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  • Aug 14, 2012
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    Beck's Hybrids is confident of seed supply during drought

    Beck's Hybrids reports the company planted 150% of anticipated seed needs in 2012. In addition, the seed was planted over a period of time and in different geographies. As a result, Beck's expects to meet their customers' needs for seed corn in 2013, according to Ashley Woodward Fischer of Beck's....More
  • Aug 14, 2012
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    Mycogen optimistic about 2013 seed supply even with drought

    The drought has hampered seed corn production and most supplies will be tight. Mycogen Seeds prepared for adverse weather events by spreading out production, according to Eric Sitzman, corn product manager. As a result, Mycogen with Dow AgroSciences expects to meet most of its 2013 customer needs....More
  • Aug 14, 2012
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    Monsanto increases seed financing options, nonprofit contributions due to drought

    Due to the drought, Monsanto has added more pre-pay and financing options for its seed customers, according to Danielle Stuart, public affairs. The company also is doubling its contributions to the America's Farmers Grow program for drought-declared areas. The increased money will help agricultural-related nonprofit organizations weather tight economic times....More
  • Aug 13, 2012
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    This was right year to buy total weather insurance from Climate Corporation

    Offering total weather insurance for corn and soybean production, the Climate Corporation reports a high number of insurance payouts were triggered in some areas for the drought conditions, according to Jeff Hamlin, director of agronomic research....More
  • Aug 10, 2012
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    Agricultural companies respond to drought impact

    Beck's Hybrids, Monsanto and Kinze discuss how the companies are handling drought issues with their customers and business....More
  • Jul 20, 2012
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    Educating the European market on GMOs

    Dr. Matthais Arlt, a biologist with the Leiter PLANT 2030 Geschaftsstelle, explains how genetically modified plants are perceived in Europe at the DLG Field Days in Germany, and the efforts he is making to explain GMOs to the public....More
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