Industry News | 01-21-2019
Corteva Agriscience Announces Enlist E3 Soybean
Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, announced plans for commercial launches of Enlist E3 soybeans in Brazil, Canada and the United States, beginning in 2019. The Company also announced plans to expand the launch of Qrome products across the U.S. Corn Belt.
Consumers Want FDA to Enforce Regulation About "Milk" Label
Consumers - by a nearly three-to-one margin - want the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to enforce existing regulations and prohibit non-dairy beverage companies from using the term "milk" on their product labels.
Illinois Department of Agriculture Seeks Input on Industrial Hemp Program
With downward corn and soybean prices sapping Illinois farmers' profits, state lawmakers think industrial hemp can serve as another revenue stream. Illinoisans still have time to weigh in on the state's new industrial hemp program to help determine the regulations for growing the crop.
Avocado Imports from Mexico Plentiful for Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is Feb. 3, and is typically the biggest day for avocado consumption in the U.S., according to the promotion group Avocados From Mexico.
Bee Surveys in Newest US National Park Could Aid Pollinator Studies Elsewhere
Declines in native bee populations are widely reported, but can existing data really analyze these trends? Entomologists report findings about pollinator biodiversity in California's Pinnacle National Park derived from three separate surveys spanning 17 years and say similar studies in other areas are needed.