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Bt Corn Root Injury Confirmed, Very Early Western Corn Rootworm
The western corn rootworm season is progressing at an unprecedented pace, reports Professor of entomology and crop sciences Extension...
Herbicide-resistant Weeds: Current Challenges, New Tools
The ongoing evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds is a source of worry in Illinois, said University of Illinois professor of molecular...
Stunted, Yellowing, Wilting Corn: Could Nematodes Be the Cause?
There continues to be lots of questions about whether plant-parasitic nematodes are causing damage to the Midwest corn crop, writes...
Growing the Grunt: Developing Green Biofuels for Australia
In 300 BC, the Syrian city of Antioch had public street lighting fuelled by olive oil. At the 1900 Paris World Fair, German inventor...
USDA Completes Most Comprehensive Genetic Analysis of Corn To-Date
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues have published the most comprehensive analysis to date of the corn...
UK Farm Sector Worth £5.69 billion
Total Income from farming is estimated to have risen by 25 per cent in real terms over the last year after adjusting for inflation,...
Aerating Grain in Storage
Estimated annual grain loss from harvest to consumption is approximately 10 percent of total production. About half the loss occurs...
Unusually Warm Spring May Cause Stored Grain Problems
The warm spring temperatures following a warm winter may lead to stored grain problems, particularly for grain that exceeds the recommended...
New Research Reveals Challenges in GM Crop Regulatory Process
A new innovation can completely reshape an industry - inspiring both optimism and debate. ...
Stanford: America's Clean Energy Policies Need Reality Check
America's approach to clean energy needs to be reformed if it is to meaningfully affect energy security or the environment, according...
US Corn Planting Jumps Despite Rain
The March Prospective Plantings report indicated US farmers were looking to bring a lot of area into corn production. And the pace...
Weed Science Odds and Ends
It's challenging to write a single article that encompasses the possible weed management scenarios of a cropping season that currently...
Ethanol: Driving Another Biofuels Boom
Bill Gibbons can look out his window and see where it all began. From his office he looks down on the small building where the ethanol...
Ozone Kills Insects in Grain
Insects affecting cereals, maize, rice and other dry plant products can be controlled with ozone, writes Janne Hansen of AARHUS University....
Feedstocks for Biofuel Production
Biomass feedstocks for energy production can result from plants grown directly for energy or from plant parts, residues, processing...
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