Crop Inputs Stories

Seed/BiotechMonsanto To Close Three R&D Centers In 2016
October 30, 2015
Agrichemical company Monsanto Co. plans to shutter three research and development centers in 2016 with a loss of about 90 Read More
DuPont-Cellolisic Ethanol Plant in Nevada Iowa-Plant
Crop InputsDuPont Opens World’s Largest Cellulosic Ethanol Plant
October 30, 2015
DuPont celebrated the opening of its cellulosic biofuel facility in Nevada, IA, with a ceremony including Iowa Gov. Terry Brandstad Read More
Corn Field
Crop InputsResearchers Study Potential Impact of Pipeline Across Farm Soil
October 30, 2015
Growers wondering what impact, if any, natural gas pipelines will have on crop productivity in their fields can sign up Read More
Crop InputsLand O’Lakes Partners With South African Crop Protection Company
October 29, 2015
Land O’Lakes, Inc. and Villa Crop Protection of South Africa today announced a partnership, effective Oct. 26, that will capitalize Read More
Dupont Pioneer
Crop InputsDuPont Considering Sale of Its Agricultural Business
October 28, 2015
DuPont is talking to rivals about its agriculture business, interim Chief Executive Edward Breen said on Tuesday, less than a Read More
Dean Hendrickson West Central Distribution
FertilizerIn-Furrow Technology Summit Highlights Nutrient Efficiency
October 27, 2015
The Leaders of In-Furrow Technology (LIFT) held a media event October 21-22 to discuss the latest advancements in yield and Read More
Tim Hassinger Dow AgroSciences President and CEO
Crop InputsAnalysts: DuPont, Monsanto Potential Buyers For Dow’s Farm Business
October 26, 2015
Correction: It was incorrectly stated that Dow said on October 22 “it may exit the [farm] business altogether, and analysts Read More
Seed/BiotechMonsanto GE Seed Deregulated; Syngenta Biotech Corn Gets Extension
October 23, 2015
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has decided to deregulate the Monsanto Co.’s corn genetically engineered (GE) Read More
Legvold Farm, Northfield, MN
Crop InputsWest Central Distribution Launches Enhanced Performance Guarantee
October 23, 2015
West Central Distribution has announced the launch of their enhanced performance guarantee featuring their advanced chelating agent Levesol, starter fertilizer Read More
Syngenta Sign
Crop InputsSyngenta CEO Stepping Down After Monsanto Takeover Failure
October 21, 2015
Syngenta Chief Executive Mike Mack is stepping down as head of the Swiss agrochemicals group just two months after the Read More
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CropLife 100CHS, MKC Consider Second Grain Terminal In Milan, KS
November 30, 2015
CHS Inc., an energy, grains and food company and the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative, and MKC, a full-service farm cooperative Read More
CropLife 100United Cooperative Acquires Four ADM Wisconsin Facilities
November 12, 2015
United Cooperative, based out of Beaver Dam, WI, recently acquired four grain and agronomy locations from Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Read More
CropLife 100BRANDT Car Makes NASCAR Xfinity Series
October 29, 2015
BRANDT will join JR Motorsports with driver, Justin Allgaier, for the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity (NXS) Series season. Allgaier will pilot Read More
CHS Building exterior
CropLife 100CHS Leaders Help Shape Succession Report
October 22, 2015
Succession planning was listed as a main concern of cooperative leaders at this summer’s 15 regional CHS owner town hall Read More
Fall Harvest
CropLife 100Pinnacle Purchases Eight Regional Seed Companies
October 12, 2015
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings has announced the purchase of eight regional seed companies to advance its seed business. Pinnacle has acquired: Read More
MRM Agricultural Service
CropLife 100Pinnacle Acquires CropLife 100 Ag Retailer
October 8, 2015
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC has successfully acquired the Missouri-based agronomy business of MRM Agricultural Service, LLC and its affiliates (MRM). Operating Read More
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Crop InputsVivid Life Sciences Explores Early Field Trial Results
December 1, 2015
Early results from Vivid Life Sciences’ replicated summer field trials are showing the benefits of managing micronutrients to improve plant Read More
Seedling Closeup
Industry NewsCroda Acquires Innovative Seed Enhancement Company Inco…
December 1, 2015
Croda International Plc, a speciality chemical manufacturer behind some of the biggest, most successful brands in the world today announces Read More
Eric SfiligojThe End Of The World In Agriculture As We Know It?
