Tuesday, May 31, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- More farmers are using cover crops to limit erosion from fields, control weed growth, fix nitrogen in the soil, feed...

LONGYEARBYEN, Norway -- Days after celebrating its second anniversary, the Svalbard "Doomsday" Global Seed Vault received thousands of new seeds that will push its...

DES MOINES, Iowa -- DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred is expanding its presence in central Iowa with additional lab facilities focused on advanced plant genetics. The...

Is it possible to "teach" corn to fix its own nitrogen, thus eliminating the need for nitrogen fertilizer applications?

WASHINGTON -- The USDA's Farm Storage Facility Loan program has been amended to allow producers to build cold storage facilities to store their fresh...

Farmers around the world have responded to growing demand by producing record crops recently. As a result, USDA forecasts that global ending stocks for 2009/10 (June-May) will be 196.8 million metric tons, up 60 percent from a recent low of 123.3 million metric tons in 2007/08.

WASHINGTON -- The United States and China have reached an agreement to reopen the Chinese market to U.S. pork and pork products.Pork trade will...

COLUMBUS -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack has designated 10 counties in Ohio as primary agricultural natural disaster areas, due to multiple disasters...

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- To feed a world population projected to exceed 9 billion people by 2050, technology that can enhance food production will be...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Blending biomass into the coal stream that feeds electricity-generation plants offers the opportunity to reduce harmful emissions and create a...
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