Agriculure Industry News

Nitrogen management system from Cornell University wins $1M grand prize

Adapt-N won the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> A team of researchers from Cornell University were the recipients of a $1-million grand prize in a contest...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/nitrogen-management-system-from-cornell-university-wins-1m-grand-prize-350.aspx'>read more</a>

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Manitoba commodity groups may merge

<h2>Summary report released outlining possibility of a new and farmer-driven organization</h2> By <u><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kate-ayers.aspx"><span style="color:#0000ff;">Kate Ayers</span></a></u></p> Staff Reporter</p> Farms.com</p> Five of Manitoba’s commodity groups have released a summary report detailing a pos...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/manitoba-commodity-groups-may-merge-337.aspx'>read more</a>

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Linamar purchases MacDon Industries for $1.2 billion

The acquisition is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity says Linamar’s CEO</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Guelph, Ont.’s Linamar strengthened its presence in the agricultural sector with yest...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/linamar-purchases-macdon-industries-for-1-2-billion-333.aspx'>read more</a>

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Minnesota becomes the latest state to restrict dicamba use

Missouri, North Dakota and Tennessee already have restrictions in place</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Farmers in another U.S. state will be limited in their use of a popular soybean weed m...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/minnesota-becomes-the-latest-state-to-restrict-dicamba-use-328.aspx'>read more</a>

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Bovine TB in Alberta hasn’t spread since it was discovered, the CFIA says

The CFIA is wrapping up its bovine TB investigation</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) investigators are confident the bovine tuberculosis outbreak in Alb...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/bovine-tb-in-alberta-hasn-t-spread-since-it-was-discovered-the-cfia-says-295.aspx'>read more</a>

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Ontario producers involved in 2018 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

Ann and Jeff Vermeersch are the only Canadian participants in the program</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Cash croppers from Tillsonburg, Ont. are the Canadian representatives in the America...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/ontario-producers-involved-in-2018-asa-dupont-young-leader-program-283.aspx'>read more</a>

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Researchers ‘spill the beans’ on new use for soybean oil

<h2>Oil from specialty U of G soybean variety tested for use in industrial materials</h2> </p> By <strong><a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/kaitlynn-anderson.aspx" target="_blank">Kaitlynn Anderson</a></strong></p> Staff Reporter</p> Farms.com</p> </p> Soybean growers may be excited to learn that <a>University of Guelp...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/researchers-spill-the-beans-on-new-use-for-soybean-oil-275.aspx'>read more</a>

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Saskatchewan’s agriculture ministry needs keep better livestock disease records, the provincial auditor says

Judy Ferguson outlined recommendations for the ministry in her latest report</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture successfully prevents and controls the spr...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/saskatchewan-s-agriculture-ministry-needs-keep-better-livestock-disease-records-the-provincial-auditor-says-244.aspx'>read more</a>

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2015 Versatile 550 tractor featured in BigIron auction

Less than 50 bids were placed on the tractor before it sold</h2> <span class="shop-subhead">FARM POWER</span></p> Farms.com Auction Report<br /> By Farms.com Media</p> A 2015 Versatile tractor from California was the top selling item during a Dec. 13 BigIron auction.</p> The 2015 Versatile 550 DT tracked tractor from El Centro sold ...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/2015-versatile-550-tractor-featured-in-bigiron-auction-243.aspx'>read more</a>

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No more needle nuisance: researchers develop long-lasting Christmas tree

The SMART Christmas tree can hold its needles for up to three months</h2> By <a href="http://www.farms.com/author-bio/diego-flammini.aspx" target="_blank"><span style="color:#000080;">Diego Flammini</span></a><br /> News Reporter<br /> Farms.com</p> Researchers at Nova Scotia’s Dalhousie University have developed a solution to minimize t...<a href='http://www.farms.com/ag-industry-news/no-more-needle-nuisance-researchers-develop-long-lasting-christmas-tree-240.aspx'>read more</a>

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