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Popcorn Endures as Commodity Prices Fall By: 02/16/2015 @ 2:59pm

For many farmers, brand loyalty has the green or red color of a machinery company. For Pat Green, it’s the red and white logo of Jolly Time Pop Corn. It’s on his…

New Sorghum Lines Show Big Yield Improvement By: 02/16/2015 @ 8:54am

Kansas State University  New experimental lines in advanced testing at Kansas State University are proving to yield just as well as corn, but with less…

Growing Grain Sorghum? 3 Things to Think About By: 01/26/2015 @ 9:54am

Grain sorghum production has been getting a lot of attention lately, from last…

Herbicide-Tolerant Sorghum Coming in 2016 By: 01/06/2015 @ 11:29am

The grain sorghum industry’s first herbicide-tolerant hybrids should be on the market by 2016.Alta Seeds is testing early-, medium-, and full-season versions of the hybrid, which feature resistance to an ALS…

Building a Business for Hay By: 12/16/2014 @ 1:03pm

Near Crookston, Minnesota, in the midst of fields of corn, wheat, sugar beets, and beans, Jerry and Kim Michaelson and their son, Josh, grow alfalfa. They harvest about 3,000 acres to sell to dairies in North…

New Canola Hybrid Has Non-GM Resistance to SU Herbicide By: 11/22/2014 @ 12:09pm

Spring canola producers will have new tools to combat glyphosate-resistant weeds in 2015. Cibus Global and Rotam introduced last week a nontransgenic, sulfonylurea herbicide-resistant canola hybrid, plus…

Research Discovery Could Boost Sorghum Yields By: 09/15/2014 @ 2:33pm

The USDA Agricultural Research Service in Lubbock, Texas, is working on development of an improved sorghum hybrid - one that would increase the number of sorghum seeds per head by close to 60%, resulting in a…

Alta Seeds to Launch First Herbicide Tolerant Sorghum Hybrids in 2016 By: 08/05/2014 @ 5:05pm

The sorghum industry’s first herbicide-tolerant grain sorghum hybrid should be available to farmers.  Alta Seeds has been testing the hybrid, which features resistance to an ALS herbicide called…

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