Kentucky tobacco lab is working for a cure for Ebola
Kentucky Bio-Processing conducts contract research and development related to protein expression and extraction from tobacco plants. The company specializes in using plants to make proteins that are then used as pharmaceuticals.
EPA registers Dow’s 2,4-D for weeds, with restrictions
News last week that the U.S. EPA registered the Enlist Duo herbicide to help manage resistant weeds was met with widespread approval by farmers, farm organizations and those within the agricultural chemical industry.
Illinois anticipates record grain storage applications
The abundant Illinois harvest has propelled the number of grain storage facility temporary or emergency option applications to an anticipated all-time high, according to Stuart Sellinger, Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA) Bureau of Warehouses chief.
No shortage of Michigan hay, but quality could be an issue
Michigan State University extension grazing and field crop educator Jerry Lindquist said it appears there is a surplus of some types of hay; however, he believes hay marketing will become more challenging than it has been in the last few years.