U.S. soybeans advanced for the 10th session in a row on Friday and hit a fresh five-month high, buoyed by growing export demand and a forecast by a closely watched analytical firm for lower soybean production in Brazil.
This week's advanced online publication of the journal Nature Biotechnology carries three important papers on crop disease resistance. They report the isolation of novel disease resistance genes and the successful trans
Plant parasitic nematodes are microscopic worm-like organisms that require water to survive and are sensitive to high temperature. Sampling might appear trivial but we believe proper sampling is the most crucial step fo
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Food and agricultural business leaders can use the results from a recent Purdue University study to better understand and manage talent within their organizations. The Performance Management in Agribusiness Survey was c
The University of Tennessee Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology has released a mobile-friendly disease field guide that will help growers, agents and consultants quickly assess foliar diseases in their soybean