Agribusiness Report: June 18

By Rachel Begle, KCRG-TV9

DES MOINES, Iowa — On the June 18 Agribusiness Report: Some researchers at Iowa State University are hoping more people take notice of their work for National Pollinator Week. Ongoing research is looking at whether or not adding edge-of-field habitats for pollinators can help increase the yields of some row crops.

And, most Iowans have been impacted by an invasive species. Three pests in particular, the soybean aphid, the European corn borer and the emerald ash borer are already costing billions of dollars of damage each year.

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