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HerbicidesBayer Lauds New Herbicide
December 11, 2007
A new corn herbicide controls both broadleaf and tough grass weeds. EPA has approved Bayer CropSciences’ Laudis postemergence corn herbicide. Read More
GM Crops: French Non, German Ja
December 11, 2007
The reaction to a Monsanto genetically modified (GM) corn is a mixed bag in Europe. France has formally suspended the Read More
Hybrids May Reduce Rain Effect
December 11, 2007
Syngenta’s experimental corn lines optimize water use. Every corn grower in the Midwest knows about the "million dollar rain." While Read More
Conference Joins Forces
December 11, 2007
Fertilizer was the focus of a two-day conference in California. Some 250 people from California’s agricultural industry attended the two-day Read More
Seed/BiotechWorking In Memphis, Again
December 11, 2007
The new Monsanto/Delta and Pine Land team has opened an office in Memphis, TN. Monsanto Co. acquired Delta and Pine Read More
Asmark Institute Launches VIP Network
December 11, 2007
The Asmark Institute‘s new network upgrades meeting capabilities. The Asmark Institute plans to provide a Videoconference Internet Protocol (VIP) Network Read More
Mid-Range Could Be Just Right
December 11, 2007
Research findings show that mid-range ethanol blends may be better, even in standard cars. A new study, co-sponsored by the 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
ManagementMall Shooting Takes One Of Industry’s Own
December 11, 2007
A veteran ag-chem salesman was killled in last week’s mall shooting in Omaha, NE. Gary Scharf, 48, was the second Read More
Side Effect: Hops, Corn Affect Beer Prices
December 4, 2007
Beer prices are likely to climb. How does corn affect those costs? According to an article in the L.A. Times, Read More
Seed/BiotechBayer Collaborates On Bean Traits
December 4, 2007
A new Bayer CropScience deal will benefit U.S. soybean growers. Bayer, Mertec LLC, and M.S. Technologies LLC have agreed to Read More
New Seed Treatment Targets Potential
December 4, 2007
A new seed treatment is ready to provide early nutritional benefits in 2008. PROTINUS from Wolf Trax ensures the seed Read More
Pioneer Premiums Times Seven
December 4, 2007
Growers in seven states will have more opportunities to market their soybeans for a premium. Selected elevators in Ohio, Indiana, Read More
‘Green’ Fertilizer Demand Growing
December 4, 2007
The U.S. market for so-called ‘green’ fertilizers is on the increase due to environmental concerns and to fit into the Read More
Fungicides Off The Hook In 2007
December 4, 2007
Buoyed by growers’ determination to squeeze every kernel of corn from every acre planted, fungicide sales blew up in the Read More
CropLife 100Agrium To Buy UAP
December 4, 2007
Agrium and UAP strike a deal that will create North America’s largest ag retailer. Agrium Inc. and UAP Holding Corp. Read More
New Holland Supports B100 Use
December 4, 2007
New Holland supports the use of B100 biodiesel in its diesel engines. Overall, nearly 80% of New Holland-branded products with Read More
Seed/BiotechDeveloping Less Thirsty GM Crops
December 4, 2007
As concerns about water availability grow, there’s news about a genetically modified crop needing less water to grow. Researchers from Read More
Farm Bill Stalled In Senate
November 27, 2007
The U.S. Senate may not finish the 2007 farm bill before the end of the year. A "cloture" vote failed Read More
Seed Product Promotes Healthy Start
November 27, 2007
A new seed treatment will be available for the 2008 season, and it promises early plant health benefits even in Read More
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Precision AgPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
PrecisionAg® is pleased to announce the return of its PrecisionAg Vision Conference, October 10-12, 2017. Based on overwhelmingly positive response Read More
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Crop InputsExperts: Mild Winter, Early Planting Will Increase Soybean Insect Threat
June 12, 2017
Higher than average temperatures this past winter affected much of the nation, especially the South and Midwest. The National Centers 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
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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
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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
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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
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Eric SfiligojLaunching New Seed Traits: Wait on China . . . Or Else!
June 26, 2017
In life, no one likes the waiting game. In agriculture, however, playing the waiting game is very important – especially Read More
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Crop InputsMonsanto Speaks on Dicamba Issues in Arkansas
June 26, 2017
Monsanto’s Chief Technology Officer, Robb Fraley, issued the following statement following the Arkansas State Plant Board’s proposal to ban dicamba, Read More
Corn Field
Seed/BiotechCorn Insect Bt Technologies Offer Cost-effective, Proac…
June 26, 2017
When farm economics are challenging, farmers look for ways to bolster profit margins, including reducing input costs. Some may think Read More
Crop InputsArkansas Plant Board Votes to Ban Dicamba — Now W…
June 23, 2017
The Arkansas State Plant Board has voted to pass a proposed emergency rule to ban the use of in-crop dicamba, Read More
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June 22, 2017
BASF, whose Engenia herbicide is the target of more than 200 drift complaints in Arkansas, emailed the following statement to Read More
ManagementConsolidation Update
June 22, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss progress on manufacturer consolidation, and another big move for Midwest cooperative Central Valley Read More
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Crop InputsThreat of Dicamba Ban Looms in Arkansas
June 22, 2017
The Arkansas State Plant Board has rejected a proposed ban on the use of dicamba herbicide, but a procedural error Read More
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Crop InputsAgrium-PotashCorp to become Nutrien upon Merger Complet…
June 21, 2017
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. have announced today that once the anticipated merger transaction closes, the new Read More
Crop InputsMidwestern BioAg Hosts TerraNu Fertilizer Plant Opening…
June 20, 2017
Last Friday, Midwestern BioAg was joined by over 80 local farmers, media and staff to celebrate the grand opening of Read More
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Industry NewsAligned Ag Distributors Names New President
June 19, 2017
Aligned Ag Distributors LLC announced this morning the appointment of Mary Tolke to the position of President/CEO, effective July 1. Read More
ManagementPlotting Corn, AGCO/Asmark’s Applicator Training Center…
June 15, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj talk about their recent visits to Columbus, OH, and Bloomington, IL, along with an Read More
Seed/BiotechDow AgroSciences Announces Launch of Enlist Corn for 20…
June 14, 2017
Enlist corn will be commercially available in the U.S. for the 2018 growing season. Dow AgroSciences announced the launch today Read More
ASMARK AGCO Applicator Training Center
EmployeesAsmark, AGCO Open Training Center for Beginning Applica…
June 13, 2017
AGCO Corp. and the Asmark Institute have opened a new Applicator Training Center, created in a collaboration between the two Read More
Power to Do More Contest Winners
HerbicidesDow AgroSciences Announces Three Winners in Power to Do…
June 13, 2017
Thousands of votes have been cast and three farmers have been awarded the power to do more with a $10,000 Read More
Frogeye leaf spot
FungicidesStrobilurin-resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Threat Looms wi…
June 13, 2017
Heavy spring rainfall throughout the South and Midwest delayed planting and created the perfect environment for diseases like frogeye leaf Read More
PrecisionAg Vision Conference
Precision AgPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
PrecisionAg® is pleased to announce the return of its PrecisionAg Vision Conference, October 10-12, 2017. Based on overwhelmingly positive response Read More
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LegislationICGA Praises President Trump’s Remarks on Waterwa…
June 12, 2017
Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s comments Read More
Wheat Growers
UncategorizedWheat Growers Names Tracy Linbo as Senior Vice Presiden…
June 12, 2017
Wheat Growers has hired Tracy Linbo as Senior Vice President of Agronomy. Linbo joins Wheat Growers after having served 10 Read More