Wheat is no longer Canada’s king crop.
In the heart of Canada’s bread basket, a Richardson International Ltd. processing plant stands as a testament to what may be the country’s most successful agricultural experiment.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — K-State Research and Extension will host several opportunities in May to learn more about winter canola varieties and crop production practices, said Mike Stamm, K-State canola breeder.
Though canola is traditionally seeded with an air seeder or a grain drill, Horsch conducted tests in Langdon, ND, in 2016 seeding canola with their Maestro SW planter.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and leaders of Minnesota Soybean Processors and its subsidiary North Dakota Soybean Processors announced Tuesday (Feb. 7) that MnSP is taking steps toward construction of a $240 million soybean processing plant – the first of its kind in North Dakota – at Spiritwood.
Cargill presented progress on its efforts to meet its commitment to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains in a report issued today (Jan. 16).
After seeing some good advances in canola prices earlier this fall, the prices now have settled a little lower, according to Lance Kalmbach, grain merchandiser at CHS Sunprairie Grain in Bowbells, ND.
David Kee encourages growers to take a look at soybeans from a different angle.
Producers are expecting big things next year from the new dicamba-tolerant soybeans, the Xtend variety developed by Monsanto.
MADISON, Wis. – The 2017 Wisconsin Area Soybean Conferences will be held in January in three Wisconsin locations. The agenda is the same for all three meetings, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas soybean farmers and their industry partners will gather Jan. 11 in Topeka for the Kansas Soybean Expo. The Kansas Soybean Association (KSA) organizes the annual event, with checkoff funding from the Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC), to coincide with the Topeka Farm Show.
STILLWATER, Okla. — Agricultural producers interested in learning how to maximize their canola production and profitability should register now to attend the Jan. 19 Canola College in Enid.
It’s safe to say South Dakota farmers have cracked the code to grow 100 bushel per acre soybeans.
MARSHFIELD, Wis. – Top soybean diseases in 2016 in Wisconsin were, in order, white mold, Sudden Death Syndrome, stem canker, brown stem rot, and Phytophthora root and stem rot, says Damon Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison field-crops plant pathologist.
The canola markets are on an upward trend, with prices now at levels we haven't seen since June, according to Barry Coleman, executive director of the Northern Canola Growers Association. Coleman can point to several main reasons why the canola markets continue to strengthen.
Kansas fleets and individual motorists driving diesel vehicles now can get up to $2,000 of their annual fuel bills paid, just by using biodiesel blends.
Shrinking margins in production agriculture will be the focus of the 2016 Ag Summit held in Brookings Tuesday, Dec. 13, and in Mitchell Tuesday, Dec. 20.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — On a sunny mid-October day in Boone County, with unseasonably warm temperatures, a strong south wind raced across the test plots and fields of the Bay Farm, the Missouri Soybean Association’s research farm located east of Columbia.
After harvest, if soybeans come out with inexplicably low yields and the field hasn’t been tested for the parasitic soybean cyst nematode (SCN), fall is a good time for a soil test, experts say.
Recent strong prices in the sunflower seed market made for some active selling which, in turn, resulted in some pressure on prices.
HANSKA, Minn. – As farmers begin soybean harvest, it’s time to think about things to do differently in 2017.