Diversity Is Word One
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Oct 31, 2014 11:08 AM CDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (DTN) -- The most important word in the world of agriculture today is diversity. That's the message Stephen Powles hopes he got across as he spoke to the Corn & Soybean Future Forum on Thursday, Oct. 30.

Over 190 farmers and members of the agriculture industry from around the globe were gathered in Frankfurt, Germany, to discuss issues confronting corn and soybean commodities. Bayer CropScience sponsored the two-day conference.

Powles, director of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative, said weed resistance is especially critical because the biggest problems exist in the largest grain exporting nations of the world. "These ...

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