Silicon as a fertilizer may not be common in many regions, but it is
an important nutrient that can improve yields, strengthen plants and improve
the soil, especially in crops under stress. Silicon, while common in the soil
in the form of rocks and sand, is only available to the plant in monosilicic
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A broad array of agricultural groups sent a letter to Congress
calling for more funding for USDA and FDA programs in the 2018 funding bill.
Congress is still working on the bill, which likely will be delayed until at
least mid-January before a final spending bill is approved.
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The final tax-reform package is expected to be released Friday with
several major compromises on tax rates and deductions that will affect farmers
and small businesses for years to come.
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Following a meeting Wednesday with staff from several senators, Iowa
senators issued statements saying they were waiting for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas,
to offer some proposal that would help refiners without disrupting the
integrity of the RFS.
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As the popularity of specialty fertilizer surges, fertilizer
companies are investing heavily in those markets.
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