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.
Combining the two companies will speed innovation to farmers, say Bayer executives.
Good news: High-yielding soybean varieties with a new SCN resistance source are now on the market.
This founder of modern biotechnology is a 2013 World Food Prize Laureate.