Periodic midsummer showers to hinder both soybean development and
final planting efforts.
See DTN Ag News. 1^Midsummer Weather Outlook - 2...
In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review
of biotech regulations was needed to ensure public confidence in the regulatory
system, improve transparency and prevent unnecessary barriers to future
innovations. The overhaul in regulations would focus on biotech crops, animals
and microbes, but would avoid re-examining rules for biotech products in the
See DTN Ag News. =^Feds to Examine Biotech Rules...
Aerial application of herbicides is a possibility this year, but read
the labels and follow directions.
See DTN Ag News. 4^Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy...
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, an experiment to produce
aphid-repelling GE wheat in the UK failed, scientists discovered an important
genetic key behind the soybean seed's modern germination habits, and the
government invested $30 million in bioenergy sorghum research.
See DTN Ag News. BCrop Tech Corner...
U.S. farm leaders on Wednesday praised the announcement that the U.S.
and Cuba have re-established diplomatic relations, though it's unclear what
direct impact the move will have on U.S.-Cuban agricultural relations.
See DTN Ag News. @^U.S., Cuba OK Diplomatic Ties...