December 28, 2012

Farm Bill extension in-the-works

Reports are the House and Senate Ag Committee leadership is working on a farm bill extension with hope they can get it through Congress on Monday.
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December 26, 2012

Food prices flat this year but poised to increase

While retail food prices started off this year being higher than 2011, prices didn't increase all that much throughout this year.
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December 21, 2012

Stabenow blasts House leader over farm bill

Senate Ag committee chairwoman Debbie Stabenow blasted House GOP leaders during a speech on the Senate floor for ongoing inaction on a five-year farm
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December 20, 2012

Valent BioSciences acquires Pace International

Valent BioSciences Corporation (VBC), a leader in biorational product development for agriculture, public health, and forestry worldwide, announced it
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December 18, 2012

Nebraska irrigators form new coalition

Irrigators and others connected to the North Platte River in western Nebraska have formed a new coalition to represent their interests at the local, s
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December 17, 2012

Certis USA to launch new biofungicide formulation

Certis USA L.L.C. has entered into an agreement with Kaken Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan, to introduce a new polyoxin D zinc salt formulati
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December 17, 2012

Vote for the best new product of 2012

Vote for your choice of the best new product introduced in 2012 from the Top 10 Editors' Choice list compiled by the editors of AgProfessional magazin
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December 15, 2012

Turbulent markets send investors to farm country

Turbulent financial markets have coincided with strong agricultural returns in recent years, spurring investors to buy more farmland, according to an
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December 14, 2012

Supreme Court reviewing important ag biotech patent case

The US Supreme Court receives approximately 10,000 petitions per year asking it to review a particular dispute--called a petition for a writ of certio
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December 13, 2012

Feed & fertilizer tonnage reporting enters pilot phase

As part of a national, industry-wide AgGateway Tonnage Reporting Project, a group of agricultural companies is preparing to launch a pilot project wit
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December 13, 2012

Murray Wise at Federal Reserve ag conference: Farmland values remain sound

Even with farmland selling at record highs throughout much of the nation, land remains a sound value and will likely continue to go up in price over t
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December 12, 2012

Cleaning ag equipment now to reduce weed pressure later

There are plenty of reasons to keep machinery clean-improved performance, longer working life-but here's one that might not be high on a grower's rada
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December 11, 2012

Stabenow Optimistic Leaders Will Compromise to Reach Farm Bill Agreement

The themes that emerged from Senate Ag Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow's (D-Mich.) address of ag stakeholders at the 2012 Farm Journal Forum host
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December 10, 2012

Farm Journal Media Acquires AgriTalk Radio

Farm Journal Media has aquired AgriTalk from Vance Publishing Corporation. AgriTalk is the only nationally syndicated long-format radio program fully
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December 07, 2012

Trimble Expands CenterPoint RTX Correction Service to Farmers Worldwide

Trimble announced that its high-accuracy, satellite-delivered CenterPoint RTX correction service is now available for farmers across the entire U.S. a
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December 06, 2012

BASF completes acquisition of Becker Underwood

BASF has completed the acquisition of Becker Underwood from Norwest Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity investment company, for a purchase pr
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December 05, 2012

Crop Nutrient Deficiency Photo Contest Entries Due December 11

December 11, 2012, is the deadline for entries in the annual IPNI contest for photos showing nutrient deficiencies in crops. An individual can submit
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December 04, 2012

Role of Nitrogen Fertilization in Sustaining Organic Matter in Cultivated Soils

This article summarizes work published by Ladha et al. (2011) using data from long-term studies around the world to evaluate the impact of commercial
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December 03, 2012

Need for sulfur right behind N, P and K

DuPont Pioneer provided a "Crops Insight" about how crops need sulfur. What agronomists and researchers have discovered is easily understood without r
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