Canadian Farmers Required To Use Bayer CropScience's Fluency Agent
During the 2014 planting season, corn and soybean farmers will be required by Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) to apply Bayer CropScience's Fluency Agent to seed treated with neonicotinoid insecticides, such as clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid.
AgriMarketing – 3/4/2014
Tax Proposal Addresses Ag Needs
House tax reform bill allows for ag to continue using cash accounting, makes Section 179 deductions permanent and helps fund waterway needs.
Farm Futures – 2/28/2014
Farmers plan to cut expenses, strongly oppose RFS changes
Farmers expect to see weaker financial returns in 2014 and will adjust their expenditures - spending less on fertilizer and equipment but more on crop insurance - according to the Agri-Pulse Farm Opinion Poll launched this week in partnership with the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA).
AgriPulse – 2/27/2014
The Late Norman Borlaug To Be Commemorated in U.S. Capitol
A group of Congress members have announced that a statue of the late Dr. Norman E. Borlaug will be unveiled on Ag Day, Tuesday, March 25, at a ceremony in the National Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol.
Farm Futures – 2/26/2014
Bayer releases product to reduce seed dust harmful to bees
Bayer CropSciences designed a new seed lubricant, which it made available for growers in the United States today, for corn and soybean seeds that helps reduce the release of seed dust and may consequently improve bee health.
AgriPulse – 2/25/2014
After years of growth, farm economy takes a breath
Farmers are tapping the brakes on spending in 2014 after years of soaring income stuffed their pocketbooks with cash they plowed back into their businesses.
Des Moines Register – 2/22/2014
Highlights From Preliminary Release Of 2012 Census Of Agriculture
USDA today released the preliminary 2012 Census of Agriculture results. Key findings include an increase in the value of agricultural products sold in the United States totaling $394.6 billion in 2012, up 33 percent ($97.4 billion) from 2007.
AgriMarketing – 2/21/2014
Soybeans Shine, but Corn Still Glowing
Even with soybeans are stealing the spotlight, corn continues to show advantageous prices.
AgWeb – 2/21/2014
USDA Forecasts Net Farm Income To Remain Historically High
U.S. net farm income should remain historically high over much of the next decade based on strong overseas demand for agricultural products, the USDA said today in its annual 10-year baseline projection.
AgriMarketing – 2/14/2014
Canadian Tractor Sales Up 31% in January; Combines Up 118%
According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' monthly "Flash Report," the sales of all tractors in Canada for January 2014 were up 31% compared to the same month last year.
AgriMarketing – 2/14/2014