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Breeding for drought tolerant crops

A plant breeder says a changing climate has underscored the need to research more regenerative ag traits. Michael Kovach with Bayer Crop Science tells Brownfield recent drought in the Midwest will be beneficial from a research and development standpoint. He recalls the selection... Read More.

U.S. hog breeding herd moves slightly lower

The USDA’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs shows the potential for at least some industry contraction later this year. The U.S. breeding herd on June 1st, 2023 was slightly lower at 6.146 million head, generally in-line with pre-report expectations. The breeding numbers do show steady... Read More.