Top farm machinery maker Deere & Co. says corn and soybean production in the US could be fully autonomous by 2030. Farmers already are paying Deere to use automation technology for tillage work this autumn, and the company is exploring...
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador signaled he's softening his stance on a planned ban of a type of US corn amid pressure from the US government. AMLO, as he's also known, said Tuesday that he's considering allowing imports of...
Bt corn has been genetically modified to make insecticidal proteins that protect plants from caterpillars and some root-feeding beetles. In our region, growers pay an average of around $35 more for a bag of Bt corn compared to non-Bt...
Source: AgriGold news release Breaking down this tar spot-speckled corn residue over the winter will help prevent bigger problems with the disease next season. WESTFIELD, Indiana - Tar spot has spread across much of the Corn Belt, and while it...
Dark brown leaf spots. Loose kernels. Spongy ears. Tar spot is striking fear in a growing number of fields across the Corn Belt. The bright spot for farmers, however, is that there are ways to proactively manage the fast-spreading...
The U.S. corn and soybean harvests got closer to the finish over the past week. Weather in most key U.S. growing areas last week was conducive to harvest activity, but snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week in parts of...
Golden Harvest today released new corn hybrid performance data and agronomic management recommendations to help farmers make plans to increase corn yield potential next year. With elite corn genetics and proactive strategies to manage soil fertility and corn rootworm...
  Mexico's upcoming ban on U.S. imports of genetically-modified corn or corn grown with glyphosate won't be changed in any way, according to their deputy agriculture minister. But, an Indiana ag industry leader who serves in Washington, D.C. doesn't believe...
Source: Reuters reports: A fungus that causes "vomitoxin" has been found in some U.S. corn harvested this fall, causing headaches for growers and livestock producers and forcing ethanol plants and grain elevators to scrutinize grain deliveries. The situation is another hit...
U.S. corn and soybean harvest activity continued to move forward over the past week. Rain did delay activity in parts of the Midwest and Plains and while that's helped replenish soil moisture and provide a slight boost to river levels,...
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