Biotech Traits en Farmers have chance to 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Crop Protection John Deere Seed Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:49:00 +0000 82711 at <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 <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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Crop Protection Precision Farming Monsanto Crops Practices and Systems Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:32:00 +0000 82701 at <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 <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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Seed Crops Plant and Animal Health Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:30:00 +0000 82681 at <p>The GMO debate is stirring up plenty of talk, with little room for either side to move. (Image: JackyLeung/Thinkstock)</p> Farmers get access to new soybean tech for 2016, but not all of 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Glyphosate-Tolerant Soybean varieties Monsanto Seed Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:04:00 +0000 81891 at <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> Catching up with an 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Ethanol Corn Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:50:00 +0000 81761 at <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> Taking on the GMO labeling question <div class="node-body blog-body">One company - Cambpell - is going to start including labels for genetically engineered ingredients on its products. How will consumers react? No one knows.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Business Companies Crops Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 12 Jan 2016 23:10:00 +0000 81611 at <p>Campbell shows potential label that might go on food if regulators don&#39;t move fast enough.</p> Crop protection company makes market moves <div class="field-byline"> Source: Dow AgroSciences LLC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dow AgroSciences has issued three key announcements in the past few weeks including shedding product lines and enhancing its seed traits business.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Herbicides Dow AgroSciences Wed, 02 Dec 2015 15:09:00 +0000 81161 at <p>Dow AgroSciences has announced it will partner with Arcadia Biosciences to boost its trait and trait stack development for corn.</p> Thinkstock/tomasSereda Crop protection product pulled by EPA <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt and Tom Bechman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dow AgroSciences label for Enlist Duo vacated by regulatory agency over new concerns raised over ‘synergistic’ effect of 2,4-D and glyphosate.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Herbicide-tolerant crops Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:58:00 +0000 81101 at <p>Dow AgroSciences hits new speed bump along the Enlist road as EPA vacates label while it investigates allegations of synergies between glyphosate and 2,4-D that may have un-recognized impacts.</p> Willie Vogt One small gene change makes a difference <div class="node-body blog-body">The power of genetic science continues to grow and researchers answer some interesting questions - like why is corn, well, corn? New research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has found out an interesting answer to that question.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Technology Decision Time Crops Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:35:00 +0000 79641 at <p>The corn we raise today is nothing like the spindly grass raised by farmers 10,000 years ago. Some of corn&#39;s best value comes from the mutation of a single gene, selected by primitive farmers.</p> Beyond GMOs: A new era of biotechnology <div class="node-body article-body">Executives from leading crop biologicals companies discuss how naturally occurring plant microbes are ushering in a whole new era of biotechnology that will give crops their next big boost in yields. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Crops BT (Bio Technology, Bacillus Thuringiensis, other?) Fungicides Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:17:00 +0000 75641 at