U.S-China Trade: Purdue Says Keep the Faith, Don’t Expect More Relief Aid – DTN

🕔Apr 30, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said Monday he knows farmers are hurting, but there are no plans to offer additional aid to farmers affected by the trade dispute with […]

Corteva Launches Enlist E3 Soybeans and Qrome Corn Products

🕔Jan 17, 2019Enlist E3 soybeans will be commercially launched in Brazil, Canada and the United States, beginning in 2019 according to an announcement today from Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. Qrome […]

Soybean Pod Shatter – Bad Enough to Scout Before Harvest? – DTN

🕔Oct 17, 2018Most people recall the heat of the 2012 drought. Jessie Alt remembers the sound.   “In 2012, when soybeans were shattering due to dry conditions, the pod can really burst open […]

Dicamba Injury: 7 Arkansas Farmers Name Multiple Manufacturers in Lawsuit

🕔Jul 24, 2017A group of 7 Arkansas farmers have had enough of the loss, blame and bad press floating around the issue of dicamba over-the-top applications. Last week (July 19, 2017) they […]

Chinese Seed Exec Sent to Prison for Stealing Transgenic Corn Seed – DTN

🕔Oct 7, 2016A Chinese national caught stealing transgenic corn seeds has been sentenced to 3 years in a U.S. federal prison for conspiring to steal trade secrets.   The U.S. Justice Department announced […]

Entomologists: Cry1F Fails to Control Western Bean Cutworm Despite Co. Claims – DTN

🕔Oct 6, 2016Editor’s note: This story was updated with a statement from Dow AgroSciences at 12:50 p.m. CDT. The original story was posted at 8:38 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Entomologists […]

Corn Seed Sales: Look Who’s Walking Away from Trait-Driven Prices – DTN

🕔Aug 26, 2016Seed prices, and the companies that set them, have appeared stubbornly indifferent to the decline in commodity crop values over the past few growing seasons. This past indifference — and […]

Corn: Refuge in a Bag Speeds Bt Insect Resistance, Especially in the South – DTN

🕔Jun 2, 2016Farmers love “refuge-in-a-bag” (RIB) systems for the ease they bring to planting Bt corn, but there is mounting evidence that they could accelerate Bt resistance in certain above-ground pests. The […]

Monsanto, BASF Dicamba Technology Starts EPA Comment Period – DTN

🕔Apr 1, 2016Dicamba-based herbicides designed to be used with Monsanto’s new Xtend trait system took another step to reality. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 30-day public comment period on the […]

DuPont Pioneer Advances Next Generation Corn Products

🕔Aug 4, 2015DuPont Pioneer announced today that it will advance its new line-up of corn offerings to stewarded on-farm trials in 2016 as newly branded, Pioneer brand Qrome products. The high-yielding corn […]

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