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Top 5 ag stories: A USDA leader nominee, a herbicide resistance report and why aren't farmers responding to crop surveys?

In this week's top 5 stories, we take a look at who may lead the USDA under the Donald Trump administration and why is there a falling response to USDA crop surveys.

In this week's top 5 ag stories, we take a look at a herbicide resistance report out of the University of Illinois. It covers 10 states and it doesn't bode well for the attempt to keep Palmer amaranth and Waterhemp at bay. In addition, there is a falling response to USDA crop surveys, we'll find out what program this could impact. Plus, a Georgia native is expected to be nominated as the next leader of the USDA. Check out the gallery to find out the details. 

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