Monsanto Drops Latest Proposal for Syngenta
8/26/2015 1:20:00 PM
The St. Louis-based company sweetened the proposed deal on August 18, raising its offer to 470 Swiss francs per share, or about $47 billion in U.S. dollars, and also upped the breakup fee to $3 billion. But that wasn't enough for Syngenta.
The Latest Drought Headlines from California, Europe
8/26/2015 12:00:00 PM
As the California drought rages on, find out how it is affecting the state's agriculture industry and economy at large.
China's Yuan: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t in 2 Weeks
8/26/2015 7:27:00 AM
China’s fifth interest rate cut since November and reduction to banks’ required reserve ratios seeks to break a downward spiral that engulfed global markets since the surprise move to devalue the yuan on Aug. 11.
AGCO Debuts Fendt 500 Vario
8/25/2015 4:42:00 PM
Representing award-winning German engineering, the Fendt 500 Vario consolidates the proven innovations and features of Fendt's higher-horsepower offerings into an expanded product line in North America, ranging from 110 to 150 HP (107-137 PTO).
Iowa State Investigates Grain-Drying Costs
8/25/2015 2:58:00 PM
Mark Hanna and colleagues have just concluded a two-year case study that investigates drying costs at several moisture levels.
Don't Throw Your Lender Under the Bus
8/25/2015 12:00:00 PM
Young producers should place long-term relationships over interest-rate hopping, one producer advises.
July 2015 Hottest Month on Record
8/24/2015 2:38:00 PM
The month of July brought the hottest ever recorded global average temperatures, and the year-to-date weather is trending toward record warmth as well.
Western Corn Yields Won’t Offset Eastern Losses
8/24/2015 12:00:00 PM
It’s possible lower production will create temporary price rallies, but Pro Farmer experts say don’t expect a long term lift for corn or soybeans.
Backers of Wind Power, Solar Seeking Nebraska Tax Credits
8/24/2015 10:50:00 AM
With Nebraska facing pressure to meet more stringent federal emission requirements, renewable energy advocates will push again next year for a state tax credit aimed at wind farms and solar projects.