French seeds group Vilmorin would consider taking over part of Syngenta's seed activities if these were put up for sale as part of the proposed takeover by U.S. rival Monsanto, the company said on Wednesday.
Legend Seeds has recently partnered with two independent seed companies: Carhart’s Blue Top Seed in Galesville, Wis., and Lemke Seed in Mequon, Wis. The three companies have joined forces to provide an expanded line of products and services to Wisconsin farmers.
ProTrakker, an Iowa-based manufacturer of implement guidance systems, is expanding and has added another product to its lineup, SonicTrakk. This is another control option for farmers looking to achieve a high level of accuracy.
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) reports agricultural biotechnology traits continue to hit roadblocks in reaching the market. With an approval process that is asynchronous and susceptible to international politics, ISA notes traits that may contribute to food safety and security often are delayed.
Tulane University has announced the next phase of an international competition that will award $1 million to the entrepreneur, researcher or inventor with the best plan to reduce the amount of crop fertilizer entering the world’s lakes and oceans through storm water runoff.
A cornfield west of Columbus, Ohio, is showing some Buckeye pride with an unmistakable Block O pattern when viewed from above. The demonstration plot’s design isn’t a crop circle or a corn maze. It was established thanks to new dual-hybrid planting technology that researchers at The Ohio State University are putting under the microscope.
With weather forecasters declaring the arrival of El Niño, what does it mean for major crops across America’s heartland, namely corn and soybeans? History offers some clues, according to a new report issued at this year’s Ag Media Summit by AgriBank, the St. Paul-based Farm Credit Bank.