An agronomist says soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is becoming a greater challenge for farmers as it increases resistance. Bill Backhaus with BASF says SCN continues to be the leading cause of soybean yield loss in North America. “Across the entire Midwest, most counties... Read More.
An extension specialist says drought conditions could create weed control challenges throughout the growing season. Aaron Hager with the University of Illinois tells Brownfield pre-emergence herbicides have been less effective this year because there hasn’t been enough rain. He says that could create additional... Read More.
An extension specialist with the University of Missouri says weed management could be a problem for a few rice fields this year. Justin Chlapecka tells Brownfield pre-emergence herbicides weren’t activated due to a lack of rain and farmers are trying to control grassy weeds... Read More.
Attorneys general in 19 states are concerned a new California law banning the use of existing tractor-trailers and heavy-duty vehicles by 2036 could devastate biodiesel demand. At that time, California will require most trucks, tractor trailers and vans to have zero emissions, meaning they... Read More.