The Agricultural & Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University released a new study this week on the economic impact of higher input costs on representative farms. The study estimated the increase of input costs across the country...
High quality alfalfa is produced in North Carolina. It is a fact…!!! For some people, the previous statement may be surprising; however, the quality of alfalfa produced in North Carolina has consistently been recognized in regional hay quality contests,...
Today, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced an important step in its global journey to fully replace petroleum-derived oils by 2040. For the first time in its commercial truck tires, Goodyear is replacing a portion of the petroleum-based...
Vive Crop Protection has received distinction as one of Canada's inaugural Sustainability Changemakers for 2022, as awarded by the Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) organization. Vive is one of 10 companies being honored with the distinction based on outstanding growth...
Bloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported yesterday that, “In more bad news for farmers, a fertilizer that’s key for corn production will remain expensive for at least two years. “That’s according to CF Industries Holdings Inc., the world’s largest nitrogen fertilizer company....
Nitrogen fertilizer has major implications for crop yields and environmental health, specifically water quality in the Gulf of Mexico. Federal and state governments have shied away from regulating nitrogen fertilizer use, but voluntary and incentives-based programs have not been...
AgbioInvestor in collaboration with CropLife International has completed its black box study into the time and cost required to develop a novel GM trait. The study was commissioned to provide an up-to-date view on the cost and duration of the...
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol announced that grower participation for the 2021/22 crop doubled since the program's pilot last year. The Trust Protocol's mission is to bring quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurement to the key sustainability metrics...
Just like professional baseball, farmer success depends on a strategic game plan, strong teamwork and statistical analysis to achieve a winning season, year after year. That's why the DEKALB corn, Asgrow soybean and Deltapine cotton brands are making the...
Cargill has unveiled plans to build a new soybean processing facility located in Pemiscot County, Mo. near Hayti and Caruthersville to support growing domestic and global demand for oilseeds driven by food, feed and fuel markets. The facility will...
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