Fertilizer Stories

Crop InputsNutrient Research & Education Council Issues Project Report
April 30, 2014
The Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council (NREC) has released the 2013 NREC Annual Report, which summarizes the nutrient research and outreach efforts funded by NREC in the calendar year 2013. Read More
Crop InputsCHS, Fessenden Cooperative Association To Build Fertilizer Warehouse
April 29, 2014
The new warehouse in Hamberg, ND, will primarily serve farmer-owners of Fessenden Cooperative Association retail business, and CHS will also serve its nearby wholesale customers from this location. Read More
CropLife March 2014 Cover
Crop InputsCSB: West Fertilizer Tragedy The Result Of Owner Failure, Regulatory Shortcomings
April 25, 2014
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released preliminary findings into the 2013 West Fertilizer explosion, which resulted in at least 14 fatalities, 226 injuries and widespread damage. Read More
FertilizerAgro-Culture Execs To Appear On RFD-TV
April 17, 2014
On April 28, Dr. Jerry Wilhm and Galynn Beer will take the stage on RFD-TV’s Rural America Live program to speak about the importance of an in-season fertility plan. Read More
Crop InputsRailroads Ordered To Report U.S. Fertilizer Delivery Plans
April 17, 2014
U.S. officials have ordered BNSF Railway Co. and Canadian Pacific Railway Co. to report by Friday their plans to ensure timely fertilizer deliveries to the U.S. Farm Belt ahead of the spring planting season. Read More
CropLife March 2014 Cover
FertilizerOne Year Later: West Ponders New Fertilizer Plant
April 17, 2014
The possibility of another fertilizer plant being built in West, TX, is being considered by local officials in this agricultural community. Read More
Crop InputsH.J. Baker Promotes New Director Of Tiger Product Management
April 15, 2014
H.J. Baker has announced Mike Dennerlein has been promoted within their fertilizer group to director of Tiger product management. Read More
Crop InputsFeldpausch Takes Senior IT Role At AgroLiquid
April 11, 2014
The newly created Senior Information Technology Manager position will be filled by Dean Feldpausch. Read More
Crop InputsThe Andersons Black Gypsum DG Now OMRI Listed For Organic Use
April 11, 2014
Black Gypsum DG is a soil applied amendment solution designed to enhance soil microbial activity and increase the uptake of applied nutrients. Read More
Crop InputsNutrients For Life Engaging Middle Schools On Soil
April 8, 2014
“From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil," is a new online tool designed to give middle school students a deeper understanding of the importance of soil science and nutrients in agriculture. Read More
Top 100 Articles
Milan Kucerak, president/CEO, West Central
CropLife 100West Central Cooperative And Its New President Are A Match Made In Deviation
June 29, 2015
To appreciate just how unique West Central Cooperative is in the world of ag retail, an observer need only consider Read More
Winter Wheat
CropLife 100South Dakota Co-op Member Owners Vote No On Unification
June 26, 2015
The Boards of Directors for North Central Farmers Elevator (NCFE) and Wheat Growers (WG) have announced that member-owners have voted Read More
CropLife 100The Andersons Acquires South Dakota Plant Nutrient Manufacturer Kay-Flo
May 20, 2015
The Andersons, Inc., ranked No. 22 on the CropLife 100, has purchased Kay Flo Industries of North Sioux City, SD. “This Read More
CropLife 100North Central Farmers Elevator, Wheat Growers Unification Approved By Board, Still Awaits Member Approval
May 13, 2015
The Boards of Directors for North Central Farmers Elevator (NCFE) and Wheat Growers (WG) have voted to approve the Unification Read More
CropLife 100AgGateway’s Barcoding Initiative Progressing Nicely
May 8, 2015
According to legend (or Wikipedia), the first step towards modern bar codes came back in 1948, when Bernard Silver, a Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Agriculture Acquires Minnesota Retailer
April 14, 2015
