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Seed germination before harvest


The two primary requirements for soybean seed germination are temperatures above 50 degrees F and seed moisture percentages greater than 50 percent. Air temperatures and seed moisture content during seed-filling are well above these minimums. But, soybean seeds almost never germinate before maturity.

Cellerate receives EPA certification for cellulosic biofuels RINs


Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) has achieved EPA certification to generate D3 Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) for cellulosic ethanol produced with Cellerate process technology.

Breeding soybeans that can tolerate heat, drought


Hot, dry conditions can wreak havoc on a field of soybeans. According to the National Center for Soybean Technology, “drought is the greatest threat to profitability.” Work underway at South Dakota State University may change that.

Not too late to plant wheat, but risks increase with delays (10/17/14)

Syngenta celebrates expansion at Neb. seed production facility (10/17/14)

Advanta to distribute Phoenix brand corn seed from Syngenta (10/15/14)

Advanta to distribute Phoenix brand seed from Syngenta (10/15/14)

How many acres of corn are needed in 2015? (10/14/14)

New NK soybean varieties for 2015 available in N.D, S.D., Minn. (10/13/14)

A new Africa wide program to boost the seed sector (10/06/14)

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