While the current ag economy is resulting in challenging times, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie says it is an exciting time as well—because there is a flood of new technology from planting to harvest.
Teams spent five days in Tennessee refining their value proposition, meeting with leading farmers and agricultural industry experts, and improving their pitches for the Row Crop Challenge at AgTech Expo.
Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, turned down Bayer AG's $62 billion acquisition bid as "incomplete and financially inadequate" on Tuesday, but said it was open to engage further in negotiations.
Monsanto Company is in talks with Bayer AG and other companies regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after it rejected the German company's $62-billion takeover offer, the U.S. seed producer said on Wednesd
The latest news that Bayer AG wants to buy Monsanto has the agriculture industry wondering yet again how the growing consolidation in the seed and crop chemical industry could affect farmers large and small.
Small ag startups just got the chance to make it big. According to The New York Times, major seed companies such as Bayer and Syngenta are backing a new effort dedicated to speeding the development of crop technology.
The National Corn Growers Association urges all ag professionals to contact their senators and ask for their support of the Roberts-Stabenow agreement on GMO labeling. An important vote on this legislation is scheduled
Farmers are nervous as to what the next USDA Crop Production report will show. The hashtag #NoYieldTweets has caught fire in on ag Twitter‚Äîfarmers aren't sharing yield numbers so prices don't drop lowe
Alltech has acquired 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Masterfeeds, Inc., in a share purchase agreement with Ag Processing Inc (AGP). Masterfeeds, a commercial animal nutrition company in Canada, is now part of t