Friday, April 24, 2015 12:14PM CDT
High-oleic soybeans took a step toward commercialization Friday after the EU approved both Pioneer's Plenish soybean trait and Monsanto's Vistive Gold soybean trait. Monsanto still awaits Chinese approval, but both companies are hoping for commercial launches as early as 2016.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 4:28PM CDT
Carried by April storm systems, black cutworm moths are starting to show up in Midwestern fields. Growers should be prepared to scout for cutworm larvae in their newly emerged corn fields in coming weeks.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:30AM CDT
A new study of weed control in Illinois fields shows tank mixtures of herbicide modes of action -- not simply rotating herbicides year to year -- are key to slowing the spread of resistant weeds.