Rural Broadband: More Incentives Needed to Help Build Networks

🕔Sep 20, 2018Though progress has been made by the Federal Communications Commission to remove barriers for infrastructure investment, the rural-urban digital divide persists. A new CoBank Knowledge Exchange Division report, “Broadband Partnerships,” […]

California Olive Ranch Marks 20 Years with Largest Olive Tree Planting in State

🕔Aug 15, 2018California Olive Ranch, the pioneers of premium and affordable extra virgin olive oil, celebrates their 20th anniversary with an announcement of the largest olive tree planting in California and the […]

Michigan-Based Tillerman Seeds Makes Second Acquisition

🕔Aug 13, 2018Tillerman Seeds LLC, a holding company established last year to offer a liquidity path to owners of independent seed companies across the country, today announced it has completed its second […]

BASF Spins Off Extreme Herbicide

🕔Jul 11, 2018Helm Agro US, Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire Extreme herbicide from BASF Corporation. Extreme’s control spectrum includes more than 50 broadleaf and grass weeds in Roundup Ready soybeans, Clearfield […]

Grain Bin Safety: Nationwide Awards 29 Fire Departments with Rescue Tubes

🕔Jun 28, 2018Each year, tragedy strikes across rural America when lives are lost due to grain bin entrapments. To help lead the fight against these accidents, Nationwide, in partnership with the National Education Center […]

InfoAg Conference, Saint Louis, MO, July 16-17

🕔Jun 4, 2018The 2018 InfoAg Conference, which focuses on precision agriculture, gets underway at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel on July 17. An optional pre-conference tour is offered for an additional fee […]

Keith Coble Elected President for Ag & Applied Economics Association’s Executive Board

🕔May 24, 2018The votes have been tallied and the membership has spoken. Keith Coble from Mississippi State University is named the incoming President-Elect for the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s (AAEA) Executive […]

Peanuts: Nutritional, Health Benefits Highlighted by Research

🕔May 24, 2018The Peanut Institute recently brought together peanut industry leaders, research scientists and registered dieticians to highlight the latest research on the nutritional benefits of peanut consumption. Attendees learned how peanuts […]

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 […]

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