To meet the growing global demand for crops, public and private researchers must develop a more complete understanding of plant genes and their interactions, DuPont Vice President Bill Niebur challenged the International Plant Breeding Symposium today.
Asian soybean rust has been found in sentinel-plot soybeans in Calhoun County, S.C. This is the first rust in the state this year and the farthest north rust has been found in the U.S. in 2006. There are now 35 counties in seven states that have had rust i
Soybean and corn conditions in Corn Belt states are at or slightly ahead of 2001-2005 averages, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) crop progress report released Monday.
Farm land lease terminations in Iowa are coming up Sept. 1. A foggy crystal ball looking into the future of the U.S. farm program is making it difficult to determine how or whether to continue current leases into the 2007 crop year.