The University of Minnesota Extension Crops Team has launched a website that offers research-based resources to help producers improve soil and crop productivity, while minimizing environmental risks. The website, Soil management and health, features articles and videos in three primary sections including soil properties, tillage and soil management and cover crops.
In this week's top 5 ag stories, we take a look at a herbicide resistance report out of the University of Illinois. It covers 10 states and it doesn't bode well for the attempt to keep Palmer amaranth and Waterhemp at bay. In addition, there is a falling response to USDA crop surveys, we'll find out what program this could impact. Plus, a Georgia native is expected to be nominated as the next leader of the USDA. Check out the gallery to find out the details.