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.
It’s been a tough year for North Dakota farmers and grain elevators dealing with rail shipment delays. Heidi Heitkamp, U.S. Senator, spoke about the situation at the North Dakota Grain Dealers Association Annual Convention on Jan. 19.
The importance of soil health and what farmers are doing about it was communicated loud and clear at a meeting last week of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Farm, Ranch and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee.
360 Yield Center brought nearly 1,500 farmers from across the country for hands-on product demonstrations and crop management education during Yield Summit 2015, on Jan. 20-21, 2015, in Washington, Ill., and announced new product enhancements.