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COVID-19 restrictions fast-track a new way of doing business

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• By Carroll Smith, Editor • In the midst of the ongoing global pandemic, farmers get up every day and head to the fields to plant their crops. They don’t have the luxury of waiting for the crisis to pass. Farming, along with the companies that support the profession, is deemed an essential business that provides quality food and fiber ... Read More »

Corteva to halt chlorpyrifos production by year’s end

Corteva Agriscience will stop manufacturing chlorpyrifos insecticide by the end of the year, the company said Feb. 6. The announcement follows California’s phase-out of the product, which has been linked to reduced IQs and attention disorders in children. Effective Feb. 6, retailers in California will no longer be able to sell chlorpyrifos. Growers can still use the product through Dec. ... Read More »

PhytoGen’s Performance ‘Is Real’

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• SPONSORED CONTENT • Lance Williams grows PhytoGen® brand varieties in Carson and Armstrong counties in the Texas Panhandle. He recounts his experience with the vigor, yield, quality and storm tolerance of PHY 300 W3FE, PHY 350 W3FE and PHY 250 W3FE. The Enlist™weed control system also helps Williams control glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and glyphosate-resistant kochia. “I am a fourth-generation farmer, ... Read More »