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Combines may still be harvesting this year’s crops, but smart farmers are already thinking about next year’s planting.
Pathogens in soybeans are a big problem not only in the U.S., but also around the world and no more so than in Asia, where soy is a major food source. Asian countries buy much of their soy from the U.S.
Two years ago, Monsanto launched the Corn Rootworm Knowledge program, designed to reward the research and academic community for outstanding projects that addressed specific aspects of the pest and how best to manage it.
Corn earworms (also known as cotton bollworms) cost cotton producers an estimated $200 million a year in lost crops and control expenses, and they are notoriously hard to track because they migrate at night.
Ensuring that corn absorbs the right balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium is crucial to increasing global yields, a Purdue and Kansas State University study finds.
Center Seeds, in conjunction with Rasawehr Farms, is conducting a three-year study with a variety of mixed pollinating plant species to establish ideal habitats for pollinators and to improve ecological diversity on the farming acreage in proximity to these habitats.
Mycogen Seeds is adding 19 new corn hybrids to the lineup for the 2015 growing season.
Considering the current state of declining crop prices, discussions at the 2014 InfoAg conference were focused on the return on investment (ROI) of precision agriculture (PA) practices.
When we think of applying fertilizer the nutrients that come to mind initially are the major nutrients nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), and sulfur (S).