Crop Inputs Stories

Crop InputsIllinois Corn Growers Support Trade With Cuba
May 6, 2014
Illinois Corn Growers Association have joined other Illinois farm organizations in asking President Barack Obama to continue the expansion of trade opportunities with Cuba. Read More
Crop InputsSyngenta Appoints Wheeler Head Of Sustainable Productivity
May 5, 2014
Jill Wheeler will lead the company's commitment in North America to responsibly increase global food security through The Good Growth Plan. Read More
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Crop InputsCensus Of Agriculture Reveals New Trends In Farming
May 5, 2014
Census data provide valuable insight into the U.S. farmer demographics, economics and production practices. Here are some of the key findings. Read More
Crop InputsCensus Profiles Illinois Farmers And Agriculture
May 5, 2014
The 2012 Census of Agriculture data revealed several key findings for Illinois. Read More
Crop InputsPublication Raises Awareness Of Soybean Vein Necrosis Virus
May 5, 2014
A new publication funded by the North Central Soybean Research Program and co-authored by a Purdue Extension plant pathologist will raise awareness of soybean vein necrosis virus. 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
Crop InputsReducing Phosphorus Fixation: How SFP’s AVAIL Can Help [Advertiser Content]
May 5, 2014
With phosphorus fixation, much of the nutrient is not available for uptake in the first year. Matt Werner, Research Coordinator of SFP explains how AVAIL works to increase phosphorus availability. Read More
Crop InputsInsectForecast.com Adds Soybean Aphid Monitoring
May 2, 2014
This year InsectForecast.com users will be able to monitor soybean aphids, a pest that can significantly damage a crop and reduce yield if not dealt with effectively. Read More
Crop InputsVerdesian Life Sciences Names Howell Technical Services Representative
May 1, 2014
Mike Howell has been named a technical services representative for Verdesian Life Sciences, working with Verdesian’s existing and future line of nutrition technologies. Read More

Trending Articles

EquipmentAdvance Your Technology IQ At MAGIE
August 13, 2014
The Midwest AG Industries Exposition (August 20-21) is the place you need to be to see, study and evaluate how new advances in the equipment, operations, crop protection and fertility sectors can help your business prosper. Read More
HerbicidesScouting Key To Next Season’s Soybean Herbicide Program
August 12, 2014
When growing soybeans, growers need to think ahead to stay one step ahead of weeds. That means examining weed threats and evaluating which herbicides work best. Read More
StewardshipMichigan Agriculture Leaders On Toledo Water Ban: We Want To Be Part Of The Conversation
August 8, 2014
Leaders of Michigan agricultural organizations said Thursday that the government should not have a “knee-jerk reaction” based on last weekend’s water ban in Toledo due to fertilizer run-off in Lake Erie. Read More
CropLife 100BRANDT Acquires Lemon Ag Services
August 4, 2014
The acquisition of Lemon Ag fits BRANDT’s aggressive corporate strategy of providing superior agronomic advice and services for customers in central Illinois. Read More
Eric SfiligojThe Resurgence Of Crop Protection
August 4, 2014
Plenty of new offerings over the next few years should see a rebirth for the crop protection products category in terms of market share. Read More
LegislationUSDA Implements Key Farm Bill Crop Insurance Provision
July 30, 2014
The new Supplemental Coverage Option, available through the federal crop insurance program and set to begin with the 2015 crop year, is designed to help protect producers from yield and market volatility. Read More

Latest News

CropLife 100GROWMARK CEO To Retire
August 22, 2014
GROWMARK chief executive officer Jeff Solberg has announced his retirement effective September 15, 2014. Read More
InsecticidesDuPont’s Prevathon Approved For Dry Beans
August 22, 2014
DuPont Prevathon insect control powered by Rynaxypyr has received EPA registration for foliar use on dry bean crops, including dried shelled peas and beans. Read More
ManagementNCGA DuPont New Leaders Program Enters Sophmore Season
August 20, 2014
The National Corn Growers Association and DuPont are pleased to announce the second year of the NCGA DuPont New Leaders Program. Read More
FungicidesVerdesian Links Up With Mitsui, Hokusan
August 20, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc., and Hokusan Co., announced the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement allowing Verdesian Life Sciences global access to its patented technology for suppressing mycotoxin contamination in wheat and barley. Read More
SprayersUniversity Of Illinois Introduces New Spray App
August 18, 2014
University of Illinois Extension has released a new smartphone app for making sprayer-related calculations. Pesticide Spray Calculator, or Spray Calc, Read More
Crop InputsSyngenta Names New Manager Of Federal Government Relati…
August 18, 2014
Laura Wood Peterson has joined Syngenta as manager of federal government relations, based in Washington, DC. Read More
ManagementExpert To Discuss Farmland Value, Rent At Farm Science …
August 18, 2014
While cropland values in Ohio increased in the past two years, they have remained flat in 2014, declining in some cases, according to an Ohio State University agricultural economist. Read More
EquipmentDeere Announces Factory Layoffs
August 18, 2014
Deere & Co. has announced it will reduce the size of its manufacturing workforce at some agricultural equipment factories in response to current market demand for its products. Read More
HerbicidesNew DuPont Afforia Herbicide Gives Crops A Clean Start
August 18, 2014
DuPont Afforia is a preplant herbicide for soybeans and other field crops that provides excellent burndown and residual control of many challenging weeds, such as marestail and waterhemp. Read More
Equipment21 Products Showcased At MAGIE 2014
August 18, 2014
The annual Midwest AG Industries Exposition is upon us. Here is CropLife IRON's look at some of the products visitors can expect to see at this week's event. Read More
EquipmentAGCO Seeks Nominations For 2014 Operator Of The Year
August 15, 2014
Ag retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada are encouraged to nominate their best applicators. Read More
EquipmentAdvance Your Technology IQ At MAGIE
August 13, 2014
The Midwest AG Industries Exposition (August 20-21) is the place you need to be to see, study and evaluate how new advances in the equipment, operations, crop protection and fertility sectors can help your business prosper. Read More
ManagementCropLife’s Buyers’ Guide Issue Now Availabl…
August 13, 2014
One of our most read issues of the year — the August Buyers' Guide — is ready to download on the iPad. This popular issue features equipment for "In The Field," "At The Plant" and "In The Office." Read More
WebinarsWebinars On Demand
August 13, 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
HerbicidesBASF: Fall Burndown Benefits Go Beyond Weed Control
August 12, 2014
While unpredictable weather may delay application timing of spring herbicides, more growers are adding a burndown application in the fall Read More
HerbicidesScouting Key To Next Season’s Soybean Herbicide P…
August 12, 2014
When growing soybeans, growers need to think ahead to stay one step ahead of weeds. That means examining weed threats and evaluating which herbicides work best. Read More
StewardshipNitrogen Efficiency Supports Environmental Stewardship
August 12, 2014
As growers prepare for another harvest, it’s important to consider how nitrogen stabilization not only supports healthy plant growth but also fosters environmental stewardship. Read More
Seed/BiotechMycogen Seeds Introduces 19 New Corn Hybrids For 2015
August 12, 2014
Many of the new hybrids feature Mycogen's SmartStax Refuge Advanced technology for maximum protection of the genetic potential and planting convenience. Read More