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Cementing St. Louis, Missouri’s status as the emerging capital of agricultural technology in the Unites States, agriculture giant Bunge Corporation announced Aug. 13 that it is moving its world headquarters from White Plains, New York, to the St. Louis metropolitan area. The company already …

Since 1995, the InfoAg conference has billed itself as the premier event for precision agriculture. Sponsored by the Fertilizer Institute and supported by dozens of agricultural technology and farm services companies, this year’s InfoAg conference was held at St. Louis’ historic Union Statio…

Journalist Amanda Little’s The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat In A Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World, offers a refreshing, non-ideological and optimistic take on the agricultural challenge of the 21st century: feeding a growing population while reducing the climate impacts of agriculture. The book…

In the wake of a weekend of more flooding in St. Louis in which a downtown pumping station was flooded and several levees were breached, officials of the St. Louis Engineer District and Coast Guard held a press conference to update the public on flood fighting-measures.

Brazilian-based Cool Seed is bringing its experience in chilling stored grains and seeds in grain bins and warehouses to the United States market. Cool Seed’s U.S. sales and operations manager, Eric Henlon, said Cool Seed’s post-harvest storage technology provides significant benefits in con…

“We don’t do a good enough job marketing agriculture. We are better stewards of the land than we have ever been, but we need to do a better job of telling the farming and agriculture story.”

Amid ongoing flooding and high water along most United States river systems, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its spring flood outlook March 21, forecasting widespread flooding to continue through May.

In a meeting with High Plains Journal before giving the lunch address at the Nov. 15 Chicago meeting of the Waterways Conference Inc., Stephen Censky, deputy secretary of agriculture, strongly hinted at positive developments to come at the just-concluded Group of 20 meeting in Argentina, dur…