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.  […]

New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security

🕔Nov 14, 2017A new map was released today detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are […]

Ag Lender Survey: Farm Profitability Still Down But Improving

🕔Nov 2, 2017Eighty-two percent of agricultural lenders reported a decline in farm profitability in the last 12 months, according to a joint survey by the American Bankers Association and the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation […]

Israeli Smart Farming Winning Outsized Share of Global Funding

🕔Oct 26, 2017Israel’s agricultural technology, or agritech, industry is in rapid growth, with a boom in number of companies, variety of innovations, and funding that’s winning an outsized share of global agritech investment, […]

Tillerman Seeds Acquires DF Seeds, Looks to Buy Regional Seed Suppliers

🕔Oct 25, 2017Tillerman Seeds LLC, a Grand Rapids-based company created to acquire regional producers of specialty, GMO, and non-GMO seeds, has purchased the assets of Dansville, Mich.-based DF Seeds Inc. in its […]

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