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Argentina: Planted wheat reaches 93% of the area

Argentina: Planted wheat reaches 93% of the area

The Argentine wheat plating has reached 93 percent of the 8.6 million acres area, according to an estimate by the Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange. The works have been pretty slow in ...

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Australian grain industry donates to food bank

Australian grain industry donates to food bank

The Australian grain industry announced on July 30 that it has made a commitment to the country’s largest food relief organization, Foodbank Australia, to supply 3,000 tonnes of g ...

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Immigration Reform Legislation

Immigration Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 27, 2013 –“The Senate’s passage today of a balanced immigration reform bill that includes a fair and workable farm labor provision is welcomed by America’s ...

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China approves Monsanto’s drought tolerant trait for import

China approves Monsanto’s drought tolerant trait for import

China has granted full regulatory import authorization for Monsanto’s biotech trait in Genuity DroughtGard Hybrids, as part of a broader series of approvals. This represents a sig ...

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Researchers report breakthrough in miscanthus pretreatment

Researchers report breakthrough in miscanthus pretreatment

Two University of Illinois scientists have developed an environmentally friendly and more economical way of pretreating Miscanthus in the biofuel production process. “We pretreat ...

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Brazil adopting Precision Agriculture techniques

Brazil adopting Precision Agriculture techniques

In order to promote public policies that drive forward technological innovation by adopting Precision Agriculture (PA) techniques, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food ...

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Monsanto, Dow Agrosciences cross-license next generation of weed, insect control technology in corn

Monsanto, Dow Agrosciences cross-license next generation of weed, insect control technology in corn

Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences have reached new cross-licensing agreements for creation of the next generation of advanced weed and insect control technology in corn. Monsanto will ...

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Canada – New canola growing season means clubroot prevention

Canada – New canola growing season means clubroot prevention

“We are advised by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture that one new field in the west central region of the province has been confirmed to have clubroot disease. The clubroot ...

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Israel fights locust swarms migrating from Egypt

Israel fights locust swarms migrating from Egypt

Israel's agriculture ministry announced Wednesday that it was fighting off a locust swarms migrating from Egypt in the south with pesticides. Ministry workers were battling the bu ...

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Capitalizing on the cloud: Wireless connectivity in agriculture will make big gains in 2013

Capitalizing on the cloud: Wireless connectivity in agriculture will make big gains in 2013

Cloud-based computing in precision agriculture took a huge leap forward in 2012 and is likely to make another big gain in 2013. In the past 12 months, options for using “the cloud ...

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