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Mediacom of Springfield announces Wednesday the launch of RFD-TV in Springfield, Columbia, Jefferson City, Jasper, Cassville, Carl Junction and other surrounding areas. RFD-TV is a cable channel that targets the general interests of rural North America, South America, Europe, and the rural world. RFD-TV services the business and personal needs of rural America, which includes small acreage owners, farmers, ranchers, …

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Doctors, dietitians and scientists agree that seafood is one of the healthiest foods Americans can enjoy. The proteins, vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids in fish and shellfish greatly outweigh the risk of trace amounts of mercury. Recent research from The Institute of Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health confirms that eating fish, including canned tuna, is beneficial to …

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Garst Seed Company recently announced it is adding 47 new corn hybrids to its ’08 lineup, including hybrids with Agrisure® 3000GT — the first ever quad corn trait stack released by parent company Syngenta. Agrisure 3000GT offers a complete trait package, combining glyphosate and Liberty® herbicide tolerance with corn borer and rootworm resistance. It and other Agrisure® trait stacks are …

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In the second phase of the Royal Heritage Center project – Hall of History – Livestock Publications Heritage Center will be joining with the American Royal to showcase the evolution of livestock publishing through interactive displays in the Royal Museum. The fun and festivities will also celebrate the 2007 Inductees in to the Hall of Honor: Larry Atzenweiler – Hall …

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California cucurbit growers can now rely on a new disease control option with the recent registration by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) of Sovran™ fungicide from BASF for use in cucurbit vegetables. “Cucurbits are particularly susceptible to powdery mildew, and Sovran works well in controlling this disease,” said Reed Barrett, Marketing Associate for BASF. “Sovran provides complete coverage …

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The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association will sponsor the College Student Career Program at the 2008 International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo in the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from Jan. 23-25. The College Student Career Program provides a mutually beneficial experience for students and industry recruiters. The program gives employers the opportunity to interview qualified college students …

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Diamond V® has appointed Dave Lusson Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Diamond V Mills, Inc. As Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Lusson will directly oversee the company‚s financial reporting, long-term financial planning, accounting and information technology departments as well as the company‚s Mexican business unit. “Dave’s strong background in finance and management skills are something …

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FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) announces that the California Department of Pesticide Registration (DPR) has approved the registration of Beleaf insecticide for use in California. The product is labeled for control of key piercing, sucking pests, including aphids and plant bugs, on a variety of fruits and vegetables. Beleaf has a new active ingredient and unique mode of action that causes rapid …

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DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory today announced they have entered into a multi-year research collaboration for crop genetics research on yield enhancement and development of enabling technologies in corn, soybeans and other important agricultural crops. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “We’re eager to tap into the creativity of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists and put …

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The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association has announced that Larry Brown, vice president educational programs, is retiring from the organization in September, after 30 years of service. Brown started working at USPOULTRY in 1977 as the director of communications. He is currently in charge of the annual USPOULTRY seminar series and student educational programming. “I have enjoyed working with Larry …

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