• EU OKs High-Oleic Traits

    Fri. Apr 24, 2015 12:17 PM

    High-oleic soybeans took a step toward commercialization Friday after the EU approved both Pioneer's Plenish soybean trait and Monsanto's Vistive Gold soybean trait. Monsanto still awaits Chinese approval, but both companies are hoping for commercial launches as early as 2016.

  • Deere: You Own Your Tractor

    Fri. Apr 24, 2015 8:56 AM

    John Deere drew the wrath of social media earlier this week after an op-ed piece appeared online from the magazine "Wired" titled "We Can't Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership."

  • DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update

    Fri. Apr 24, 2015 7:21 AM

    Producers can make the most of their pastures by accompanying grazing with a DDGS/salt supplement, according to a recent study at Kansas State University.

  • Senators Back RFS' Original Intent

    Thu. Apr 23, 2015 5:10 PM

    A bipartisan group of 37 United States senators pressed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to consider Congress' original intent for the Renewable Fuels Standard when finalizing volumes.

  • Farmers Can Lead on Climate

    Thu. Apr 23, 2015 4:42 PM

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and White House adviser Brian Deese went to Michigan State University on Thursday to talk about the various ways USDA plans to leverage its programs for different sectors of agriculture to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Alfalfa Outlook -- 2

    Thu. Apr 23, 2015 7:15 AM

    Southern states with continuing extreme droughts may have fewer alfalfa acres this year because of reduced pumping limits. Producers may look at other options on how to make their reduced water capacity work best for them.

  • View From the Cab

    Tue. Apr 21, 2015 4:09 PM

    Rain slowed field work near Gurley, Nebraska, this past week, and there are frost warnings out later this week for the Cromwell, Indiana, area. But to seasoned View From the Cab farmers Lane Robinson and Leon Kriesel, these spring weather challenges are like water off a duck's back.

  • Herbicide Mixes Key to Control

    Tue. Apr 21, 2015 4:04 PM

    A new study of weed control in Illinois fields shows tank mixtures of herbicide modes of action -- not simply rotating herbicides year to year -- are key to slowing the spread of resistant weeds.

  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy

    Tue. Apr 21, 2015 6:52 AM

    Putting new ideas to the test is a way to discover if they are worth the dollars and make sense. Here's my plan for 2015.

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