Management en Bayer CEO in North America speaks <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer’s Jim Blome says continued innovation in agriculture is a must to meet the demands of a growing and increasingly more affluent global population</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Markets Soybeans Tobacco Management Mon, 23 May 2016 18:02:00 +0000 120301 at <p>On hand for Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park were, left, Alan Kriz, strategic alliance manager for Bayer CropScience, and Jim Blome, president and CEO and head crop protection, North American Region for Bayer CropScience.</p> Invasive aphid moving across Southeast recently ID’d in South Carolina <div class="field-byline"> Scott Miller, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The invasive aphid was found attacking wheat in Hampton County, South Carolina. The pest was found in a Georgia greenhouse in 2012 and in an Alabama wheat field last year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Management Mon, 23 May 2016 11:41:00 +0000 120281 at <p>Sipha maydis aphids on wheat plants in South Carolina.</p> Clemson University Are you helping hackers steal your valuable farm data? <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Bureau of Investigation and USDA say farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts farmers at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Government Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Cotton Federal Thu, 19 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 120241 at Carolina, Virginia farmers try to meet hops demand for local craft beer <div class="node-body article-body">The craft beer industry has taken off in North Carolina and Virginia, and farmers in both states are beginning to grow hops to meet the needs of local brewers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Management Soybeans Crops Tue, 17 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 119271 at <p>On hand for the 2016 South Atlantic Hops Conference in Richmond were left, Laura Siegle, an agriculture and natural resources agent with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, and Ann George, executive director Hop Growers of America.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 1 million miles of pipe and other surprising water trivia <div class="node-body blog-body">16 water-related trivia questions unrelated to agriculture to awe and bore your party guests with.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Energy Sustainable Agriculture Farm Press Blog Mon, 16 May 2016 19:49:00 +0000 120211 at Grab a renewed chance for profit with the right crop mix and inputs <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Certainly yield and price received for your product are major components of the profitability equation, but expenses and cost are also. As input prices for 2016 are being realized, cost of production has come down and may come down further depending on how producers use generic products.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Managing the Margins Soybeans Marketing and Promotion Soybean Wed, 11 May 2016 14:28:00 +0000 120111 at Entrepreneur heralds new era of pesticide residue tracking <div class="node-body article-body">For more than 20 years, Volker Bornemann worked in BASF’s agricultural division, helping farmers and farm organizations deal with such issues as pesticide residues, genetically modified organisms and mycotoxins.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Management Markets Soybeans Biotech Traits Wed, 04 May 2016 18:52:00 +0000 119831 at <p>Steve Werness, analytical laboratory director with Avazyme, Inc. &nbsp;in Research Triangle Park, N.C. runs the Gaschromatograph Mass Spectrometer as Volker Bornemann, CEO and founder of Avazyme, looks on.<br /> &nbsp;</p> N.C. State wants to open $160 million plant science complex by 2020 <div class="node-body article-body">If all goes as planned, a new 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be up and running on the North Carolina State University Centennial Campus by 2020.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Peanuts Management Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 119841 at <p>Richard Linton, left, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University, and Steve Lommel, associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service at N.C. State, stand on the site on N.C. State&rsquo;s Centennial Campus where the 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be located.</p> Farmers can securely store and manage their data through new coalition <div class="node-body article-body">A new organization, the Agricultural Data Coalition, plans to help farmers better control, manage and maximize the value of their data.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:11:00 +0000 119881 at <p>The Agricultural Data Coalition&#39;s goal is to build a data repository where farmers can securely store and oversee the information collected by their tractors, harvesters, aerial drones, and other devices.</p> Equipment sharing has a real per-acre value especially now <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Equipment sharing or trading would be of particular interest for producers who don’t have enough acres to fully justify or use a particular machine – generally planting or harvesting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Management Managing the Margins Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Equipment & Supplies Soybean Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:35:00 +0000 119781 at United Soybean Board