U.S. corn and wheat ending stocks will be higher than previously expected at the end of the marketing year due to a drop in already weak demand for U.S. supplies on the export market, the government said on Tuesday.
As 2016 spring wheat variety selection continues in the Pacific Northwest, Syngenta reminds growers to implement proactive management plans including varieties selection. Adding to its portfolio of AgriPro brand wheat varieties, Syngenta is introducing SY Coho and SY Selway hard red spring wheat varieties.
Trimble announced that it is extending its distribution channel by establishing a new global network of independent distribution partners to serve the needs of the rapidly evolving precision agriculture industry. The new Vantage distribution network will provide growers, advisors, retailers, co-ops and local OEM dealers with precision agriculture expertise for the entire farm.
All Drone Solutions launched its ROAM – Remotely Operated Agriculture Mapping solution for growers and agronomists at the World Ag Expo , Feb. 9-11. An in-house and portable local processing system for multispectral and thermal data acquired via drone or UAS.
Monsanto Company received export approval from China for its Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans, and Growmark has been ready with FS HiSOY brand soybeans. Eleven new varieties featuring the trait have been released.
Syngenta obtained a $25,000 settlement from Paul and John Mayclin, Mayclin Farms, Plankinton, S.D., in response to their Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Act violation. Mayclin admitted to unauthorized sales of Syngenta’s AgriPro brand winter wheat variety SY Wolf.
Auburn University precision agriculture researchers are using unmanned aircraft systems to monitor crop health over large acreages; it's a method that lets farmers quickly address potential trouble spots.
U.S. cotton farmers are expected to boost acreage by 6.2 percent this year as weak market prices for competing crops including corn and soybeans lead them to devote more area to the fiber, an industry group concluded after a survey.
AgReliant Genetics launched the beta version of its precision agriculture platform to the public Feb. 8, in collaboration with Spensa Technologies, an agriculture services company based in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette.