Corn: Older Hybrids Help Breeders Develop Better Crops – Video Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
K-State Research and Extension cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti explains what researchers can learn from past corn hybrids when breeding better hybrids in the future. Ciampitti says the lessons learned […]

Organic Corn: Illinois Scientists Rev Up Plant Breeding Nov 2, 2020

🕔Nov 2, 2020
A new $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) will support University of Illinois scientists and collaborators as they develop improved […]

Texas Corn Breeder Looking to Build a Better Bourbon Jun 13, 2019

🕔Jun 13, 2019
Dr. Seth Murray may have more than a casual interest in National Bourbon Day on June 14. Murray, Texas A&M AgriLife Research corn breeder and Eugene Butler Endowed Chair in […]

Texas Corn: New Lines Released for Use in Commercial Hybrids Apr 18, 2019

🕔Apr 18, 2019
Texas corn producers will have hybrids better suited to the state’s longer growing season and multiple stresses in the future after a Texas A&M AgriLife team from across the state […]

Midwest Corn: Genetically Engineered Seeds May Help Offset Climate Change Nov 26, 2018

🕔Nov 26, 2018
Count Kansas State University agricultural economist Jesse Tack among those who recognize unique challenges created by the world’s rising demand for food and changing climates across the globe. Tack and […]

Corn: Breeding Traits to Improve Water Use Efficiency Nov 19, 2018

🕔Nov 19, 2018
With approximately 80 percent of our nation’s water supply going towards agriculture, it’s fair to say it takes a lot of water to grow crops. In a climate with less predictable […]

Texas Corn: Drone Project Will Help Researchers Screen New Varieties Jun 5, 2017

🕔Jun 5, 2017
Texas A&M AgriLife Research will receive $490,000 over a three-year period as part of an unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, project grant to develop analytical tools and determine if these […]

Florida Corn: Monsanto Breeder Visits Northern Fields May 18, 2015

🕔May 18, 2015
Mr. Sandeep Bhatnagar, a commercial corn breeder for Monsanto, recently visited North Florida to look at area corn fields grown with Monsanto seed.

AgFax Grain Review: U.S. Imports Organic Corn, Soybeans; “Accidentally” Improving Corn Roots Apr 17, 2015

🕔Apr 17, 2015
Markets/Trade Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg reports on St. Louis Today that growing consumer demand for organic foods has the U.S. importing more of the 2 things it grows the most: […]

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