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Cutting-edge Perspectives: Dr. Bryan Young

Watch the interview with Dr. Bryan Young, Professor of Weed Science, Purdue University and Dr. Glen Obear, Director of Research, Development, and Innovation at Exacto below and listen to the latest information about what Bryan is working on.

Watch the interview to hear Dr. Young’s perspectives on a range of topics, including:

  • Current research topics
  • Weed resistance
  • Industry and association collaboration perspectives.
  • Future research challenges

Bryan’s passion for production agriculture has guided his research direction over the years to deliver practical advice for growers. The department’s current research focuses on a broad range of issues affecting corn and soybean in Indiana ranging from weed resistance, and soybean resiliency to optimizing the application.

For the future, Bryan sees a more integrated approach to researching how for example applications, cover crop, electrocution, and row spacing, for example, work together to optimize results for growers.

For more information, about Purdue’s graduate programs, click here.

To check out Bryan Young’s research, click here.

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With the cool and wet weather planting has been delayed in many areas. The winter wheat has its lowest crop condition ratings in 20 years. Read to learn more about the current state of the US Crop and the forecast for May 2022.

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