Seed/Biotech Stories

Seed/BiotechDow AgroSciences Broadens Offerings
June 4, 2008
Dow AgroSciences LLC continues to expand its seed production and healthy food oil offerings. The company plans to expand its Read More
Seed/BiotechMonsanto Focuses On Drought Tolerance
May 6, 2008
Monsanto plans to invest $6 million in its Gothenburg facility to build a new center to test and promote drought-tolerant Read More
Seed/BiotechSyngenta Considers Seed Site
May 6, 2008
Syngenta Seeds, Inc. is looking to build a corn production facility. The company has begun exploring locations in the Corn Read More
Seed/BiotechBiotech Popularity Growing
April 16, 2008
Food and fuel prices are soaring and growers are scrambling to meet demand. A Reuters news article points out that Read More
Seed/BiotechBayer, Monsanto Offer Corn Option
April 9, 2008
Bayer CropScience LP and Monsanto Co. will partner on new fungicide seed treatment option. The pair entered into an exclusive Read More
Seed/BiotechPioneer, Syngenta Target Soybean Potential
April 9, 2008
Pioneer Hi-Bred and Syngenta Seed Care are partnering to offer soybean growers a powerful combination of traits and on-the-seed pest Read More
Seed/BiotechUnapproved Dow Trait Found In Corn
March 4, 2008
Even though an unapproved trait was discovered in 2006 and 2007 seed, this year’s corn crop will not be affected. Read More
Seed/BiotechMonsanto: French GM Ban Illegal, Harmful
February 13, 2008
The news of the French decision to ban a genetically modified variety of corn has been unfolding in the last Read More
Seed/BiotechBiotech Adoption XTRA Rapid
December 26, 2007
New field trial research shows growers are embracing the new corn rootworm technology. In just its second year on the Read More
Seed/BiotechPioneer Hybrids Top Grower Contest
December 18, 2007
In all, growers planting Pioneer brand hybrids won 20 out of 27 national titles in 2007 contest. DuPont congratulates David Read More

Top 100 Articles

CropLife 100CHS: Driving Momentum To Help Farmer-Owners Grow
December 11, 2014
CHS Inc., the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, must capture new opportunities to Read More
CropLife 100BRANDT, Verdesian Ink Distribution Agreement
December 9, 2014
The agreement grants BRANDT the exclusive right to sell and market Verdesian’s patented Steric chemistry in the Turf and Ornamental and eastern U.S. ag markets under the BRANDT Reaction product line name. Read More
CropLife 100CropLife 100: The Colors Of Custom Application
December 5, 2014
Although many color spray rigs are in the yards of the nation’s top ag retailers, the majority of them still come in only a few shades. Read More
CropLife 100Pinnacle Invests In Meridian Agriculture Distribution
December 4, 2014
Meridian will provide retailers with supplier-branded products and numerous opportunities to differentiate themselves from their competitors. Read More
CropLife 100CropLife 100: Entering A New Seed Era
December 4, 2014
The seed category has been re-vitalized during the past few years, and more good news (and varieties) are headed the industry’s way in 2015. Read More
CropLife 100CropLife 100: The Depressed State Of Fertilizer
December 3, 2014
Following downright giddy growth earlier this decade, fertilizer sales have fallen back down to earth the past two years. Read More

Latest News

ManagementDLL Companies Named In Top 10 U.S. Food And Agriculture…
December 23, 2014
DLL has announced that three of its food and agriculture brands have been ranked among the top 10 on the EDA’s Industry Insight list of Top 20 Equipment Lenders. Read More
Seed/BiotechSyngenta Receives Chinese Import Approval For Agrisure …
December 23, 2014
Syngenta has announced that it has received the safety certificate for its Agrisure Viptera trait (event MIR162) from China’s regulatory authorities, formally granting import approval. Read More
FertilizerGlobal Fertilizer Market: Cloudy With A Chance Of Sprin…
December 22, 2014
While spring demand in the Northern Hemisphere will prevent prices from slipping significantly, Rabobank believes that lower farmer margins will incent farmers to be more prudent in fertilizer application. Read More
Management2014: Looking Back, Looking Forward
December 22, 2014
Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss key emerging issues from the year past that retailers will be watching closely in Read More
FungicidesAlfalfa Expert: Root Rot More Widespread Than Previousl…
December 22, 2014
Once thought of as a wet-soil disease, aphanomyces root rot is more widespread than many realize. Read More
Seed/BiotechKaren Arthur Joins AgriThority As Seed Treatment Produc…
December 19, 2014
Prior to joining AgriThority, Arthur directed research and development programs, overseeing laboratory and field research, to build the Valent U.S.A. seed treatment portfolio. Read More
EquipmentJohn Deere To Sell Crop Insurance Business
December 19, 2014
Deere & Co. has reached a definitive agreement to sell its crop insurance business, subject to regulatory approval, to Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Co. of Iowa. Read More
Crop InputsNufarm Fills Regulatory VP Position
December 18, 2014
Nufarm announced today that Rob Schwehr has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Innovation & Regulatory Affairs for Nufarm Americas. Read More
Seed/BiotechReport: China Approves Viptera Corn, U.S. Officials Awa…
December 17, 2014
Chinese authorities have informed some agriculture industry officials the government has approved U.S. imports of a type of genetically modified corn developed by Syngenta. Read More
FertilizerMonty’s Plant Food Brings In New Sales Rep
December 16, 2014
Monty's Plant Food Company has hired Warren Kearns as its newest Sales Representative for the South Carolina area. Read More
EquipmentHagie Wins 2014 CropLife IRON Product Of The Year Award
December 15, 2014
The self-propelled sprayer maker has a hit on its hands with the new STS Series model. Read More
Syngenta
Seed/BiotechSyngenta Sees China Approving Contentious GMO Corn Soon
December 15, 2014
Syngenta will make an announcement when it receives official documentation from China that Agrisure Viptera corn, known as MIR 162, has been cleared for import. Read More
Crop InputsVerdesian Life Sciences Names Vice President Of Communi…
December 15, 2014
Amy Bugg will oversee the execution of all promotional strategies for the corporate brand and the complete product portfolio. Read More
StewardshipFarmers, Retailers Attend 4R Certification 4U Workshop
December 15, 2014
More than 160 farmers and ag retailer attended the “4R Certification 4U” workshop December 12 to learn more about the 4Rs of nutrient stewardship, water quality research in the area and cost-sharing opportunities. Read More
Matt Hopkins10 Best New Agriculture Apps For 2015
December 15, 2014
These new agriculture apps are certain to help ag professionals do their jobs more efficiently in 2015 and beyond. Read More
ManagementARA Learnings, Retail Buying Intentions: Welcome To Cro…
December 12, 2014
This informal video program puts news and events effecting retailers into context, and features Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj. Read More
Seed/BiotechMonsanto Herbicide-Tolerant Technology Closer To Commer…
December 12, 2014
The final EIS moves Monsanto one step closer to the introduction of Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans, paving the way to provide access to dicamba-tolerant soybeans and cotton. Read More
Seed/BiotechUSDA Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement On Her…
December 12, 2014
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is issuing a final environmental impact statement on varieties of cotton and soybeans that have been genetically engineered for resistance to several herbicides, including the one known as dicamba. Read More