Corn – Good News: Rootworm Trait Agreement; Corteva Agriscience and Monsanto – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018Corteva Agriscience, the newly formed agriculture division of DowDuPont, will license two insect traits from Monsanto, an aboveground Bt protein stack and Corn Rootworm III, which contains an RNAi rootworm […]

Midwest Fields: Weed Worries Grow – Planting Delayed in Iowa, Michigan – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018In the race to plant the 2018 crop, the month of May has seen a lot of winners. Gerald Gauck of east-central Indiana crossed the finish line on May 12. […]

Soy, Corn Biotech: 10% Yield Jump, Sooner Than You Think – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018For many years, advances in crop technology have focused on specific production traits like herbicide tolerance or insecticide production. Photosynthesis — the driving force behind all plant life — was […]

Plant Breeding: Gene Editing Skips GMO Regulatory Hurdles – DTN

🕔Apr 30, 2018A mushroom that doesn’t brown. White flour with as much fiber as whole-wheat flour. Corn that can fend off northern corn leaf blight. Soybeans that can tolerate salty soils and […]

Corn: 5 Tips for Managing Late Planted Crop – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2018May is nearly upon us, and a lot of corn seed is still in the bag. According to USDA’s Crop Progress reports, the country is already running 10% behind last […]

Midwest Planting: Is it Spring Yet? Farmers Waiting for Sunshine – DTN

🕔Apr 20, 2018Cold, snow and rain have kept farmers out of the field across the Midwest, but once the sun starts shining, watch out. “We do have a good forecast, and when […]

Corn, Soy Planting: Midwest and Northern Plains Wait for Soil Temps to Rise – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018No, you didn’t mix up the calendar pages. It’s mid-April, and some Midwest farmers are watching snow pile up on their fields this week. As the pace of planting slips […]

Stocks and Plantings: Soybean Stocks at Record High, More on the Way – DTN

🕔Mar 29, 2018There are more soybeans than ever in the U.S. right now — and more on the way. Quarterly soybean stocks swelled to a record 2.11 billion bushels, up a whopping […]

Grain Sorghum: Building An Aphid Plan, Starting With Resistant Hybrids – DTN

🕔Mar 16, 2018After five years in sorghum fields, the sugarcane aphid is firmly established as a permanent pest of this crop. Fortunately, Southern entomologists have spent nearly that long hunting down sorghum […]

Wheat Waiting On Rain: “The Southern Plains Drought Is Intense” – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Justin Knopf’s farm in central Kansas went 120 days without a drop of moisture this winter. Now his winter wheat crop is waking up, looking for water, and finding little […]

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