Fertilizer Stories

Crop InputsA Closer Look At Links Between Fertilizers And Greenhouse Gas Emissions
May 27, 2014
Researchers at the USDA are learning more about the mechanics of how nitrogen fertilizers contribute to the development of greenhouse gases. Read More
Crop InputsWebinar To Address Role Of Sidedress Nitrogen In Corn Nutrient Needs
May 22, 2014
Dow AgroSciences and Agricen will co-host a new Webinar, “Sidedressing Nitrogen for Maximum Yields,” on Thursday, May 29 and Thursday, June 5. Read More
Crop InputsAM Agrigen To Build $1.2 Billion Fertilizer Plant In Louisiana
May 21, 2014
AM Agrigen Industries has selected St. Charles Parish, LA, as the site to develop a potential $1.2 billion plant to manufacture one of the most widely used fertilizers in the world, granulated urea. Read More
Crop InputsBioNitrogen Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held At Initial Plant Site In Hendry County, FL
May 16, 2014
BioNitrogen Holdings Corp., a cleantech company that utilizes patented technology to build environmentally friendly plants that convert biomass into urea Read More
Crop InputsKey Considerations For Manure Application To Soybeans
May 13, 2014
To avoid over-application of manure to corn land, producers are pursuing other crops such as soybeans as alternative crops to receive manure. Read More
Crop InputsManaging Plant Nutrients When Both Manure And Fertilizer Applications Are Used
May 13, 2014
By using a combination of manure and fertilizer applications, crop nutritional needs can be met while avoiding excess levels of nutrients in your soil. Read More
Crop InputsH.J. Baker Launches Sulphur/Micronutrients Rate Calculator App
May 13, 2014
The app will assist agronomists and farmers in determining the precise amount of micronutrient-enhanced sulphur fertilizers required to optimize crop yields. Read More
Crop InputsMosaic To Cut More Than 500 Jobs
May 7, 2014
Mosaic's job cuts follow rival PotashCorp's move in December to slash its workforce by more than 1,000 jobs. Read More
Crop InputsProtecting Against Nitrogen Loss With NutriSphere-N From SFP [Advertiser Content]
May 5, 2014
As much as 50 percent of applied nitrogen can be lost to the environment. Matt Werner, research coordinator at SFP, takes a look at denitrification, leaching and volatization and shares how NutriSphere-N can help maximize your available nitrogen. Read More
Crop InputsNutrient Removal And Nutrient Partitioning In High-Yielding Corn Hybrids [Advertiser Content]
May 5, 2014
Take a look at dry matter partitioning over time by growth stage in high-yielding hybrids with Gary Tuxhorn, Technical Agronomist at United Suppliers Inc. Read More

Trending Articles

Retail FacilitiesWaconia Manufacturing Builds Facility Designed For Speed, Efficiency
July 7, 2014
To make its new hub facility more efficient, Cooperative Elevator enlisted the aid of Waconia Manufacturing. Read More
EquipmentSummer Show Preview 2014: Superior Sprayers Take The Field
July 3, 2014
In this final installment of our coverage of the major categories of Big IRON that retailers can expect to test-drive at this summer’s events, here is a look at 19 sprayers. Read More
Scouting a soybean patch at Green Valley Ag.
EmployeesCropLife Compensation Survey: Battling Talent Drain
July 2, 2014
Retailers too often lose employees to companies outside of agriculture, while recruiting efforts are most often limited to competitors and other ag-focused organizations. Read More
HerbicidesDow AgroSciences Introduces SureStart II Herbicide
June 16, 2014
The enhanced formulation has improved viscosity and increased stability under heat and controls more than 60 high-anxiety grasses and broadleaf weeds found in corn fields. Read More
HerbicidesBASF Investing $270 Million To Expand U.S. Herbicide Production
June 11, 2014
BASF has invested more than $270 million to expand herbicide production capacities in the U.S., including more than 20 new products to be launched over next two years. Read More
EquipmentGPS: 25 Years And Still Growing
June 2, 2014
The evolution of global positioning systems applications in agriculture remains ongoing as the technology hits a notable milestone. Read More

