Monday, April 20, 2015 9:19AM CDT
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is under construction, researchers find a gene that could turn more plants into self-pollinators, and scientists produce a map of wheat's many genetic variations.
Friday, April 17, 2015 7:04AM CDT
With the Old World bollworm established in Puerto Rico, USDA is ramping up funding and research to survey and detect the pest on the U.S. mainland, while Monsanto is seeking to increase U.S. acres devoted to its new Bt soybean product.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:21AM CDT
Despite the EPA, academics and environmentalists questioning the need for neonicotinoid-treated soybeans, seed company policies still favor them, and farmers continue to opt for them.