Friday, February 13, 2015
Study Shows No Damage to Soils from Grazing of Cover Crops
US – A US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist in North Carolina has found a way to encourage more growers to use cover crops in the Southeastern United States—allow cattle to graze on…
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
New Website for Sheep Sector
UK – Today, 5M Publishing officially launches TheSheepSite – the latest in the company’s stable of agriculture and livestock oriented websites….
Monday, May 26, 2014
India Cotton Arrivals Touch 38.3 Million Bales during 2013-14 Season
INDIA – Cotton production in the country has been recorded at 38.3 million bales of 170 bales each during the 2013-14 season till September, writes Jagdish Kumar….
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Cherkizovo Increases Grain Harvest by Half
RUSSIA – Russian meat and feed manufacturer, Cherkizovo Group has seen its 2013 grain harvest reach 175,000 tonnes, up 51 per cent from 116,000 tonnes in 2012….
Friday, January 25, 2013
Writing and Presenting Scientific Papers
GLOBAL – What is the point of researching issues of animal health, welfare or production practices if the results and the message are not delivered to the public at large?…
Monday, October 29, 2012
BD AGRO Constructs Russia’s Largest Biogas Plant
RUSSIA – For Russia, the biogas technology can be a means to become more independent from the fossil fuels gas and oil. The agricultural region Belgorod, 700 kilometers south of Moscow, is aiming…
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Technology Companies to Offer Insights at CropWorld 2012
UK – CropWorld Global 2012, to be held on 6th and 7th November at the QEII Conference Centre in London, is introducing a brand new aspect to the conference proceedings this year with the launch…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Markets Signal Rationing; Focus on South America
GLOBAL – World grain markets are showing signs of rationing after a series of poor harvests pushed commodity prices to a high level, according to a leading market analyst….
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Focus Rests on Increasing Production at Farm Progress Show
ANALYSIS – As farmers continue to deal with substantially lower yields this year, many are looking to new technologies and concepts to deliver results against unpredictable weather. Farm Progress…
Monday, August 27, 2012
John Deere Adds More Options to 5E Series Utility Tractor Line
US – John Deere has significantly improved its 5 Series Utility Tractor lineup for 2013, with more horsepower, cab and transmission options than ever before. By integrating four new 45 to 75…
Friday, August 24, 2012
John Deere Launches New 9 Series Round Balers
US – Building on the reliability and popularity of its 8 Series Round Balers, John Deere introduces 12 new models of its 9 Series Round Balers for 2013. The new large round balers, which include…
Thursday, August 23, 2012
John Deere Tops Innovations Medal Table
EUROPE – According to research conducted by Eichberg Consulting, a German market strategy consultant for agribusiness and trade shows, John Deere leads the list of Europe’s most innovative…
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Global Biotech Challenge – Giving Farmers What They Want
ANALYSIS – It’s no secret that marketing genetically modified (GM) seed globally is a challenge, but DuPont Pioneer differentiates themselves by offering farmers around the world what they want…
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
US Weather’s Impact on 2013 Seed Production
ANALYSIS – In 2011, hot weather forced many seed companies to head to South America to supplement their 2012 seed production and this year will no different, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite…
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Bayer CropScience Inaugurates New R&D Greenhouse in US
US – Bayer CropScience celebrates the opening of its newest research facility: a 3-story, 60,000 square foot greenhouse that will be used for soy, corn and other broadacre crop research. …
Monday, July 23, 2012
DuPont Pioneer: Global Opportunities, China Poised for Yield Boost
ANALYSIS – The expectation for 9+ billion people to inhabit the planet by 2050 is pushing DuPont Pioneer to look at opportunities for growth around the world, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite…
Thursday, July 19, 2012
New Finance Programme for John Deere 4×4 Gators
UK – John Deere Financial has announced a new interest-free finance programme for Gator 4×4 utility vehicles….
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
DuPont Pioneer: Megatrend is Driving Global Business
ANALYSIS – The familiar megatrend that says we’re going to have 9+ billion people on the planet by 2050 is causing DuPont Pioneer to look at and adjust how they do business, writes Sarah Mikesell,…
Friday, June 29, 2012
New Bayer Seed Treatment Available on Pioneer Soybeans
US – Soybean producers in the US now will have access to a state-of-the-art fungicide seed treatment that can provide long-lasting protection against Rhizoctonia and other fungal diseases to…
Friday, June 22, 2012
New Training Prospectus Launched at Cereals 2012
UK – John Deere highlighted its award-winning engineering apprenticeship programme at Cereals 2012 with the publication of a new training prospectus, as part of the event’s aim to promote training…
Friday, June 15, 2012
Bayer Opens European Wheat Breeding Center in Germany
GERMANY – Wheat is the most widely grown crop and one of the world’s most important staple foods. In order to develop new, high-quality wheat varieties against the backdrop of a growing world…
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
New John Deere 6R Series Tractors for 2012
UK – New small and medium frame tractors from the John Deere 6R Series tractor range can be seen on the John Deere stand at Cereals 2012 in June….
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
John Deere Launches JDLink App
UK – John Deere has launched its first mobile phone app in the UK and Ireland, following the introduction of the John Deere FarmSight wireless technology strategy….
Monday, May 21, 2012
John Deere AutoTrac Controller Widens the Net
UK – John Deere’s proven multi-brand satellite guidance system is now available as a more fully integrated solution for other makes of tractor and older John Deere models….
Monday, April 23, 2012
First Approval Worldwide for New Seed Treatment
GLOBAL – The first regulatory approval worldwide has been granted to Bayer CropScience for its new fungicidal seed treatment solution EverGol (active ingredient: penflufen) in Canada. …
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Want to Guess How Much Food Is Tossed in Landfills?
ANALYSIS – In the US, 67,000,000,000 (yes, that’s 67 Billion) pounds of food made its way into landfills in 2010 alone, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor. …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
New Managing Director for J&H Bunn Ltd.
UK – Richard Sunderland has been appointed as Managing Director of J&H Bunn Ltd. The former head of Cargill’s UK fertiliser business, Richard returns home after fifteen years in senior roles…
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
FuturaGene Appoints Grants and Alliances Manager
UK – FuturaGene, a leader in the enhancement of yield and sustainability of woody crops for plantation forestry, biopower and biofuel markets, has appointed Dr. Mark Elless as Grants and Alliances…
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Cargill Becomes First Grain Handler to Enter Strategic Alliance with CWB
CANADA – Cargill has announced they have entered into a strategic alliance with the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) – making Cargill the first grain handler in Canada to enable the CWB to offer its…
Monday, March 05, 2012
Dow AgroSciences Unveils Enlist™ Ahead, Part of Enlist System
US – Dow AgroSciences has unveiled Enlist Ahead, a first-of-its-kind management resource for farmers, and the newest component of the Enlist Weed Control System….