While only 10 complaints were filed in Texas in 2017 against the new cotton technologies, such as auxin-tolerant XtendFlex and Enlist, with new formulations of dicamba and 2,4-D, Dr. Peter Dotray, professor and Extension lead specialist with Texas Tech University, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, and Texas AgriLife Extension Service, urges growers to continue to practice strict stewardship.
Scientists have taken an important step in a long-term project aimed at improving photosynthesis in rice to increase crop yields and help meet the food needs of billions of people around the world. Read moreRead More »
Arkansan soybean farmers are wrapping up a summer of harvesting bumper crops alongside the crippling devastation of their neighbors’ fields. The same herbicide is causing both optimism and bitterness in the region, and discussions over its future use is dividing farmers, scientists, and industry. Read moreRead More »