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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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Those in agriculture know fertilizer is a vital ingredient to grow strong, productive crops. In fact, fertilizer is responsible for Read More
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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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Ag professionals are working smarter, not harder, than ever before. Smart farming technologies have enabled them to reduce costs, maximize Read More
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CropLife 100Ag Retail Equipment Report: The Green Party Continues
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In the annual race for sales in the ag retail equipment marketplace, the color schemes for participants are a little Read More
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ManagementStudy: Farming Becoming Riskier Under Climate Change
March 28, 2017
Scientists the world over are working to predict how climate change will affect our planet. It is an extremely complex Read More
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Crop NutritionProtecting Nitrogen Provides Economic, Environmental RO…
March 28, 2017
Every business looks to improve its return on investment and reduce its risk of loss. Farmers are no different, yet Read More
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Eric SfiligojDMWW Lawsuit Dismissal Good News for Ag
March 27, 2017
On March 17 while most of the nation was toasting St. Patrick’s Day, agriculture was likely lifting a glass (or Read More
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Crop InputsWilbur-Ellis Launches ADVANTIGRO Plant Growth Regulator…
March 27, 2017
Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness, a recognized leader in the marketing and distribution of crop protection, seed and nutritional products, as well as Read More
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Crop InputsYara West Sacramento Is Newest Addition
March 27, 2017
Yara’s West Sacramento Terminal was officially welcomed March 21 as the newest Yara North America facility in the U.S. While continually Read More
UncategorizedPrecision Ag, Iowa Water, and GM Corn Updates
March 24, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj look at the state of precision agriculture, the dismissal of the Des Moines Water Read More
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Crop InputsMarrone Bio Innovations Enters Biostimulants Market Wit…
March 23, 2017
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. is expanding beyond biopesticides and crop protection and into the biostimulant market by commercially launching Haven Read More
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FertilizerNutrients For Life Foundation Celebrates 10 Years Teach…
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
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March 22, 2017
Water is among our most precious resources, and arguably the hardest working, with just one percent available for human use, Read More
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LegislationTFI Hopes Court Dismissal Is ‘Final Chapter’…
March 20, 2017
The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) released the following statement from President, Chris Jahn on the March 17, 2017, federal court dismissal Read More
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Industry NewsWheat Growers CEO Dale Locken To Retire
March 20, 2017
CEO Dale Locken has announced that he plans to retire from Wheat Growers. Locken has served almost 15 years as Read More
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Eric SfiligojBayer-Monsanto: Life, LibertyLink, And The Pursuit Of R…
March 20, 2017
As the calendar officially turns to spring, life is in full renewal mode. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and Read More
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Crop InputsUltra Yield Micronutrients Acquires Kronos Micronutrien…
March 16, 2017
Ultra Yield Micronutrients, Inc. ”Ultra”, an affiliate of Cameron Chemicals, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Read More
ManagementSnowstorms, Asset Sales, and Soybeans Prices
March 16, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss the weather, precision ag, crop protection company mergers, and commodity prices in this Read More
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Seed/BiotechBayer Invests $8.1 million In Soybean Advancement In Th…
March 16, 2017
Growers in Illinois and across the Midwest now have the added benefit of a state-of-the-art soybean research facility, increasing accessibility Read More
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March 16, 2017
CHS Inc., North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, has purchased Western Co-op Transport Read More
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HerbicidesBest Management Practices To Control PPO-Resistant Weed…
March 14, 2017
Weeds resistant to the class of herbicides called protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitors are spreading at a faster rate than weed Read More
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Eric SfiligojFungicide Resistance On The Horizon
March 13, 2017
For many years now, the agricultural market has struggled to keep ahead of an ever-growing number of herbicide-resistant weeds. According Read More