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Meister Media Worldwide Realigns
December 28, 2009
Meister Media Worldwide, global communication and information center for specialized agriculture worldwide, has made several executive management changes to lead Read More
One Last Look Back
December 28, 2009
As the calendar gets ready to turn, I’m certain many folks in the ag retail industry are looking back at Read More
CropLife 100Wilbur-Ellis Acquires Ag Flight
December 28, 2009
Wilbur-Ellis Co. has purchased the assets of Ag Flight, Inc., a retailer and aerial applicator of plant protection products located Read More
Precious Gifts
December 21, 2009
As I write this column, it’s a few short days until Christmas. Throughout my family, everyone is anxiously waiting Christmas Read More
CropLife 100Brandt Acquires Monterey AgResources
December 18, 2009
Brandt Consolidated, Inc., Springfield, IL, has acquired Monterey AgResources, headquartered in Fresno, CA. The agreement expands Brandt’s product base and Read More
ASA: Act Now On Biodiesel Tax Incentive
December 17, 2009
With the biodiesel tax incentive set to expire on December 31, 2009, the American Soybean Association (ASA) says it is Read More
HerbicidesSoybean Herbicide Technology Under Review
December 17, 2009
Dow AgroSciences’ new herbicide tolerant soybean event, the second product incorporating a new family of herbicide tolerance traits, has been Read More
CF Won’t Extend Financing For Terra Deal
December 16, 2009
A day after rival fertilizer maker Terra Industries again rebuffed its takeover bid, CF Industries said it will not seek Read More
Crop InputsSyngenta Crop Protection Appoints New President
December 14, 2009
Vern Hawkins, currently vice president of U.S. commercial operations for Syngenta Crop Protection, NAFTA region, has been named the company’s Read More
Seed/BiotechNew Seed Treatment Blocks Nematodes
December 14, 2009
Bayer CropScience plans to launch a new biocontrol seed treatment in corn, soybeans, and cotton for the 2011 season. Select Read More
EPA: Climate Crisis Calls For Urgent Action
December 11, 2009
U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson has formally determined that greenhouse gas pollution imperils the health and well-being of present and Read More
Crop InputsCF Industries Increases Offer For Terra
December 11, 2009
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has increased its offer for Terra Industries Inc. by $4.75 in cash per share. CF Industries Read More
Seed/BiotechWhy Sorghum Over Corn?
December 10, 2009
Corn is giving way to sorghum as a silage crop across the country as producers discover that forage sorghum produces Read More
StewardshipEnvironmental Respect Awards Celebrates 20 Years
December 8, 2009
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2010, the Environmental Respect Awards, sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection and CropLife magazine, will introduce Read More
Terra Re-appoints Board Members
December 7, 2009
Terra Industries has taken steps to expand its board of directors to 11 members. The move comes on the heels Read More
Crop InputsSyngenta Biotechnology Celebrates 25 Years Of Innovation
December 7, 2009
Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc., (SBI), celebrates its 25th anniversary as a world-class facility for crop genetics research and discovery. SBI, located Read More
Crop InputsResearchers Discover Key To Drought-Resistant Crops
December 7, 2009
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) researchers have determined precisely how the plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) works at the molecular Read More
Seed/BiotechDow Expands Biotech Endorsement Program
December 7, 2009
The Biotech Endorsement (BE) program for hybrids with Herculex XTRA Insect Protection — including those stacked with Roundup Ready Corn Read More
LegislationEPA Delay Threatens Biofuels Evolution
December 7, 2009
The U.S. EPA has postponed its decision whether to allow for the blending of up to 15 percent ethanol in Read More
Seed/BiotechSmartStax Corn Receives Key Import Approvals
December 7, 2009
Two more key regulatory milestones have been reached for the 2010 commercial launch of SmartStax, the corn industry’s eagerly anticipated Read More
Trending Articles
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
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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
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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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ManagementWashington Update, Dow-DuPont Earnings, and the Passing…
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
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CropLife 100Former PotashCorp COO Joins BRANDT Board
April 27, 2017
BRANDT has announced the appointment of another industry veteran to its board of directors. David Delaney, most recently EVP and Read More
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Crop InputsFortune: Inside China’s $43 Billion Bid for Food …
April 26, 2017
(Via Fortune.com) The worst famine in human history occurred in China from 1959 to 1961. An estimated 34 million people Read More
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Crop InputsSyngenta Announces Changes in Board of Directors
April 26, 2017
ChemChina and Syngenta announced changes relating to the new Board of Directors of Syngenta following the closing of the ChemChina Read More
Crop InputsBioSafe Systems Introduces PerCarb Broad-Spectrum Bacte…
April 26, 2017
BioSafe Systems announces PerCarb (Sodium Carbonate Peroxyhydrate), a new alternative to potassium bicarbonate and lime sulfur products for use in Read More
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EquipmentTop 10 Twitter Pics for #Plant17
April 26, 2017
Despite some wet weather in parts of the Midwest, growers and ag retailers are working feverishly to plant this year’s Read More
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Crop InputsTrump Targets Agriculture with Latest Executive Order
April 26, 2017
(Via UPI.com) President Donald Trump on Tuesday took executive action in an effort to help grow the domestic agriculture industry Read More
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EquipmentAGCO Mourns Passing of Company Founder, Industry Vision…
April 25, 2017
AGCO Corp., a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, mourns the passing of founder and former President, Read More
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Crop InputsINNVICTIS CROP CARE Introduces VANDAL MOC Soybean Herbi…
April 25, 2017
INNVICTIS CROP CARE, LLC has announced the U.S. EPA registration for VANDAL MOC, a combination of sulfentrazone plus metolachlor. VANDAL Read More
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HerbicidesINNVICTIS CROP CARE Launches STAVE Post-Emerge Broadlea…
April 25, 2017
INNVICTIS CROP CARE, LLC has introduced STAVE as the newest addition to­ its expanding portfolio. STAVE will be a great Read More
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LegislationSonny Perdue Confirmed by Senate as Next Agriculture Se…
April 25, 2017
After months without a secretary of agriculture, the Senate voted Monday evening to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to Read More
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Seed/BiotechBPIA Files Comments with USDA
April 24, 2017
The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) has filed comments with the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Plant Read More
Eric SfiligojHope for Application Equipment Sales
April 24, 2017
The old saying goes that a “rising tide lifts all boats.” If this is indeed the case, then things may Read More
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ManagementNew Video Raises Awareness of 2,4-D Stewardship
April 24, 2017
A new public service video developed and produced by the 2,4-D Research Task Force, in conjunction with the American Soybean Read More
ManagementAn Inside Look at Award Winning Ag Retailer Gar Tooteli…
April 20, 2017
CropLife Editor Eric Sfiligoj discusses An Inside Look at Award Winning Ag Retailer Gar Tootelian Read More
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Industry NewsMACA Announces 2017 Young Leader Scholarship Recipients
April 19, 2017
The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) Board of Directors selected 11 college students to receive the MACA Young Leader Scholarship Read More
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SoftwareKnoa Software Solution Helps GROWMARK Boost System Perf…
April 19, 2017
Knoa Software, a leading provider of user experience management (UEM) software, has announced that GROWMARK, Inc., a regional agricultural cooperative Read More
Crop InputsFBN Publishes ‘Voice of the Farmer’ Agricul…
April 17, 2017
Farmer’s Business Network (FBN) released today its “The Voice of the Farmer”, which the company is describing as “a special Read More