Matt Hopkins

Kugler Introduces New Liquid Fertilizer Product Timing App

Kugler liquid fertilizer products have always been easy to use and highly effective in improving plant health and […]

BioSafe Systems Launches New Biological Fungicide

BioSafe Systems announces the release of PVent Biological Fungicide. An enhancement in microbial fungicide technology, PVent provides growers […]

Syngenta Introduces New Fungicide Adepidyn

Syngenta has announced its latest carboxamide fungicide (SDHI mode of action) – Adepidyn – has been registered by […]

Daily Dicamba Update: Dicamba-Tolerant Crops: A Development Opportunity or a Debacle?

The 2017 growing season demonstrated that the new dicamba-tolerant crops have good tolerance (genetics) and dicamba is an […]

5 Reasons Why Entering the Environmental Respect Awards Is Good for Business

The Environmental Respect Awards (ERA) are the agricultural industry’s premier stewardship program honoring outstanding work in preserving the […]

Daily Dicamba Update: Lessons Learned in 2017: Later Application Led to Problems

In 2017, Illinois was the top producer of soybeans among all U.S. states. Unfortunately, Illinois also broke records […]

Late Springs Can Test Herbicide Application Patience

A late spring has delayed field work for many Midwest farmers this year. It’s been difficult to make […]

BRANDT Expands BRANDT Smart System Foliar Nutrient Line

BRANDT, a leading manufacturer of specialty products for the agriculture and turf markets, has added six new formulations […]

Farmers Business Network Adds David Delaney to Board

Farmers Business Network, the independent farmer-to-farmer network, has added longtime and respected industry veteran David Delaney to the […]

E-commerce in Ag Retail: Big New Trend or Flash in the Pan?

As many of you know, I have spent a fair amount of time over the past year learning […]

Tech Notes: Preventive Maintenance Goes a Long Way in Keeping Application Equipment Operating

Preventive maintenance is one of those things that just doesn’t happen in most cases. Just ask my wife. […]

When It Comes to Farm Data, How Good Is ‘Good Enough’?

Ron Farrell, a frequent sounding board for my wacky ideas and a source of ongoing encouragement to stay […]

Inocucor Changes Name to Concentric Ag

Inocucor Corp., a developer and producer of proprietary biological and essential plant nutrient inputs for specialty and broadacre […]

BASF Releases Provisia Rice System for 2018 Season

BASF, in partnership with Horizon Ag, launched the Provisia Rice System, making the Provisia seed variety — PVL01 […]

New Publication Addresses Plant Nutrition Diagnostics in Potatoes

Good nutrition is essential for supporting potato plant health and providing the necessary defense against plant disease and […]

4R Nutrition and Farm Net Profits

Retailers and their farmer customers want to manage their farms so that they are sustainable, and the key […]

Optimizing Phosphorus Use Efficiency with Nutrient Balances

One of the most commonly used agricultural phosphorus (P) performance indicators is the nutrient balance, writes Heidi Peterson, […]

How Enhanced-Efficiency Nitrogen Fertilizer Can Work for You

The goal of any enhanced-efficiency nitrogen (N) fertilizer is to supply enough N when and where the plant […]

Daily Dicamba Update: Is Dicamba for You?

If you’re planning on applying dicamba this season, there are label changes that will likely have an impact […]

Plant Availability of Potassium in Soil Minerals: What’s Happening Near the Roots?

Plants require a lot of potassium (K), and most of what plants need comes from the soil, writes […]