Like antibiotic-resistant bacteria, some herbicide-resistant weeds can't be killed by available chemicals and threaten the food supply by stealing resources and outcompeting crops.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists are forecasting this summer's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic area or "dead zone" — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life — to be approximately 6,700 square miles, larger tha
The potential for July corn futures prices to move out of the range of $3.15 to $3.25 depends on supply issues and, more importantly, the economic recovery.
University of Illinois scientists, with help from members of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, have developed a new, scalable method for estimating crop productivity in real time.
Research by University of Missouri Extension agronomists shows that there is little yield difference in unevenly emerged corn.
MU Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold researched corn emergence's effect on yield in 2010 and 2011.