A Note from the Grain and Seed Industry: Southern Rust is on the Move

We all know the dark big spots of the Common Rust.  It is a fungus that produces spore-filled pustules on corn leaves.  The grain and seed industry offers many different corn hybrids that are fairly resistant to this decease.  But now reports emerged about Southern Rust being spotted as far north as Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, […]

Is Camelina The Rising Star Of The Grain And Seed Industry?

It is a farmer’s dream to grow two crops in one field at the same time.  Utopia?  Not really.  A 24-acre test plot in Minnesota is the place of this experiment where Camelina and soybeans were planted in the same field.  If it works out then the grain and seed industry will have a new […]