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Precision Planting: New White Planters for 2017

The amazingly innovative White Planters 9800VE takes performance—and yields—to unprecedented levels.

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Farm Wages and Immigration: FarmLife FIVE

This issue: Wages and immigration.

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Bean Boom Or Bust: Brazil’s Battle to Be Soybean King

Analysts have claimed for years that Brazil will become the world leader in soybean production, but pioneering farmers face many challenges there. Nevertheless, U.S. growers should take heed.

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Young Farmers: Growing Their Future and Ours

We asked several about their challenges and goals, then listened as each spoke of hard lessons learned, their passion for farming and hopes for the future.

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Kings of the Hills: Baling Wheat Residue in the Palouse

Through careful stewardship and adaptation to changing times, producers in the Palouse region have not only sustained their operations, but also found new markets.

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A Farmer’s Perspective: Immigrant Workers and Their Critical Role

Immigrant farm laborers have been part and parcel of the North American agricultural landscape for more than a century. What few outside ag realize, however, is just how critical their role is in feeding a hungry world.

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Drone camera scouting a farm

Use Drones to Measure Crop Health

Flying a UAV for anything other than “fun” requires a background check and passing a 60-question test to obtain a remote pilot airman certificate.

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Best New Vegetable Seeds for 2017

Short on space for growing veggies? These new space-saving varieties for 2017 resist disease and taste great.

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Learn What’s New in Biobased Products

Products from biomass and other plant-based sources are back in the spotlight.

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Percentage of immigrants in farm labor in U.S. and Canada (chart)

Immigrants on the Farm in U.S. and Canada (Infographic)

Compare the percentage of immigrants that make up the labor force in Canada and the U.S,
and find out more about immigration and agriculture.

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