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Study Aims to Keep Water Safe From Phosphorus, Sediment

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University researcher Colby Moorberg has his eyes on several miles of the Big Blue and Little Blue rivers, the two major waterways meandering their way to Tuttle Creek... Read More

2,4-D resistance in Palmer amaranth

HAYS, Kan. —  A Kansas State University researcher is reporting the first-ever study confirming that Palmer amaranth has developed resistance to the herbicide 2,4-D, findings that may signal an important step in developing future controls for the ... Read More

Wind-solar pairing cuts equipment costs while ramping up output

A western Minnesota wind-solar project is among the first of its kind in the country but won't be the last. A trailblazing wind-solar hybrid project in western Minnesota could be a preview of what's to come as renewable developers look for new ways ... Read More

The Climate Corporation and NAU Country Insurance Company Partner to Enable Seamless Crop Insurance Reporting for U.S. Farmers

The Climate Corporation (Climate), a subsidiary of Bayer, announced today a platform agreement between the company’s industry-leading Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform and NAU Country Insurance Company, a QBE Insurance Company. The ... Read More

FDA Chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns

In what probably came as a surprise to many, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation on Tuesday. He'll end his two-year tenure aggressively heading the agency in a month, an administration offici... Read More

(Video) Reports from the 2019 Triumph of Ag Expo

The 53 annual Triumph Ag Expo is underway in Omaha, Nebraska.  The Rural Radio Network is at the show, bringing you audio and video reports. Tune in to your local Rural Radio Network station to hear the audio reports. Keep checking this webpag... Read More

Video Reports - Triumph Ag Expo Expo in Omaha

The 53 annual Triumph Ag Expo is underway in Omaha, Nebraska.  The Rural Radio Network is at the show, bringing you audio and video reports. Tune in to your local Rural Radio Network station to hear the audio reports. Keep checking this webpag... Read More

AEM Joins USMCA Coalition

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement today on AEM joining more than 200 organizations to form the USMCA Coalition: “Ratifying the USMCA will guarantee North America’s manufacturing... Read More

GENE EDITING DEVELOPMENT STALLED; NPPC RENEWS CALL FOR USDA OVERSIGHT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Development of an emerging technology promising major animal health and environmental benefits is currently stalled at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, prompting the National Pork Producers Council to renew its call for ... Read More

Starship Nematode

WASHINGTON, DC—An exciting collaboration between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Pheronym (Alachua, FL), will send nematodes (small round worms) into space to the International Space Station (... Read More

Valmont and Prospera Technologies Announce Roadmap to Autonomous Crop Management Technology Through Global Partnership

OMAHA, Neb. and TEL-AVIV, Israel and SAN JOSE, Cailf., Feb. 20, 2019/PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and irrigation equipment fo... Read More