U of I study: Cover saves N, but offers little yield or profit bump
The economics of conservation practices was under scrutiny at a recent ILSoyAdvisor Better Beans seminar in East Peoria, where the results of a University of Illinois study on cover crops were up for discussion.
NW Indiana county going after slice of state’s broadband pie
Officials from an Indiana community that does a great deal of farming are not holding back in going after a chunk of the $100 million Gov. Eric Holcomb has set aside to expand access to broadband in underserved rural areas.
Think of wine in the United States, and the state of California comes immediately to mind. But Ohio, with its often variable temperatures at growing time and its variance of soils, has inched up in its ranking for wine production to sixth-highest state in the nation – just a notch above longtime gridiron rival Michigan.
New gene editing may see its greatest potential in livestock
CoBank, part of the Farm Credit System, emphasized that gene-editing tools for agriculture will intensify in 2019, following a report from its Knowledge Exchange Division verifying the technology has the potential to be a game-changer.