Southern Crop

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Different Ways Vegetable Breeders Embrace Seed Diversity

Vegetable plant breeders have a lot of options when it comes to developing new varieties — disease resistance, faster production windows, earlier seasons, taste, size and shape of the vegetable, and many other options.

 

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Arkansas Sets Dicamba Ban, Increased Penalties

A proposed emergency rule that places a ban on the use and sale of dicamba in Arkansas and expedites increased penalties for infractions is set to go into effect July 11, following actions by two legislative committees on July 7.   Read more

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Grit Gun Shoots Weeds With Feed Bullets

Frank Forcella was surrounded with apricot pits saved in an endless line of 5-gallon buckets. Apricot trees don’t fare well in the cold of Minnesota, but Forcella scratched out a hobby harvest each year, and hit a bumper crop in 2007. More apricots; many varieties; and a massive jump in[…]

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