Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 1600 watt skid mount five stage light mast. This tower features a rotating boom that allows for 360° of rotation, a removable mast head, and a cube frame with skid pockets with 4-corner pick eyes for easy transportation.
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An online tool that wheat growers can use to determine their crop's risk for Fusarium head blight development has gotten an update that now allows growers to include more personalized information to get closer look at the risk in their area, said a wheat expert from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.
The deadline is fast-approaching for the U.S. government to issue updated targets for the blending of renewable fuels into motor fuel. The future of the U.S. biofuels policy is at stake, as scrutiny heightens over U.S. government delays to setting of targets and slow development of the advanced fuels industry, which is meant to represent an increasing portion of the total renewable fuel pool.
Monsanto's ongoing efforts to try to take over Swiss agrochemicals firm Syngenta, a rival whose product portfolio offers an array of agricultural chemicals, could spark a sell-off or de-emphasis of a product line that last year brought in roughly $5 billion, or a third of total revenues for Monsanto, according to industry sources.
The Texas legislature has finally passed legislation for new regulations pertaining to the storage and handling of ammonium nitrate, which was the source of the 2013 explosion at the West, Texas, fertilizer facility that killed 15 people.
Russia's EuroChem is open to selling potash fertilizer together with rival Uralkali once it finishes building two mines, but it is too soon to pursue the idea, a senior executive in the private company said on Thursday.
Google Inc., dipping its toes into an emerging agricultural sector, is investing in a computerized farming network that crunches data on seeds and soil to help farmers grow more crops and save money. Farmers Business Network Inc. on Tuesday closed a $15 million investing round led by Google's venture-capital division, which the startup intends to use to expand its field-analysis service into more states and crops.
US dollar strength once again weighed on the commodity sector Friday. A relatively high reading for Core-CPI on a Friday morning report sent the U.S. dollar higher, which in turn undercut the commodity markets. Actually, it wasn’t terribly surprising to see the corn setback, since the market had risen rather significantly lately despite generally bearish fundamentals, especially with the long weekend looming. July corn futures sank 5.0 cents to $3.60/bushel at Friday’s close, while December dipped 4.5 to $3.7775.