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Cornfield near Sioux City Iowa
Seed/BiotechMycogen Unveils Stress-Tolerant Corn Portfolio
July 8, 2015
Mycogen Seeds is helping growers in the western Corn Belt manage multiple environmental variables with a holistic solution: its new Read More
StewardshipCould Australian Water Trading Approach Fit In California?
May 18, 2015
Ten years of drought isn’t a good thing. It doesn’t help the bottom line of farmers or the health of Read More
StewardshipCalifornia Mega-Drought Spurs New Water Restrictions
April 2, 2015
California Governor Jerry Brown, in his most sweeping action to combat a devastating multi-year drought, ordered residents and businesses on Read More
StewardshipA Turning Point For Water In Agriculture
January 2, 2015
Keeping this country’s water sources abundant and clean may be the new priority for this generation in production agriculture. Read More
California Crop
ManagementStudy: Drought Costing California Billions
July 17, 2014
A new study has found the drought has cost the state $2.2 billion, primarily in lost farm revenue and wages. Read More
ManagementCalifornia Drought Threatens To Dry Up Farm Wells
July 15, 2014
Farmers hit hardest by California's drought could begin to see wells run dry next year, according to a new study by The Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis. Read More
ManagementEconomist: El Niño Could Benefit U.S. Agriculture
June 17, 2014
A Kansas State University senior agricultural economist says there's a 70% chance an El Niño will arrive this fall — and that's good news for the U.S. Read More
Management10 Key Recommendations For California’s Drought Resilience
June 11, 2014
A report by the Association of California Water Agencies finds the current drought has exposed key vulnerabilities in the state's water management system and must be addressed with a variety of strategies. Read More
ManagementPurdue Team Aims To Increase Agricultural Resilience Amid Climate Change
May 7, 2014
A team of Purdue University researchers is studying how cover crops and controlled drainage of water might help agriculture become more resilient to the stresses of variable weather and climate. Read More
Crop InputsSyngenta Supports Using Water Wisely
December 3, 2013
With food production so closely tied to the world’s water supply, Syngenta is raising awareness among its employees on how they can conserve water at home. Read More
CropLife 100A Drought Hangover For Fertilizer Retailers
December 2, 2013
Following last year’s severe drought, many analysts predicted 2013 could be a rougher year for the fertilizer category. And it was. Read More
Crop InputsDry Conditions Taking A Toll On Nation’s Crops
August 20, 2013
Corn conditions are declining after promising weekend rains disappointed farmers. And while corn maturation is catching up, it’s still a Read More
Seed/BiotechGenuity DroughtGuard Hybrids Receive Import Approval From China
June 17, 2013
China, a major importer of U.S. corn grain and dried distillers grain solubles, has officially granted full regulatory import authorization Read More
ManagementVilsack: Climate Change Will Soon Affect Agriculture
June 6, 2013
U.S. farmers and ranchers must adapt or risk getting left behind as climate change becomes an increasingly influential part of Read More
ManagementStudy: Climate Change Could Cut Corn-For-Ethanol Yields By 7%
June 3, 2013
If the climate continues to evolve as predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the U.S. stands little to Read More
Seed/BiotechBASF, Monsanto Launching Drought-Tolerant Corn In 2014
May 29, 2013
Global crop protection companies BASF SE and Monsanto Co. plan to commercially launch a drought-tolerant variety of genetically modified corn Read More
FertilizerDrought May Mean Less Nitrogen Needed For Corn
April 8, 2013
The drought of 2012 has likely increased the carryover of nitrate-nitrogen (nitrate-N) into the 2013 season, according to field agronomists Read More
Crop InputsDrought Shifts Pest Mix
April 1, 2013
Conventional wisdom says most tiny critters should have perished under last season’s parched conditions — but some actually thrived in Read More
ManagementUSDA: Be Prepared For Continuing Drought
March 22, 2013
With the prospect of a continuation of one of the worst droughts in nearly 50 years, the USDA is reminding Read More
Seed/BiotechDEKALB System Delivers Deeper Roots To Withstand Drought
March 15, 2013
With the effects of last season’s drought still being felt in many states, farmers are looking for ways to help Read More
Trending Articles
AdjuvantsA New Weed-Control Era Begins: But First, One Last Obstacle
March 4, 2017
There is trepidation, there is reluctance, and there is excitement. Ag retailers feel it all about the new dicamba and Read More
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Crop InputsLIFT Agriculture Academy: A Q&A With West Central Distribution’s Dean Hendrickson
March 1, 2017
West Central Distribution recently launched its LIFT Agriculture Academy, a new, premiere training and professional development resource for West Central’s ag Read More
