Saturday, August 18, 2018
dairy farm

The USDA has extended the deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy through June 22.
Senator Sherrod Brown

The Senate Ag Committee passed its version of the 2018 farm bill out of committee with a 20-1 vote earlier today.
flooded field

Some farmers are frustrated and complaining that they just have not had good field-drying weather. Then, there are those that got flooded. A planting update.
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.
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