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Farm Sense
09:27AM Oct 26, 2018

Take Time for Others this Harvest

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
Even in the midst of a crazy harvest, Ditzenberger took time to give three young strangers a ride in his combine. The lessons learned that day may change him forever.
20:06PM Oct 25, 2018

Farmers Eradicate Cotton Pink Bollworm After 100+ Years Of Damage

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Pink bollworm devastated cotton growers, costing tens of millions of dollars in yield loss and control. After years of hard work, including control and regulatory requirements, the pest has been
15:06PM Oct 25, 2018

Farmers Eradicate Cotton Pink Bollworm After 100+ Years Of Damage

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Pink bollworm devastated cotton growers, costing tens of millions of dollars in yield loss and control. After years of hard work, including control and regulatory requirements, the pest has been
11:52AM Oct 25, 2018

Inputs Forecast: Resistance Could Increase Pesticide Expenses

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Farmers spend more than $12 billion annually on pesticides, according to the most recent data from USDA. For comparison, farmers only spent $2.3 billion on pesticides in the 1960s.
14:26PM Oct 24, 2018

I-80 Harvest Tour: Eastern Illinois Loses Top-End Yields

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Compared to the western region of the state, eastern Illinois farmers are harvesting lower-than-hoped-for yields for corn and soybeans.
14:24PM Oct 24, 2018

Firefighter to Farmer: A Childhood Dream Turned Reality

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
Listen to how this North Carolina farmer says he “got lucky” and became a farmer on this week's episode of The First Years podcast.
14:13PM Oct 24, 2018

Farmers Arrested For Selling Fraudulent Organic Grain

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Three Nebraska farmers are pleading guilty to marketing non-organic corn and soybeans as certified organic, according to the Associated Press.