Midwest Corn: Climate Change Should Help Production through 2050, says Researcher

🕔May 17, 2018Climate change and global warming put some forms of life at risk, but researchers found one instance that might not feel the heat – corn. Contrary to previous analyses, research […]

Texas Cotton: Less Water for Young Plants Doesn’t Hurt Yield, Improves Drought Tolerance

🕔May 16, 2018Plants need water–but what about when it’s running low? Is it possible to use less water and still have healthy crops? In Texas, the Southern High Plains uses water from […]

Mosaic Company HQ Moving from Minnesota to Florida

🕔May 15, 2018The Mosaic Company today announced that it intends to move its corporate headquarters from a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota, to the Tampa, Florida, area. Details of the move – including […]

Illinois: Farm Group Partners with Agrible Tracking 4R Nutrient Management

🕔Apr 25, 2018Documenting 4R nutrient application practices for environmental and regulatory purposes is about to get much easier for agricultural retailers in Illinois. The program is being developed by a partnership between […]

Midwest Farming Has Influenced the Region’s Summer Climate, Study Says

🕔Feb 14, 2018Scientists agree that changes in land use such as deforestation, and not just greenhouse gas emissions, can play a significant role altering the world’s climate systems. Now, a new study […]

Sorghum Checkoff Accepting Applications for Leadership Program

🕔Feb 9, 2018The Sorghum Checkoff is now accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class IV, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. To be eligible, applicants must be farmers actively […]

Drought Tolerance: Research Could Improve Yields for Cereal Crops

🕔Feb 7, 2018Three years ago, biotechnologists demonstrated in field trials that they could increase the productivity of maize by introducing a rice gene into the plant that regulated the accumulation of sucrose […]

Kinze Manufacturing Expands into Tillage with 3 New Models

🕔Feb 6, 2018Kinze Manufacturing, an industry leader in planter and grain cart equipment, is expanding its offerings with the addition of four high-speed disc tillage models, Mach Till 201, 261, 331 and […]

Pistachios: Research Uncovers Health Benefits for Women With Gestational Diabetes

🕔Jan 29, 2018Results of a new study among pregnant women with impaired glucose intolerance during gestation (GIGT) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) – commonly known as gestational diabetes – show that eating […]

Annual National Black Growers Council Conference, Tunica, MS, Dec. 11-13

🕔Nov 21, 2017The National Black Growers Council (NBGC) has announced the dates for its upcoming 2017 annual conference.  The event will be held December 11-13, 2017 at the Gold Strike Hotel & Resort located in Tunica, MS.  […]

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