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Mary-Dell Chilton

Founder of Biotechnology Retires

Aug 17, 2018 by Sonja Begemann
A pioneer of agricultural technology is putting away her lab goggles for the last time. Mary-Dell Chilton is retiring from Syngenta, where she founded its biotech lab and researched plant genetics and biotechnology.

Dial In 2019 Land Rent Costs

Aug 17, 2018 by Sara Schafer
Use this time before harvest to create a 2019 budget, so you can make smart decisions around your cash rental rates, crop mix, machinery maintenance and other costs.

Crop Tour Countdown

Aug 16, 2018 by Anna-Lisa Laca
Will USDA’s claims of record size corn and soybean crops pan out? Only time will truly tell, but the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour plans to give the market a better indication next week.

Bayer Absorbs Monsanto

Aug 16, 2018 by Sonja Begemann
The integration of Monsanto into Bayer can begin following the completion on Thursday of the divestment by Bayer to BASF of certain Crop Science businesses.

Flory Passing the Crop Tour Torch

Aug 15, 2018 by Wes Mills
The 2018 edition of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop tour steps-off this coming Monday. Will the 100+ scouts find those record breaking crops that USDA is projecting?