USDA announces deregulation of dicamba-tolerant trait in cotton and soybeans

In Delta Farm Press

USDA’s decision to deregulate the dicamba-tolerant trait in cotton and soybeans moves farmers a step closer to having a new tool for controlling Palmer amaranth and other economically troublesome weeds.

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Are Bt Crops a Silver Bullet or a Looming Disaster?

Cotton growers know the pest as the bollworm. Corn growers call it corn earworm. Tomato growers don it tomato fruitworm. By any name, the pest is Helicoverpa zea, and it’s the first pest to develop resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis.

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