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Monsanto and DuPont agree to genetic and seed technology exchange

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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

Don’t expect yields to stay the same in continuous corn rotations

Monday, March 25, 2013

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

Mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather predicted for spring

Friday, March 22, 2013

Above-normal temperatures this spring are most likely across most of the continental U.S.

Pennsylvania transportation: Law changes may save farmers grief when moving from farm to farm

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The changes in law will affect the transportation of farm implements and exempt farm trucks, trailers, and multipurpose agricultural vehicles from registration.

Ohio Beef Expo combines lots of cattle, exhibits and education

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Large crowd attends Beef Expo for breed shows, sales and information.

Ohio Farm to School Conference touts healthy eating, hands-on learning

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The National Farm to School Network is now found in 12,500 U.S. schools. The organization helps educate students and faculty on food production, handling, tasting, cooking, education and dining.

National Ag Day: 10 reasons to thank a farmer

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The Social Silo just posted a infographic to celebrate National Agriculture Day.

Amplified greenhouse effect shifts northern growing seasons

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

According to a recent NASA-funded study, higher northern latitudes are getting warmer and the growing season is getting longer.

Should we worry about pollinators? 19th century research sheds light on climate change

Monday, March 18, 2013

Are plant-pollinator networks holding together as the insects and plants in the network are jostled by climate change and habitat loss?

Ag blog: Plenty of farm jobs, few willing to do them

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Chris Kick offers commentary on immigrant labor, unemployment and work ethic in this week’s blog post on The Social Silo.

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