Source: Reuters Mexico is considering direct agreements with farmers in the United States, Argentina and Brazil to secure non-genetically modified yellow corn imports, the country's deputy agriculture minister said, adding that a 2024 ban on GM corn would not be...
Genetically engineered (GE) seeds were commercially introduced in the U.S. for major field crops in 1996, with adoption rates increasing rapidly in the years that followed. By 2008, more than 50 percent of corn, cotton, and soybean acres were...
The USDA says the U.S. corn and soybean harvests made solid advances over the past week. That was because of generally dry conditions in much of the Midwest and Plains, but this week has already seen severe storms, heavy...
Source: National Corn Growers Association news release With the Department of Energy's announcement to release 15 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) called on policymakers to advance ethanol as a solution...
The USDA says the U.S. corn and soybean harvests made solid advances over the past week. There was precipitation in parts of the Midwest and Plains over the past week, including snow in some northern areas, but overall, conditions...
Source: Pioneer news release Tar spot has been impacting many fields throughout the United States. Just last year, it slashed U.S. corn yields by about 231.3 million bushels - which was more damage than any other disease. While the...
The U.S. corn and soybean harvests have pulled ahead of average. That is thanks to a generally dry pattern in much of the Midwest and Plains last week along with cool to seasonal temperatures in much of the region. The...
Source: University of Illinois news release URBANA, Ill. - Decades of corn breeding efforts emphasizing yield have contributed to modern hybrids with shallower and less complex root systems than their predecessors. Because the breeding and selection of most modern...
NewLeaf Symbiotics announces that the U.S. EPA has issued registration for TS201, which contains Methylorubrum extorquens, under the Terrasym brand. The company is working with strategic partners for broad scale trialing and commercialization of the product, pending state approvals. TS201...
The USDA says the corn and soybean harvests both made solid advances last week but are a little behind their normal paces. While weather was generally conducive for harvest activity last week, development in some areas was pushed back...
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