The bad news is soybean cyst nematode is resisting resistant varieties. But there’s promising research to develop new resistance sources.
It’s a trizole fungicide that BASF says has broad-spectrum and long-lasting disease control and plant physiological benefits.
Herbicides are still a key tool, but cultural practices can strengthen them.
It’s still early in the pipeline, but Bayer Crop Science officials say there are some promising candidates.
Short-stature corn will better withstand higher plant densities, say Bayer Crop Science officials
Expect new Bayer products to accelerate due to the firm’s acquisition of Monsanto.
FBN report advises to pair yields with factors like costs and crop rotation when selecting seed.
Preemergence residual herbicides remain a good weed management tool, but waterhemp can resist them, too.
Spur farm sustainability by diversifying crops, slashing tillage, and trying cover crops.
Take steps to ensure nitrogen is available for cash crops.