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Biopesticides Emerging as Tool for Managing Resistance Issues

Naturally derived fungicides, nematicides and other products are becoming part of integrated pest management plans for no-tillers to protect crops and the environment.
NO-TILLERS CONCERNED about weeds, insects or crop diseases becoming resistant to traditional chemical controls may want to check out the growing lineup of biological pesticides on the market. Biopesticides are made of naturally occurring substances derived from animals, plants, bacteria, fungi and minerals. They’re virtually nontoxic to people and the environment and usually target specific pests, reducing risks to beneficial insects, birds and mammals.
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More Urgency Needed on Water Issues

With conservation milestones set for the Ogallala aquifer not even close to being reached, the federal government needs to readjust its priorities to preserve our country’s farming economies.
With conservation milestones set for the Ogallala aquifer not even close to being reached, the federal government needs to readjust its priorities to preserve our country’s farming economies.
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