India's wheat planting has been delayed by at least a week due to high temperatures, threatening its output of the grain yet again after hailstorms during harvest earlier this year dragged down annual production levels for the first time since 2007.
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a memorandum to all Regional Administrators and Offices to establish policy on the effect of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's change to the retail exemption under the Process Safety Management.
Kyle Liske, Public Policy Counsel, attended a public meeting hosted by the Chemical Security Board. At the meeting, the CSB noted it is planning to release its West, Texas, Investigation Report in the "next couple of months" at a public meeting in Waco, Texas. The report is currently in the final review and editing stage.
Molecular biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst who study nitrogen-fixing bacteria in plants have discovered a "double agent" peptide in an alfalfa that may hold promise for improving crop yields without increasing fertilizer use.
‘Eye in the sky’ technology is becoming more affordable, but what is the most useful type of imaging and is it best to work with an experienced contractor or invest in your own technology? These are the issues to be discussed at the next meeting of the Agri-Tech East RemSens Special Interest Group.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. and OCI N.V. announced that both companies remain fully committed to pursuing a combination of CF with OCI’s European, North American and global distribution businesses due to its strong industrial logic, significant expected synergies and value creation potential for shareholders.
Once considered a weed, camelina is gaining popularity in some parts of the country as a soil-protecting winter cover crop. Additionally, its seed contains high-quality oil for use in cooking and as biodiesel, offering a renewable alternative to imported petroleum.
As spring wheat growers begin planning for a strong start to their season, Arysta LifeScience North America announces Rancona V RTU – a new seed protectant developed to enhance germination, stimulate growth and improve crop vitality.
With wheat topdressing season soon approaching, producers may be wondering if it would pay to add chloride to their topdressing blend this year. Chloride (Cl) is a highly mobile nutrient in soils and topdressing is typically a good time for application, especially in regions of sufficient precipitation or with coarse texture soils that may cause leaching.