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Apr 15, 2019 by University of Illinois
Corn prices held steady last week after the bearish WASDE report projected a 200 million-bushel increase in 2018-19 ending stocks.
Apr 09, 2019 by University of Illinois
As the U.S. administration continues to negotiate a trade deal with China, the prospect of a resolution looms larger for corn and soybean export potential in 2019.
Apr 27, 2016 by University of Illinois
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently issued its final rule for electronic logging devices (ELDs). An ELD synchronizes with a vehicle engine to automatically record
Apr 21, 2016 by University of Illinois
On behalf of the European plant breeding and seed sector, ESA responded to an online consultation on the work programme 2018-2020 of Horizon2020.
Mar 03, 2016 by University of Illinois
Communities across America are better places because individuals make a difference. Helping each other with random acts of kindness, these selfless souls are being thanked in a grassroots program that is entering its fi
Jan 21, 2016 by University of Illinois
Seven pro-biofuel organizations are challenging the U.S. EPA's changes to the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program in court. The court case was filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit la
Oct 22, 2015 by University of Illinois
If you want a bountiful soybean harvest, start with high-quality seeds. This is simple for farmers in the United States who can choose from hundreds of seed varieties. For farmers in developing countries, it's not that
Jul 15, 2015 by University of Illinois
Corn hybrids with improved tolerance to crowding stress, grown at higher plant populations than their predecessors, have been a driver of rising field corn yields in recent decades. Large differences in crowding stress
May 14, 2015 by University of Illinois
Wetlands created 20 years ago between tile-drained agricultural fields and the Embarras River were recently revisited for a new two-year University of Illinois research project. Results show an overall 62 percent nitrat
Mar 23, 2015 by University of Illinois
Over the last several decades there have been substantial yield improvements in soybean. Because of new varieties and new agronomic practices, the yield potential in soybean is higher now than ever before. But a lack of
Feb 24, 2015 by University of Illinois
When exposed to nitrogen fertilizer over a period of years, nitrogen-fixing bacteria called rhizobia evolve to become less beneficial to legumes - the plants they normally serve, researchers report in a new study.