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Crop Sciences Professor Patrick Tranel

New Mutations for Herbicide Resistance Rarer than Expected, Study Finds

Seeking to better understand herbicide resistance, researchers exposed more than 70 million grain amaranth seeds to a soil-based herbicide. Though preliminary, the findings suggest that the mutation rate in amaranth is very low, and that low-level herbicide application contributes little — if anything — to the onset of new mutations conferring resistance, say researchers at the University of Illinois.
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Carl-Vandermolen

No-Tilling Makes Continuous Cropping Work in Dry Climate

Leaning on the expertise of local researchers, Carl Vandermolen has diversified his no-till rotation and found another level of soil health.
The Gallatin Valley is a bustling place. Snug in the shadow of towering Rocky Mountain peaks, the valley is home to Montana State University, the hip and thriving town of Bozeman and a diverse, often progressive community of farmers — ranging from container hydroponic growers of salad greens to large-scale commercial producers — that make it feel more like a California valley than one in Montana.
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National No-Tillage Conference Updates

Identifying Key Strategies for Slowing the Growth of Herbicide Resistance

Weed specialist Larry Steckel to share how to delay the spread of herbicide resistance with proper weed management at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
Weed specialist Larry Steckel to share how to delay the spread of herbicide resistance with proper weed management at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference.
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