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Agriculture Lost a True Leader: Dean Kleckner 1932-2015

The corn was about waist-high in much of Iowa last week, when Dean Kleckner passed away at the age of 82. That’s probably how Dean would like his eulogy to begin: with a crop report. He always started meetings this way. It didn’t matter if he was seeing old neighbors in his hometown of Rudd […]

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Agriculture Lost a True Leader: Dean Kleckner 1932-2015

The corn was about waist-high in much of Iowa last week, when Dean Kleckner passed away at the age of 82. That’s probably how Dean would like his eulogy to begin: with a crop report. He always started meetings this way. It didn’t matter if he was seeing old neighbors in his hometown of Rudd […]

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UK Farmer Makes the Case to Continue a Science-Lead Approach to GM Crops

The surprise majority victory of the Tories in the United Kingdom’s national elections last week provides Prime Minister David Cameron with a clear working majority for a political party that has not led a unified government since 1997. Those were the headlines. The coalition government made some difficult decisions based on science and there is […]

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Agricultural Exporters Talk Fundaments for TPP

Negotiators for the twelve countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have taken a break after meeting in Guam for almost two weeks in late May. They are awaiting the U.S. Congress passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to accept or reject a final agreement without amendments, and for Japan to make a final […]

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