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National FFA presents bill to amend federal charter on House floor

A new bill amending the charter of the National FFA Organization was introduced in the House yesterday by Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-Penn.), an...
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Boozman appointed to Migratory Bird Conservation Commission

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) has been appointed to serve on the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, the organization responsible for directing...
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EFSA issues positive scientific opinion for Syngenta’s Agrisure Duracade trait

Syngenta today announced that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a positive scientific opinion for Syngenta’s event 5307 (Agrisure...
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Arkansas Agriculture Department urges response to Census of Agriculture

The Arkansas Agriculture Department joins the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in urging Arkansas agricultural producers to respond to t...
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BREAKING NEWS : Arkansas issues ash wood quarantine

Due to the expanded range of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation sites within Arkansas, the Arkansas Agriculture Department’s State Plant Board (ASP...
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Arkansas approves resolution to establish identity for rice, protect consumers

This week, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a resolution to establish a standard of identity for rice using the common understanding of the term “...
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Boozman, Leahy introduce legislation to extend assistance for farmers, veterans

U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, introduced the Vet...
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Peptides show promise to advance agriculture

Stresses such as heat, drought and salinity (abiotic); bacterial and fungal pathogens (biotic); as well as nutrient (e.g. nitrogen, phosphorus) shorta...
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Monsanto earns 2018 recognition as a top company for women executives

Monsanto Company has been named to the 2018 NAFE, National Association for Female Executives, Top Companies for Executive Women list.  Monsanto is on...
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Agribusiness : Want to export to South China? Here’s your chance!

On the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s next agribusiness trade mission, set for May 21-25, 2018, U.S. companies can explore opportunities for expor...