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Global Corn Research Confab Held In St. Louis

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) reports: Syngenta Ventures announced today new leadership for its global team. Corey Huck, head of Biologicals & Syngenta Ventures,...

Farmers National Co: Land Values: Another Tick Down?

Source: Farmers National news release The decline in land values since 2013 has been gradual and reasonable given the lower commodity prices and farm incomes....

USDA Announces Rural Community Facility Investment

Source: USDA news release Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing...

AgTech Startup WISErg Raises $19.2 Million To Build Plant Turning Food Scraps Into Fertilizer

Seattle Times reports: In this 2012 file photo, Brendan Johnson, assistant store director at PCC Natural Markets in Issaquah, dumps renderings into the WISErg......

THRIVE Releases Its Annual List Of Top 50 AgTech Companies

SVG Ventures today announced its 2019 THRIVE Top 50 Report, an annual ranking of 50 leading global AgTech companiesexemplifying the best in agriculture and food-focused innovation. Recognizing...

Mechanics Bank To Acquire Rabobank’s Retail Operations In California

Source: Mechanics Bank news release WALNUT CREEK, Calif. & ROSEVILLE, Calif.--Mechanics Bank (OTCBB: MCHB) and Rabobank, N.A., a subsidiary of Rabobank Group, today announced that...

Iowa-Based AgTech Firm To Plant 10K Acres Of Soybeans With Driverless Tractors

The chief executive of an Iowa company has announced a "stretch goal" to plant 10,000 acres of American soybeans in 2019. The wrinkle is...

Mustang Seeds, GDM Announce Joint Venture

Source: Mustang Seeds news release Madison, SD-Mustang Seeds, Inc. and GDM are pleased to announce we have entered into an exciting joint venture to bring...

Kubota To Utilize Buhler Industries’ Facilities To Build Large Tractors

Source: Buhler Industries news release Kubota Corporation (Headquarters: Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan; President and Representative Director: Masatoshi Kimata; hereinafter referred to as "Kubota") announced today its...

Wheat Varieties From 2Blades, CSIRO, U Of Minnesota Exhibit Exceptional Stem Rust Resistance

Source: CSIRO, 2Blades and University of Minnesota joint news release The stem rust susceptible wheat variety Fielder (left) in comparison to a derived Fielder...

Bayer Earns Top Honors At National 4-H Legacy Awards

Source: Bayer news release Addy Battel, 2019 4-H Youth in Action winner in Agriculture, presented Philip Blake, President of Bayer U.S., with the 2019...

Canadian Government Helps The Wheat Sector Increase Its Export Market Share

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada news release The grain sector is a key driver of Canada's economic growth, exporting 20.5 million tonnes of wheat in...

Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) for 2019 By Gary Schnitkey ,Department of Agricultural and Consumer...

Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) was created after the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  Before 2019, most farmers in the Midwest could not use...

American Soybean Association: Administration’s Budget Proposal Takes A Big Bite Out Of Bean Priorities

American Soybean Association (ASA) reports: From crop insurance to conservation programs and transportation, President Trump's proposed budget would significantly slash programs vital to the soybean...

EPA Issues E15 Proposed Rule, National Corn Growers Assn Comments

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) reports: National Corn Growers Association President Lynn Chrisp made the below statement today following the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) release...