Bt technology helps increase yield, decrease sprays and increase insect diversity
During the Super Bowl, a fight for room on the snack tray continues to heat up. This year, avocados will be pushing for more space.
Year-ending stocks of wheat in Canada plunged nearly 20% below 2014 levels, according to Statistics Canada’s Stocks of Principal Field Grains report, released Thursday. However, that’s unlikely to help U.S. wheat producers—at least not yet—because the global wheat market remains oversupplied.
Some South Dakota lawmakers are attempting to overcome perceptions about hemp's family ties to marijuana to explore the economic potential of the crop with a bill patterned after North Dakota's industrial hemp law.
Even though cotton prices remain stuck in a sub-profitable range for most Cotton Belt producers, acreage could shift out of grain sorghum and dryland wheat and back into cotton this spring.
An agronomist might call it the power of high yields.
The federal government has finalized procedures to insure a new crop that's being grown to produce jet fuel.
Sequencing of resurrection grass brings stronger drought-tolerance
Road to ag innovation paved with sunflowers, guayule and Buckeye Gold dandelion?
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Understand how seed monitors work to perfect planter performance
Moisture sensors help manage water fronts and signal when plants are thirsty
Company takes food to fertilizer and back again
In tight margins, using your time, resources and inputs wisely is even more important.
Stay ahead of the curve by understanding the nation’s web of nutrient-runoff concerns
Bayer Crop Science is refusing EPA’s request to voluntarily pull its Belt insecticide off the market due to the agency’s environmental concerns.
“Through this deal Syngenta remains Syngenta - intact, ensuring continued choice for growers at a time when considerable consolidation is taking place in the agricultural industry.”
Monsanto Co. wanted Syngenta AG so badly it pursued the pesticide producer for four years and made three separate takeover offers. Yet losing out to a Chinese bidder could be the best outcome for the seed company.
Following news of ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta, farmers weren’t so much cautiously optimistic as they were just plain cautious. Here's what a few of them had to say.
Switzerland is welcoming ChemChina’s $43 billion takeover of Syngenta SA, the Alpine nation’s biggest-ever deal, with open arms.
One central Illinois farm family uses strip till and a unique fertilizer program to save money, time and boost yields.
A University of Minnesota study says farmers who actively tilled fields near turkey barns in the early days of last year's bird flu outbreak may have unwittingly helped spread the virus.
After five years, degraded soil shows signs of improvement
Three mixtures boost soil health by increasing water infiltration and available nutrients
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Use a fall strip-till machine for tracks and small ruts; however, a strip-till tool can’t handle larger ruts. Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie offers tips and suggestions on how to handle big ruts this fall.
Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie gives tips and suggestions on how to take action this fall to fix ruts, pinch rows and wheel tracks.
Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie offers tips and advice on how to eliminate ruts this fall in conventional-till fields to create an ideal seedbed for next year.
Ruts usually aren’t too big of an issue in no-till fields because the soil is firm. However, don’t let a 4" rut or pinch rows fool you. Both can be hard on ear counts the following year.
Research analyzes how no-till, reduced tillage and cover crops keep nutrients in place
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