posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:58 PM
Agriculture business giant Monsanto Co. said Thursday it received approval from the Department of Agriculture for new cotton and soybean seeds designed to be used with a new herbicide formula.
posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer.
posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:59 AM
The nation's corn and soybean farmers are on track to produce record crops this year as a mild summer has provided optimum growing conditions.
posted on April 11, 2014 at 5:56 PM
posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:27 PM
The crop's golden luster has dulled and many growers are considering shifting acreage back to soybeans.
posted on July 12, 2013 at 6:43 PM
USDA's July WASDE predicts tight stocks-to-use ratios for corn and beans as well as record crops for both grains.
posted on May 16, 2013 at 11:12 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld lower court rulings this week which favored Monsanto and protection of its patented Roundup Ready seeds. For several years the agri-business giant has disputed the actions of an Indiana soybean farmer
posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:54 PM
State agriculture officials say Alabama's record yields in cotton, soybean and peanut crops in 2012 helped to offset lower than average corn yields.
posted on August 17, 2012 at 4:58 PM
Researchers from the University of Illinois and three universities in Brazil are teaming up to study ways to reduce the amount of food lost after harvesting.
posted on August 10, 2012 at 6:51 PM
Persistent drought takes its toll on U.S. corn and soybean production. Midwestern vegetables also wilt amidst the driest conditions in half a century. And cattle producers contemplate high feed costs, water shortages, and tough choices. Market...