As herbicide resistance and pesticide litigation issues in agribusiness intensify, electricity as a method of weed control is getting closer to becoming a widely available option for farmers. Grower Kevin Olson says, “Herbicide issues are unrecognizable from what we dealt with as farmers 40 years ago. There are no two ways about it—the Lasco kills… Read more »
Partnership for Ag Resource Management (PARM) began working with ag retailers in the Sandusky River Watershed, Ohio to address nutrient runoff with profitable products and services in 2011. Since then, serviced acres implementing VRT have quadrupled, cover crops and rotational soil sampling have more than doubled and several other nutrient-retaining methods have increased significantly. In 2015, PARM expanded into the entire Great Lakes Basin with participating ag retailers now representing more than 4.7 million acres. Learn more.