The trends portend a shrinking population base and a changing demographic for rural American towns.
For Raymond and Lillian Anderson, it was never about money. It was about their land. “Our land wasn’t meant for a pipeline. It was meant to produce crops,” says Lillian Anderson.
That’s why an integrated weed management system using appropriate cultural, mechanical and biological control tactics is needed, say University of Missouri scientists.
Early dust storms in some South Dakota areas a reminder to keep soils covered.
Although no one factor causes soybean iron chlorosis, it’s often present on alkaline soils.
If remaining plants are healthy, a stand that’s been reduced by 20% can still have 90% yield potential left.
Bayer says in the interim, it’s business as usual for Bayer and Monsanto customers
EWG: Nearly 28,000 U.S. Farmers Received Subsidies or Disaster Relief Payments for 32 Straight Years
The Environmental Working Group says these payments contrast with the U.S. House farm bill that seeks to impose work requirement on some food-stamp recipients.
Integration of the two firms starts only when mandated divestments are made.
Bayer will double the size of its agricultural business