Seed/Biotech Stories

Seed/BiotechPoncho/VOTiVO Corn Seed Treatment Boosts Yields
March 1, 2012
Recent yield data confirms that Poncho/VOTiVO, a seed treatment that combines the most trusted seed-applied insecticide in corn with the Read More
Seed/BiotechNovozymes BioAg Expands Sales Team
February 22, 2012
Novozymes BioAg has bolstered its field sales team with the addition of four field sales representatives whose mission is to Read More
Seed/BiotechFormer Monsanto Executive To Lead FBSciences
January 20, 2012
FBSciences, Inc. has apppointed Dr. David N. Duncan its new CEO.  Before joining FBSciences, Duncan was CEO of Pasteuria Bioscience, Read More
Seed/BiotechUSDA Approves Monsanto’s Drought-Tolerant Corn
December 28, 2011
The USDA has deregulated Monsanto’s first-generation drought-tolerant trait for corn, MON 87460. Drought-tolerant corn is projected to be introduced as Read More
Seed/BiotechMonsanto Sues Seed Companies For Royalties
December 19, 2011
Monsanto has filed a lawsuit in federal court district court in St. Louis, saying the companies — Agventure Inc., Doebler’s Read More
Seed/BiotechUsing Seed Protection To Improve ROI
December 8, 2011
As seed has become one of a customer’s biggest investments each season, more soybean growers are doing everything they can Read More
Seed/Biotech2012 DEKALB Lineup Features 47 New Corn Products
December 8, 2011
DEKALB corn’s 2012 lineup features 47 new products derived from Monsanto’s advanced breeding program. Jason Hoag, DEKALB Marketing Lead, said Read More
Seed/BiotechEPA Extends Registrations For Two Monsanto SmartStax Products
November 30, 2011
The U.S. EPA has extended the registrations of two corn trait products from Monsanto, Genuity SmartStax RIB Complete and Genuity Read More
Seed/BiotechMonsanto Adds Another Genuity Reduced-Refuge Product
November 23, 2011
U.S. farmers in the Corn Belt now have a new single-bag option for managing above-ground pests. Monsanto’s Genuity VT Double Read More
Seed/BiotechPioneer Introduces 33 New Soybean Products For 2012
November 16, 2011
Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, has introduced 33 new soybean products for 2012. “Pioneer soybean breeders focus on delivering strong Read More
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The Andersons Waterloo
ManagementFirst Indiana Facility Certified Under 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program
June 27, 2016
The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program has announced that The Andersons, Inc.’s Waterloo, IN, facility has been added to its Read More
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Industry NewsCalifornia Event Will Mix Ag And Tech Professionals To Explore IT Solutions
June 20, 2016
Silicon Valley is hot on agriculture, and an upcoming event in California will bring together the food and tech industries Read More
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Eric SfiligojWhat’s Next For Monsanto?
May 31, 2016
For the folks at Monsanto’s headquarters in St. Louis, MO, it has been an eventful few weeks. Back on May Read More
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Industry NewsMonsanto Rejects Bayer Bid; Open To More Talks
May 25, 2016
Monsanto Co, the world’s largest seed company, turned down Bayer AG’s $62 billion acquisition bid as “incomplete and financially inadequate” Read More
Eric SfiligojPity The Monsanto Haters
May 23, 2016
An old saying goes thus: “Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it.” Given current events, there Read More
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Crop InputsReport: Bayer Eyeing Monsanto For Possible Mega-Merger
May 16, 2016
Bayer AG is exploring a potential bid for U.S. competitor Monsanto Co. in a deal that would create the world’s Read More
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ManagementUpdates on Glyphosate Use in the EU and Bayer/Monsanto
June 29, 2016
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss the latest important developments on these crop protection fronts. Read More
Industry NewsCompass Minerals Names Protassium+ Sales Director
June 28, 2016
Compass Minerals, the producer of Protassium+ sulfate of potash, has named Scott Johnson director of sales for Protassium+ North America. Read More
Eric SfiligojThe British Leave Vote Impact On EU Agriculture
June 27, 2016
Like virtually everyone else in the world this past week, I’ve watched the global reaction to Britain’s vote to exit Read More
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Crop InputsValent Names David Nothmann Vice President Of Marketing
June 27, 2016
Valent U.S.A. Corp. has announced the appointment of David Nothmann as vice president of marketing. Nothmann will be responsible for Read More
The Andersons Waterloo
ManagementFirst Indiana Facility Certified Under 4R Nutrient Stew…
June 27, 2016
The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program has announced that The Andersons, Inc.’s Waterloo, IN, facility has been added to its Read More
CropLife 100BRANDT Contributes To Mayo Clinic
June 27, 2016
BRANDT, a leading agriculture retailer and manufacturer of specialty agriculture products, has pledged a sizable donation to the Mayo Clinic Read More
ManagementReport: U.S. Farmland Values On Average Continue Gradua…
June 27, 2016
Land price movement has been in the forefront for farmers, landowners, lenders and land brokers for a decade now during Read More
AdjuvantsPrecision Laboratories Introduces Intact Xtra For Use W…
June 27, 2016
Precision Laboratories announces the launch of Intact Xtra, an adjuvant designed for applicators who want to maximize spray applications and Read More
Key Cooperative’s new liquid fertilizer, crop chemical, and seed facility in Grinnell, IA stores 1.5 million gallons of liquid fertilizer and 120,000 gallons of crop chemicals.
Retail FacilitiesKey Cooperative Facility Features The Latest In Murray …
June 27, 2016
When Key Cooperative wanted to improve the overall efficiency at its new state-of-the-art facility in Grinnell, IA, it turned to Read More
Allen Summers Asmark Institute PSM Training
EmployeesAsmark Institute Sponsors 25 ResponsibleAg Auditor Trai…
June 21, 2016
The Asmark Institute has announced plans to provide 25 scholarships through their affiliated State fertilizer and agrichemical associations to help encourage Read More
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CropLife 100Wheat Growers Celebrates Kennebec Elevator Grand Openin…
June 21, 2016
Over 250 patrons and guests were on hand to celebrate Wheat Growers’ Kennebec Elevator grand opening. South Dakota Secretary of Read More
Land O Lakes
Industry NewsLand O’Lakes To Acquire Ceres
June 20, 2016
Land O’ Lakes, Inc. and Ceres, Inc. have announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement under which Land O’Lakes Read More
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Industry NewsCalifornia Event Will Mix Ag And Tech Professionals To …
June 20, 2016
Silicon Valley is hot on agriculture, and an upcoming event in California will bring together the food and tech industries Read More
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June 17, 2016
The WinField Crop Adventure grand opening ceremonies at Fair Oaks Farms (near Winemac, IN) welcomed USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Read More
Crop InputsFields of the Future: WinField Doubles Down with Agri-E…
June 16, 2016
Land O’Lakes, Inc., joined by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, today will host Fields of the Future, a live broadcast about Read More
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Crop InputsMonsanto Turns Back Bayer Again
June 14, 2016
Bayer AG’s bid to buy Monsanto Co. for more than $60 billion has hit an impasse that could pose a Read More
Young Corn Field
Crop NutritionNext Generation Of Nitrogen Efficiency Technology Conve…
June 13, 2016
Commodity price projections indicate farmers will continue to face tight margins again this year. Delivering higher yields and more bushels Read More