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BASF to Acquire Bayer's Crop Science Unit

BASF has signed an agreement to purchase Bayers Crop Science business for $7 billion. BASF is purchasing Bayer seeds for mainstay crops including cotton and soybean, plus the herbicide brand Liberty

Tractor Sales Fall in September

Overall sales of tractors were lower in September compared to last year. The Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly report on equipment sales found the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in September 2017, were down 10 percent compared to the s

Fall Harvest Delayed due to weather

The latest crop progress and condition report shows as of Sunday, corn harvest was 22% complete, soybeans 36% harvested and sorghum 35%. Winter Wheat planting 48% finished all of these behind average.

Trade Expert: U.S. is Setting Up NAFTA for Failure

Trade experts in Canada speculate President Donald Trump may be arranging the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations to allow the U.S. to walk away from the trade deal.

Growth Energy Announces More than 1,000 Fuel Stations Offering E15 in U.S.

Growth Energy announced that more than 1,000 fuel stations around the country are offering E15a fuel with 15 percent ethanolmore than doubling the number of stations from the same time last year.

Kansas Corn Collegiate Programs Offer Students Opportunities to Explore the Corn Industry

Kansas Corn has three programs to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their college education. Kansas Corn' collegiate program is comprised of the Next Generation Scholarship, the Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy, an

USDA Processing Pending Conservation Reserve Program Continuous Enrollment Offers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it will process many pending eligible offers for land enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), and it will temporarily suspend accepting most new offers until later in the 2018 fisc

Food Dialogues at University of Nebraska Explores Ways to Pivot the GMO Conversation

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance in conjunction with the Nebraska Soybean Board hosted a Food Dialogues: Pivoting the GMO Conversation at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Nearly 7,000 people have viewed the livestream.

Kansas State University hires sheep and meat goat specialist

Alison Crane has been hired as assistant professor and extension sheep and meat goat specialist for the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. Crane will join the ASI faculty on October 23rd.

House Passes 2018 Budget Resolution

The House passed its 2018 budget resolution paving the way for tax reform and for a new farm bill to be written. Although the resolution includes $10 billion in cuts to agriculture, the Senate version of the resolution, has no instructions for cuts to agr

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