Seed http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en A passion for pulses http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/passion-pulses <div class="node-body blog-body">Around the world they call them pulses, here in the U.S. we call them beans. Either way Irvin Widders is enthused about the potential for this nutrition-rich crop.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/passion-pulses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/passion-pulses#comments Seed Dry Beans Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:44:00 +0000 85381 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Irvin Widders, director, Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab, has a passion for pulses. His enthusiasm for the crop is driven by its potential for both human nutrition and the environment.</p> Greenpeace founder pushes hard for Golden Rice http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/greenpeace-founder-pushes-hard-golden-rice <div class="field-deck"> Patrick Moore frustrated by the anti-science rhetoric used to hinder development of crops that offer human health benefits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It&#39;s not news that Patrick Moore is frustrated with the folks at Greenpeace. While he was an original founder of the group, and in speeches touts the work he did to help save the whales, and protect baby seals, he parted ways when the organization focused more on the &quot;green&quot; in its name rather than the &quot;peace.&quot; And all of his focus now is on Golden Rice.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/greenpeace-founder-pushes-hard-golden-rice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/greenpeace-founder-pushes-hard-golden-rice#comments Biotech Traits Crops Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:38:00 +0000 85371 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Patrick Moore, an original founding member of Greenpeace, is in a public fight with the group over it&#39;s anti-Golden Rice stance. Golden Rice would provide enough beta carotene in a single serving to end Vitamin A deficiency in children&#39;s diets, which he says kills 2 million children a year.</p> Bayer and Monsanto to create a global leader in agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/bayer-and-monsanto-create-global-leader-agriculture-0 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><h3><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22.2px;">Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></h3> <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <h3>Bayer and Monsanto to create a global leader in agriculture</h3> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Realizes a shared vision of integrated agricultural offerings, delivering enhanced solutions for growers and creates a leading innovation engine for the next generation of farmin</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/bayer-and-monsanto-create-global-leader-agriculture-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Agrochemicals Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:41:00 +0000 85271 at http://farmindustrynews.com EPA approves new Agrisure® trait stack from Syngenta http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/epa-approves-new-agrisure-trait-stack-syngenta <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>Agrisure<sup>&reg;</sup> 3120 E-Z Refuge<sup>&reg;</sup>, a new trait stack from Syngenta, has received registration approval from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).</p> <p>Agrisure 3120 E-Z Refuge offers above-ground insect control, featuring two modes of action against corn borer and control of ear-feeding insects, with the convenience of an integrated refuge product.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/epa-approves-new-agrisure-trait-stack-syngenta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Western corn rootworm Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:21:00 +0000 85231 at http://farmindustrynews.com Mycogen Seeds launches new farmer-focused pricing http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/mycogen-seeds-launches-new-farmer-focused-pricing <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>Mycogen Seeds is changing how it prices seed. Starting in the 2016-17 season, Mycogen Seeds will price seed based on the value it delivers. Value has many components: relative yield, traits, competitive prices, commodity prices and specific needs by geography.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/mycogen-seeds-launches-new-farmer-focused-pricing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Inputs Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:10:01 +0000 85021 at http://farmindustrynews.com A trip to soybean boot camp http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/trip-soybean-boot-camp <div class="field-deck"> How do seed companies come up with disease, insect ratings? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We get an inside look at how one seed company develops crop disease ratings, not a good time for those test beans.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/trip-soybean-boot-camp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/trip-soybean-boot-camp#comments Soybean varieties Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:12:00 +0000 84661 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The green veins of this soybean leaf are a solid sign that the plant has been infected with Sudden Death Syndrome. DuPont Pioneer has fields that are infected with the disease where the company tests new varieties for the market.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt EU makes moves on three soybean events http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/eu-makes-moves-three-soybean-events <div class="node-body blog-body">Good news for farmers planting latest technology for their farms, and for export traders.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/eu-makes-moves-three-soybean-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/eu-makes-moves-three-soybean-events#comments Biotech Traits Crops Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:23:00 +0000 84591 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The soybean market catches a break on biotech traits as three are approved in Europe.</p> Advancing the pace of genetic gain http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/advancing-pace-genetic-gain <div class="field-deck"> DuPont Pioneer is using Big Data analytics to choose the right soybean varieties for your farm </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DuPont Pioneer is using Big Data to speed its march to higher soybean yields. Here's an in-depth look at how it works.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/advancing-pace-genetic-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/soybean-varieties/advancing-pace-genetic-gain#comments Soybean varieties Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:06:00 +0000 84471 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This new soybean variety, released in 2015 uses DuPont Pioneer&#39;s latest AYT 4.0 breeding technology and has demonstrated top-level yield performance for the company.</p> Growing milkweed isn't easy, but necessary http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/growing-milkweed-isnt-easy-necessary <div class="field-deck"> Living Acres project at BASF has potential for farmers to create vibrant pollinator areas </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As winter was winding down BASF held a media event during Commodity Classic that Farm Industry News covered where a key topic was the fact that the company is promoting the idea of creating habitat for monarch butterflies. They call it Living Acres and the idea is that farmers would take non-productive areas of the farm - those &quot;weedy corners&quot; and plant something desirable to the butterfly, in all its life stages.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/growing-milkweed-isnt-easy-necessary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/growing-milkweed-isnt-easy-necessary#comments Crop Protection Seed BASF Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:01:00 +0000 84451 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This flowering milkweed plant is not wild, it was planted at the BASF Seymour, Ill., field research facility, and Troy Klingaman, chief biologist, was surprised to find it.</p> GMOs, satellite investments, presidential tech stands http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/gmos-satellite-investments-presidential-tech-stands <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's installment of Tech Five we offer some insight into a good range of topics, and a fun bonus for the Ag Nerd in us all. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/gmos-satellite-investments-presidential-tech-stands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/gmos-satellite-investments-presidential-tech-stands#comments Biotech Traits Business Precision Farming Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:33:00 +0000 84321 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>From Nobel laureates defending GMOs to delivering Olympic coverage by virtual reality, yep it&#39;s Tech Five.</p>