of dry weather...
Australia Grain and Feed Update November 2011
Australia poised to harvest a consecutive record wheat crop of 26.0 million metric tons (MMT), according to the USDA Foreign Agricultural...
Gene Controlling Flowering Boosts Sorghum Energy Production
A sorghum hybrid that does not flower and accumulates as much as three times the amount of stem and leaf matter may help the bioenergy...
Oilseeds: World Market and Trade Report
Protein meal use in China (on a soybean meal equivalent (SME) basis) is expected to nearly double the level of just 7 years ago, driven...
USDA Grain Stocks Report - September 2011
US - Today's USDA Grain Stocks report appears bearish compared to pre-report estimates. Corn Stocks Down 34 per cent from September...
Cover Crops Improve Water Quality, Society Benefits
One important advantage of growing a cover crop is improved water quality, which can also benefit the local community, writes Sarah...
UDSA Feed Outlook - August 2011
The first survey-based forecasts for corn and sorghum sharply reduce this month’s outlook for 2011/12 US feed grain production....

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