NCGA Statement on the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act

Posted: 2017-07-22 09:33PM
The following is a statement from the National Corn Growers Association regarding the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517): “Corn f...


Glume darkening symptom observed in 2016-17 season has no apparent yield penalty in UC trial

Posted: 2017-07-22 09:15PM
As noted during our May 11th Field Day presentation in Davis, during the 2016-17 season darkening/purpling glumes (as depicted in Image 1) were wide...


MU Master Gardeners build mini-greenhouses

Posted: 2017-07-22 09:14PM
VERSAILLES, Mo. - Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners know that good things come in small packages. That is why mini-greenhouses are growing throughout th...


Missourians urged to report drought conditions

Posted: 2017-07-22 09:14PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. - University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan urges Missourians to report the impact of drought in their areas to the Drou...


Ground-penetrating radar could help producers dig potatoes early

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:29PM
Water savings, premium markets could be realized Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Dirk Hays, 979-458-0032, db...


Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course general session to focus on export markets

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:29PM
Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The 2017 Texa...


Purdue researchers combining data and technology to make agriculture more sustainable

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:27PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Due to the large usage of water in agriculture, many California communities no longer have running water, and collapsing ...


Purdue, WestGate, Crane to celebrate collaborative agreement to advance tech research, commercialization and job creation in Southern Indiana

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:27PM
ODON, Ind., CRANE, Ind. and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 500 people are expected to attend a celebration of an economic collaboration agreem...


Purdue Extension hosts 2017 SEPAC Field Day

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:27PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue Extension will host the 2017 Southeast Purdue Agricultural Center (SEPAC) Field Day on Aug. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m....


Indiana Food Summit set for Sept. 25-26

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:27PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue Extension, in cooperation with a number of partner organizations, will host the second annual Indiana Food Summit, Sept....


ASA DuPont Young Leaders Participate in Hill Visits, Issues Forum

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:15PM
ASA DuPont Young Leaders pose in front of the White House during the third phase of training held in conjunction with ASA’s summer board meeting...


ASA Supports McKinney, Clovis Nominations at USDA

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:15PM
The American Soybean Association (ASA), which represents growers of the nation’s largest agricultural export, expressed its support today for Ted McKi...


MU researcher finds pigweed in birdseed and pollinator mixes

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:14PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. - University of Missouri researchers, under the direction of MU Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley, are finding that pigweed seed is...


Plant turnips in late July President Truman made Turnip Day briefly famous.

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:14PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. - An old Missouri saying advises, "On the 25th of July, sow your turnips, wet or dry," said University of Missouri Extension horticultur...


Spirit Lake Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day Aug. 9

Posted: 2017-07-21 09:09PM
AMES, Iowa — Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Clean Water Alliance and Dickinson County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host ...


Corn Congress Elects Four Growers to Serve on Corn Board in FY18

Posted: 2017-07-20 09:36PM
Delegates attending the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Congress in Washington this morning elected four farmers to serve on the organi...


Growing organic rice for market niche not simple

Posted: 2017-07-20 09:32PM
Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Shane Zhou, 409-752-2741, xzhou@aesrg.tamu.edu Dr. Fugen Dou, 409-752-2741,...


Technology could transform microalgae into bio-based chemicals to increase biofeedstock, reduce landfill waste

Posted: 2017-07-20 09:29PM
Gen3Bio, a Purdue Foundry-affiliated company aims to transform micro algae, as shown above, into bio-based chemicals. The company is developing...


Beyond Promises: Facts about Biotech/GM Crops in 2016

Posted: 2017-07-20 09:29PM
Beyond Promises:Facts about Biotech/GM Crops in 2016 Thank you for downloading Beyond Promises: Facts about Biotech/GM Crops in 2016. Your download...


Update on Breeding for Soybean Aphid Resistance

Posted: 2017-07-20 09:17PM
The soybean aphid (Aphis glycines) is an exotic pest of soybe...