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Superforecasting for the Farm

How much is it humanly possible to forecast future events on your farm?

With some mostly commonsense tactics, you can improve your prediction skills by 10% or more, according to new research.

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Convert a Corner of Your Land for Conservation Payoff

For marginal lands money is available to convert a corner of your farm into other purposes – including habitat. The case for wildlife habitat establishment has turned down a different path in a time of below-breakeven corn prices, according to farmers and

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Bee health debate heats up over pesticides

A new national campaign to restrict use of a widely applied group of pesticides is bringing increased attention to the question of how to improve the health of honeybees and other pollinators. 

This week a full-page advertisement appeared in major U.S. newspapers calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to impose a moratorium on use of neonicotinoids, a type of chemical used in seed treatments and other insecticides. 

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