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Checkoff research shows value in soybean meal

Soybean growers are funding additional animal nutrition research through their checkoff program. Don Wyss from Indiana is on the United Soybean Board and serves as the animal nutrition working group’s leader.  He tells Brownfield the board has been working with nutritionists focused on using... Read More.

Congressional members discuss NASA ag research

Members of Iowa’s congressional delegation say NASA’s efforts to enhance ag research can help improve food security and reduce price volatility. Astronaut Raja Chari says NASA has been working with ag stakeholders to develop tools and data that can help increase production. “We have an... Read More.

Syngenta opens new Illinois research facility

Syngenta continues its investments in innovation with a new Research & Development center in Northern Illinois.  Trevor Hohls, Syngenta head of seeds development, says the new facility is an opportunity to develop new products and innovate through farmer collaboration.   “For us it’s all about... Read More.

Averill to oversee MSU animal research and centers

Michigan State University AgBioResearch has announced Dr. James Averill as its new assistant director. “I am looking forward to re-engaging with Michigan agriculture and moving the needle forward in advancing our scientific understanding of agriculture and trying to find short-term and long-term goals for... Read More.

Senators introduce seed, animal research bill

Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would support seed and animal breeding research tailored to different regions of the U.S. Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin says the Seeds and Breeds for the Future Act would promote the development of ready-to-use, regionally adapted,... Read More.