Iowa researchers discovered the mechanism that gives SCN power over plants. This discovery doesn’t mean the pest is beaten just yet, but instead puts scientists in a better position to find long-term control methods.
Each year the National Wheat Foundation (with other sponsors) hosts a National Wheat Yield Contest. Winners are selected from winter wheat and spring wheat as well as two subcategories: dryland and irrigated.
On Nov. 1, 2017 FMC closed on a large number of DuPont assets, thereby rocketing itself to become the fifth-largest global chemical company. Post-acquisition the company plans to deliver 16 new products in four years.
Pink bollworm devastated cotton growers, costing tens of millions of dollars in yield loss and control. After years of hard work, including control and regulatory requirements, the pest has been eliminated.