December 1, 2015
A few years back, there was plenty of apprehension as 2012 drew to a close. Many people were convinced that Read More
CropLife 100CHS, MKC Consider Second Grain Terminal In Milan, KS
November 30, 2015
CHS Inc., an energy, grains and food company and the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative, and MKC, a full-service farm cooperative Read More
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HerbicidesGowan Co. To Acquire DNA Herbicides From Dow AgroScienc…
November 30, 2015
Gowan Co. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire global dinitroaniline (DNA) herbicide portfolio from Dow AgroSciences Read More
Palmer pigweed in soybean stubble
Herbicides‘Back to the Future’ Weed Control: Herbicide Outlook 20…
November 30, 2015
What’s new for herbicides in 2016? Well, not much, but the learning process is sure to continue for fine-tuning resistance Read More
Tim Hassinger Dow AgroSciences President and CEO
HerbicidesDow Expects Enlist Duo To Be Available For The 2016 U.S…
November 30, 2015
Relative to EPA’s recently filed motion to vacate the registration of Enlist Duo herbicide, The Dow Chemical Co. is confident Read More
HerbicidesBREAKING: EPA Pulls Registration On Dow’s Enlist …
November 25, 2015
EPA on Wednesday withdrew approval of a controversial new weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans, Read More
FertilizerYara Tampa Ammonia Terminal Garners ResponsibleAg Honor…
November 25, 2015
Yara has received its first ResponsibleAg Certification for its Tampa, FL, Ammonia terminal location. This achievement demonstrates Yara’s commitment to Read More
ManagementReviewing The Top Ag Stories For 2015
November 24, 2015
Editors Eric Sfiligoj and Paul Schrimpf discuss the most noteworthy events from this past year in agriculture. Read More
EmployeesAgriculture Jobs May Be Plentiful, But New Grads Are Sc…
November 24, 2015
Close to 60,000 jobs are set to open up in agriculture each year for the next five years, but there's not enough grads to fill them. Read More
Radish cover crop
StewardshipCover Crops Guide Helps Growers Improve Water Quality
November 23, 2015
A publication that teaches growers the advantages of using cover crops to improve soil health and crop yields has won Read More
Crop InputsThe Andersons’ Products Receive California Organi…
November 23, 2015
The Plant Nutrient Group of The Andersons, Inc. announced today that its Humic DG and Black Gypsum DG products are Read More
Eric SfiligojNew European Study Seems To Support Glyphosate Safety
November 23, 2015
Looking at any international news over the past few years, it might seem as if the European Union (EU) is Read More
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Crop InputsTwo New Biostimulants Added To United Suppliers’ …
November 20, 2015
Winfield US announces the launch of two new products in the United Suppliers portfolio for the 2016 crop season, Optify Read More
StewardshipNRDC Report: Cover Crops Contain Vast Benefits
November 19, 2015
As harvest season ends and farmers in the United States ready themselves for winter, one small change could make a Read More
Fall Harvest
Seed/BiotechArysta Launches New Seed Protectant
November 19, 2015
As spring wheat growers begin planning for a strong start to their season, Arysta LifeScience North America announces RANCONA V Read More
Crop InputsInocucor Receives U.S. Patent For Microbials
November 19, 2015
Inocucor Technologies Inc., the Montreal-based agriculture biotech company, was issued patent No. 9,175,258 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to protect Read More