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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
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FertilizerNutrients For Life Foundation Celebrates 10 Years Teaching Fertilizer Education
March 23, 2017
Those in agriculture know fertilizer is a vital ingredient to grow strong, productive crops. In fact, fertilizer is responsible for Read More
AdjuvantsA New Weed-Control Era Begins: But First, One Last Obstacle
March 4, 2017
There is trepidation, there is reluctance, and there is excitement. Ag retailers feel it all about the new dicamba and Read More
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Crop InputsLIFT Agriculture Academy: A Q&A With West Central Distribution’s Dean Hendrickson
March 1, 2017
West Central Distribution recently launched its LIFT Agriculture Academy, a new, premiere training and professional development resource for West Central’s ag Read More
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Matt Hopkins10 Warning Signs Your Website Is Grossly Outdated
February 8, 2017
Your Website is often a visitor’s first impression of your ag retail business. A positive first impression can set the Read More
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Matt Hopkins17 Agriculture Apps That Will Help You Farm Smarter In 2017
December 9, 2016
Ag professionals are working smarter, not harder, than ever before. Smart farming technologies have enabled them to reduce costs, maximize Read More
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CropLife 100Ag Retail Equipment Report: The Green Party Continues
December 7, 2016
In the annual race for sales in the ag retail equipment marketplace, the color schemes for participants are a little Read More
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ManagementStudy: Farming Becoming Riskier Under Climate Change
March 28, 2017
Scientists the world over are working to predict how climate change will affect our planet. It is an extremely complex Read More
Young Corn Plants
Crop NutritionProtecting Nitrogen Provides Economic, Environmental RO…
March 28, 2017
Every business looks to improve its return on investment and reduce its risk of loss. Farmers are no different, yet Read More
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Eric SfiligojDMWW Lawsuit Dismissal Good News for Ag
March 27, 2017
On March 17 while most of the nation was toasting St. Patrick’s Day, agriculture was likely lifting a glass (or Read More
Eric Jenks, Wilbur-Ellis
Crop InputsWilbur-Ellis Launches ADVANTIGRO Plant Growth Regulator…
March 27, 2017
Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness, a recognized leader in the marketing and distribution of crop protection, seed and nutritional products, as well as Read More
Yara West Sacramento Ribbon Cutting
Crop InputsYara West Sacramento Is Newest Addition
March 27, 2017
Yara’s West Sacramento Terminal was officially welcomed March 21 as the newest Yara North America facility in the U.S. While continually Read More
UncategorizedPrecision Ag, Iowa Water, and GM Corn Updates
March 24, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj look at the state of precision agriculture, the dismissal of the Des Moines Water Read More
Pam Marrone
Crop InputsMarrone Bio Innovations Enters Biostimulants Market Wit…
March 23, 2017
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. is expanding beyond biopesticides and crop protection and into the biostimulant market by commercially launching Haven Read More
Nutrients for Life Foundation Teacher
FertilizerNutrients For Life Foundation Celebrates 10 Years Teach…
March 23, 2017
Those in agriculture know fertilizer is a vital ingredient to grow strong, productive crops. In fact, fertilizer is responsible for Read More
ManagementThink You Know Water? Take WinField United’s R…
March 22, 2017
Water is among our most precious resources, and arguably the hardest working, with just one percent available for human use, Read More
Corn Field
LegislationTFI Hopes Court Dismissal Is ‘Final Chapter’…
March 20, 2017
The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) released the following statement from President, Chris Jahn on the March 17, 2017, federal court dismissal Read More
Wheat Growers
Industry NewsWheat Growers CEO Dale Locken To Retire
March 20, 2017
CEO Dale Locken has announced that he plans to retire from Wheat Growers. Locken has served almost 15 years as Read More
Bayer Monsanto
Eric SfiligojBayer-Monsanto: Life, LibertyLink, And The Pursuit Of R…
March 20, 2017
As the calendar officially turns to spring, life is in full renewal mode. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and Read More
Corn Field
Crop InputsUltra Yield Micronutrients Acquires Kronos Micronutrien…
March 16, 2017
Ultra Yield Micronutrients, Inc. ”Ultra”, an affiliate of Cameron Chemicals, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Read More
ManagementSnowstorms, Asset Sales, and Soybeans Prices
March 16, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss the weather, precision ag, crop protection company mergers, and commodity prices in this Read More
Soybean Field
Seed/BiotechBayer Invests $8.1 million In Soybean Advancement In Th…
March 16, 2017
Growers in Illinois and across the Midwest now have the added benefit of a state-of-the-art soybean research facility, increasing accessibility Read More
CHS
CropLife 100CHS Acquires Western Co-op Transport Association
March 16, 2017
CHS Inc., North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, has purchased Western Co-op Transport Read More
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HerbicidesBest Management Practices To Control PPO-Resistant Weed…
March 14, 2017
Weeds resistant to the class of herbicides called protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitors are spreading at a faster rate than weed Read More
Photo credit: The United Soybean Board/The Soybean Checkoff.
Eric SfiligojFungicide Resistance On The Horizon
March 13, 2017
For many years now, the agricultural market has struggled to keep ahead of an ever-growing number of herbicide-resistant weeds. According Read More