Wednesday, June 12, 2013 7:11AM CDT
Weed specialists are urging growers to search fields for Palmer amaranth, also known as Palmer pigweed, this season. The worrisome weed, previously found only in the South and now resistant to glyphosate herbicide, continues to spread into northern latitudes.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (DTN) -- I am a beekeeper. I'm also involved in the industry of agriculture. Those two things would seem to naturally overlap. It's estimated one of every three food bites we take depends on insect pollination, most of which is accomplished by bees.