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April 2015 Digital Magazine

The April issue of The Sunflower magazine is now available in digital format. Click on the magazine cover below to check out the latest digital issue.

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April 2015 issue
Sunflower Briefs
News items of interest to the industry.

Not Much News in Markets; Waiting on the Weather
By Mike Krueger, owner of The Money Farm, a Fargo, N.D.-based grain marketing consulting firm. While the information in this article is believed to be reliable, marketing involves risk, and the author and The Sunflower assume no responsibility for its use.

‘We Need More Sunflower Acres’
N.D. Grower & NSA Vice President Clark Coleman Is a Strong Advocate for This Crop, Both On & Off His Farm

Putting the Pencil to Companion Crops
East Central Kansas Farmer (and Accountant) Mark Pettijohn Stirs Companions into His Double-Cropped No-Till Sunflower Formula

Genesis As a U.S. Crop
How Sunflower Came Back from Russia, Down Through Canada, and into the United States’ Red River Valley

NSA 2015 Research Funding Summary
A look at 2015 research funded by the National Sunflower Association

Update: USDA Downy Mildew Confection Resistance Pr
By Lili Qi, research molecular geneticist with the USDA-ARS Sunflower and Plant Biology Research Unit, Fargo, N.D.

Kent’s Big Bars!
Sunflower seeds are secret ingredient to Wisconsin couple's popular !ice cream treat.

A Look Back - 30 Years Ago
Excerpts from the March/April 1985 Issue of The Sunflower

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