California's almond boom has hit 1 million acres, covering a total area bigger than the state of Rhode Island.
Dow Chemical Company, parent company to Dow AgroSciences shows the agricultural sciences sector at $1.6 billion in second quarter (Q2) sales.
NK Corn and Soybeans expands its seed portfolio to offer farmers science-driven boosts in 2018.
In 2014, Nathan Reed fought for financial breath even after skinning inputs one by one. No matter how he shifted the figures, the pencil always pointed to the glaring expense of biotech seed. With an eye on cost control, he began switching portions of his ground to non-GMO production supported by a minimum till cover crop scheme, and the change led to farm-wide profitability.
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Input prices have dropped in recent years with small changes in seed.
Testing is underway at Purdue University on a “human-computer collaborative decision-making system.” More simply put – Purdue researchers want to make it easier to make otherwise more complex irrigation decisions.
Timothy Hassinger has been named effective October 16, 2017.
Monday Syngenta announced it received Chinese approval for Duracade corn grain and processing co-products for food and feed use. The product received approval from USDA and EPA in 2013.
The demand for water in Illinois is likely to increase up to 50 percent in the coming decades, according to the State Water Survey. Over the past five years, agriculture irrigation in Illinois has increased by 20 percent, equivalent to the use of more than half a million people. Illinois State Water Survey experts say the overall increase in demand for water could range from 20 percent to as high as 50 percent.
Tennessee is the latest state to limit use of dicamba pesticide from Monsanto Co. This marks the fourth state to halt its use over claims of lost crops due to drift.
Farmers in Missouri can again purchase and use new dicamba formulations over-the-top use in soybeans and cotton—with a few additional requirements.
Getting it right means staying flexible and learning from experience.
As weeds become more resistant to herbicides, plant breeders are faced with the challenge of developing new varieties that are resistant to new or older herbicides. A new rice variety being released by rice researchers at the Louisiana State University (LSU) AgCenter is showing promise.