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  1. Crop Progress: Full Steam Ahead For Corn, Soybeans...But Is It?Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | Ag Professional

    USDA says 47% of the crop is blooming and 11% of it is setting pods. This same week last year, only 32% of it was blooming and 6% was setting pods.


  2. Editorial: Congress's Action Needed to Renew Effective CFATS ProgramRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2018 | Ag Professional

    After more than 11 years, the CFATS program has worked with companies to implement tens of thousands of security measures that reduce the risk posed by more than 300 potentially dangerous chemicals. Five years ago, a fire broke out at a small fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, sending local volunteer fire departments racing to the scene.


  3. India Cotton Could Benefit from US-China Trade TiffRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2018 | Ag Professional

    In the global cotton market, India stands to be a winner amid escalating trade tensions between the U.S., the world's top exporter, and China, the biggest buyer. The weak rupee makes India's exports more appealing, and freight costs to the neighboring Asian country can be relatively cheap, Keith Brown, the president of Keith Brown & Co., a brokerage in Moultrie, Georgia, said in a telephone interview.


  4. Despite Dryness, There is Life and Interest in Cotton EquipmentRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | Ag Professional

    As new cotton equipment enters the market, farmers say it's helping reduce the amount of labor required to harvest the crop, as well as add efficiency on farms. As the Schoepf family gears up for planting this year, the dryness that spans over their acres is a reminder of how tough it is to farm in West Texas.


  5. Dire Drought Dampening Outlooks in Cotton CountryRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | Ag Professional

    Severe dryness is dampening moods and outlooks across the barren West Texas fields. It's a stark reality for dry fields that cotton has claimed.


  6. ARA Marks 25-Year MilestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Ag Professional

    The Agricultural Retailers Association formed in 1992 when the long-established National Fertilizer Solutions Association and newcomer National AgriChemical Retailers Association merged. NFSA contributed a strong networking and professional development component, and NARA was an active voice for farm supply dealers in Washington, D.C. In addition to overlapping membership, the organizations shared a desire to represent the distinct interests of agricultural retailers, independently of fertilizer, seed and chemical suppliers.


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