The Old World bollworm, or Helicoverpa armigera, has been detected on
the western coast of Florida. This global pest has a history of insecticide and
Bt resistance and is expected to become a serious pest of most U.S. crops
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Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after
the farm crisis of the 1980s when farmland values burst and many buyers walked
away from their contracts, returning title to the original owners. Now even
arm's length installment sales should become more popular due to recent tax law
changes and the current interest rate environment.
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USDA estimates the feral hog population has spread to more than 6
million animals in more than 40 states.
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USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack says poultry producers who have been hit
by avian flu need a disaster program similar to those provided to other
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A Brazilian judge has granted an injunction preventing Monsanto from
charging royalties on its Intacta insect-resistant trait for seeds produced for
farmers' own use.
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