Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics Ohio State University Ukraine and Russia have become an important source for global supplies of major agricultural commodities in the past 25 years (farmdoc daily, October 11, 2012). These countries, often collectively...
American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) reports: Alexandria, VA - The following is a statement from American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) President & CEO Andrew LaVigne: "The U.S. seed industry stands with the entire agriculture and food value chain in its commitment...
Compounding the usual battle against grass weeds in rotational soybeans this season likely will be the presence of volunteer corn from last year's corn crop-a result of 2020's derecho in much of the midwestern U.S. Two key products in the...
Benson Hill, Inc. (the "Company" or "Benson Hill") a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, today announced the expansion of its ingredients infrastructure by entering into a definitive agreement...
Reuters News reported yesterday that, “Ukrainian farmers have sown 2.5 million hectares of spring crops so far in 2022, 20% of the expected area, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday, adding that areas of intense conflict could see a...
Bloomberg writer Megan Durisin reported today that, “Harvests of some of Ukraine’s most important crops could be cut in half this year, threatening its position as a major exporter and exacerbating already tight global supplies. “Russia’s invasion is happening at...
Harvesting corn damaged by the August derecho has come at quite a cost for central Iowa farmer Tim Bardole. The Greene County corn and soybean grower zeroed out half his corn acres and says he's slowly working through the...
Curious Plot today announces the return of its annual Seed to Succeed pro bono grant program. Through March 18, nonprofits in the food, agriculture and animal care sectors can apply for up to $75,000 of in-kind agency services. Equity- and...
Late last week, Aime Williams and Justin Jacobs reported at The Financial Times Online that, “China has purchased less than three-fifths of the US goods projected under the ‘phase one’ trade deal that paused a tariff dispute between the...
A new economic analysis released today by researchers at Texas A&M University has corn growers raising concerns that pending tariffs on nitrogen fertilizers will create shortages and cause prices to increase even more for farmers, according to the National...
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