Wednesday, March 29, 2017

WASHINGTON -- Plants can overcome their evolutionary legacies to become much better at using biological photosynthesis to produce energy, the kind of energy that can power vehicles in the near future, an all-star collection of biologists, physicists, photochemists, and solar scientists has found.

DENVER -- The Sheep Venture Co., in association with the American Sheep Industry Association, has reintroduced manufacturing equipment to the United Sates that allows wool products to be machine washed and dried without shrinking.

A cover-crop seeder designed by Penn State agricultural scientists that can plant seed, add herbicides and spray fertilizer in a single trip might also improve corn yields.

Bill Gates: Farming is a business that helps poor farmers build self-sufficiency and improve their lives.

The bottom line is that 2011 is likely to be a profitable year for farmers. Determining just how profitable involves a complicated equation that includes number of bushels per acre, price per bushel, level of revenue protection and hedging.

Total losses from managed honey bee colonies nationwide were 30 percent from all causes for the 2010/2011 winter, according to the annual survey conducted by the USDA and the Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA).

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — American agriculture should benefit from a pending free-trade agreement between the United States and Korea, according to an expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

Farmers can expect yield losses of at least one bushel per acre for every day's delay in planting after the first week of May. But it all depends on July and August weather.

MOLINE, Ill. -- Sales and profit in the second quarter at Deere & Company set an all-time quarterly record.Net income attributable to Deere &...

Powdery mildew and Septoria are already very prevalent in some Ohio wheat field locations.
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