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Monday, March 05, 2012
Duo CS Maize Update Details Positive Grower Experiences
UK - Caussade's Duo CS maize is due to expand further following last year's successful UK trials....
Friday, March 02, 2012
Baler-Mounted Hay Moisture Tester Available from John Deere
US - Hay producers can now determine the moisture content of the hay they are baling on the go with the Advanced Baler-Mounted Hay Moisture Tester from John Deere....
Growers Gearing Up To Plant Monsanto's DroughtGard Hybrids
US - US farmers across the Western Great Plains this spring will be the first to plant Monsanto's newest drought-tolerant corn system as part of on-farm trials. The hybrids, made available to...
John Deere Launches 6R Series Tractors, More Versatility and Power
US - John Deere is expanding its lineup of 6R Series Tractors with three new highly-versatile models perfect for the farm or ranch. The three new models include the 6105R with 105 engine horsepower;...
Bayer Initiates Global “Bee Care Program”
GLOBAL - Bayer initiates a global “Bee Care Program” to further promote bee health. As part of the program, two dedicated “Bayer Bee Care Centers” are to be established. In Europe, one...
Thursday, March 01, 2012
Weed Resistance Pushes North into Heart of the Midwest
ANALYSIS - Weed resistance was a key topic at today's 2012 Ag Issues Forum hosted by Bayer CropScience in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor....
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Bayer's Ag Issues Forum Offers Sustainability, Economic Insights
ANALYSIS - Bayer CropScience hosted the 2012 Ag Issues Forum today in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with topics covering sustainability, global economic trends and global food security, writes Sarah...
Monday, February 27, 2012
Feed is Key to Rising Prices of Chinese Pork
CHINA - Feed is the largest of the hog production expenses in China, accounting for about 60 per cent of the total production cost and a major contributor to the rising prices in China’s domestic...
Fewer Farms, Less Land but Greater Production
ANALYSIS - The US agriculture industry appears to be contracting and consolidating with fewer farms, less land devoted to agriculture and a drop in livestock numbers, writes TheCropSite editor...
Thursday, February 23, 2012
NFU AGM - Farmers Attack CAP Reform Proposals
UK - A call was made for a major rethink of the mandatory nature of some aspects of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy during the National Farmers Union conference in Birmingham this...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
NFU AGM - CAP Greening Will Not Penalise Champions
UK - The greening of the Common Agricultural Policy will not "penalise the champions", writes Chris Harris from the National Farmers Union Conference in Birmingham. ...
Saturday, February 18, 2012
MANA's New Vulcan Insecticide Granted EPA Approval
US - Vulcan™ insecticide, developed and manufactured by MANA Crop Protection, has received approval by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its new state of the art chlorpyrifos...
Friday, February 17, 2012
Walmart Unveils "Great For You" Icon
US – Walmart, the United States’ largest food retailer, has unveiled the “Great For You” icon, giving its customers an easier way to identify healthier food. ...
John Deere's Full-Year Profit Forecast Increased
US - Net income attributable to Deere & Company was $532.9 million, or $1.30 per share, for the first quarter ended 31 January, compared with $513.7 million, or $1.20 per share, for the same...
Thursday, February 16, 2012
John Deere Innovations Recognised at Spanish Agricultural Trade Fair
SPAIN - A number of innovative John Deere solutions have been recognised with awards at this year's FIMA fair in Zaragoza (14-18 February 2012), Spain's most prestigious international agricultural...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Farmer Satisfaction with Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® Soybeans Hits 90 Per Cent
US - Citing higher yields, excellent plant health and more beans per pod, 90 per cent of farmers who grew Genuity® Roundup Ready 2 Yield® soybeans in 2011 said they were satisfied with the...
Monday, February 13, 2012
Poncho® Beta Grows Sugarbeet Harvest, Shrinks Planting Time
US – Jeff Whelan of J.J. Whelan & Sons has been growing sugarbeets for nearly 37 years. He first became interested in agriculture while still in high school, when he asked his father to...
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Land Value History Made in 2011; Will It Continue?
US - The Midwestern land market saw exceptional strength the last half of 2011 due to high commodity prices and record-setting net farm income. ...
Codexis' Profits Rise in 2011
US - Biobased chemical company Codexis has released its results for last year and says it made more than $123 million (€93 million) in 2011, a rise of 16 per cent from the $107 million it generated...
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Monsanto: The Challenge of Feeding 7 Billion People
GLOBAL - At the end of last year baby Piotr was born in Kaliningrad, Russia, which symbolically marked the elevation of the Earth's population to 7 billion. ...
Sunday, February 05, 2012
Cattlefax: Hope for Strong 2012 Corn Harvest
US - The US needs a high yielding 2012 corn harvest to be able to compete in global markets, said the CattleFax team at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Convention held last week in...
Friday, February 03, 2012
CHS and Cargill Expand TEMCO Grain Export Operations
US - Cargill and CHS Inc. have announced the two agribusiness companies are expanding the scope of their TEMCO LLC, grain export terminal joint venture to include other Pacific Northwest export...
John Deere Graduation Celebration
UK - A total of 28 young service technicians recently graduated from the John Deere Ag Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes, run by national training provider Babcock....
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
ADM Reports Second Quarter 2012 Earnings of $80 Million
US - Archer Daniels Midland Company today reported financial results for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011. The company reported net earnings for the quarter of $80 million, or $0.12 per share,...
Monday, January 23, 2012
Drought and Floods Hitting Agricultural Production
GLOBAL - A strange mixture of drought and foods appears to be affecting agricultural and livestock production across the Americas - both North and South, writes Chris Harris, TheCropSite Editor-in-Chief. ...
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Pairing Poncho/VOTiVO with AERIS Improves Cotton Vigor, Yield
US - Bayer CropScience discussed the benefits of pairing Poncho®/VOTiVO® with Aeris® seed-applied insecticide/nematicide on cotton, as well as the new On Demand® seed treatment system, at...
Record Apprentice Numbers for John Deere & Babcock
UK - A record 45 apprentices have signed up to begin John Deere's award winning Ag Tech, Turf Tech and Parts Tech apprenticeship programme for 2012....
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Irrigation Meets Innovation
ANALYSIS - Variable rate technology, as a component of precision farming, is moving into many facets of agriculture, including fertilizer, seeding, fungicide and herbicide applications and its...
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
New Transmission & Gator at LAMMA
UK - In addition to the new 9R Series tractor, which is making its UK debut at LAMMA 2012, John Deere is showing a 6210R tractor equipped with the newly designed 24-speed DirectDrive transmission,...
New John Deere Gator at LAMMA
UK - John Deere already manufactures the largest range of utility vehicles in the industry, and the new XUV 550 and XUV 550 S4 Gators extend the range even further....
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