Latest News

ManagementFranken Presses White House On RFS Support
July 25, 2014
Al Franken and a group of Senate democrats recently met with senior White House official John Podesta to urge the administration to change its position on an EPA proposal. Read More
ManagementASA, FarmLink To Launch ‘Operation Benchmark̵…
July 25, 2014
The American Soybean Association (ASA) and FarmLink are teaming up to help farmers close the $11 billion gap between what they harvested in 2013 and what they could harvest annually. Read More
StewardshipNorthey: Farmers Commit $1.4 Million to Try New Water Q…
July 25, 2014
The practices that are eligible for funding include cover crops, no-till or strip till and using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fall fertilizer. Read More
Precision AgFarmers Learn How Changing World Will Impact Iowa
July 24, 2014
Technology and understanding global consumer demand for Iowa farm products brought hundreds of farmers and agribusiness leaders to Ames recently for the annual Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Economic Summit. Read More
HerbicidesPurdue: Late Season Weeds May Require Manual Removal
July 24, 2014
Hand-rouging and pulling late season weeds by hand may be the best way to remove them, more so than using a herbicide, a Purdue Extension weed scientist says. Read More
Soybean Field
InsecticidesTransform WG, Closer SC Insecticides Receive R&D 10…
July 23, 2014
Dow AgroSciences has received the award from R&D Magazine for Transform WG insecticide and Closer SC insecticide with Isoclast active. Read More
EquipmentKinze, Raven Team Up On 4900 Planter Monitor
July 23, 2014
Kinze Manufacturing announces a partnership with Raven Industries to develop a standalone monitor solution for the Kinze 4900 series planter. With this new Read More
LegislationNew Farm Bill Continues To Confuse As Growers Await USD…
July 23, 2014
The new five-year Farm Bill eliminates many of the direct payments previously payed to growers and could benefit from USDA clarification, reports a Toledo Blade columnist. Read More
EquipmentPrecisionAg.com Relaunches With Responsive Design For M…
July 22, 2014
PrecisionAg, the worldwide leader in precision agriculture information and analysis, announces the launch of its completely redesigned website, PrecisionAg.com. Read More
FungicidesEPA OKs Two Willowood Fungicides
July 21, 2014
The EPA has approved Willowood Azoxy 2SC and Willowood AzoxyProp Xtra. two widely used broad spectrum, preventative fungicides with systemic and curative properties. Read More
Precision AgFarmers Learning Fast As UAVs Take Off
July 17, 2014
Farmers and others interested in how UAVs can be used in agricultural applications were able to learn more about the technology during the recent Precision Aerial Ag Show. Read More
CropLife 100Bobby Knight, Richard Petty To Highlight Ag PhD Field D…
July 17, 2014
Attendees at the July 24 Ag PhD Field Day at Hefty Farms will learn about the latest agricultural technologies, and get a chance to meet legendary sports figures Bobby Knight and Richard Petty. Read More
WebinarsUpcoming Webinars
July 17, 2014
Register for one of our upcoming Webinars or access our archive of past Webinars to view recordings of presentations that may be of interest to you. Read More
A finished Willmar 16-ton side-shooting tender.
TendersNew Production Facility Helps Willmar
July 17, 2014
In 1963, a group of businessmen started Willmar. Today, a half-century later, the company is one of the ag industry’s longest-running brands. Read More
FertilizerCF Industries Sells Carbon Credits To Chevrolet, Donate…
July 17, 2014
CF Industries has completed the sale of a large block of carbon reduction credits to Chevrolet, and will donate the net proceeds of $600,000 to the National FFA Foundation. Read More
CropLife 100Grainland Cooperative, Minier Cooperative Grain To Merg…
July 17, 2014
The shareholders of Grainland Cooperative and Minier Cooperative Grain Co. approved a merger of company operations effective August 1, 2014. Read More
ManagementStudy: Drought Costing California Billions
July 17, 2014
A new study has found the drought has cost the state $2.2 billion, primarily in lost farm revenue and wages. Read More
FertilizerCF Industries Resumes Production At Oklahoma Nitrogen C…
July 17, 2014
The company had shut down production at the Woodward, OK, facility in April to address an issue in one of the site’s boilers. Read More