By Alison Rice, Markets and News Editor, AgWeb.com
Which crop price could gain the most from La Niña? As the current El Niño weather pattern goes into the history books as one of the strongest in memory, grain analysts and farmers are wondering if the forecasted La Niña will play nice.
Hagie Manufacturing’s DTS10 Self-Propelled Applicator was chosen as AgProfessional’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Top Product of the Year in the ninth year of the program. Voting was conducted online at www.agprofessional.com.
The Crop Science division of Bayer announced it is refusing a request by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to voluntarily cancel the uses of flubendiamide, the active ingredient in Belt insecticide.
Success can be defined in a number of ways. If you look up the definition you will several that you may agree with; the accomplishment of one’s goals, the attainment of wealth, position, honors or achieving your goals. All of these definitions are correct—and none of them are. When it comes to success, there isn’t a set in stone definition because of two reasons.
Florida farmers formed the Florida Olive Council 10 years ago to promote olive crops in the state. Currently, there are 300 acres of olive trees in the state managed by approximately 50 growers, said Florida Olive Council President Michael O’Hara Garcia.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, one of the world's biggest multinational trade deals, was signed by 12 member nations on Thursday in New Zealand, but the massive trade pact will still require years of tough negotiations before it becomes a reality.
The Texas legislature’s House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee held a hearing yesterday on the issue of water marketing, which frequently involves transferring water from rural communities to urban centers. Farmers and the ag industry representatives had to force themselves into being heard, suggested Judith McGeary, executive director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the 2016 sign-up period for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), the nation’s largest working lands conservation program. CSP supports farmers and ranchers as they introduce and expand conservation on their land in agricultural production.
Hortau, a provider of precision irrigation management systems and services since 2002, has secured $10 million in financing to fuel company growth and broaden its service offering to new areas of North America.