“Perhaps the temptation was too large, the resistant weed issue too pressing. The discovery that a group of farmers illegally used some form of dicamba on Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans and cotton has created significant issues for the industry.” Follow the coverage of the dicamba issue by Delta Farm Press as they go in depth from the start of this issue to where it stands now.
Virginia officials say cotton production is projected to grow 90 percent this year after last year’s yield was hurt by long rains from the remnants of Hurricane Matthew. Read moreRead More »
In response to a decline in Minnesota’s honeybee population, Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order to limit usage of pesticides which are harming them. Limitations of neonicotinoids have the potential to increase the population of insects that have a big impact on our agriculture. Minnesota may be setting an example for other states to follow. Read more about[…]Read More »