soy beans http://kbia.org en MU researchers develop soybean database http://kbia.org/post/mu-researchers-develop-soybean-database <p>Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a new all-inclusive web database for collecting soybean information.</p><p>The Soybean Knowledge Base is a public database that will store and integrate information on a variety of soybean topics, such as genes and genomes. &nbsp;Although the ability to collaborate information was important, the University mostly developed the database to store their own information.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:06:59 +0000 Lina Young 54780 at http://kbia.org MU researchers develop soybean database The seeds of genetic modification http://kbia.org/post/seeds-genetic-modification <p></p><p>The vast majority of the corn and soybeans in United States grow from seeds that have been genetically modified. The technology is barely 30 years old and the <a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/blog/1605/finding-scientific-consensus-gm-food-mark-lynas/5">controversy surrounding it</a> somewhat younger. But how did it even become possible?</p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:13:58 +0000 Amy Mayer 29211 at http://kbia.org The seeds of genetic modification Isaac rains help soybeans in Midwest http://kbia.org/post/isaac-rains-help-soybeans-midwest <p>Several days of rain brought some relief to farmers in the nation's midsection as they contend with the worst drought in the U.S. in decades.</p><p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 13:16:55 +0000 Associated Press 20515 at http://kbia.org Isaac rains help soybeans in Midwest More corn production this year http://kbia.org/post/more-corn-production-year <p><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 13px;">Farmers intend to plant 96 million acres of corn this year, according to a new study by the National Agricultural Statistic Service,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">or NASS. That&rsquo;s a 4 percent increase over last year, and the most land dedicated to corn since 1937. Here are the factors for this year&#39;s record amount of corn production.</span></p><p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:40:49 +0000 Jacob McCleland 11563 at http://kbia.org More corn production this year