"How can I manage my farming operation better in order to make more money? That’s something that sets us apart from other platforms available. We touch on the whole farming cycle during a season rather than focus on one specific aspect.” -- Russell Cauthan, AgDNA Key Account Manager....More
Dow AgroSciences announces the U.S. commercial launch of PowerCore trait technology, a new insect trait that protects corn plants from above-ground insects.
PowerCore trait provides broad-spectrum control of damaging above-ground corn pests by incorporating a pyramid of three different Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) protein, each one targeting insects differently. The three different modes of action offered by these proteins reduce potential insect resistance to the technology....More
“It was really nice for Dad because he had no idea someone with his last name would come back home to farm,” says Steven. “He got to follow Kyle’s progress for four years before passing. Dad was very proud of that." -- Steven Harriman....More
"As for building supply concerns, the WASDE report shows the productive capabilities of U.S. traditional program crop producers is alive and well. Presently, for some commodities this raises concerns that supply will overshadow demand." -- Bobby Coats....More
110 Nobel Laureates have signed a letter to Greenpeace, the United Nations and governments around the world, urging them to “abandon their campaign against GMOs in general and golden rice in particular.”...More
The Bayer Bee Care program and the Wildlife Society are working together toward the goal of planting 25 million pollinator-attractant wildflower seeds by the fall with the aim of increasing nutrition options for honeybees....More
“Corn planted area for all purposes in 2016 is estimated at 94.1 million acres, up 7 percent from (2015). This represents the third highest planted acreage in the United States since 1944." -- NASS June acreage report....More