The Environmental Protection Agency’s new “biological evaluation” makes access for trusted pesticides such as atrazine and glyphosate even harder.
Crop yield has never been a good metric for success. Profitability & restoring soil health might be a better way to measure success in modern agriculture.
On Tuesday, farmers heard the good news that they can continue using dicamba products in their weed management program for the next five years.
‘Pesticide’ is a broad term that covers a variety synthetic and organic chemicals, including herbicides, used to manage farm production.
Researchers found that the death of plant tissue resulting from glyphosate depends upon the time that the herbicide is applied and also the biological clock.
Monsanto has partnered with Atomwise for research collaboration to increase the speed and probability of discovering and developing new crop protection products using artificial intelligence. “Each growing season, farmers around the world are challenged with yield-robbing pests and diseases, yet the average crop protection product takes up to 11 years and more than $250 million […]