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  • Maple syrup

    Will Warm Weather Cut Maple Syrup Production Short?

    Feb 24, 2017 03:02 PM

    If warmth persists, it could spell an early end to the maple syrup season. Once the tree buds start to break open, the sap will turn bitter. Silver maple trees have already opened their blossoms, Riemenschneider says, though silver maples produce only tiny amounts of sap anyway. 

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  • Mozambique Corn Field

    Africa: The Right Way to Help

    Feb 24, 2017 11:06 AM

    Helping sub-Saharan African farmers modernize the way they raise crops, and doing the same for the continent’s agricultural system as a whole, stands to benefit everyone.

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    Trump Deportations Could Drive Up Farm Wages

    Feb 24, 2017 10:10 AM

    Across America’s orchards and crop fields, a shrinking supply of migrants has already driven pay up faster than in the broader workforce. President Donald Trump’s immigration policy may turbocharge that trend.

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  • Grains

    Is This Oft-Repeated Ag Mantra Wrong?

    Feb 24, 2017 09:12 AM

    This mantra has been pounded into the agriculture industry for the past decade: “Food production must double by 2050 to feed the world’s growing population.” Just Google that statement and watch scores of results appear. There’s just one problem – this assertion isn’t supported by the latest data, according to research just published in the journal Bioscience.

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  • Farm Bill a Needed Safety Net in Down Cycle

    Feb 23, 2017 11:05 PM

    A panel of farmers stressed in importance of crop insurance, trade, conservation and other programs during a recent Senate hearing.

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    Exxon's New CEO Says Carbon Tax Could Combat Climate Change

    Feb 23, 2017 04:56 PM

    In his first blog post since succeeding Rex Tillerson, the new head of Exxon Mobil Corp. focused on climate change, calling for a carbon tax to discourage use of polluting fuels.

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