Scientists Identify Rust Resistance Genes in Soybeans -- Using state-of-the-art genomics techniques, a team of scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Iowa State University (ISU) and Brazil have identified a cluster of soybean genes that provide resistance to the fungus Phakopsora pachyrhizi, which causes Asian soybean rust (ASR).
Farm Bill’s ACRE Program: Should You Enroll? -- The signup deadline for the ACRE (Average Crop Revenue Program) has been extended to August 14. ACRE is designed to provide an optional alternative for crop producers to the countercyclical price support program.
The Bean Scene -- Domestic promotion activities in the Northarvest region.
Fertilizer Considerations after Flooding -- Many producers had planting delays in the Red River Valley this spring due to record overland flooding and untimely rain showers. How will this affect their fertilizer decisions?