Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that applications are being accepted for millions in grants to facilitate the creation of new, innovative markets for carbon credits, providing additional revenue sources for producers to use to address natural resource conservation challenges. These grants are part of the Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) program, authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill.
Bayer CropScience announced it is seeking nominations for its third annual Bee Care Community Leadership Award, which recognizes an individual who uses their interest in and commitment to honey bees to benefit the community in which they live.
The Andersons announced the establishment of Maumee Ventures, a venture capital subsidiary of The Andersons designed to foster promising innovations that strategically align with the company’s core businesses.
Lindsay Corporation, a leading provider of irrigation systems and infrastructure products, announced the completion of its acquisition of Elecsys Corporation, a provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology solutions and custom electronic systems.
ND Henson, a conventional soybean variety, has been developed and released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, according to Rich Horsley, North Dakota State University Department of Plant Sciences chair.
The Propane Education & Research Council and Origin Engines announced the release of a new, emissions-certified, 9.1-liter propane irrigation engine that will provide producers with a reliable and cost-effective alternative to expensive Tier 4 diesel models.
The wind power industry wants to see the production tax credit (PTC) extended and received some hope that this might be a possibility when President Obama mentioned wind energy in his State of the Union address, but that also can be a problem for the wind energy industry if Republicans turn to opposing anything the President supports.
Deere & Co, the world's largest maker of farm equipment, will lay off more than 900 employees at plants in Iowa and Illinois in the latest round of job cuts spurred by a decline in grain prices that is hurting demand for agricultural machinery.