Students Descend Upon Kentucky for Final Round in Alltech Young Scientist Competition
: (From left) Dr. Inge Russell, director of the Alltech Young Scientist Competition, presents awards to undergraduate winner Amanda Pesqueria for her study on compounds involved in fescue toxicosis syndrome in cows through the use of an advanced testing system and graduate winner Nimesha Fernando for her examination of how high levels of CO2 in the environment affect the growth of grain, with Dr.

Students Descend Upon Kentucky for Final Round in Alltech Young Scientist Competition

April 15, 2014

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:

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USDA Reports Corn Plantings at 3%

April 15, 2014 | Grain | Commerce

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.

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Ag Growth International Announces New Catalog App

Ag Growth International Announces New Catalog App

April 15, 2014

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.

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David Cramer Celebrates 30 Years as President and CEO of United Cooperative
Howard Bohl, Beaver Dam, left, United Cooperative Board of Directors chairman, congratulates David Cramer, United Cooperative president and chief executive officer, for his 30 years of service as the Wisconsin-based cooperative’s driven leader.

David Cramer Celebrates 30 Years as President and CEO of United Cooperative

April 10, 2014 | Grain

United Cooperative patron members joined together in standing ovation at the cooperative’s annual meeting for United Cooperative President and Chief Executive Officer David Cramer. 

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Biofuel Production Declines

Biofuel Production Declines

April 10, 2014 | Grain

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.

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