Industry News | 12-10-2018
Major Seed Company Executives Discuss Changes Following Industry's Merger
The past two years have seen major changes in the agricultural seed industry and some of the traditional companies have different names and different players. Listen in on the discussion between Jim Collins, Corteva; Scott Kay, BASF; Jeff Rowe, Syngenta; and Lisa Safarian, Bayer
New Insights in Rust Resistance in Wheat
Approximately 88 percent of wheat production is susceptible to yellow rust. Researchers have new results regarding the fungus, which evolves quickly to produce new, virulent strains.
Microsoft Believes the Broadband Gap can be Closed
While the FCC and the USDA have provided more than $22 billion in subsidies and grants to telecommunications over the past five years to improve coverage in rural America, those efforts have done little to move adoption. Microsoft believes that this gap can be closed. In the summer of 2017, Microsoft called for a national effort and set an ambitious goal - to eliminate the country's rural broadband gap by July 4, 2022.