Lynn Grooms

New ethanol plant, planned for Nevada, IA, will use corn stover
DuPont's wholly owned subsidiary DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol (DDCE) has entered an agreement to purchase land in Nevada, IA, for construction of an ethanol plant that will use corn stover.
Nematode numbers
Some areas of the Corn Belt were hot spots for nematodes last year. Here are options for controlling the microscopic pests.
Co-op supplies biomass crops for electric generator
Members of Show Me Energy cooperative produce biomass crops for an electric generation plant.
Buying inoculants
Here’s a look at new inoculant products from Becker Underwood, Advanced Biological Marketing, EMD Crop BioScience, and Novozymes BioAg.
Investing in inoculants
More growers try rhizobial inoculants to increase soybean yields and protect seed investment.
Biomass-harvesting equipment for the ethanol market
Ag equipment manufacturers are investing in biomass harvesters.
Atrazine answers
Recent studies appear to reaffirm the safety of atrazine.
Compatible biofungicide
In the photo above, untreated soybeans (left) are shown alongside soybeans that received a combination treatment of Ballad Plus (1 qt./acre) and strobilurin (3 oz./acre).
EPA delays decision on E15
“The waiting is the hardest part” (to borrow from Tom Petty’s hit song) when it comes to EPA’s delays concerning E15.
New soybean varieties with healthy oil traits
NEW KINDS of oil could spill over millions of acres in the next few years — if soybeans developed with heart-healthy
U.S. needs strategy for development of renewable energy
INSTEAD OF drilling into deeper waters, the U.S. should go deeper into clean energy, say renewable fuel
EPA answers Farm Industry News questions about atrazine
Atrazine was reregistered by the EPA in 2006 after 6,000 studies were conducted to determine its safety. Four years
Better biologicals
HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCREENING is not just for finding novel genetic traits anymore. It is also being used to find
Better Biologicals
HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCREENING is not just for finding novel genetic traits anymore. It is also being used to find
Can farm production keep pace with a growing global population?
THE UNITED Nations projects that, by 2025, the global population will reach about 8 billion. Moreover, 6.7 billion

Continuing Education
New Course
The 2,000 member Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) Herbicide Resistance Action...
Keeping crop protection chemicals on the crop for which they are intended has been a...