Cotton should be included as a covered commodity in the next farm bill, and trade remains a critical factor in commodity prices, says Joe Outlaw, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist.
U.S. cotton and soybean farmers will be allowed to use the new Xtendimax with Vapor Grip Technology formulation of dicamba to help control glyphosate and PPO-resistant weeds in their crops in 2017. Read moreRead More »
Precision gene editing in plants is a way for scientists and researchers to increase nutritional value and decrease susceptibility to diseases. Plant breeders want all the tools in the tool box to make quick efficient changes, and gene editing is another instrument. Read moreRead More »