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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri maintains a noxious weed list to help control problem weeds in the state. The state has currently designated 12 species as noxious.
The proposed federal rule dealing with GMO labeling is getting a lot of attention in the ag industry. But it is only the latest in a long battle of wills over what goes on product labels.
These should be jubilant times across the sprawling savanna of southeastern Brazil. Soybean is king here. And with the China-U.S. trade war pushing Chinese buyers to frantically search the globe for alternatives to American soy, Brazil is the most logical…
Iowa’s noxious weed law underwent some changes this year, and the Palmer amaranth scare probably had something to do with it.
Can you call it “milk” if it didn’t come from a mammalian breast?
COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension confirmed the growing season’s first case of southern rust corn disease in the U.S. on July 10.
AMES, Iowa — The practice of conducting tissue testing for phosphorus and potassium in corn and soybean is a relatively new tool in crop production. While soil testing has been widely used for decades, proper tissue testing recommendations are still…
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s largest farm group is pushing for adjustments to crop insurance payments to protect farmers from international trade retaliations.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Emerson Nafziger, retired University of Illinois Extension specialist, for the university’s crop management Bulletin website July 6.
For nine nerve-racking months beginning in the summer of 2014, Dan Carlson waited for his lab experiments to be born. Carlson and his team at the biotechnology startup Recombinetics had made a small tweak in the genetic code of dairy…
President Donald Trump said he may prioritize a bilateral trade deal with Mexico over Canada and that he’s building a good rapport with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Leah McGrath spends most of her day educating consumers about nutrition.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The public is invited to submit information to help local, state and national decision-makers assess drought conditions and impacts in Missouri.
SIMPSON, Ill. — Farmers have a large number of obnoxious weeds to control, but according to Illinois law, only nine are classified as “noxious.”
South America’s main soybean-producing nations could benefit from higher demand from China through 2020 thanks to a Sino-U.S. trade war, according to one of Uruguay’s largest farm companies.
Farm safety programs were among those targeted by University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld as part of a cost-cutting effort this month.
While Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, expects to have a hearing and a vote on whether to confirm a new Supreme Court justice this fall, he isn’t as sure about a vote for a new head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Kazakhstan is tapping growing consumer demand for organic crops to help it better compete in the food-export market.
There’s at least one commodity that may benefit from Donald Trump’s trade war with China: nitrogen fertilizer.
President Donald Trump’s trade disputes with China, Mexico and Canada are already eroding the value of American agricultural production, with soybean growers alone expected to lose at least $3.2 billion during the next crop season.