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DOW UNIT OPENING RESEARCH SITE AT UI

A subsidiary of Dow Chemical Co. is opening a facility in the research park at the University of Illinois’ Champaign-Urbana campus. Dow AgroSciences and the university announced the opening on Monday. The facility will focus on the intersection of technology and agriculture, as reported by the Associated Press.

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BEEF CHECKOFF

The Cattlemen’s Beef Board will invest about $42 million into programs of beef promotion, research, consumer information, industry information, foreign marketing and producer communications in fiscal year 2016

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ALLERGY-FREE NUTS

 Researchers at North Carolina A&T University are on the verge of leveling the playing field for millions who suffer allergies from peanuts and wheat.

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BIG DATA UPDATE

 DuPont Pioneer has signed up eight Midwest universities, including the U of I, to work on research into nitrogen use on farms. In return, the company will have exclusive use of the data for four years, which it will plug into its subscription-based precision ag platform. The company has deals with equipment makers AGCO and… read more

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS WEED SCIENCE FIELD RESEARCH TOURS

The 2014 University Weed Science Field Day will be held on Wednesday, June 25 at the U of I Illinois Crop Sciences Research and Education Center. Participants will join in a guided tour of research plots and interact with weed science faculty and students.  For more information, please call 217-333-4424.  

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