Ag Pushes Back on Chlorpyrifos Ban
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:39PM CDT
Agricultural groups wrote a formal objection to EPA, making the case that the pesticide chlorpyrifos is vital to helping a variety of commodities reduce pest risks for crops. EPA revoked the feed and food tolerance levels for the pesticide, effectively banning its use for agriculture.
More Active Weather Pattern Next Week
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12:14PM CDT
A system will move through the Corn Belt this week and produce some locally moderate rainfall. Additional moderate rainfall will be possible across the southern Corn Belt this weekend into next week. But, overall, harvest should progress along well.
Farmers Embrace Bioinsecticides
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:12AM CDT
A growing number of soybean and sorghum farmers are deploying bioinsecticides that spread a caterpillar-killing virus throughout fields to control podworm and headworm.
Family Business Matters
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:00AM CDT
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