“A wet and cold April resulted in late start, short planting windows in May limit number of planting days forcing some cotton to shift to other crops.” -- Bill Robertson, Arkansas Extension cotton agronomist....More
“We’re very happy to have received approval. This is the first GM food animal approved anywhere in the world. We’re hoping this means there will be other approvals both in the United States and other countries.” -- Ron Stotish, AquaBounty CEO....More
Ag Expo, one of the largest ag trade shows in the Mid-South, will celebrate its 30th anniversary in January at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff, Mo. The event will be held Friday, Jan. 15, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission will be $1 for adults and free for all college students and youth.
This trade show is sponsored by Butler County University of Missouri Extension Council and the Ag Club of Three Rivers College....More
According to an EPA statement issued last week, the agency is seeking to deregister Enlist Duo because it has received new information from Dow that “suggests two active ingredients could result in greater toxicity to non-target plants.”...More
Rice consumption worldwide is expected to exceed production for the third consecutive year in 2015-16, resulting in the smallest global ending stocks since the 2007-08 marketing year, according to USDA’s Economic Research Service....More
The latest news that the EPA has pulled back the registration of Dow’s new weed control technology Enlist, which grants tolerance to both 2, 4-D and glufosinate herbicides, is very disheartening....More
The report, entitled Climate Change, Global Food Security and the U.S. Food System, identifies the risks that climate change poses to global food security and the challenges facing farmers and consumers in adapting to changing climate conditions....More