DuPont Pioneer and S&W Seed Company announced an agreement for S&W Seed Company to acquire DuPont Pioneer alfalfa germplasm, as well as alfalfa production and research facility assets for a purchase price of up to $49 million over a period of several years.
When it comes to farmland prices, the only certain thing about 2015 is that it will be unlike any year we've seen in a while, according to farmland authority Murray Wise, president of Murray Wise Associates.
Talk of strong demand reportedly supported corn Sunday night. Expect slow trading and limited price action over the next two weeks as many in the financial industry celebrate the holidays. Conversely, news events might spur choppy trading as low trading volume tries to accommodate orders. Wire service sources cited strong demand and possible spillover from the wheat pit for limiting corn losses Sunday night. The market seems likely to test moving average support before Christmas.
Denmark's Novozymes , the world's largest enzymes producer, will stick to its plans to develop transportation fuel made from agricultural waste, despite an oil price rout that has left oil-based products cheaper for consumers.
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U.S. wheat growers resist converting to a more profitable method of farming because of ideology – their personal beliefs about organic farming – rather than technical or material obstacles, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Arkansas researcher.
A week of storms that swept through California in mid-December came nowhere close to ending the state’s drought. But with continued warm weather forecast, conditions are ripe for rapid crop growth — and possible winter supply gaps.