The Environmental Protection Agency has issued interim registration decisions for atrazine, simazine and propazine that would allow the herbicides to continue to be used on corn and other crops with some added restrictions.
One of the nation’s largest farm organizations has signed a memorandum of understanding with a student group aimed at minorities interested in the field to encourage participation in agriculture-related careers.
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden both promise to increase usage of biofuels, but Trump is focused on increasing the market for conventional ethanol while Biden is prioritizing next-generation products that have been slow to develop so far.
Producers hit with wet planting conditions, a drought, and high winds are preparing for a long and slow corn and soybean harvest the next couple of weeks. Weather pattern changes for the upper Midwest could only make matters worse if the crop isn't harvested in time.