Bayer CropScience launched a comprehensive online industry resource, www.soysds.com, to provide the agricultural community with valuable information to address the growing danger of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS).
The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, announced the launch of its newly integrated platform - bringing existing product offerings into one seamless platform and launching new solutions to turn farm data into real value for farmers. Climate’s existing suite of digital tools will become the Climate FieldView digital platform, and the company will launch new functionality over the course of the next few weeks for the 2016 season to further support data-driven decision making on the farm.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted registration approval for a new DuPont disease control active ingredient, oxathiapiprolin, which DuPont Crop Protection will market under the trademark Zorvec. It has been registered for potatoes, grapes, vegetables and other specialty crops.
The first field-based estimates of the 2015 corn and soybean crops from the U.S. Department of Agriculture were not what the grain markets expected bringing the potential of lower prices, according to an Iowa State University economist.
The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) is focused on answering questions consumers have about how food is grown and raised. USFRA shared insights from a recent consumer survey focused on farming, ranching and sustainability.
Trimble announced that its Connected Farm solution will be available in Free or Standard subscription bundles to suit growers with varying farm management requirements. The Connected Farm entry level bundle is an easy-to-use free entry point for growers to organize and access their precision farming data from any desktop computer or mobile device connected to the Internet.
Waypoint Analytical, the largest agricultural and environmental soil testing network in the U.S., announced its newest location in Champaign, Ill. The new facility joins nine other Waypoint Analytical locations across the country providing next day testing service on routine soil and plant tissue samples, precision ag support and agronomic training, and a full range of agricultural and environmental compliance services through the company network.
Wheat is one of the most important grains worldwide, but individuals with celiac disease become very ill if they consume this grain. The only solution for people with the disease is to follow a strict gluten-free diet for life which significantly increases spending on food because of the higher price of gluten-free products.
Brazil's state-owned development bank said on Monday it will offer up to 2 billion reais ($552 million) of loans to help ethanol producers build up stocks of the biofuel and ease price swings between harvest and post-harvest seasons.