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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
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
ManagementTop Of Mind: Consolidation
December 7, 2009
During interviews with the CropLife editors for the State of the Industry report, retailers expressed several business concerns. One of Read More
Building Strong Staffs
December 4, 2009
The changing input market has prompted some CropLife 100 dealers to examine their personnel placement, particularly in top spots. “This Read More
CropLife 100 On Buying Big Equipment
December 4, 2009
Many dealers in the CropLife 100 purchased big rigs this year, according to our annual survey. Here’s a sampling of Read More
Different Takes On Product Tracking
December 4, 2009
Opinions on tracking inputs through the distribution chain are varied among our CropLife 100 retailers. How far the tracking goes Read More
EquipmentAGCO Honors 2009 Operator Of The Year
December 4, 2009
With nearly 20 years of experience in the custom application of fertilizer and crop protection products, Tod Borge is the Read More
CropLife 100Retailers: Dealing With A Credit Crunch
December 4, 2009
As the nation’s financial system ground to a halt in 2008, most banks and lending institutions were still willing to Read More
State of the IndustryIndustry Leaders Share Views On The State Of The Industry
December 3, 2009
Before the annual Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) meeting, CropLife magazine gathered seven key ag retail representatives for its first ever Read More
ManagementYear In Review: Great Adaptations
December 1, 2009
Did anyone really know what to expect going into the 2009 season? A global recession, bins filled with costly fertilizer, Read More
Crop InputsAgraQuest: Low-Chem Strategy
December 1, 2009
The path forward for biopesticides has been a long and difficult one in agriculture. For decades, manufacturers have worked to Read More
StewardshipStopping Anhydrous Ammonia Theft
December 1, 2009
Mike Titus, risk manager for Co-Alliance, LLC, an ag supply dealer with almost 100 facilities and retail outlets in Indiana, Read More
CropLife 100CropLife 100: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
December 1, 2009
There’s no simpler way to say it: 2009 was one for the ages. Years — perhaps decades — from now, Read More
HerbicidesHerbicides: Targeting Profit
December 1, 2009
As crop protection products come into the marketplace, it’s up to ag retailers to help sort through the new options Read More
Be The Advocate
December 1, 2009
“I wonder who will speak for agriculture now?” My good friend, Ford West of The Fertilizer Institute, spoke these words Read More
Crop InputsScouting Tools: Being Prepared
December 1, 2009
Granted, as input costs stay high and crop prices remain low, growers will be looking to scouts to help them Read More
ManagementSeed Money
December 1, 2009
In my September column, I discussed data from AgKnowlogy’s Customer Ex­perience Monitor showing full-service retailers often have a lower Net Read More
Later Harvest, Greater Yield Loss
December 1, 2009
Growers waiting to harvest their corn most likely won’t see a significant decrease in grain moisture, but run the risk Read More
Eric SfiligojThe Age Of Positive Negatives
December 1, 2009
As a trade magazine editor, I spend a few hours each day reading through e-mails, press releases, and news stories Read More
CropLife 100CropLife 100: Custom Application Report
December 1, 2009
It’s been giddy times for Big Iron these past two years. During 2007 and 2008, respondents in the annual CropLife Read More
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Crop InputsDow’s Tim Hassinger Named President, CEO of Lindsay Corp.
