Patil named Foreign Fellow, keynote speaker by Indian Horticulture Society

Posted: 2019-01-19 10:23PM
COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Bhimu Patil, director of the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, has be...


Weak Farm Economy Not Hampering Drive to Healthier Soils

Posted: 2019-01-18 10:29PM
This week’s Soil Health Summit 2019 with Soil Health Partnership was the largest ever—360 registered attendees made their way to St. Louis...


AgriLife Research institute to address chronic disease epidemic

Posted: 2019-01-18 10:24PM
Through precision nutrition, institute will connect agriculture, dietary health and food COLLEGE STATION – With a goal of Texas serving as a world mod...


Alabama Soybean & Corn Growers Association Celebrates 50 Years

Posted: 2019-01-18 10:15PM
ASA President Davie Stephens (left) and ASA Chairman John Heisdorffer (right) present Alabama Soybean & Corn Growers Association President Stan Us...


RFS Waivers Questioned at Wheeler Confirmation Hearing

Posted: 2019-01-18 10:15PM
On Wednesday the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee held a hearing on the confirmation of Andrew Wheeler to serve as Administrator of the...


WISHH launches an RFP to Conduct a Baseline Assessment for CAST Cambodia

Posted: 2019-01-18 10:15PM
The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for conducting ...


ASA Directors Talk U.S. Soy, Trade in China

Posted: 2019-01-18 10:15PM
(From right) USSEC CEO Jim Sutter, ASA Director Ron Moore and USB Director David Williams chat with COFCO President Patrick Yu during the China Intent...


Second Annual Soil Health Summit Awards Honor Best in Soil Health

Posted: 2019-01-17 10:33PM
Five dedicated leaders in soil health received “Seeds of Change” awards at the 2019 Soil Health Partnership Summit, Jan. 15-16 in St. Loui...


Texas Water Resources Institute to host roundtable Jan. 31 in Waco

Posted: 2019-01-17 10:28PM
The Texas Water Resources Institute will hold a free roundtable for natural resources professionals Jan. 31 in Waco. (Texas Water Resources Institute ...


Limagrain UK’s MM succeeds at Charterhouse

Posted: 2019-01-17 10:21PM
Lee has been grounds manager at the prestigious Charterhouse for the last two and a half years. He oversees a team of fourteen members of staff who me...


Look Down, You Are Standing on Our Future

Posted: 2019-01-16 10:28PM
How do we feed a growing population and meet additional, related demand from other sectors for crops (like corn) while also addressing farmers and con...


Right green for crop, environment, wallet

Posted: 2019-01-16 10:13PM
Jan. 16, 2019 - Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. That’s certainly true for nitrogen fertilizers. Without enough nitrogen, crops d...


Early decision on maize variety needs to be a priority

Posted: 2019-01-15 10:20PM
“The typical pattern of maize seed sales is that only around 50% of seed is ordered by the end of February,” he comments.  “The balance is ordered lat...


How does the freeze-thaw cycle impact soil?

Posted: 2019-01-15 10:13PM
Jan. 15, 2019 – Winter soil freezes, heaves, and moves! The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Jan. 15 Soils Matter blog looks at the freeze...


Youngsters learn cooking from 4-H teens in Imperial County

Posted: 2019-01-15 10:12PM
Two UC Cooperative Extension programs - 4-H Youth Development and UC CalFresh nutrition education - collaborate to give Imperial County elementary sch...


Vegetable industry mourns loss of 1015 Supersweet onion pioneer

Posted: 2019-01-14 10:23PM
Dr. Leonard Pike who pioneered the 1015 Supersweet onion and the Aggie maroon Beta Sweet carrot, along with a string of other vegetables that contribu...


Post-harvest jobs to protect stored grain from pests

Posted: 2019-01-14 10:07PM
Post-harvest is the perfect time to do three simple on-farm hygiene jobs to protect your stored grain from pests. Kym McIntyre from the Grains Farm Bi...


ASA Appreciates USTR’s Inclusion of Ag in EU Trade Talks

Posted: 2019-01-13 10:15PM
As the U.S. begins prepping for trade negotiations with the European Union (EU), the Trump Administration is demanding agriculture be on the table. U....


International Maize Improvement Consortium for Africa ramps up seed innovations

Posted: 2019-01-12 10:25PM
by Carolyn Cowan Maize is the most important staple food crop in sub-Saharan Africa, providing food security and a source of income to more than 20...