Week in Review: Possible Resistance in Chickweed & Carbon Monitoring Investments

Common chickweed is a normally occurring weed in many cropping systems. However, the issue has become more problematic in small grain production systems over the past couple of years. Building on the carbon monitoring network is part of USDA’s overall plan to increase the implementation of climate-smart agricultural practices. A report from USDA’s Economic Research Service shows that the amount of specialty crops enrolled in federal risk management programs has nearly doubled in the last ten years. All of the top agricultural news can be found weekly in your inbox by subscribing to the newsletter.

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