Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack shared May 12 the first results of USDA's Building Blocks for Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry, one year after the plan was unveiled at Michigan State University.
There are several new generic products labeled for use in cotton. Generic products can often offer producers effective and comparable options to brand name products and can be cheaper. The challenge is keeping track of what these products are and what they contain.
Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton or soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton or soybeans in Georgia, growers will be required to attend the training “Using Pesticides Wisely.”
On Dec. 11, Dow and DuPont announced an all-stock merger that will create a new $130 billion company called DowDuPont. Some national farm leaders met the announcement with quizzically, if not skeptical, eyes.