Eric Sfiligoj

2018 Buying Intentions Survey: Good News for Fertilizer and Crop Protection; Flatness Elsewhere

Another flip of the calendar and a new growing season is upon us! As the ag retail marketplace […]

Ag Retailers 2018 Resolution: Stay in Business!

It’s something of a tradition after a new year begins to make some resolutions — promises (or plans) […]

Illinois Embraces 2018 Dicamba Training

Dicamba-resistant crops have been a mixed blessing for agriculture. On one hand, growers desperate to combat herbicide-resistant weeds […]

2018: D-Day for Dicamba?

Doubtless, many people spent the better part of their New Year’s celebration watching the clock, waiting for midnight […]

CropLife 100 Fertilizer: Another Game of Sorry!

If the ag retail marketplace were a board game for fertilizer, the sector would undoubtedly be playing Sorry! […]

CropLife 100 Seed: Can the Category Connect Four?

Following the data collected in the 2017 CropLife 100 survey of the nation’s top ag retailers, one question […]

The Top Story of 2018: Let the Speculation Begin!

Now that 2017 is finally wrapping up, it seems as if we are at the end of an […]

CropLife 100 Crop Protection: Growth is No Trivial Pursuit

Quick trivia question — which category of the four tracked in the annual CropLife 100 survey had the […]

CropLife 100 Equipment: No Monopolies … Yet

Compared with prior years, the equipment sector for CropLife 100 ag retailers was pretty uneventful, with not many […]

CropLife 100 Custom Application: Good Growth, But the Potential for Risk

Among CropLife 100 retailers, the custom application category has been a relatively steady one. For many years now, […]

2017 CropLife 100 Report: Some Ag Retailers Move Forward, Others Backward

For more than three decades now, the nation’s top ag retailers have played an annual game of sorts […]

The Dicamba Debate: Speculating on an Endgame

At the 2017 PACE Advisory Council meeting, one of the most spirited topics of conversation was the ongoing […]

Year in Review: Top Ag Retailer News of 2017

If you as a child watched the television program Sesame Street, you might remember that each episode was […]

EU Renews Glyphosate Use

Considering all the relatively negative herbicide news circling the globe at the moment, the industry can finally claim […]

New Thio-Sul Plant Opens in Illinois

On October 4, Crop Vitality, the crop nutrition business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI), officially opened its […]

Herbicide Debates Move Into the Courtroom

While consumers, regulators, and suppliers continue to do battle in the court of public opinion, many complaints are […]

New Fertilizer Facility More Than Just a Showpiece for Ray-Carroll Grain Growers

In 2016, Ray-Carroll Grain Growers, Inc. officially opened a new 50,000-ton fertili­zer warehouse in Hardin, MO. According to […]

MACA 2017: A Time for Action

The 2017 Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) annual meeting in Kansas City, MO, brought together a smattering of […]

Farmers Business Network: ‘Crazy, Stupid’ . . . to Ignore

As I write this column, our group has just returned from our annual gathering of industry experts. Known […]

The 2017 CropLife 100 Preview

Every year about this time, as autumn begins to give way to winter and the harvest numbers start […]