Sunday, May 29, 2016

The new varieties could be a boon to the U.S agricultural economy, and also have significant impact in the developing world.

Produce growers have an opportunity April 30 to ask questions and make concerns heard regarding the proposed food safety rules for fresh produce.
University of Nebraska

If you grow corn in northern Ohio, you may want to take action against Asiatic garden beetle grub damage before planting.

DuPont Pioneer will pay Monsanto more than $802 million over an initial four-year period for trait technology, associated data, and soybean lines.

Higher nitrogen rates do not eliminate the continuous corn yield drag during average or poor growing seasons.

Dairy Farmers of America will pay $46 million to buyers of certain dairy products, part of a settlement agreement in an ongoing lawsuit regarding trading activity on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Above-normal temperatures this spring are most likely across most of the continental U.S.
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Using the right drainage system on a corn crop can increase yields by some 30 percent. Learn more at April 9 webinar offered by OSU Extension.

The death of Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, creates uncertainty in that country's ag sectors, too.

The current U.S. pork industry outlook suggests it will be late summer before hog producers see break-even conditions.
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