Eric Sfiligoj

The Monarch Butterfly Effect in Agriculture

For many years now, agriculture has gone out of its way to safeguard the health of the nation’s […]

Crop Protection Market: Renewed ‘Chemical’ Warfare

In many ways the past few years have been very exciting for crop protection. In fact, according to […]

Hello New Bayer!

Welcome to the consolidation club, new Bayer! Not too long ago, the Indian and U.S. governments finally signed […]

The 2018 CropLife 100 Mid-Year Report: Reviewing the Grades for the First Half

Summer is here and school children across the country have received their end-of-year report cards by now. As […]

Bill Whitacre and Tom Warner: Good Luck, Old Friends!

The past few years, we’ve seen plenty of long-standing company names leave the agricultural marketplace; names such as […]

Farm Bill Fail Adds to Ag Uncertainty

I knew something big was up last Friday afternoon, May 18. Even though it was the end of […]

Good-Bye Monsanto Spokespeople

A few weeks ago, I wrote a column looking at the end of the Monsanto Co. as it […]

Signs of Fertilizer Recovery in 2018

For the past several years, the fortunes for the fertilizer category among the nation’s top ag retailers has […]

2018 Nozzles Market: Staying Strong

Over the past few seasons, various segments of the agricultural marketplace must have seemed like a yo-yo to […]

Daily Dicamba Update: The Importance of Paperwork and Cleaning in the Dicamba Age

As many speakers over the past few months have rightly pointed out, dicamba has been used within the […]

Some of Washington’s Political Battles Put Exports, Workers in Play for Agriculture

The war of words between the U.S. and other countries is beginning to take its toll on the […]

Agriculture’s New Name Game

Name games are something I’ve enjoyed playing my whole life. With a last name featuring an odd combination […]

All Eyes on the Seed Sector

Now that the dust is finally beginning to settle on the mega-company mergers, there promises to be renewed […]

Good-bye, Monsanto

Last week, the world learned that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) had formally signed off on the […]

Potential Trade War a Threat to 2018’s Agricultural Outlook

It seems like only yesterday I was at the 2018 Commodity Classic show in Anaheim, CA, waiting to […]

The Disease/Insect Outlook for 2018: New Challenges at Every Turn

In recent years grower-customers’ annual fight against yield-robbing organisms has tended to focus on weeds. Meanwhile, crop diseases […]

Market Trends for Crop Nutrition

As ag retailers and producers prepare for the 2018 growing season, they undoubtedly will be keeping a keen […]

2018 Commodity Classic Highlights: Plenty to See, Hear, and Experience

For the first time in almost a decade, attendees to the annual Commodity Classic trade show found themselves […]

Fade to Orange: The Coming Biotech Flashpoint

For many, the views regarding biotech crops have tended to divide into two distinct camps — they are […]

The Need for More Crop Nutrition

It’s becoming something of an annual rite of passage to find new crop nutrition products entering the marketplace […]

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