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World Food Supply Causing Concern
December 26, 2007
World food supply is shrinking, UN agency warns. In an "unforeseen and unprecedented" shift, the world food supply is dwindling Read More
Seed/BiotechBiotech Adoption XTRA Rapid
December 26, 2007
New field trial research shows growers are embracing the new corn rootworm technology. In just its second year on the Read More
Headline Use Updated
December 26, 2007
BASF announces its 2008 application requirements for Headline fungicide in corn. As the market leader in corn fungicides, BASF continues Read More
Crop InputsTexas Enjoys Biofuel Boom
December 26, 2007
Biofuel demand powers top Texas production for 2007. For the first time in history, projections show the Texas agriculture industry Read More
Romania Chooses Topcon
December 26, 2007
Topcon wins huge handheld geographic information systems (GIS) bid in Europe. The country of Romania has acquired 530 hand-held GMS-2 Read More
Wyffels Hybrids Join BYE Program
December 26, 2007
One independent seed corn company’s new hybrids earn a biotech designation. Many of the hybrids in Wyffels Hybrids’ 2008 lineup Read More
PotashCorp Earns Financial Honor
December 26, 2007
PotashCorp, headquartered in a Saskatoon, SK, Canada, has been recognized as a leader in corporate transparency. Its 2006 corporate reporting Read More
Crop InputsSyngenta Optimizing Water
December 18, 2007
New experiment corn lines could mean “goodbye, million dollar rain.” Every corn grower in the Midwest knows about the “million Read More
InsecticidesCalifornia Approves Reduced-Risk Insecticide
December 18, 2007
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has approved a new, reduced-risk insesticide under a streamlined registration process now in Read More
Herbicides Show Growth
December 18, 2007
Across agriculture, herbicides enjoyed a healthy boost in sales in most regions in 2007 vs. 2006, according to aggregated retail Read More
Crop InputsSide Effect: Getting DDGS In Chicken Feed
December 18, 2007
Iowa State research shows poultry diets can contain high levels of an ethanol by-product. The increased use of corn for Read More
HerbicidesRotam’s Volta Approved
December 18, 2007
EPA has approved the registration of Volta, a sulfonylurea herbicide. Volta herbicide is manufactured by Rotam North America, Inc., the Read More
Seed/BiotechBayer Teams Up On LL Beans
December 18, 2007
Bayer CropScience is partnering with two companies to develop LibertyLink soybean varieties. Through partnerships with Soygenetics and Stine Seed Co., Read More
Redball Adds Manager, Product Team
December 18, 2007
Redball, LLC, has hired a new sales/marketing director and named three to a newly created product management team. A leading Read More
Crop InputsDuPont Herbicides OK’d
December 18, 2007
Two new soybean herbicides from DuPont Crop Protection offer weed resistance management. DuPont has received EPA registration approval for two Read More
StewardshipFertilizer Security Deadline Approaches
December 18, 2007
The deadline to get on board with the Chemical Security Assessment will be here before you know it. Jan. 21 Read More
Senate Approves Farm, Energy Bills
December 18, 2007
The Senate has been busy, passing both the Farm Bill and Energy Bill in the past couple weeks. It wasn’t Read More
Crop InputsMonsanto Offers Low-Risk Premiums
December 18, 2007
Some corn growers who use Monsanto Advanced Technology will be eligilble for lower risk insurance premiums. Farmers in four pilot Read More
Seed/BiotechPioneer Hybrids Top Grower Contest
December 18, 2007
In all, growers planting Pioneer brand hybrids won 20 out of 27 national titles in 2007 contest. DuPont congratulates David Read More
Seeing Through Big Oil’s Smoke, Mirrors
December 11, 2007
Despite reports of a well-publicized and well-funded anti-ethanol misinformation campaign, an overwhelming majority of consumers still believe the U.S. is Read More
Trending Articles
Migrant farm workers
LegislationTrump: Immigration Crackdown Won’t Impact U.S. Agriculture
May 16, 2017
President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry Read More
AGCO Ratliff featured
Eric SfiligojRemembering Robert Ratliff
May 15, 2017
With all the fast-paced happenings in agriculture this spring, with multiple mergers in the works and planting season in full Read More
Case sprayer nozzle closeup
EquipmentSpray Application: A Nozzle Renaissance
May 2, 2017
If you had asked four-decade ag veteran Mark Bartel, President of Wilger Inc., just a few years ago what lay Read More
ManagementWashington Update, Dow-DuPont Earnings, and the Passing of an AGCO Legend
