Educating students who will be future consumers and perhaps future employees is key for success in any industry.
That’s what Pioneer Hi-Bred intends to do through a partnership with NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News. It plans to bring science to life for high school students in 40 schools in Iowa and Illinois.
Summer scouting can reveal a host of corn maladies.
The soybean crashers, soybeans, white mold
The audience raptly watched film clips in silent skepticism.
“That comes off a lot harder sitting here,” quipped filmmaker Robert Kenner.
The scene was earlier this year at the 2011 Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum at the Commodity Classic in Tampa, Florida.
Kenner produced the movie Food Inc., that cast a critical eye on the agricultural industry. Agree or disagree with him, here’s some of what Kenner had to say to the agricultural media about the movie and reaction to it.
Fifteen years ago, the transgenic gleam that burned in the eyes of agricultural scientists for ages became reality.
New tools are appearing to help you manage glyphosate-resistant weeds. Strategies also exist to help you manage disease.
Simple and convenient weed-control systems will fail.
New preemergence premixes and other 2011 changes can help you better manage weeds.
Modern technology helps ensure that treatments stick to seed.
new herbicide-tolerant system that includes tolerance to 2,4-D and
‘fop’ herbicides now has a new name.
Dow unveiled its