Mixed reactions reign following new rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday for the use of dicamba formulations in dicamba-tolerant crops in the Roundup Ready Xtend System.
Agricultural start-up firms with great ideas but no funds can tap venture capital firms for cash. Despite the downturn in agriculture, venture capital continues to move into agriculture.
Scientists for Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, have confirmed corn rootworm resistance to the Cry34Ab1/Cry35Ab1 Bt protein, which means rootworm now resists all four traits.
In 2017, Farmers Business Network (FBN) published a report showing shared genetics between seed brands. FBN officials say the report also pierces the opaque world of corn and soybean seed pricing.
Corn rootworm causes an estimated $1 billion in damage each year. Here are integrated pest management tactics to control infestations.
Here are some questions and considerations to ponder over 2019 seed decisions.
Don’t discount recent low infestations. Extended diapause and the western corn variant have trumped crop rotation in some areas.
The clock is ticking for dicamba use in dicamba-tolerant soybean systems, as its two-year conditional release expires November 9. An announcement by the EPA regarding dicamba is expected any day.
There’s plenty of Monsanto representation on its executive board.
Glyphosate has become a political molecule, says one Bayer executive.