U.S. diversified agricultural retailer River Country Cooperative and farmer-owned cooperative CHS Inc. have decided to move ahead, subject to due diligence, with a business combination after having finalised a study of a formal merger.
Registrants for the annual competition were asked to join Alltech in the pursuit of natural solutions to animal health, plant technology, environmental sciences and biotechnology-related challenges. Out of more than 8,500 registrations for the competition, these eight students received the top prize in the undergraduate or graduate division in their region and an all expense paid trip to compete in the finals:
“For too long we’ve sat idle and let others—who don’t grow crops or raise animals—sling barbs and try and drive a wedge between farmers and consumers by using catch phrases like ‘factory farm’ or ‘big ag’,”
With southern states able to get more fields planted than their Midwestern counterparts the overall progress on sowing corn is up 1% from the 2013, which was greatly hindered by foul weather that delayed the start to the spring crop season and resulted in a late harvest for US farmers.
The app mirrors the AGI website, offering complete product lines in one centralized place where users can search any product information, photos, specs or manuals. The user friendly interface and sleek design makes it easy to use and accessible on-the-go.
In 2012, the combined global production of ethanol and biodiesel fell for the first time since 2000, down 0.4 percent from the figure in 2011. Global ethanol production declined slightly for the second year in a row, to 83.1 billion liters, while biodiesel output rose fractionally, from 22.4 billion liters in 2011 to 22.5 billion liters in 2012.
The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is expected to exceed 450,000 net square feet with more than 28,000 attendees and 1,200 exhibitors. To accommodate this increase, IPPE has expanded into C-Hall of the Georgia World Congress Center. This expansion will allow the show to accommodate demand for additional space needed by new and existing exhibitors.