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Corn, soybean production may be moving north

        UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — If warming continues unabated in the Midwest, in 50 years we can expect the best conditions for corn and soybean production to have shifted from Iowa and Illinois to Minnesota and the Dakotas, according to Penn State...

Scientist takes bird’s eye view of soybean genetics

        FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — High throughput genetic analysis is a tool that allows researchers to analyze a lot of DNA data in a short period of time. The work is commonly done in a lab with scientific instruments.Larry Purcell, professor of soybean...

VGPA wheat yield contest entry forms now available

        RICHMOND, Va. — Entry forms for Virginia Grain Producers Associaton’s 2019 Barley, Hard Wheat & Wheat Yield Contests are now available. VGPA said yield contests, such as this, are an important element in its mission to highlight and communicate the...

Cover crops may increase winter temperatures

        WASHINGTON — Cover crops grown in fields during winter may be warming temperatures in the northern United States and southern Canada, according to a new study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. The crops create a darker surface...

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