Wall Street Journal has section this morning on new developments in agriculture. An article on drought tolerant corn is informative--http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000087239639044481270457760...All three seed producers, Monsanto, Dupont and Syngenta, have drought tolerant corn in test fields this year. They are pleased with results--15% better yield in a dry year; 5-10% claimed in a normal year.Monsanto plans to have its drought tolerant corn on the market in 2013Syngenta after 2015Dupont next decade.Looks like Monsanto is the leader with this technology.Other articles in the section:Robots in agricultureCorporate refuges take up farmingVertical farmingWater conservation in farming in CaliforniaThe improved tomatoUpdate on no till farming
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