Farmland often serves as a giant time capsule. Arrowheads, fossils, petrified wood, meteorites, marbles, coins, buttons and bullets are a portion of an endless list pulled straight from the trappings of yesteryear.
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.
This year farmers across the corn- and soybean-growing states were inundated with a myriad of challenges. Farmer responses to those challenges lended to, or detracted from, the season’s ultimate success.