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...
Input costs remain elevated, which AgriGold Agronomist Sam McCord says is one of the many reasons to test soils this fall. "It's generally more economical for farmers to use the right rate of nutrients on the right acre rather...
Source: Federal Trade Commission news release The Federal Trade Commission and a bipartisan coalition of 10 state attorneys general have filed a complaint in federal court against pesticide manufacturers Syngenta Crop Protection and Corteva, Inc. for allegedly paying distributors to...
The U.S. corn harvest remains behind normal. USDA says as of Sunday 12 percent of corn is harvested compared to the five-year average of 14 percent. Crop development also trails with 58 percent of corn mature, three percentage points behind normal. Corn...
USDA is investing up to $2.8 billion in 70 selected projects under the first Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities funding pool, which includes proposals seeking funds ranging from $5 million to $100 million. Details on individual projects are provided below. For...
Source: LG Seeds news release As the growing season winds down, LG Seeds Agronomist Mark Grundmayer says corn farmers in the West will focus on which products handled stress well. WESTFIELD, Indiana - Scouting fields ahead of harvest helps...
Source: Feed & Grain Due to myriad factors, commercial grain facility construction and renovations have been tracking upward for at least two years. The demand for facility upgrades and new construction is not only in response to aging domestic material...
The USDA's national corn condition rating dipped a little bit again last week, while soybeans held steady after another widely mixed week for weather in the Midwest and Plains. As of Sunday, 54% of U.S. corn is called good to...
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh today announced USDA is investing $121 million in critical infrastructure (PDF, 541 KB) to combat climate change across rural America. The investments include $111 million for 289 projects to...
Seed trait companies Corteva Agriscience and rival Bayer CropScience have filed lawsuits in federal court this week over patent rights involving herbicide trait technology. Corteva, in a lawsuit filed this week in the U.S. District Court for Delaware, alleges Bayer/Monsanto...
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