Following the January 12 USDA Crop Production and Grain Stocks reports it's becoming increasingly clear that the story in corn and soybean markets for the foreseeable future will be the ongoing pace of consumption.
With a continual influx of new products and seed varieties, farmers are seeking different methods for managing their data. Ceres Solutions has a solution with the R7 Tool by Winfield which offers access to comprehensive and personalized data that will maximize efficiency and ensure success.
EPA is seeking public comment on a proposed framework intended to delay the corn rootworm pest becoming resistant to corn genetically engineered to produce Bt pesticides. The Agency is open to suggestions for alternative approaches that would achieve this objective.
The farmer leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA) voiced their exasperation, confusion and anger at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency following an announcement that the EPA will approve an application allowing Argentine biodiesel easier access to the U.S. market.
By building PhotosynQ – a handheld device with sensors and an online data-sharing and analysis platform – a team of Michigan State University researchers is creating the plant-science equivalent of Facebook.
Potash Ridge Corporation announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Watco Companies LLC for activities related to the Build-Own-Operate of a loading facility and short-line rail road to service the Blawn Mountain Project.
To help U.S. corn growers and consultants tackle growing insect resistance to Bt corn, university researchers have developed an online seminar series titled "Corn Rootworm Management in the Transgenic Era."
By R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Jason Lee, & Jim Camberato, Purdue University
One of the reasons that plant population is a popular topic in coffee shops, Internet chat rooms, the farm press and crop seminars is that variable rate seeding technology is rapidly becoming a standard accessory on corn planters.