Farmland often serves as a giant time capsule. Arrowheads, fossils, petrified wood, meteorites, marbles, coins, buttons and bullets are a portion of an endless list pulled straight from the trappings of yesteryear.
The company sold Trunemco nematode management seed treatment to Nufarm. It also sold the Clearfield canola production system in the U.S. and Canada to Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont.
Soybean growing states were pummeled with challenges this past year. Late planting, too much or too little rain, followed by a late harvest meant even soybeans grown for seed endured less-than-ideal conditions.
Researchers have identified new resistance genes. They've found two new resistance genes from wild soybean varieties. These are being bred into commercial varieties for testing, where they’ve proven to be effective.
Enlist E3 soybeans, jointly developed by Dow Agrosciences and MS Technologies, is finally approved for import by China. Reuters reports the country approved five new genetically modified crops for import.