A recent study shows plant-based alternatives for milk are far less nutritious than real dairy milk. Scientists at the University of Minnesota Nutrition Coordinating Center say the nutritional content of plant-based milk alternatives is not well documented, leaving gaps in the understanding about how... Read More.
Brownfield’s Mark Dorenkamp will cover the University of Minnesota Soybean Research Center Field Day and Symposium in Falcon Heights on August 31st, 2023. ... University of Minnesota Soybean Research Center Field Day and Symposium
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.
The USDA is investing $33 million toward 82 research, extension and education projects at the nation’s historically black 1890 Land-grant Universities. The projects are part of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Capacity Building Grant Program that strive to improve curriculum, recruitment and... Read More.
A farm credit cooperative is partnering with a leading cancer research center to establish a farm to wellness research fund. CEO Jase Wagner tells Brownfield Compeer Financial is pledging $1 million to the Hormel Institute in Austin, Minnesota to support groundbreaking studies on the... Read More.
Alternative weed management practices are being tested at the University of Missouri as herbicide resistant weeds become a bigger challenge in the Midwest. The Weed Zapper is being evaluated for its effectiveness in pasture weed management. The equipment attaches to the... Read More.
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 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.
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.
Dr. Jessica McArt Dr. Jessica McArt from Cornell University tells Brownfield her research is showing the different kinds of calcium supplements and delivery methods still might not be as helpful as a good nutrition program 6-20-23 Managing for Profit – Dr. Jessica McArt ...
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.