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Crop Science

Rediscovering the agronomic potential of Portugal

The agricultural sector in Portugal was, until recently, still highly traditional, with few technological advances implemented. This has changed ove...
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John Power: Growing forward with new digital tools

How important to the future of farming are advanced technologies such as automation and artificial intelligence? Can technology help fill the void created by labor shortages? Joining us with a bird's eye view of this new era in agriculture is John Power, who advises stakeholders as they navigate the global agri-food chain....

John Perry: Is the pesticide industry headed toward science — or science fiction?

Just as consumers demanded — and received — antibiotic-free meat, the drumbeat is building for pesticide-free crop production. Is that a realistic goal? What are the trade-offs? John Perry, agronomic services team manager with Simplot Grower Solutions, joins us to discuss the future of crop science....

Severe weather across the U.S. resulting in high risk for mycotoxins

Each growing season can present its own unique challenges, from hot temperatures and drought to excess rainfall and flooding. Extreme weather conditions can not only reduce yield but also delay harvest, increase plant stress and lead to future issues for the crop, including molds and mycotoxins....