Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The Margin Protection Program is designed to help farmers deal with both catastrophic conditions, such as weather extremes, and prolonged periods of low margins.

Light availability at the ground level appears to be a big factor in maintaining or losing plant species biodiversity.
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Agricultural Research Service has conducted several studies to see whether adding a protective coating to corn and soybean seeds could help optimize planting schedules.

Fifty U.S. Senators sign letter defending common food names against European Union.

PEDv will mete a financial blow to many individual pork producers, but the tighter supply could trigger record-high industry revenues and the highest profit per head since 2005.

Farm Bureau's annual outlook survey shows land availability a top concern.

Scientists have identified a distinctive olfactory receptor gene pattern in fruit-eating bats, as well as the particular olfactory receptor gene families important to their fruit diets.

Michigan DNR determines banned traits no longer present.

Farm and Dairy's printing department experienced an unfortunate, "unperfect storm" of mechanical and computer problems this week, which will delay delivery.