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An Opposite Feeling
November 30, 2009
Perhaps it’s a by-product of the ag retail business. Maybe it’s human nature. Most likely, it’s both. I’m talking about Read More
ASTA Set To Host Seed Expo
November 30, 2009
The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) invites you to connect with close to 2,500 attendees at Seed Expo 2009. Seed Read More
Crop InputsAgrium Acquires Retail Outlets From Agriliance
November 30, 2009
Agrium Inc. has expanded retail operations in Texas and New Mexico with the acquisition of 24 retail outlets from Agriliance. Read More
Operator Of The Year Finalists Named
November 30, 2009
AGCO Application Equipment has named the four finalists for the 2009 Operator of the Year Award. Now in its third Read More
Crop InputsTerra Board Comments On CF Industries’ Latest Approach
November 23, 2009
Terra Industries Inc. has said CF Industries Holdings, Inc.’s recent proposed merger agreement to Terra contains the same economic terms Read More
Crop InputsCF Industries Comments On Terra’s Statements
November 23, 2009
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has commented on statements made by Terra Industries Inc. CF Industries highlighted the fact that at Read More
Crop Inputs4 Economic Hurdles To Cellulosic-Based Biofuels
November 20, 2009
Apart from the basic problem of market size potential, there is a more fundamental problem in the development of cellulosic-based Read More
FungicidesWheat Industry On Alert: 5 Ways To Fight Most-Watched Mycotoxin
November 20, 2009
Many local grain elevators, regional mills, and Extension specialists have played an integral role in educating wheat growers on tjhe Read More
Soil Insecticide Offers Two Modes Of Action
November 20, 2009
New SmartChoice 5G soil insecticide from AMVAC Chemical Corp. combines two active ingredients in a low-cost, high-performance formulation designed to Read More
Mini-Bulk Summit Offered Solutions
November 20, 2009
Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) hosted the "Mini-Bulk Recycling Summit" November 10-11, 2009 at the Airport Marriott Hotel, St. Louis, Read More
FertilizerCF Industries’ Director Nominees Elected To Terra Board
November 20, 2009
All three of CF Industries’ director nominees have been elected to Terra Industries Inc.’s board of directors. Based on a Read More
Management5 Things You Need To Know About Service Blueprinting
November 20, 2009
According to CropLife columnist Bill Keogh of AgKnowlogy, there are five components of a service blueprint. His example shows a Read More
Crop InputsCF Industries Stockholders Support Agrium’s Offer
November 20, 2009
Stockholders of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. have tendered approximately 30 million shares, or 62 percent of the total outstanding CF Read More
Ammonia Release Deadly At CF Industries Site
November 17, 2009
A truck driver was killed and another critically injured Monday (Nov. 16) when ammonia leaked during a loading operation at Read More
Proud Veterans Speak Up
November 17, 2009
Last week, in honor of Veterans Day, this column asked that you take a moment to thank a veteran or Read More
Seed/BiotechMonsanto’s Soybean Trait Improves Food Quality
November 16, 2009
Monsanto Co. has completed regulatory submissions to USDA and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in support of the Vistive Read More
LegislationEPA Proposes New Drift Labels
November 16, 2009
EPA has rolled out proposed guidance for new pesticide labeling — including for crop protection products — to reduce off-target Read More
FungicidesFirst Combination Fungicide Approved
November 16, 2009
BASF’s Headline AMP fungicide has received full registration from the EPA. Headline AMP is the first combination fungicide specifically developed Read More
Lowered Corn Forecast Still Strong
November 16, 2009
Despite a reduced forecast of corn production in the U.S., yields still look to be the highest on record and Read More
Seed/BiotechTop Companies To Cross-License Soybean Technology
November 16, 2009
DuPont and Dow AgroSciences have entered into a commercial cross-licensing agreement that will enable the two companies to deliver expanded Read More
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President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry Read More
AGCO Ratliff featured
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
ManagementWashington Update, Dow-DuPont Earnings, and the Passing of an AGCO Legend
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
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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ManagementTrip Report, PSM R.I.P, and Ag’s Reaction to Federal Bu…
May 25, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj talk about their recent travels, the end for Process Safety Management (PSM), and how Read More
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LegislationARA Member Testifies Before Senate Ag Committee
May 25, 2017
Agricultural retailers stand on the front-lines of the American economy. As trusted advisors to America’s farmers, ag retailers are uniquely Read More
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May 25, 2017
Fortenza seed treatment insecticide from Syngenta has received registration approval from the U.S. EPA for use on corn and cotton Read More
ManagementFarm Market iD’s Agriculture Database Now Covers More T…
May 25, 2017
Farm Market iD, farmmarketid.com, has announced the release of its 2017 Annual Update of its farm and land database. The Read More
Food IT Fork-to-Farm
Precision AgThe Mixing Bowl Event Connects Technology, Food, and Ag…
May 24, 2017
For the fourth consecutive year, The Mixing Bowl presents FOOD IT, under the theme “Fork to Farm.” Action-oriented entrepreneurs, industry Read More
Photo credit: The United Soybean Board/The Soybean Checkoff.
Seed/BiotechKansas State University Researchers Find New Pathogens …
May 24, 2017
A single seed seems so simple. Put it in the ground, give it some care, and you’ve soon grown food. Read More
Soybean Field
HerbicidesNew Dicamba Herbicide Premix Coming Soon from Syngenta
May 24, 2017
Syngenta has announced the name of its new herbicide featuring the active ingredients of S-metolachlor and dicamba. Upon registration by 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
FungicidesSyngenta Launches New Seed Treatment Fungicide
May 22, 2017
Syngenta has announced the launch of PLENARIS seed treatment fungicide for the control of downy mildew in sunflower. PLENARIS contains Read More
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Crop InputsMonsanto’s First HPPD Herbicide Garners EPA Appro…
May 19, 2017
Monsanto announced today that EPA has federally approved Harness MAX Herbicide, the first herbicide in the Monsanto portfolio to provide Read More
ManagementPrecision Planting Deal, China Developments, and Enviro…
May 18, 2017
Editors Eric Sfiligoj and Dan Jacobs discuss the latest news on John Deere’s now dead deal for Precision Planting, China’s Read More
Soybean aphid leaf
InsecticidesMulti-state Research Reveals IPM Best Option for Treatm…
May 17, 2017
About 89.5 million acres of soybeans will be planted across the U.S. in 2017 — a record high, according to Read More
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CropLife 100GROWMARK Names 2017 Summer Interns
May 16, 2017
Forty-two college students are exploring agricultural career opportunities this summer as GROWMARK interns. They are working at FS member cooperatives Read More
Migrant farm workers
LegislationTrump: Immigration Crackdown Won’t Impact U.S. Ag…
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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FertilizerBoth Wet and Dry Conditions Threaten Nitrogen Loss
May 15, 2017
The weather is notoriously unpredictable, leading to challenges for planting, harvesting and applying the nitrogen (N) your corn crop needs. Read More
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Precision AgAg Tech: On the Cusp of Something Big?
May 15, 2017
The investment and ag-tech sectors’ continuing courtship of agriculture, smoldering for three or four years now, was well in evidence at Read More
AGCO Ratliff featured
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
Greg Musson, Gar Tootelian
ManagementOpinion: Shaking Your Perspective in Ag Retail
May 12, 2017
Some of you I’m sure have encountered our recently retired salesman extraordinaire, Dan Bellanger. He worked in the industry for Read More