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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
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Precision AgPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
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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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ManagementDow Field Day and More Cooperative Consolidation
June 28, 2017
CropLife Editor discusses his recent attendance at the Dow AgroSciences Field Day in Indiana and shares news on another pair 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
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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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Crop InputsBASF: ‘Closely Monitoring’ Dicamba Situatio…
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
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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
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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