By proposing standard approaches to risk assessment and testing, the new standard will help harmonize how countries deal with the complexities of the international seed trade, thereby facilitating trade in seeds — valued at some $US 12 billion annually — while ensuring such shipments safeguard food supplies for a growing global population.
Cover crops can provide several benefits to cotton, include preventing soil erosion and sandblasting, controlling overwintering weeds, and improving irrigation efficiency. Several university cotton specialists offer suggestions to help growers take advantage of these cover crop benefits. Read moreRead More »
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Read moreRead More »