Seed http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en New genetic tools to boost productivity http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-genetic-tools-boost-productivity <div class="field-deck"> There's a term you'll hear more of in the future - CRISPR-Cas - and DuPont Pioneer is putting the tech to use. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's a precision genetic tool being put to work in crop breeding that offers benefits for future elite, high-performing crops. Pioneer is moving forward with work on a commercial hybrid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-genetic-tools-boost-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-genetic-tools-boost-productivity#comments Corn hybrids Crops Corn Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:17:00 +0000 82911 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>With CRISPR-Cas it&#39;s possible to do precision gene insertions (or deletions) in a crop genome that boost productivity or enhance other traits. This isn&#39;t a GMO because the work done involves traits from the same species - corn gene into a corn plant, for example.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt Farmers have chance to support new ag tech http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech <div class="field-byline"> Source | Monsanto, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clock is ticking on a public comment period for use of dicamba on Monsanto's newest technology. At least one state is urging caution in planting the new-tech soybeans for 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech#comments Biotech Traits Crop Protection John Deere Seed Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:49:00 +0000 82711 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>EPA is in the middle of a 30-day comment period for the use of dicamba in-crop on Roundup 2 Xtend soybeans and Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton.</p> Photo: Delta Farm Press INDUSTRY INSIDER: Robb Fraley http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto’s chief technology officer talks about the advancements in data science, crop modeling and what’s next for the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley#comments Biotech Traits Crop Protection Precision Farming Monsanto Crops Practices and Systems Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:32:00 +0000 82701 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Robb Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer for Monsanto, talked with Farm Industry News about the next advancements in data sciences and biology.</p> Photo: Jodie Wehrspann The continuing GMO debate...lingers http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers <div class="node-body blog-body">Is society ready for a nuanced discussion about technology that holds great promise? It doesn't look that way, yet the issue of GMOs is far from a simple yes/no answer.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers#comments Biotech Traits Seed Crops Plant and Animal Health Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:30:00 +0000 82681 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The GMO debate is stirring up plenty of talk, with little room for either side to move. (Image: JackyLeung/Thinkstock)</p> Creating an ultraprecise at-planting liquid delivery system http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/creating-ultraprecise-planting-liquid-delivery-system <div class="node-body article-body">Great Plains merges the tech of pulse width modulation spraying with a planter to create a new way to put fertilizer, insecticide or fungicide in the soil.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/creating-ultraprecise-planting-liquid-delivery-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/creating-ultraprecise-planting-liquid-delivery-system#comments Fungicides Insecticides Fertilizer Seed Farm Equipment Crops National Farm Machinery Show Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:58:00 +0000 81971 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>As this demonstration shows, the steel tub - left - drops a precise amount of material just ahead of the seed (only when the seed sensor measures a seed drop).</p> Willie Vogt AgriGold adds soybeans to seed portfolio http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/agrigold-adds-soybeans-seed-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body">AgriGold, the company known for producing seed corn since 1936, today announced it is expanding its offerings to soybeans. The announcement was made at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/agrigold-adds-soybeans-seed-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/agrigold-adds-soybeans-seed-portfolio#comments Soybean varieties Dry Beans Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:25:00 +0000 81981 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Andy Montgomery, national sales manager, AgriGold announced the launch of the company&#39;s latest product - soybeans.</p> Jodie Wehrspann Farmers get access to new soybean tech for 2016, but not all of it http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-get-access-new-soybean-tech-2016-not-all-it <div class="field-byline"> Source: Monsanto </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto announces that China has approved Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans for import, company awaits EPA approval for dicamba use on the crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-get-access-new-soybean-tech-2016-not-all-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-get-access-new-soybean-tech-2016-not-all-it#comments Biotech Traits Glyphosate-Tolerant Soybean varieties Monsanto Seed Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:04:00 +0000 81891 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Monsanto gets import approval for their latest tech - Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans, however the firm is still waiting for EPA to approve over-the-top use of dicamba on the crop (which is a key feature for the technology).</p> Syngenta reaches deal to be acquired http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/syngenta-reaches-deal-be-acquired <div class="node-body article-body">Ending weeks of rumors, ChemChina offers to buy Syngenta in a blockbuster $43 billion deal and the Swiss firm's board moves to accept. Deal will close by the end of 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/syngenta-reaches-deal-be-acquired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/syngenta-reaches-deal-be-acquired#comments Herbicides Fungicides Insecticides Seed Syngenta Thu, 04 Feb 2016 04:25:00 +0000 81871 at http://farmindustrynews.com Catching up with an expanding technology http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/catching-expanding-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">A specialized corn that makes producing ethanol easier is gaining traction in the market, but the process takes time and requires plenty of research.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/catching-expanding-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/catching-expanding-technology#comments Biotech Traits Ethanol Corn Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:50:00 +0000 81761 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Processors know they&#39;re getting Enogen corn because it is color coded - in the kernel. That provides processors with peace of mind when taking delivery.</p> Thinking in-furrow for improved performance http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/thinking-furrow-improved-performance <div class="node-body article-body">In-furrow application of a wider range of crop inputs is gaining ground to get the seed off to a good start. It will change the way you raise a crop in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/thinking-furrow-improved-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/thinking-furrow-improved-performance#comments Fungicides Insecticides Fertilizer Seed Treatments Seed Farm Equipment Crops Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:52:00 +0000 81751 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Getting your crop off to a strong start will mean more than dribbling starter fertilizer into the row. There are a wide range of new technologies that focus on the seed that go into the furrow.</p>