New Head of Rabo AgriFinance, Ag Lending Veteran Shawn Smeins Nov 19, 2020

🕔Nov 19, 2020
Rabo AgriFinance announced that Shawn Smeins has been promoted to head the business. Throughout his 25-plus+ year tenure, Smeins “has shown a commitment to growing Rabo AgriFinance’s ability to meet the […]

Rice: Researchers Make 1st Steps Towards More Photosynthesis Efficient Varieties Nov 12, 2020

🕔Nov 12, 2020
An international long-term research collaboration aimed at creating high yielding and water use efficient rice varieties, has successfully installed part of the photosynthetic machinery from maize into rice. “We assembled […]

U.S. Tractor And Combine Sales Hold Up In October Nov 10, 2020

🕔Nov 10, 2020
Overall farm tractor unit sales continue their growth across North America in October 2020 despite a small pause in larger units in Canada according to the latest data from the […]

Kentucky Corn: One Fungicide Application Enough to Protect Against Foliar Diseases Oct 6, 2020

🕔Oct 6, 2020
Foliar diseases, such as gray leaf spot, northern corn leaf blight, and southern rust, were estimated to cause annual losses ranging from 19,029 to 244,149 metric tons from 2012 to […]

General Mills, Gunsmoke Farms Partner to Transition 34K Acres of Conventional Farmland to Organic with USDA Certification Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organics Program. Gunsmoke, a 34,000-acre farm outside of Pierre, South Dakota, had been […]

Discovery Park of America Moves Closer to Million-Dollar Goal for New Ag Innovation Exhibit Sep 16, 2020

🕔Sep 16, 2020
Discovery Park of America – located in Union City, Tennessee – has announced new partners and more details for “AgriCulture: Innovating for Our Survival,” a permanent exhibit dedicated to telling the […]

Cotton: Substantial Producer Participation Needed For Successful Sustainability Initiative Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
As more and more U.S. cotton producers choose to enroll in the U.S Cotton Trust Protocol, they are signaling to the world that U.S. cotton is serious about setting a new standard […]

Iowa’s Corn Took A Hit, But Analytical Group Still Predicts Record National Yield Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Main Street Data (MSD) forecasts a 2020 national yield of 178.1 bu/acre for corn. The projection was generated by weather-based modeling techniques that correlate to crop stage. “Despite setbacks from storms […]

Corn And Soybean Yields: Barchart Ups Its U.S. Projections Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
Barchart this week forecasted an increase in national corn and soybean yields compared to its August 4 report. The commodity data provider’s September cmdty Yield Forecast for end-of-season projects U.S. […]

Nufarm Launches Panther MTZ – “A More Effective Load Of Metribuzin” Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Nufarm Americas, Inc. this week announced the launch of Panther MTZ herbicide. Panther MTZ is the latest in Nufarm’s portfolio of Panther herbicides formulated to help growers gain weed management […]

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