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
Farmers taking advantage of the new Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans might be able to buy the seed, but the European Union's (EU) lack of import approval could mean they have nowhere to sell the beans at harvest. So
A $2.1 million grant will help Iowa State University plant scientists to study how corn responds to environmental stress at the genetic level. The three-year grant, awarded by the National Science Foundation, could set
The National Corn Growers Association urges all ag professionals to contact their senators and ask for their support of the Roberts-Stabenow agreement on GMO labeling. An important vote on this legislation is scheduled
Small ag startups just got the chance to make it big. According to The New York Times, major seed companies such as Bayer and Syngenta are backing a new effort dedicated to speeding the development of crop technology.
Billboards in 191 locations in 35 cities in 13 states went up on Earth Day and will be up through Mother's Day claiming organically grown food is the only wholesome food to eat. The billboard message reads "
Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New research suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can be preserved by harnessing the critical partner in food supply – soil.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory catches up on the Farm Bill with Rep. Mike Conaway. He also gets the latest from the Winter Wheat Tour with Michael Hertzer, and takes a deep look at progress reports with Lance Honig.
An Iowa State team received $5,000 for its proposal to improve the shelf life of cassava, which is a staple food in Africa and can rot within three days after harvest. They won the 2018 Food Solutions Challenge.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory previews the week ahead with Pro Farmers Jim Wiesemeyer and Brian Grete. Machinery Pete also checks in after a week in Ireland, and of course he checked out machinery while he was there!