We regret to inform you that this year’s Plant Growth Regulation Society of America annual meeting, scheduled to take place June10-14 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has been canceled. Unfortunately, despite our optimism, the negative press surrounding the situation in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria has proven too much to overcome. Although the city of San Juan has returned to normal the image portrayed in the media proved to be insurmountable and we could not get sufficient numbers of registrations to have a viable meeting.
Land O’Lakes Inc. has opened a $40 million innovation center in River Falls, Wisconsin that will be run by WinField United. According to Land O’Lakes President and CEO Chris Policinski, the mission of the center is to accelerate product development “toward more sustainable use of agricultural chemicals and nutrients.”