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Seed treatments show promise in protecting soybean roots from SCN Commented on: 20 weeks ago (November 27, 2013)

I have no doubts that these treatments are effective in producing higher soybean yields but do they produce better quality as well? I am worried about the nutritive power of our power and about...

AGCO opens high-tech training center for dealers, employees Commented on: 23 weeks ago (November 5, 2013)

This is the kind of program that would work great on students too, not just employees. I am also a supporter of the idea that we always have to learn and improve if we aim to success. Employees...

Biorational products important for crop protection, yield potential Commented on: 24 weeks ago (October 25, 2013)

As long as this production technology focuses on crop quality then I am definitely OK with that. I don't agree with extensive and invasive production methods, they are not good for our health. I'...

Vistive Gold soybean trait from Monsanto receives USDA deregulation Commented on: 26 weeks ago (October 16, 2013)

This is great news! I wish we could say the same for other types of crops. Can this concept be expanded to other plants as well? This would bring such an improvement in the quality of our food. I...

Fascinatin' factories Commented on: 26 weeks ago (October 11, 2013)

I agree, these factories can really be fascinating, not just because of the fresh paint or shiny equipment but because of the new ingenious ideas for new machines. That's what I am looking for. I...

BASF continues to explore new ways to control crop pests and diseases Commented on: 27 weeks ago (October 9, 2013)

It's a real daunting job to try to control pests because we should know right from the beginning that not all the pest control methods are good. Some of them come with adverse effects and we don't...

USDA scientists, cooperators sequence the wheat genome in breakthrough for global food security Commented on: 27 weeks ago (October 7, 2013)

We're all hoping for a miracle when it comes to our global food resources but we should be aware of the fact that these resources are after all limited, no matter how much we're looking to improve...

EPA approves new DuPont Aproach fungicide Commented on: 29 weeks ago (September 26, 2013)

The fact that the EPA approves this fungicide gives me a great confidence. As a consumer I need to know that the things I buy are safe for my health. I cannot help not thinking about the intensive...

Fuel efficiency ratings: Interim Tier 4, high-horsepower row crop tractors Commented on: 29 weeks ago (September 24, 2013)

This should be helpful since a lot of tractor owners could use the directions in buying these products. Fuel efficiency is a factor to consider, it can make a big difference in our pockets. I...

Higher yields may require paying more attention to micronutrients Commented on: 33 weeks ago (August 29, 2013)

We should always pay attention to the micronutrients. After all they are the ones that keep us fed and healthy, otherwise what the purpose of food? I learned on my own account how important...

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