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Government to increase subsidies for agricultural insurance premiums

Farmers involved in a wheat plantation demonstration area in Pinglu County, Shanxi Province, are starting to harvest summer wheat from 80 hectares of farmland. (Photo by Liu Wenli / For chinadaily.com.cn) China’s central government will increase subsidies for agricultural insurance premiums in more pilot areas, and the subsidy policy follows …

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Carbon sequestration, credits in Iowa? Who will benefit?

Not surprisingly, the agricultural sector is keenly interested in carbon credits and payments from the federal government. This could signal a positive development if agriculture finally takes climate change and its role in driving it seriously. However, the Iowans should be hot under the collar, if this is just another …

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The season is finally here, and here’s where to find it

Somewhere in the midst of Iowa’s millions of acres of corn with utilitarian designations like DKC58-34R18, 35A20, and KR-4913, there’s the little faction with more poetic names like Allure, Enchanted, Luscious and, well sure, Silver Queen. It’s sweet corn from Iowa. The Iowa Corn Growers Association says it makes up …

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Pilot extension to strengthen agricultural coverage

Farmers harvest wheat in a village in Qingzhou, Shandong province. WANG JILIN / FOR CHINA DAILY China’s finance ministry said that the scope of two types of agricultural insurance for planting rice, wheat and corn will be broadened through an extension of a pilot program. In a statement on Tuesday, …

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Study: Rising Nighttime Temperatures Lower Rice and Wheat Yields |

Warmer nights can disrupt a good night’s sleep for humans, but could the biological processes of agricultural crops also be difficult about nighttime temperatures? Researchers at Kansas State University and North Carolina State University believe so, and there is growing evidence to prove that the rice circadian clock genes – …

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Will the decline in the price of corn stop?

Maize recommendation: sell Stop sale: Below 537.5 Stop the loss: Above 622.9 RSI: Neutral MACD: To sell Donchian Canal: To sell MA (200): Buy Fractals: Neutral Parabolic SAR: To sell Graphical analysis the # C-MAS technical analysis of price chart in daily calendar shows # C-MAS, Daily falls above the …

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