We’re already hearing that Palmer amaranth is making its presence known this season —both the University of Kentucky and Iowa State University reported infestations of the “pigweed on steroids” in their respective states recently, and it’s likely that more findings will pop up as the growing season continues.
This event was moderated by Jeff Littrell and Keith Schlapkohl, strip-till and no-till farmers and owners of FHR at Stewartville, Minn. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
Purdue University researchers have found a genetic mutation that allows a plant to better endure drought without losing biomass. The discovery could reduce the amount of water required for growing plants and help plants survive and thrive in adverse conditions.
This article discusses Pioneer research to rate hybrids for stress emergence and high-residue suitability, traits which can guide growers in selecting hybrids for early planting and reduced tillage systems.
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