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC, ranked No. 6 on the CropLife 100,  has successfully acquired Liebl Ag, LLC in Ada, MN.  Read More
Latest News
Crop InputsLand O’Lakes, United Suppliers To Merge Crop Inpu…
June 29, 2015
Land O’Lakes, Inc. and United Suppliers, Inc. of Ames, IA, today announced their intent to merge their crop inputs businesses. Read More
FungicidesHelena To Distribute Unique Summit Agro Fungicide
June 29, 2015
RANMAN 400 SC fungicide, the only fungicide with a FRAC group 21 designation, is now part of the innovative Summit Read More
Eric SfiligojIARC Targets 2,4-D In Latest Report
June 29, 2015
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has struck again. Earlier this year in March, this agency of the Read More
Milan Kucerak, president/CEO, West Central
CropLife 100West Central Cooperative And Its New President Are A Ma…
June 29, 2015
To appreciate just how unique West Central Cooperative is in the world of ag retail, an observer need only consider Read More
EquipmentCase IH Launches New Precision Air 5 Series Carts
June 29, 2015
Case IH recently introduced its new Precision Air 5 series air carts, developed to get the most from every plant’s Read More
InsecticidesVestaron Biopesticide Approved In California
June 29, 2015
Vestaron Corporation, a developer of insect control products derived from naturally occurring peptides, today announced that its VST-006330-EP biopesticide has received Read More
InsecticidesValent’s Zeal SC Miticide Receives EPA Approval
June 29, 2015
Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced today that Zeal SC Miticide has been registered by EPA with a new liquid formulation that Read More
Retail FacilitiesUnited Prairie Increased Plant Productivity With Junge …
June 29, 2015
Since 1979, Junge Control continues to provide ag retailers with highly accurate fluid and dry ingredient measuring, mixing and tracking Read More
Winter Wheat
CropLife 100South Dakota Co-op Member Owners Vote No On Unification
June 26, 2015
The Boards of Directors for North Central Farmers Elevator (NCFE) and Wheat Growers (WG) have announced that member-owners have voted Read More
ManagementAsmark Training Center Visit & A Merger No Go
June 25, 2015
CropLife Editor Eric Sfiligoj talks about a visit to the Ford B. West Training Center and the failure of the Read More
Crop InputsWinField: Here’s What We’re Seeing So Far T…
June 25, 2015
One of the most important things you can do throughout the season to help increase yield potential is to ensure Read More
Valent, Commodity Classic 2015
Industry NewsValent Garners FFA Honor
June 23, 2015
Valent U.S.A. Corporation today announced it has been named a 5-star member of the National FFA Foundation. This includes an Read More
Nester Ag intern Brad Nester
Crop InputsOhio NRCS’ New Conservation Practice Standard For Gypsu…
June 22, 2015
Ohio farmers wishing to use gypsum to improve soil quality now have access to technical information and possible financial assistance Read More
Industry NewsWest Central Creates New Executive Team
June 22, 2015
West Central Distribution, LLC officially announced the development of an executive team comprised of Dale Engan, chief executive officer; Michael Read More
MicronutrientsVerdesian Life Sciences Invests In People, Agricultural…
June 22, 2015
In mid-February, the USDA released its new 10-year agriculture projections. While the numbers are new, the theme was consistent. The Read More
Young corn plants
Crop InputsStudy: Crop Rotation Has Positive Impact On Soil Microb…
June 22, 2015
A study authored by Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences assistant professor Lisa Tiemann is Read More
Crop InputsIndiana NRCS Unveils Interim Gypsum Practice Standard
June 22, 2015
Indiana farmers wishing to use gypsum to improve soil quality as part of on-farm conservation programs now have access to Read More
ManagementInside Monsanto’s Bid for Syngenta
June 18, 2015
Monsanto’s possible buyout of Syngenta could send ripples through the retail chain. Learn the latest developments with Retail Week guest Read More