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U.S. Sunflower Production Increases
10/9/2015 The future looks good for sunflower producers. U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics released today estimate U.S. production at 2.91 billion pounds for 2015. Thatís a 31 percent increase from last year. ... (more)

USDA October Production Report Released
10/9/2015 The first production forecast for 2015 is 2.91 billion pounds, up 31 percent from 2014. (more)

Sunflower Highlights
10/5/2015 Traders are thinking that El Nino weather could reduce global palm oil production. This and the potential for higher Asian demand is helping to support world vegetable oil ... (more)
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Reducing Blackbird Damage
8/31/2015 Blackbird damage to ripening sunflower can be a serious problem with extensive yield losses. (more)

Sunflower Oil A Healthy Alternative to PH Oils
6/17/2015 On the heels of the Food and Drug Administrations determination that partially hydrogenated oils (phos), the primary dietary source of industrially produced trans fat, are not Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) for use in human food, there is an ... (more)

2016 NSA Research Priorities
9/15/2015 The National Sunflower Association (NSA) provides grants to public researchers to stimulate new or additional work that may result in lower production costs, increased quality and higher yields. ... (more)