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2013-11-11 23:02:53

New canola hybrid gives farmers premium contract option without compromising yield Research Triangle Park, N.C. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 U.S. farmers who grow specialty canola can now choose a hybrid from the high-yielding InVigor® canola portfolio by Bayer CropScience. Bayer CropScience and Cargill are proud to introduce L156H - an Invigor Health hybrid with a high oleic oil profile. Bayer CropScience will produce and package the seed and only sell it through Cargill Specialty...

2013-10-24 11:57:40

The herbicide atrazine increased mortality from chytridiomycosis, a disease causing worldwide amphibian declines The combination of the herbicide atrazine and a fungal disease is particularly deadly to frogs, shows new research from a University of South Florida laboratory, which has been investigating the global demise of amphibian populations. USF Biologist Jason Rohr said the new findings show that early-life exposure to atrazine increases frog mortality but only when the frogs were...

2013-10-15 23:04:05

International Weed-Resistance Experts Advocate Diverse Farming Techniques to Battle “Monster Weeds” RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 International weed-resistance experts warn U.S. crop producers that herbicide-resistant weeds are aggressively taking hold in many parts of the country and pose a significant threat to U.S. crop productivity and profitability. As farmers in other countries have demonstrated, however, these so-called “monster weeds” can be...

2013-09-10 23:17:33

Growers Have More Flexibility to Select the HBK Variety That’s Best for their Operation. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 HBK® Seed continues to expand its soybean lineup with the addition of three new varieties – HBK LL4653, HBK LL4953 and HBK RY7523 – for 2014. The growing HBK product line is a result of an aggressive screening and research program. Developed with the high-quality soybean germplasm, HBK Seed varieties are thoroughly tested at regional...

2013-09-09 11:36:53

A somber picture of the struggle against super-weeds emerged here today as scientists described the relentless spread of herbicide-resistant menaces like pigweed and horseweed that shrug off powerful herbicides and have forced farmers in some areas to return to the hand-held hoes that were a mainstay of weed control a century ago. The reports on herbicide resistance and its challenges, and how modern agriculture is coping, were part of a symposium on the topic at the 246th National Meeting...

2013-08-29 23:04:39

Company Leading a “New Revolution in Agriculture” DECATUR, Ill. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Executives from Bayer CropScience today addressed the need for a New Revolution in Agriculture to tackle critical challenges the agricultural industry is facing now and into the future. “Food security is critical to the health and well-being of our world. With a fast-growing world to feed and clothe, Bayer is leading a New Revolution in Agriculture, one that is grounded in innovation and...

2013-08-21 23:20:46

Cultivation approval from USDA - mid-decade launch planned with a new mode of action: tolerance to isoxaflutole and glyphosate herbicides Research Triangle Park, N.C. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Bayer CropScience and MS Technologies LLC have achieved a milestone on their path to delivering new solutions for soybean farmers. The dual herbicide tolerance trait Balance™ GT (Event FG72) has received cultivation approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This step follows approval...

2013-08-16 23:04:07

Interactive Gallery Showcases Commitment to Cultivating Ideas and Answers that Sustain and Enrich our Environment and Growing Population Research Triangle Park, N.C. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Bayer CropScience today launched its 150 Perspectives Campaign to encourage discussions around the future of agriculture among growers, consumers and others in agribusiness. The campaign is part of the 150th anniversary celebration of Bayer’s mission and their commitment to Science For A Better...

2013-08-03 23:02:42

Public Justice cites the $105 million atrazine settlement on behalf of community water systems across America as a prime example of its pledge to protect the environment and hold the powerful accountable. (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 Several lawyers from the Korein Tillery firm were selected by Public Justice, the preeminent public interest law firm in the United States, as finalists for Trial Lawyer of the Year. Among those nominated were, Stephen Tillery, Christie Deaton, Rosemarie Fiorillo,...


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Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.