Seed/Biotech Stories

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
Seed/BiotechDown To A Seed Science
October 24, 2011
Many a dealer appreciates the biology and technology used to engineer a blow-out harvest for grower customers. But as the Read More
Trending Articles
Eric SfiligojReasons For Hope In Commodity Prices
May 2, 2016
For many months now, the doomsayers have ruled the day in agriculture. Too much supply with too little demand would Read More
Eric SfiligojMissing The Family Ties In Agriculture
April 25, 2016
By its nature, the agriculture market is cyclical. Up and down cycles come and go with a regular pattern. For Read More
HerbicidesHerbicide Resistance In Waterhemp Continues To Grow
April 22, 2016
Twenty-five years ago, waterhemp was virtually unknown to Illinois farmers. Today, the broadleaf weed blankets corn and soybean fields across Read More
Eric SfiligojBiotech Corn Drop More Economics Vs. Consumer Rejection
April 18, 2016
Since their introduction into the agricultural marketplace, biotech crops has steadily grown in acreage in the countries of the world Read More
Crop InputsBayer: 5 Reasons We Disagree With Maryland Neonic Ban
April 12, 2016
We’re disappointed that the Maryland legislature chose not to stand up for sound science and the rights of Maryland’s homeowners Read More
Corn
OpinionChallenging Global Economic Conditions Putting More Heat On U.S. Ag Retailers
April 7, 2016
There it is. That vague, slightly sickening feeling in the pit of my stomach. Things are getting weird out there. Read More
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FungicidesSummer Fungicides: Still A Difficult Sell
May 6, 2016
About a dozen years ago, Asian soybean rust (ASR) was working its way up to the U.S. from South America, where Read More
ManagementGlyphosate, GMOs, and Plantings
May 6, 2016
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj look at the latest news surrounding the ongoing glyphosate debate, biotech crops, and how Read More
Young Corn Field
Crop NutritionEnhancing In-Season Nitrogen Use Efficiency Is In The D…
May 5, 2016
Spring is here and crops are in the ground. Do you have a plan for your nitrogen during the growing Read More
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Nozzles2016 Nozzles And Tips Report: Waste Watchers
May 5, 2016
Every year in the spring, ag retailers and their grower-customers prepare for the coming crop season. This involves prepping crop Read More
Industry NewsHELM AGRO Adds New Marketing & Business Development…
May 4, 2016
HELM AGRO US, Inc. has announced the hiring of Troy Bettner as the company’s new Marketing & Business Development Leader. Bettner Read More
Palmer amaranth in soybean stubble
HerbicidesWSSA: Billions In Potential Economic Losses From Uncont…
May 4, 2016
What losses would corn and soybean growers experience if they were forced to eliminate herbicides and other control techniques from Read More
Spray Drift
HerbicidesRoundup Ready Xtend: Silver Linings In Label Delays For…
May 4, 2016
Since 2014, Monsanto has trained more than 20,000 growers and retailers on all aspects of its new dicamba-tolerant system at Read More
Syngenta headquarters in Basel, Switzerland
Crop InputsSyngenta Board Appoints New CEO
May 4, 2016
Syngenta announced today the appointment of J. Erik Fyrwald, currently President and CEO of the U.S. chemistry distribution company Univar Read More
Crop InputsIntrexon Establishes Crop Protection Enterprise
May 4, 2016
Intrexon Corp., a leader in synthetic biology, has announced the formation of Intrexon Crop Protection (ICP), a wholly-owned subsidiary dedicated to Read More
Patriot 4440 Sprayer close up
ManagementFlashing Back And Moving Forward On Spray Drift
May 3, 2016
The potential for pesticide drift remains an unavoidable feature of modern agriculture. Here, too, history repeats itself. “When Roundup debuted, Read More
Giant Ragweed
HerbicidesSurvey Provides Insights On Giant Ragweed In The Corn B…
May 2, 2016
A new survey published in the journal Weed Science offers insights into the distribution and management of giant ragweed, a Read More
Truck dumping dry fertilizer
FertilizerFertilizer Logistics Q&A: Southern States’ Joe Wlod…
May 2, 2016
Joe Wlodkoski, Director of Agronomy Procurement, Fertilizer, Southern States Cooperative, is a 40-plus year fertilizer industry veteran. He is quite Read More
Eric SfiligojReasons For Hope In Commodity Prices
May 2, 2016
For many months now, the doomsayers have ruled the day in agriculture. Too much supply with too little demand would Read More
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FertilizerFertilizer Logistics 2016: All Clear, So Far
May 1, 2016
After a relatively hairy early start to the spring fertilizer movement season with flooding in Louisiana and St. Louis, things Read More
BAICOR
CropLife 100BRANDT Acquires Utah Specialty Fertilizer Company
April 28, 2016
BRANDT, a leading agriculture retailer and manufacturer of specialty ag products, has acquired a majority interest in BAICOR, L.C. BAICOR, Read More
Soybean field
Industry NewsVerdesian Life Sciences Adds Vice President Of Business…
April 28, 2016
Verdesian Life Sciences has announced the addition of Marc Treurniet to the plant health and nutrition company’s management team. Treurniet Read More
ManagementBiotech Crops Developments and Millennials
April 28, 2016
Editors Eric Sfiligoj and Paul Schrimpf talk about the latest activities in biotech crops and a major shift in the Read More
Industry NewsNachurs-Alpine, Pathway Biologic Extend Marketing Agree…
April 28, 2016
Nachurs-Alpine Solutions (Marion, OH) and Pathway Biologic (Plant City, FL) announce an extension to their exclusive marketing agreement specific to Read More