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Chuck Zimmerman

  • FMC Corporation announces today that Brigade 2EC insecticide/miticide has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for uses on additional crops to control a wide range of insect pests. Brigade 2EC initially received a label in 2006 for use in cotton; the product now has an approved FIFRA Section 3 federal label to include all former Capture 2EC uses. Additionally, new crops have been added, including dry beans & peas, leafy brassicas, tobacco and tuberous & corm vegetables including potatoes and sweet potatoes.
  • Metro KC Kids Get a New Perspective on Their Food: More than 600 kids from across the KC Metro will learn that food doesn’t come from the grocery store. They’ll learn the origin of everything from crust to cheese to tomato sauce at an agricultural pizza party. On Tuesday, March 27, the students and a number of educators will get the hands-on lesson as part of the 2007 bi-state observance of National agriculture Day (Ag Day) at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kan.
  • Land O’Lakes board elections complete; officers, committee chairs selected: Delegates elected a slate of six nominees to the corporate board of directors during the Land O’Lakes Annual Meeting, Feb. 21-22 in Minneapolis. The recently elected directors included two new board members and four incumbent board members.
  • The Appaloosa Horse Club kicks off its trail riding season with the annual Apache Land Trail Ride May 6 –12, 2007 at Chihenne Ranch near the historic mining town of Winston, N.M. The Apache Land Trail Ride is a trail ride conducted in a wagon-wheel fashion. Every morning riders will wake in base camp at Chihenne Ranch nestled in the beautiful foothills of Black Range, and spend the day experiencing new and exciting trails. The paths wind through the once ideal hunting grounds of Apache and Pueblo Indians, climbing to elevations of more than 8,500 feet! All breeds of horses are welcome to take part in this exciting adventure!
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