July 24, 2017
Lindsay Corp. has  announced the appointment of Timothy Hassinger as president and CEO and a member of its board of Read More
Stewardship‘Gonna Fly Now’ with Environmental Respect
July 20, 2017
One of the most memorable moments in movie history occurred in the Academy Award-winning 1976 film “Rocky.” Haven gotten his Read More
StewardshipEnvironmental Respect 2017 Kicks Off Enjoying an American Pastime
July 18, 2017
Following months of planning and scheduling, the 2017 Environmental Respect Awards (ERA) celebration kicked off in fine fashion as more Read More
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Crop InputsMissouri Lifts Dicamba Ban, Issues Stricter Application Parameters
July 14, 2017
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has lifted its barely week-old ban on new dicamba technologies, which have been at the Read More
Crop InputsMonsanto Responds to Arkansas, Missouri Dicamba Bans
July 10, 2017
Monsanto, provider of the dicamba-tolerant Roundup Ready Xtend crop system for soybeans and cotton, issued the following statement on Friday, Read More
Retail FacilitiesPCS-Hammond Meets Fertilizer Storage Needs with New Dome Facility
July 8, 2017
The new barrel dome facility at the PCS-Hammond Regional Distribution Center in Hammond, IN, can hold more than 100,000 tons Read More
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EquipmentAGCO to Acquire Precision Planting
July 26, 2017
AGCO and The Climate Corp. announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for AGCO to acquire the Precision Read More
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Eric SfiligojA Message to Ag Retailers: Do Tell Your Good Stories
July 26, 2017
As the daughter of a peanut farmer, Krysta Harden, Chief Sustainability Officer for DuPont Crop Protection, understands the importance ag Read More
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Seed/BiotechIowa State Celebrates 10 Years of Online Seed Education
July 26, 2017
This year, Iowa State University is celebrating 10 years of service to the seed industry through its online Graduate Program Read More
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Seed/Biotech5 Steps for Stewardship of Treated Seed
July 26, 2017
With planting season just around the corner, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) reminds farmers to follow five basic steps Read More
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Crop InputsVerdesian: Sustainability Goes Hand in Hand with Profit…
July 25, 2017
Sustainability is a hot topic in agriculture these days. And while measuring sustainability and its on-farm impact can seem difficult Read More
Crop InputsBASF: In Arkansas Drift Cases, Buffer Zones Mostly Not …
July 24, 2017
BASF on Thursday addressed questions about spreading dicamba drift issues on a media briefing call. In Arkansas – which is Read More
Tim Hassinger Dow AgroSciences President and CEO
Crop InputsDow’s Tim Hassinger Named President, CEO of Linds…
July 24, 2017
Lindsay Corp. has  announced the appointment of Timothy Hassinger as president and CEO and a member of its board of Read More
Eric SfiligojThe 2017 Ambassadors of Respect Come from Around the Gl…
July 24, 2017
After a week of fun, enjoying food, sights, and company information, DuPont Crop Protection representatives and their Environmental Respect guests Read More
ManagementCropLife Retail Week: Dicamba Update and InfoAg Preview
July 21, 2017
Editors Eric Sfiligoj and Paul Schrimpf discuss reports from the field and comments from Monsanto about dicamba drift this season, Read More
Stewardship‘Gonna Fly Now’ with Environmental Respect
July 20, 2017
One of the most memorable moments in movie history occurred in the Academy Award-winning 1976 film “Rocky.” Haven gotten his Read More
StewardshipEnvironmental Respect: Grand Grounds, Posters Parade
July 19, 2017
To celebrate their accomplishments in the area of environmental stewardship, award recipients at the 2017 Environmental Respect week spent much Read More
StewardshipHarden’s Message to ERA Winners: Do Tell Your Good Stor…
July 19, 2017
As the daughter of a peanut farmer, Krysta Harden, Chief Sustainability Officer for DuPont Crop Protection, understands the importance the Read More
StewardshipFarming Smarter Hinges on 4R Best Management Practices
July 18, 2017
Preserving water quality while feeding another 2 billion people by 2050 is the challenge facing North America’s farmers and its Read More
StewardshipEnvironmental Respect 2017 Kicks Off Enjoying an Americ…
July 18, 2017
Following months of planning and scheduling, the 2017 Environmental Respect Awards (ERA) celebration kicked off in fine fashion as more Read More
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OpinionPicking Partners in the Crop Protection Market
July 17, 2017
Agriculture is a market awash in highs, lows, and everything in between. This is certainly true in the world of Read More
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EquipmentGPS Auto Steer: Innovating in a Mature Market
July 17, 2017
In the world of Big IRON, GPS auto steer has closely mirrored the evolutionary path of consumer GPS Navigation systems Read More
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Eric SfiligojThe Resilience of Ag Retailers
July 17, 2017
After covering the ag retail market for 17 years, I think one of the most impressive character traits I’ve seen Read More
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Stewardship4R Event Explores How to Minimize Phosphorus Losses
July 17, 2017
This year the Southern Extension and Research Activity (SERA) – 17; will be meeting in Oregon, OH, from August 14-17. Read More