Ag Research in Limbo – DTN Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
This is usually the busy season for agricultural scientists. They are hammering out experiment plans, firing up tractors and heading to fields to plant research plots on crops, weed control, […]

Western Corn Rootworm – Bt Resistance Growing, Still Waiting on New Varieties – DTN Mar 20, 2020

🕔Mar 20, 2020
For more than two decades, Joe Spencer has spent many a summer evening standing atop 30-foot-tall towers above corn fields, trying to catch adult Western corn rootworm beetles as they […]

Take Extra Care Managing Previously Fallowed Fields – DTN Mar 20, 2020

🕔Mar 20, 2020
Fields that were flooded or lay fallow in 2019 may require extra management for the 2020 spring planting season. The two top concerns will be weed control and nutrient availability […]

DTN’s Unglesbee Wins Weed Science Society Award Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
As I’ve said before in this space, it’s always fun to brag about the accomplishments of our journalism team. It starts to be really fun when the team repeatedly cleans […]

Cover Crops: 6 Tips For Managing ‘Em This Fall – DTN Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
A lot of novice cover croppers are heading into this spring, thanks to record prevented planting in 2019. Some cover crops will winterkill, leaving only residue to manage in the […]

Herbicide Antagonism – Is It Making Bad Situations Worse? Mar 2, 2020

🕔Mar 2, 2020
A couple of key herbicides can lose effectiveness when tankmixed with the wrong products. That leads to control failures, especially with grass, and also can trigger resistance across a wider […]

Dicamba Lawsuits Expected to Increase – DTN Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
Lawyers expect thousands more farmers to file dicamba injury lawsuits in the aftermath of Bader Farm’s successful court case against Bayer and BASF.

Dicamba: Pigweed Punches Back – DTN Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
Scientists in some southern states are observing Palmer amaranth survivors in the greenhouse following labeled dicamba applications.

Preparing for Climate Change – USDA Scientists Chime In – DTN Feb 24, 2020

🕔Feb 24, 2020
Attendees at USDA’s annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Virginia this week are getting an earful about the challenges posed by increasingly volatile weather extremes. Speakers in at least three separate […]

Lorsban Fading Away But Generic Chlorpyrifos Lives On (For Now) – DTN Feb 20, 2020

🕔Feb 20, 2020
Production of the insecticide Lorsban is ending, but its active ingredient, chlorpyrifos, is likely to remain on the agricultural landscape in the years to come. Corteva Agriscience took the industry […]

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