Uralkali, the world's largest potash producer, may have to write down up to $1 billion for damage to its Solikamsk-2 mine and loss of potash reserves, while output could fall next year if the mine has to close, the company said.
Industry sources and analysts said China's change of heart was down to a warmer political climate between Beijing and Washington since the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum last month, where the two announced a joint plan to limit carbon emissions and made breakthroughs on eliminating duties on technology products.
The overall quality of the United States’ 2014 corn crop was good, with 88 percent of samples rating at grade No. 2 or better, according to the U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC) 2014/2015 Corn Harvest Quality Report.
iConcept is excited to unveil its Remote Sensing application, a tailor-made solution especially for agribusiness enterprises. The solution helps enterprises capture, analyze and share crop acreage and crop production data.
New research by Steve Penfield, Ph.D., from the John Innes Centre has found that 'mother' plants remember the seasons and use this memory to teach their seeds the time of year and tell them when they should germinate.
Leading Iowa farm organizations, agribusinesses, state government and Iowa State University have developed comprehensive action steps to help harness the power of agricultural data to the benefit of farmers.