Enhancing the monarch butterfly’s habitat in rural and urban Iowa is the goal of a new, broad-based statewide effort. The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, established through the efforts of Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will take a science-based approach to enhancing monarch butterfly reproduction and assist community-led implementation efforts.
GSI’s InterSystems brand is expanding into the material handling market for dry fertilizer and other dry crop nutrients, providing complete equipment packages for fertilizer terminals and agricultural co-ops.
The Hiniker 6000 Granular Side-Dress Applicator provides precision placement of granular fertilizers. The 7-ton capacity unit is available in 30- and 40-ft widths and features an automatic 8-degree wing tilt for additional crop clearance on end rows.
The most important U.S. agricultural delegation to visit Cuba in more than a decade began three days of meetings on Monday, hoping to find potential business partners and urge the U.S. Congress to lift the trade embargo against the Caribbean nation.
Monsanto's Indian subsidiary expects to submit final trial results for its genetically modified (GM) corn to lawmakers within a year for the government to then decide on a commercial launch, the company's country head said on Friday.
DuPont Executive Vice President James C. Borel discussed growth priorities driven by key research advancements and product launches across the Agriculture and Nutrition & Health segments at Thursday’s Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Global Agriculture Conference.