April 27, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj talk about the latest Beltway news, crop protection company 1st quarter numbers, and the Read More
Crop InputsFlying Under the Radar No More, FMC Goes Big
April 13, 2017
Describing FMC as “under the radar,” admittedly, is probably a stretch. But in a snap of the fingers, FMC upped Read More
Young Corn Plants
Crop NutritionStill Hunting Yields
April 1, 2017
There’s no denying it — the agricultural marketplace today is undergoing a fundamental shift in fortunes. Not too many years Read More
Latest News
ManagementTrip Report, PSM R.I.P, and Ag’s Reaction to Federal Bu…
May 25, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj talk about their recent travels, the end for Process Safety Management (PSM), and how Read More
Corn soil
LegislationARA Member Testifies Before Senate Ag Committee
May 25, 2017
Agricultural retailers stand on the front-lines of the American economy. As trusted advisors to America’s farmers, ag retailers are uniquely Read More
Young corn plants in soil
Crop InputsFortenza Insecticide Seed Treatment Receives EPA Regist…
May 25, 2017
Fortenza seed treatment insecticide from Syngenta has received registration approval from the U.S. EPA for use on corn and cotton Read More
ManagementFarm Market iD’s Agriculture Database Now Covers More T…
May 25, 2017
Farm Market iD, farmmarketid.com, has announced the release of its 2017 Annual Update of its farm and land database. The Read More
Food IT Fork-to-Farm
Precision AgThe Mixing Bowl Event Connects Technology, Food, and Ag…
May 24, 2017
For the fourth consecutive year, The Mixing Bowl presents FOOD IT, under the theme “Fork to Farm.” Action-oriented entrepreneurs, industry Read More
Photo credit: The United Soybean Board/The Soybean Checkoff.
Seed/BiotechKansas State University Researchers Find New Pathogens …
May 24, 2017
A single seed seems so simple. Put it in the ground, give it some care, and you’ve soon grown food. Read More
Soybean Field
HerbicidesNew Dicamba Herbicide Premix Coming Soon from Syngenta
May 24, 2017
Syngenta has announced the name of its new herbicide featuring the active ingredients of S-metolachlor and dicamba. Upon registration by Read More
Eric SfiligojMonsanto ‘Picks Its Battles’ by Nixing Deere Deal
May 23, 2017
Having been in the trade journalism game since the mid-1980s, I remember several watershed moments during my career. One of Read More
FungicidesSyngenta Launches New Seed Treatment Fungicide
May 22, 2017
Syngenta has announced the launch of PLENARIS seed treatment fungicide for the control of downy mildew in sunflower. PLENARIS contains Read More
Corn close up
Crop InputsMonsanto’s First HPPD Herbicide Garners EPA Appro…
May 19, 2017
Monsanto announced today that EPA has federally approved Harness MAX Herbicide, the first herbicide in the Monsanto portfolio to provide Read More
ManagementPrecision Planting Deal, China Developments, and Enviro…
May 18, 2017
Editors Eric Sfiligoj and Dan Jacobs discuss the latest news on John Deere’s now dead deal for Precision Planting, China’s Read More
Soybean aphid leaf
InsecticidesMulti-state Research Reveals IPM Best Option for Treatm…
May 17, 2017
About 89.5 million acres of soybeans will be planted across the U.S. in 2017 — a record high, according to Read More
GROWMARK-2017-Interns
CropLife 100GROWMARK Names 2017 Summer Interns
May 16, 2017
Forty-two college students are exploring agricultural career opportunities this summer as GROWMARK interns. They are working at FS member cooperatives Read More
Migrant farm workers
LegislationTrump: Immigration Crackdown Won’t Impact U.S. Ag…
May 16, 2017
President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry Read More
Flooded corn in Indiana
FertilizerBoth Wet and Dry Conditions Threaten Nitrogen Loss
May 15, 2017
The weather is notoriously unpredictable, leading to challenges for planting, harvesting and applying the nitrogen (N) your corn crop needs. Read More
farmer Kip Tom
Precision AgAg Tech: On the Cusp of Something Big?
May 15, 2017
The investment and ag-tech sectors’ continuing courtship of agriculture, smoldering for three or four years now, was well in evidence at Read More
AGCO Ratliff featured
Eric SfiligojRemembering Robert Ratliff
May 15, 2017
With all the fast-paced happenings in agriculture this spring, with multiple mergers in the works and planting season in full Read More
Greg Musson, Gar Tootelian
ManagementOpinion: Shaking Your Perspective in Ag Retail
May 12, 2017
Some of you I’m sure have encountered our recently retired salesman extraordinaire, Dan Bellanger. He worked in the industry for Read More