Purdue University is using part of its $20 million investment in agriculture to answer the call for more tech-trained graduates and improved outreach.
There are lessons to be learned for the Midwest from the places where Palmer amaranth resistance to glyphosate first emerged.
We absolutely stand in defense of intellectual property as critical to progress in agriculture.
To appreciate just how strong the agricultural market is today, an observer need only to have looked around the halls of The Gaylord Palms hotel in Orlando, FL, during the annual Commodity Classic. Presented jointly by the National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers, the 2013
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PERSPECTIVE Here’s how I see it: We’ve placed a single bullet in a six-gun revolver, spun the cartridge, put it to the head of the golden goose, and pulled the trigger. As the hammer comes down, the Supreme Court is now left to tell us whether the gun will fire, or simply click on an
As the final decade of the 20th century wound down, a media-driven panic over the approach of “Y2K” and the possible effect on electronic devices kept entire industries busy trying to avert a technology meltdown. Behind the scenes in ag, however, a far more profound event was unfolding that would turn the industry on its
I must confess that when it comes to awards and accolades, I tend to be a curmudgeon. I’ve always felt that our work should be judged by the support we get from readership and advertisers, not from some outsider trying to judge the quality and value of our work from some distant, unknown industry. And
Early in the process of assembling information for the State of the Industry report, it was assumed that the drought of 2012 would still be fresh in everyone’s mind and a dominant factor in the spending habits and cropping decisions growers will be making in 2013. But not one of the retailers expressed concern that
I have to admit that it is truly a relief to be putting the finishing touches on this final edition for 2012. We’re clearly banking on the Mayan calendar being in error, because we got all the editors involved and called a lot of retailers to get your take on where we are as an