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USDA deregulates second-generation Simplot Innate potato
USDA has deregulated a Russet Burbank potato from J.R. Simplot's second-generation Innate line, which utilizes biotechnology.

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Smaller wheat seed may impact planting decisions, expert says
Smaller wheat seed may impact planting decisions, expert says
Washington State University extension specialist Ryan Higginbotham rounds up what farmers might consider before deciding which wheat varieties to plant.
Adoption of re-introduced dry bean herbicide slower than hoped
A re-introduced herbicide that helps dry bean growers fight the troublesome nightshade weed has so far not been as widely adopted as distributors and the company that makes it had hoped it would be.
Investment firm plans to spend $300 million on farmland
Investment firm plans to spend $300 million on farmland
A new REIT is looking to buy up $300 million of farm properties in the Northwest and the South.
University of Kentucky shows off hemp plots at research farm
Hemp could become an option on the acreages where tobacco once dominated, a Kentucky extension agent says.