STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT 'A form of madness'
I'm working this morning on a story about GM crops and two developments that would seem to strengthen the case for their use. In researching the story, however, I came across a report that the Europea... Posted on 11/14/14 at 10:28 AM
STAFF BLOG MIKKEL PATES' AG AT LARGE NDSU's flax promoter -- Dr. Jack Carter dies, Sept. 11
Dr. Jack Carter, the long-time promoter/pioneer of new, healthfuluses for flax, and long-time administrator in the North Dakota State University plant sciences departments, died on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2... Posted on 9/12/11 at 8:36 AM
Record harvests and falling oil prices have helped push food prices to a four-year low, improving the affordability of food in nearly three-quarters of countries surveyed, according to data from the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Farmers are planting and harvesting too close to the Mitchell-Rapid City railroad in South Dakota, according to state rail officials, local operators and county representatives on the Mitchell-Rapid City Regional Railroad Authority board.
U.S. lawmakers proposed a bill on Jan. 28 that would create a single food safety agency by bringing together the oversight functions of the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture and other agencies.
Governments from Mongolia to Nigeria are creating new forms of insurance to protect the developing world’s small farmers, who are suffering especially badly from extreme weather events made worse by global warming, a new study says.
The drum beat of bad news in commodity markets rules the day at the Sioux Falls, S.D., Salute to Agriculture — a multi-venue exposition during the Sioux Falls Farm Show and the concurrent Sioux Empire Farm Show livestock event Jan. 28 to 30.
A no-reason-to-panic attitude was typical of people who talked with Agweek Wednesday on the first day of the 44th annual KMOT Ag Expo, one of the region’s largest and most popular farm shows. The three-day show, which ends Jan. 30, is at the State Fair Center on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds.
An estimated 30,000 to 40,000 people will attend, as will more than 1,000 exhibitors.
Join Agweek Editor Lisa Gibson for a glimpse into the upcoming Feb. 2 issue of the magazine. The cover story looks into the many successful appeals to prevented-plant insurance payment denials from 2012. We'll also be at the KMOT Ag Expo and Sioux Falls Farm Show.
Saskatchewan is likely to tighten what are already some of North America’s strictest rules for purchasing farmland as the Western Canadian province looks to fend off big money managers hungry for what they see as a winning investment.
URBANA, Ill. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s final estimates of 2014 U.S. production and estimates of Dec. 1, 2014, stocks released on Jan. 12 revealed some potentially important issues for the corn and soybean markets.
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