Professor Charles Chen of Auburn University says the new peanut variety AU-NPL 17 establishes a research pipeline for future releases. The new peanut breed has been tested throughout Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina, where runner-type peanuts are adapted.
Despite the controversy in 2017, it’s likely Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean and cotton acres will increase this year. Monsanto says there is enough supply to double soybean acres in 2018, compared with 2017, to 40 million acres, which is nearly half of the 91 million soybean acres. Read[…]Read More »