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How You Can Better Weather Drought, Heat, or Cold Soils By: 09/29/2015 @ 6:29pm

Companies that make agricultural chemicals and traits have mainly targeted bugs, weeds, and diseases. They still do. They’ve expanded their product scope, though, to…

Syngenta Comes Out Swinging After Monsanto Offer By: 09/25/2015 @ 6:27pm

Since rebuffing a $47 billion offer from Monsanto last August, Syngenta has been on the defensive in convincing…

Cover Crops Fit into Soil Health By: 07/02/2015 @ 1:40pm

Tools of the Future featured industry experts and experienced farmers who gave advice on how to boost soil…

Prepare for 2016 Crop Stressors By: 11/10/2015 @ 3:20pm

Waterhemp to soybean farmers is akin to that obnoxious guest who arrives early at a party and won’t leave as he downs your drinks and gobbles your food. Rather than beer and brats, though, this pigweed…

Soil Compaction May Fuel Smaller Implements By: 06/21/2015 @ 9:38pm

Ever wish you could have an employee who works 24/7, takes no vacation or sick days, and costs just $22,000?Of course not. You couldn’t find an employee to work that long or inexpensively even in the most…

GMO on HBO By: 05/11/2015 @ 12:27pm

HBO’s TV show VICE aired an episode on the topic of genetically engineered crops late Friday night. If you’re like me and you only have 4 TV channels, you didn’t watch it. Regardless, there are enough…

Federal UAS Rules for Ag Likely in 2017 By: 04/29/2015 @ 8:30am

Ever wish you could fly like a bird over your tasseling corn to check its agronomic status?These days, maybe you can.Flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) has great potential for boosting in-season diagnosis…

Multi-Hybrid Planting By: 04/21/2015 @ 6:03pm

Farmers test new multi-hybrid planter before planting.

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