Crop Farming: The Importance of Growers Adopting New Tech Mar 9, 2021

🕔Mar 9, 2021
Adoption of technology has been important to production agriculture for decades.  Through the adoption of technology and improved managerial practices, aggregate agricultural U.S. farm output in the United States tripled […]

Livestock: USDA Wants One-Stop Biotech Shop – DTN Dec 23, 2020

🕔Dec 23, 2020
Just a week after the Food and Drug Administration approved genetically altered pigs for food and medical use, USDA announced Monday the department is soliciting feedback to take over authority […]

Pecan Weevils: Researchers Boost Control By Beneficial Nematode Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
Beneficial nematodes are used as biological control agents to fight a variety of insect pests that severely damage crops. However, in many cases the nematodes don’t measure up to other […]

Gene Editing Technology Continues to Develop – DTN Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019
Agribusinesses, trade groups and farmers are excited about the prospects of gene-editing technology, but a great deal of unknowns remain about regulations and consumer acceptance. Gene editing drew a lot […]

Virginia Cotton: New Technology… Is There a Profit Lag? Feb 22, 2019

🕔Feb 22, 2019
For me the short answer is yes, a lot of the time. Everything that comes out does not work. However, in time, the best technology will become adopted. I guess […]

Pennsylvania: Weed Control – New Crop Technologies in 2018 Jan 26, 2018

🕔Jan 26, 2018
New Updates to Crop Technologies and their corresponding herbicides including Xtend and Enlist Crops.

Texas AgriLife Research Gets Jump-Start on Improved Crop Breeding Nov 20, 2017

🕔Nov 20, 2017
Texas A&M AgriLife Research is investing in the future of rapid crop design with improved traits through the deployment of two new labs and a half-million dollar seed grant program […]

Mississippi: Seed Tech Short Course, Starkville, Aug. 1-2 Jun 8, 2017

🕔Jun 8, 2017
Cover crop economics and seed mixture considerations will be two of the many topics covered at this year’s Seed Technology Short Course. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi […]

New Ag Pest Control Could Eliminate Specific Pest Populations – Good Thing? May 24, 2017

🕔May 24, 2017
New Biotechnology for Agricultural Pest Control Gene drives are a class of biotechnologies with the potential to transform pest control in U.S. and global agriculture over the next decade. Other […]

Cargill Boosts Soybean-Based Plastics Footprint By Purchasing Arkansas Company May 16, 2017

🕔May 16, 2017
Cargill has bolstered its biobased polyol product offerings by purchasing Rogers Arkansas-based BioBased Technologies’ vegetable-based polyol product line, Agrol, and other assets. Cargill’s Industrial Specialties business and BioBased Technologies are leaders in […]

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