Saturday, June 23, 2018
disaster assistance

If your farm got hit by a disaster in 2017 or so far in 2018, you may be eligible for disaster assistance through the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), which just reopened two programs.
emerging corn

December corn futures and July Chicago wheat futures have made new contract highs.
cornfield

Corteva Agriscience will receive a license to stack Monsanto’s Corn Rootworm III and MON89034 traits with Corteva Agrisciences’ insect control traits.
Dew-Right

There is no cost-effective solution for small farms and artisanal cheese producers who need to accurately measure temperature and humidity in their storage and production facilities. DewRight is the answer.
CRISPR-CAS wheat

Wheat research using CRISPR-Cas9, or gene editing, technology doesn't add anything new to the wheat variety, only an improvement in the performance of the wheat’s genes.
grain barge

U.S. farmers have begun planting soybeans amid a tense trade war with China, the world’s largest consumer of the crop.
combining soybeans

A trade dispute with China escalated last week with China’s announcement April 4 of a proposed 25 percent tariff on imported U.S. soybeans.
ag barometer

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell in March, given uncertainty around trade relations and possible implications for U.S. ag exports.
planting-soybeans

U.S. farmers expect to plant more soybeans than corn this spring, according to the USDA's Prospective Plantings report.
beef cattle feedlot

Bipartisan legislation in the House would exempt livestock farms from reporting emissions requirements dictated by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).
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