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DuPont Breaks Ground on New Ultra-Early Maturity Corn Research Facility
7/30/2014 12:25:48 PM
DuPont Pioneer has begun construction of a new multi-million dollar research facility in Lethbridge, Alberta, focused on developing ultra-early maturity corn products for growers in Alberta and Western Canada. "This facility supports our commitment to providing growers in Western Canada with more choice through the development of ultra-early corn products that may increase the …
Maximo Performance Improvements: A CMMS Best Practice Webinar
Maximo Performance Improvements: A CMMS Best Practice Webinar
7/29/2014 10:00:00 AM
GenesisSolutions, a Fully Integrated Global EAM Service Provider, will be leading a complimentary CMMS Best Practice Webinar on Wednesday August 27, 2014 at 11am ET. The focus of the discussion will be on solutions for Maximo Performance Improvements and the resultant benefits.   To register for this event, please click here .   A number of IBM Maximo Asset Management …
Agriculture and Farming Jobs Are Still Some Of The Most Deadly
Agriculture and Farming Jobs Are Still Some Of The Most Deadly
7/25/2014 9:00:00 AM
Jobs within the agriculture and farming sectors are still some of the most dangerous. This is according to figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). In a new report by the HSE, farm deaths have fallen marginally but accidents involving machinery and falls from height remain high. The farming industry only represents around 2 per cent of the UK workforce, …
Lack of Transparency Fuels Corruption Allegations in Organic Governance
7/23/2014 7:40:05 PM
The Cornucopia Institute has called upon USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to make public all candidates for appointment to fill the four vacancies on the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB).  The NOSB, a 15-member board of organic stakeholders representing farmer, consumer, environmental, retail, scientific, certifying and organic food processing interests, was established by …
California Wildfire Season Continues to Cause Property Damage
California Wildfire Season Continues to Cause Property Damage
7/16/2014 3:33:00 PM
Chronic dry conditions continue to plague California and hinder efforts to stop wildfires raging in many parts of the state. Currently, there are wildfires burning from Southern to Northern California. Many of these fires are burning aggressively with the help of gusty winds and triple-digit heat in rugged terrain.  A number of the wildfires are in areas with rural …
Ohno Returns To Helm Kawasaki Engine Division
7/15/2014 1:00:00 PM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Fumihiro “Clint” Ohno, who previously held the General Manager position at Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engine Division, is returning to that post as Senior Vice President to replace Naoto “Nate” Kobayashi, a company veteran of nearly 30 years, who will take a public relations role in the Motorcycle & Engine Company planning division of Kawasaki …
Corn Rootworm Pest Management Best with Long-Term Approach
7/8/2014 8:55:26 AM
Although the extent of corn rootworm (CRW) pressure in 2014 is yet to be determined, DuPont Pioneer entomologists say planning this season for future rootworm populations is the best way to control the yield-robbing pest. The CRW best management practice (BMP) from Pioneer also stands for break, manage and protect. These integrated pest management BMPs help growers manage …
End of the season harvest efficiency benefits observed following in-season use of BASF fungicides
7/7/2014 9:58:06 AM
Growers across the country have experienced positive harvest efficiency benefits after using Headline AMP® fungicide on their corn crops during the season. In addition to managing disease pressures throughout corn fields, proactive use of Headline AMP fungicide provides Plant Health benefits including growth efficiency and stress tolerance.   These Plant Health …

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