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2015-01-13 23:02:39

The industry will continue to grow as popcorn is cemented a healthy alternative to other snack products and producers continue to develop flavorful and nutritious products.

2015-01-12 23:08:16

Ohio Farmers Join Other Corn Growers Who Have Filed Syngenta GMO Corn Seed Lawsuits Over The Company’s Exporting of its Genetically Modified Corn Seed Without First Receiving China’s Approval

2015-01-12 12:26:29

With nearly one-third of corn and soybean acres likely unprofitable despite record yields, new analysis by FarmLink's TrueHarvest identifies unrealized revenue; need for tool to find and measure that

2015-01-09 08:24:53

-- Results validate company's innovative approach for second-generation crop traits. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-08 08:31:14

-- Awarded three patents and applied for three additional patents in GM seed technologies BEIJING, Jan.

2015-01-07 23:06:35

Some scientists believe that this case of detecting high levels of glyphosate residue in feeding tube liquid is appalling and with the evidence of bio-accumulation in human tissues (10) there

2015-01-02 23:01:00

The Modified Starch market is flourishing in Europe with its diverse commodity sources characterized in the EU starch industry.

2014-12-22 23:07:49

Farmers, exporters, and other Corn industry professionals are suing Biotech Giant Syngenta AG in multi-million dollar claims over China’s rejection of MIR 162 corn. Minneapolis,

2014-12-18 16:26:29

Firms Contend Syngenta Should be Held Accountable for Farmers' Economic Damages DALLAS, Dec.


Latest Maize Reference Libraries

Fodder
2013-05-18 07:51:02

Fodder is a term used in reference to the feed cut, sometimes prepared, and brought to domesticated farm animals such as cows, goats and pigs. Some fodder is prepared using oils and mixed rations that are mixed in with several different types of sprouted grain and legumes such as alfalfa, clover, corn, and several different types of grass. In the countries that allow it, fodder can also consist of animal origins such as ruminant meat and bone meal, typically found in cattle feed. The USDA,...

Three Sisters
2013-05-18 07:30:48

Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...

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2005-09-08 09:32:38

The larva of the moth Helicoverpa zea is a major agricultural pest for cotton (where it is known as the cotton bollworm), corn (where it is known as the corn earworm), tomatoes (where it is the tomato fruitworm), and many other crops. The adult moth, pictured here is a pollinator. It is very cosmopolitan in what plants it will use as larval food.

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.