USDA: Corn Planted Acreage up 3% From 2019, Soybean Acreage Up 10%

he U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 92.0 million acres of corn planted in the United States for 2020, up...

Working women, the backbone of family farms

The role of women in farming continues to evolve. The added stress of working off the farm while balancing traditional responsibilities can be difficult...

Farmers Challenged To Take Action Against Yield-Robbing Pests And Resistance

Farmers often face detrimental losses when it comes to yield-robbing pests, but the soy checkoff and its partners in the Take Action program released...

Merschman Seeds Partners With Iowa Soybean Research Center At Iowa State

Merschman Seeds, located in Westpoint, Iowa, has joined the Iowa Soybean Research Center at Iowa State University as an industry partner. In this role,...

U Of Illinois Economist Issues Report “Soybean Exports, Acreage And Yield”

July 2020 soybean futures jumped by 3 percent since June 1. Export prospects and optimism around economic reopening drove prices higher over the last...

USDA Issues Crop Conditions Report, 97% Of Corn, 86% Of Soybeans Planted

Condition ratings for U.S. corn and soybeans improved last week. 75% of corn is in good to excellent condition, up 1% on the week, with...

Legend Seeds Canada becoming Ceres Global Seeds

Source: RealAgriculture.com Western Canada’s soybean and corn seed industry is seeing some changes, as Delmar Commodities is dropping its Legend Seeds business and signing new...

University Of Illinois Ag Economist: Soybean Demand Remains Uncertain

The USDA released the first projections for U.S. corn and soybean supply and demand in the 2020-21 marketing year on May 12. The forecasts...

Benson Hill Contracts 30,000 Acres Of Premium Soybean For 2020

Benson Hill, a crop improvement company dedicated to unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants to develop healthier, more sustainable food choices, today announced...

FMC Launching New Premix Insecticide In Time For 2020 Season

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted FMC Corporation registration for Elevest insect control in a broad range of crops including soybeans, sweet...
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