As farmers prepare for the first year of over-the-top dicamba application, questions cloud the horizon.
Syngenta merger means Chinese may own seeds they rejected.
At great cost, phosphorus is laboriously mined and processed so it can be used by the agriculture industry. Some 27.6 million metric tons were removed from the earth in 2015. But an agtech UW-Madison spinoff has discovered another innovative way to collect this valuable mineral.
While use in agriculture remains small, sales of zinc-infused fertilizers from companies including Mosaic Co. are growing. Farmers are trying to boost yields by reviving soils deprived of nutrients by overuse and a changing climate.
A ‘new agricultural revolution’ is brewing, and farmers are in the center of it.
In a meeting with Pennsylvania coal miners at the Harvey Mine in Sycamore, Pa., EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced the agency’s new Back-to-Basics agenda. This agenda will refocus EPA on its intended mission, siphon off some of its current power to the states and create an environment in which jobs can grow, according to Pruitt.
For the past several years sorghum research has lagged behind that of corn and soybeans, but that could soon change with technology advances. DuPont Pioneer partnered with the Sorghum Checkoff to improve sorghum breeding.
Make sure you have the right conditions before pulling the trigger on starter fertilizer. While it can provide positive ROI, it’s not always guaranteed. Learn what conditions are most likely to pay off.
A robotic pigweed killer may provide a 90% reduction in chemical use, maintenance of tractor speed at 6 mph, and the polar opposite of broadcast spraying.
An invasive weed likely entered Minnesota through seed planted on land in a U.S. conservation program, state agriculture officials said, bringing to a close an official probe of a growing threat to agricultural production.
Here are several line items to review as you manage your budget this year, says Chris Barron of Ag View Solutions.
There’s more than one way to stretch a dollar. In fact, according to a March 2017 Farm Journal Media survey of more than 500 farmers, they’ve identified more than a dozen ways they plan to reduce or economize input costs in 2017. Seven in particular were the most popular.
NAICC gives perspective on insect control options.
When you think of stewardship do you remember to keep seed treatments in the conversation? Just like herbicides, the pests controlled by seed treatment could develop resistance if stewardship is ignored—making the treatment’s value shorter lived.