Betsy Jibben talks with Mike Schropp; Jim Mintert with Purdue University; Bill Biederman; John Prauner; Mike Berdo from Washington, Iowa; Gretchen Nollman with Agri-Way Partners and Joe Vaclavik with Standard Grain.
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.
For farmers along the Missouri River, some flooding is inevitable. However, he and other farmers question how much is caused by mismanagement by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and misplaced government priorities.