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Industry, Chinese Officials Sign Giant Soybean Deal

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:09 PM

Chinese officials agreed at a ceremony in Des Moines to buy 13.18 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans. Full Story

Monsanto Gets U.S. Approval for New GMO Seeds

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. Full Story

USDA Approves New Modified Corn, Soybean Seeds

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. Full Story

Cool Summer Sets Expectations for a Record Harvest

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. Full Story

April WASDE Report

posted on April 11, 2014 at 5:56 PM

April WASDE Report
Aprils release of USDA's WASDE report. Full Story

Corn's Price Drop Has US Farmers Looking To Soy

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. Full Story

USDA Predicts Record Soybean Crop

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. Full Story

Monsanto Prevails in Supreme Court Ruling

posted on May 16, 2013 at 11:12 AM

Monsanto Prevails in Supreme Court Ruling
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 Full Story

Alabama farmers see record yields in 2012

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. Full Story

Harvesting Study on Food Loss

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. Full Story

Market to Market (August 10, 2012)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Market to Market (August 10, 2012)
Full Program: 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... Full Story

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