Easter weekend temperatures dangerously low for the developing winter wheat crop hit much of the nation's midsection, with anecdotal reports of temps as low as 10 degrees in parts of western Nebraska. But, growers may want to hesitate before definitively a
Delayed spring planting isn't the only issue cropping up with recent freezing temperatures in the central U.S. and Corn Belt. This year's winter wheat crop -- much of which is developing ahead of the typical pace -- could fall victim to early April freezin
Has weed control become too easy? The big industry buzz continues to be concern over expanding glyphosate-tolerant corn acres, which means more repeat glyphosate use and subsequent potential for increased weed resistance.
Friday's USDA Prospective Plantings numbers gave a bullish jolt to soybeans, but analysts say it may be only a matter of days before Friday's data is trumped by what cool, wet weather ahead could mean for spring planting progress.
In recent years, the popularity of glyphosate-tolerant systems stymied chemical companies from developing new herbicides. However, the specter of glyphosate-resistant weeds is snapping new life back into the agricultural herbicide market. Here a few develo