Agriculture Workforce Survey results complete

Agriculture Workforce Survey results complete

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A lack of a skilled agriculture workforce is a top inhibitor of growth and expansion for many Kansas agriculture entities. To help support growth in agriculture, the Kansas Department of Agriculture seeks to help the industry better understand workforce needs among agricultural employers in the state. To link the supply of human capital…
Syngenta Crop Protection Recognized With Five Crop Science Awards

Syngenta Crop Protection Recognized With Five Crop Science Awards

BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Syngenta Crop Protection was recognized as a winner in 5 award categories at the annual Crop Science Awards, a strong endorsement of its best-in-class scientific, technological and leadership contributions within the global crop protection industry. “We are very honored to be recognized with such prestigious awards in…
Pivot Bio Joins AIM for Climate as an Innovation Sprint Partner

Pivot Bio Joins AIM for Climate as an Innovation Sprint Partner

BERKELEY, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Pivot Bio , a leading nitrogen innovation company in agriculture, is pleased to announce that as an innovation sprint partner, the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate ( AIM for Climate ), committing at least $291 million in product development funding over four years to accelerate the adoption of climate-tolerant microbial nitrogen…
Valmont to Participate at the 2nd Annual Roth AgTech Answers Event

Valmont to Participate at the 2nd Annual Roth AgTech Answers Event

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a global leader that provides vital infrastructure and advances agricultural productivity while driving innovation through technology, today announced that management will participate in Roth’s 2nd Annual AgTech Answers Event. Stephen G. Kaniewski, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Renee L. Campbell, Senior Vice…
Meet the Action Team Helping to Bring STEM to Classrooms Across the Country

Meet the Action Team Helping to Bring STEM to Classrooms Across the Country

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) believes that agriculture is a vital partner in engaging students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts which directly—and indirectly—impact their lives. Not only does teaching an ag-based curriculum in the science classroom spark students to solve real-world science issues, but it also familiarizes them with ag-related careers, many of…
October 2022 Combine Harvesters Continue to Grow

October 2022 Combine Harvesters Continue to Grow

Combine harvester sales report double-digit gains in October for both the U.S. and Canadian markets, while total tractors fell in both countries according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Total U.S. ag equipment unit sales stayed above the 5-year average for the third month since…
Bayer Acquires German Biotech Start-up Targenomix

Bayer Acquires German Biotech Start-up Targenomix

Monheim, November 10, 2022 – Bayer announced today the acquisition of German biotech start-up Targenomix. The spin-off of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology (MPI MPP) uses novel systems biology and computational life science tools to identify new modes of action for crop protection compounds. The Targenomix expertise, personnel,…
From the Land of Kansas Now Selling 2022 Holiday Gift Boxes

From the Land of Kansas Now Selling 2022 Holiday Gift Boxes

MANHATTAN, Kansas — Holiday gift boxes are now available to order for the 2022 holiday season from the From the Land of Kansas state trademark program at the Kansas Department of Agriculture. Each gift box contains an assortment of products grown, raised or produced in Kansas, with two size options available: the…
High Diesel Prices Put Strain on Farmers

High Diesel Prices Put Strain on Farmers

With diesel prices more than $1.50 per gallon high than this time last year, the American Farm Bureau Federation calls on the Biden administration to bring more domestic supply online, A ban on U.S. imports of petroleum from Russia, lower domestic production capacity, and seasonal demand are all contributing to…