Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Wash. wheat farmer found GM plants in 2007 - AgMinute for October 1, 2014


A USDA investigation found a Washington farmer had experienced problems with glyphosate-resistant wheat in 2007 but destroyed the crop before it could be tested for a transgenic trait. Click Here for the full story

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Oregon GMO wheat investigation ended - AgMinute for September 30, 2014


The investigation into the unauthorized release in Oregon has ended without any determinations about the source of the biotech wheat, though USDA continues to believe it was an isolated incident and none of the crop entered commerce. Click Here for the full story

Unauthorized GMO wheat in Montana - AgMinute for September 29, 2014


USDA said more biotech wheat was found at a former field trial site in Montana but it's unrelated to a 2013 unauthorized release in Oregon. The agency has ended its investigation into the Oregon incident without firm conclusions as to its source. Click Here for the full story

Friday, September 26, 2014

Outlook bright for livestock, dairy - AgMinute for September 26, 2014


An economic outlook by University of Missouri's FAPRI projects high prices for the livestock and dairy sectors and lower prices for the grains and oilseed sectors, resulting in livestock receipts eclipsing crop receipts in 2014 -- which last occurred in 2005. Click Here for the full story

Thursday, September 25, 2014

East Idaho farm teaches fourth-graders about ag - AgMinute for September 25, 2014


Swore Farms in southeast Idaho has an annual tradition of inviting all of fourth-graders in the Pocatello-Chubbuck school district to come and learn about agriculture. Click here for the full story

Idaho cropland rent increases - AgMinute for September 24, 2014


Idaho farmers weren't surprised to hear that the average cost to rent irrigated cropland increased $20 an acre this year. The average rent expense for all cropland in Idaho is estimated at $151 an acre, an increase of $12 over 2013. Click here for the full story

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