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Jan 4, 2016
About 23 percent of those acres were located on farms where no-till/strip-till was used on all corn, soybean, wheat, and cotton land, according to USDA. The remaining 15 percent of no-till/ strip-till acres were located on farms where no-till/striptill was used on only part of the acres.


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Oct 30, 2015
“We have been waiting for this day for a while now,” Dolcini said at the beginning of last week. “We want to make sure all farmers and all of our customers know what is happening today and this week. We anticipate payments will be made without further delay.


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Oct 23, 2015
pro-renewable energy, pro-trade and an anti-fossil fuel subsidy platform. Canadian media noted that both the Liberals and Conservatives did not present any strong agriculture platform or list of promises to woo rural voters. The Liberals did, however, promise more money for agricultural research.


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Aug 31, 2015
Several Corn Belt university scientists are among 88 potential candidates for a new agriculture standing committee of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) scientific advisory board (SAB). The agency published the list of candidates in the Federal Register this week.


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Aug 21, 2015
Peterson, whose family farms about 6,000 acres with about two-thirds planted to corn and the remaining one-third to soybeans, said the varied soil quality on his land makes it challenging to adjust to nutrient needs. Peterson said his farm converted to less tillage in the 1960s when there were wet spots on high ground.


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Aug 21, 2015
Although the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is making progress at developing rules to allow for the wider use of unmanned aerial systems, or UASs, in a variety of applications including agriculture, it could be sometime in late 2016 or early 2017 before those rules are completed.


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Jun 5, 2015
Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, used a keynote address at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop last Tuesday to outline a litany of legal arguments as to why the EPA biofuel volume mandate for 2014-16 may not be legal.


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May 1, 2015
One of the problems seen on the Iowa landscape in particular, he said, is satellite imagery has revealed that in the past 35 years or so, many conservation practices including buffers that were once in place in 1980 have since disappeared in some counties.


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Apr 3, 2015
A handful of committees in the U.S. House of Representatives are questioning whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has considered all stakeholder views during the drafting of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule said to be finalized this spring.
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Apr 3, 2015
A handful of committees in the U.S. House of Representatives are questioning whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has considered all stakeholder views during the drafting of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule said to be finalized this spring.
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Mar 13, 2015
Although U.S. farmers are considered to be relatively small contributors to ozone pollution, a proposal to further tighten federal standards likely would hurt the industry, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) said in comments submitted to the U.S.
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Mar 13, 2015
Although U.S. farmers are considered to be relatively small contributors to ozone pollution, a proposal to further tighten federal standards likely would hurt the industry, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) said in comments submitted to the U.S.
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Feb 20, 2015
Apologizing may be a good first step, but the director of the office of air quality and transportation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told ethanol producers at the National Ethanol Conference in Grapevine, TX, last Thursday he hopes to back up his words by issuing a three-year Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) this spring.
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Feb 20, 2015
Dinneen went after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for being years behind on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and pointed to recent job losses in the oil industry to contrast it with ethanol’s staying power in rural America. Just last week, the U.


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