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Major Causes of Soybean Yield Gaps in Nebraska and 9 Other States Identified

For the past three years, researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Wisconsin-Madison collected survey data from producer soybean fields planted in four growing seasons (20... Read More

Trump Administration Planning Rural Fund to Boost High-Frequency Broadband

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Trump administration is preparing to boost high-speed mobile data considered next generation, or 5G, as well as roll out a $20 billion fund to increase rural broadband access. The FCC announced the plan just days after a Senate ... Read More

RFA Statement on Senator Grassley's DOE Request for SRE Clarity

WASHINGTON— In response to Sen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-Iowa) letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper issued the following statement: "We are grateful to Senator Gra... Read More

Syngenta: Accelerating Innovation in a Changing World

BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 8, 2019--Syngenta announced today that it will accelerate its innovation to address the increasing challenges faced by farmers around the world and the changing views of society. “Farmers today need to ma... Read More

CHS Reports $596.3 million of net income for first six months of fiscal 2019

ST. PAUL, Minn., /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM, CHSCL), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, agronomy, grains and foods company,  reported net income of $248.8 million for the second quart... Read More

DowDuPont Provides Update to First Quarter 2019 Modeling Guidance

MIDLAND, Mich. & WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DowDuPont™ (NYSE:DWDP) provided an update to its previously stated modeling guidance for the first quarter of 2019, as a result of near-term trends and discrete headwinds in some of its key va... Read More

Study Aims to Keep Water Safe From Phosphorus, Sediment

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University researcher Colby Moorberg has his eyes on several miles of the Big Blue and Little Blue rivers, the two major waterways meandering their way to Tuttle Creek Reservoir in northeast Kansas. Moorberg, an as... Read More

Live-Streaming Barn Tours Show Consumers Sustainable Pig Farming

National Pork Board partners with South Dakota State University to connect pig farmers with consumers nationwide DES MOINES, IOWA – March 19, 2019 – The National Pork Board is collaborating with South Dakota State University (SDSU) to ... Read More

Syngenta scientists discover one-step genome-editing technique that accelerates seed breeding

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, – Syngenta researchers recently published a paper in Nature Biotechnology, an international science journal, detailing their discovery of a genome-editing technique called haploid induction editing (HI-Edit™) ... Read More

February U.S. Ag Equipment Sales Remain Positive Overall, Says AEM Report

MILWAUKEE (March 11, 2019) - U.S. sales of ag tractors and combines remained in the plus column for February, according to the latest sales data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Total U.S. February 2-wheel-drive tractor sales... Read More

2,4-D resistance in Palmer amaranth

HAYS, Kan. —  A Kansas State University researcher is reporting the first-ever study confirming that Palmer amaranth has developed resistance to the herbicide 2,4-D, findings that may signal an important step in developing future controls for the ... Read More