While crop scientists continue to track Asian soybean rust with sentinel plots this year, there's another threat they're eyeing with a different type of sentinel. This new sentry is marestail that has developed resistance to glyphosate.
A farmer is the newest resident of "Tox Town," a Web site that highlights environmental health risks and toxic chemicals people encounter in their everyday lives. The site, created by the National Institutes of Health, is targeted toward students and educa
Monsanto this week introduced a new cottonseed replant protection program called the "Stoneville Quick Start Advantage." Monsanto says their new program is believed to be the only one of its kind that provides 100% replant assistance no matter what cotton
Smithfield Foods Wednesday announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of the Cook's ham business from ConAgra Foods. The company has facilities in Lincoln, Grayson, Kentucky, and Kansas City, Missouri. Smithf
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) has called for a hearing, after a report last week showed a failure by USDA's Grain Inspection Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) to enforce the Packers and Stockyards Act. On Friday Senator Harkin sent a bipartisan let