USSEC recently organized a swine nutrition and management training course at the Universidad Polytechnica of Madrid (UPM) in Spain. A group of almost twenty customers from various Eastern European countries including Po
CropLife America (CLA), the association representing the crop protection industry in the United States, welcomes the Core Assessment Group of Pesticide Residue's science- and risk-based assessment, which confirms prior
"An Interdisciplinary Approach to Abiotic Stress" is the theme of a symposium being organized by a team of graduate students from Purdue University's agronomy and botany departments partnering with DuPont Pioneer. This
U.S. soybean futures were lower on Wednesday as the harvesting of an expected record crop in Brazil progressed at a fast pace, while the strength of the dollar added to the downward pressure on prices.
Kent Nutrition Group (KNG), a division of Kent Corporation (kentww.com), and DEL-uxe Feeds (Deluxe) have entered into an agreement where KNG will acquire the Deluxe organization, including its feed mills, retail busines
Lallemand Animal Nutrition announces the availability of Alkosel 600 in the United States. Alkosel 600 is a new, ready-to-use formulation of the company's inactivated whole cell yeast containing organic selenium t
Monsanto Company is in talks with Bayer AG and other companies regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after it rejected the German company's $62-billion takeover offer, the U.S. seed producer said on Wednesd
Alltech has acquired 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Masterfeeds, Inc., in a share purchase agreement with Ag Processing Inc (AGP). Masterfeeds, a commercial animal nutrition company in Canada, is now part of t
U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in almost two years on Thursday to trade above the $11 mark as investors continued to price in strong export demand for U.S. soy in the face of a rain-reduced harvest in Argent
The General Accounting Office contends the U.S. Department of Agriculture's progress in promulgating a new rule for genetically engineered crops has difficulties to overcome. Until a rule is finalized, USDA will continu
France's top administrative court overturned a 2014 ban on a type of genetically modified (GMO) maize in a symbolic victory for GMO supporters that will not allow such crops to be grown in France because of subsequent l
Today on AgDay, Betsy Jibbon shares a picture taken from the field in Waterloo, Iowa, as she reports on the I-80 Planting Tour. She says farmers are kicking up dust with adequate planting conditions and warm temperature
High-yield soybean contest winners have produced yields topping 150 bu./acre. According to researchers, these results show that commercial production is far from reaching the yield potential of modern soybeans.