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Rice market volatility: ‘get used to it’
Over the last 12 months the international rice market has been beset with disruptions that had little to do with supply and demand.
Afternoon Market Recap for Oct. 7, 2020
Grain rally keeps rolling.
Online trainings help address mental health
Protecting providers of the world’s food includes looking out for their mental well-being.
$72 million invested in distance learning, telemedicine
USDA funds 116 projects in 40 states to benefit more than 12 million rural residents.
Road trips result in 'shattering gene' discovery
Seed dispersal is critical for plants in the wild, but not domesticated crops.
Youngest farmers most likely to use futures
USDA ERS study examines use of risk management strategies used by farmers in crop marketing.
Precision technology requires better rural broadband
Tech-minded farmers say better broadband service is needed to help precision ag reach its full potential.
How farmers use precision tech in tough year
Three farmers explain how technology helped their operations this year, and what it could do in the future.
Farm Progress America, October 8, 2020
Max Armstrong looks at views about science and scientists from a recent 20-country study
Are virtual field days here to stay?
Representatives from three land-grant universities discuss the future of virtual agricultural field days.