Management en Monsanto to build conventional, GMO corn germplasm greenhouse in Arizona <div class="field-byline"> Lee Allen, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="field-deck"> Corn research on seven acres under glass </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>While Iowa and the other dozen or so traditional corn-growing states don&rsquo;t have anything to fear from Arizona, you can now add the Grand Canyon Ssate as a player in corn line research and production efforts.</p> <p>While figures vary month to month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture&rsquo;s World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates released in September still forecast a record 16.8 billion bushels for 2016-2017 or roughly 175.5 bushels per acre.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Sat, 15 Oct 2016 23:19:00 +0000 170681 at $1M in grants to bolster farm sustainability in West <div class="node-body article-body"><p>More than $1 million in grants are available to help farmers, ranchers, and others in agriculture to study, demonstrate, and expand sustainable agricultural practices on their operations.</p> <p>The Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (Western SARE) is offering the grants, funded by USDA. To qualify for a grant, Rhonda Miller says western producers must be involved in the research or planning of the projects.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land Management Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:44:00 +0000 170231 at Olivarez Honeybees raises royalty in northern California <div class="node-body gallery-body">How one northern California beekeeper maintains reduced losses in an age of colony collapse disorder</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Plant and Animal Health Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:04:00 +0000 168411 at BASF’s Varisto herbicide receives EPA registration for selected crops <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Environmental Protection Agency has registered BASF&rsquo;s Varisto herbicide for use in clover grown for seed, dry beans, dry peas, English peas, lima beans (succulent), snap beans, and soybeans.</p> <p>BASF says this new herbicide helps maximize yield potential by delivering a wide spectrum of broadleaf and grass weed control.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Herbicides Fri, 13 May 2016 20:57:00 +0000 167151 at New farm data coalition puts farmers in the driver’s seat <div class="field-deck"> Agricultural Data Coalition </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Thanks to precision agriculture and advancements in equipment and computing technology, America&rsquo;s farmers are building a treasure trove of production information that will help fuel future innovation.</p> <p>A new organization, the Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC), plans to help farmers better control, manage, and maximize the value of their data.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:51:00 +0000 166691 at Topcon develops new initiative to manage data <div class="node-body article-body">Topcon develops new initiative to manage data</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Mon, 07 Mar 2016 23:18:00 +0000 165491 at Cal ASFMRA Outlook Agribusiness Conf., April 7, Visalia <div class="field-deck"> Event slated for April 4-8 at downtown convention center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Outlook 2016 agribusiness conference coming to Visalia Convention Center</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Business Mon, 29 Feb 2016 22:38:00 +0000 165251 at <p>The California Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers will hold its annual outlook conference April 7 at the Visalia Convention Center.</p> California weed science gathering continues to grow <div class="node-body gallery-body">California Weed Science Society talks challenges at annual meeting</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alfalfa Grapes Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Management Groups & Organizations Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:12:00 +0000 164421 at <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Past&nbsp;</span>CWSS<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Board Chairman Rick Miller, left, presented&nbsp;</span>UCCE<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Weed Specialist Steven&nbsp;</span>Fennimore<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;the 2016 Award of Excellence for his work with&nbsp;</span>CWSS<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;on a book to educate managers on principles of weed control.</span></p> FMC introduces Preemptor SC fungicide for corn, wheat, soybean <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FMC Agricultural Solutions has announced the release of Preemptor SC fungicide which provides corn, soybean and wheat growers with full-season fungicidal benefits in as little as just one early application.</p> <p>&ldquo;Applying a fungicide early gives corn and soybean growers more application options, providing greater flexibility with application timing and rates,&rdquo; said Adam Prestegord, FMC Agricultural Solutions North America product manager.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Corn Fungicides Wheat Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:59:00 +0000 163671 at Agworld, CDMS partner on crop protection-nutrition info <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Agworld, a leading provider of mobile farm management software, announces a new partnership with CDMS to provide crop protection and other product compliance information within Agworld&rsquo;s comprehensive platform.</p> <p>This partnership allows&nbsp;Agworld&nbsp;to better serve their customers by providing the most accurate and current product information available for crop protection and crop nutrition.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Tue, 17 Nov 2015 20:12:00 +0000 163091 at