Scientists have long struggled to understand what regulates sperm “capacitation,” the vital physiological process sperm must undergo to become capable of fertilizing an egg cell. Zinc plays a critical role.
School time now comes with some shop time for Indiana farmer Charlie Houin and his sons. While great-grandma, grandma and grandpa help homeschool due to the COVID-19, Houin works to get equipment ready for planting.
USDA's acreage numbers injected a substantial amount of uncertainty into both markets that appears set to stay in place throughout the summer, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.
With a large increase in corn acres, and declining ethanol demand, the U.S. could be swimming in supplies. That’s why one analyst thinks there's downside price risk with putting corn in the ground this year.