Farmer and aptop
Matt Hopkins10 Warning Signs Your Website Is Grossly Outdated
February 8, 2017
Your Website is often a visitor’s first impression of your ag retail business. A positive first impression can set the Read More
AgriSync
Matt Hopkins17 Agriculture Apps That Will Help You Farm Smarter In 2017
December 9, 2016
Ag professionals are working smarter, not harder, than ever before. Smart farming technologies have enabled them to reduce costs, maximize Read More
R4023 Sprayer, John Deere
CropLife 100Ag Retail Equipment Report: The Green Party Continues
December 7, 2016
In the annual race for sales in the ag retail equipment marketplace, the color schemes for participants are a little Read More
Mike Stern
Precision AgClimate Corp. CEO Talks Retailer Support For Digital Ag
December 1, 2016
CropLife Magazine’s sister publication, AgriBusiness Global, recently sat down with Mike Stern, CEO of The Climate Corp., following the Monsanto subsidiary’s Read More
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Pam Marrone
Crop InputsMarrone Bio Innovations Enters Biostimulants Market Wit…
March 23, 2017
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. is expanding beyond biopesticides and crop protection and into the biostimulant market by commercially launching Haven Read More
Nutrients for Life Foundation Teacher
FertilizerNutrients For Life Foundation Celebrates 10 Years Teach…
March 23, 2017
Those in agriculture know fertilizer is a vital ingredient to grow strong, productive crops. In fact, fertilizer is responsible for Read More
ManagementThink You Know Water? Take WinField United’s R…
March 22, 2017
Water is among our most precious resources, and arguably the hardest working, with just one percent available for human use, Read More
Corn Field
LegislationTFI Hopes Court Dismissal Is ‘Final Chapter’…
March 20, 2017
The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) released the following statement from President, Chris Jahn on the March 17, 2017, federal court dismissal Read More
Wheat Growers
Industry NewsWheat Growers CEO Dale Locken To Retire
March 20, 2017
CEO Dale Locken has announced that he plans to retire from Wheat Growers. Locken has served almost 15 years as Read More
Bayer Monsanto
Eric SfiligojBayer-Monsanto: Life, LibertyLink, And The Pursuit Of R…
March 20, 2017
As the calendar officially turns to spring, life is in full renewal mode. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and Read More
Corn Field
Crop InputsUltra Yield Micronutrients Acquires Kronos Micronutrien…
March 16, 2017
Ultra Yield Micronutrients, Inc. ”Ultra”, an affiliate of Cameron Chemicals, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Read More
ManagementSnowstorms, Asset Sales, and Soybeans Prices
March 16, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss the weather, precision ag, crop protection company mergers, and commodity prices in this Read More
Soybean Field
Seed/BiotechBayer Invests $8.1 million In Soybean Advancement In Th…
March 16, 2017
Growers in Illinois and across the Midwest now have the added benefit of a state-of-the-art soybean research facility, increasing accessibility Read More
CHS
CropLife 100CHS Acquires Western Co-op Transport Association
March 16, 2017
CHS Inc., North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, has purchased Western Co-op Transport Read More
Young corn plants in soil
HerbicidesBest Management Practices To Control PPO-Resistant Weed…
March 14, 2017
Weeds resistant to the class of herbicides called protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitors are spreading at a faster rate than weed Read More
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Eric SfiligojFungicide Resistance On The Horizon
March 13, 2017
For many years now, the agricultural market has struggled to keep ahead of an ever-growing number of herbicide-resistant weeds. According Read More
Management2017 Commodity Classic Review
March 10, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss what happened at the recent Commodity Classic in San Antonio. Read More
Farmer using AgriSync
ManagementMajor AgriSync Update Aims To Extend Ag Experts’ Power …
March 10, 2017
AgriSync announced a major update to its leading collaboration and service management tool for professional ag advisors and their farmer Read More
Agrible Pocket Spray Smart App
EquipmentNew Agrible Pocket Spray Smart App Alleviates Spraying …
March 10, 2017
There’s a new app to help farmers decide when to spray their fields. Pocket Spray Smart is a free iOS Read More
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Crop InputsBiological Products Trade Association Changes Name, Exp…
March 9, 2017
The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA), formerly the BioPesticide Industry Alliance, is the new name of the rapidly growing U.S.-based Read More
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Equipment14 Fertilizer Spreaders For 2017
March 9, 2017
Application equipment manufacturers stressed flexibility and accuracy with this year’s crop of fertilizer spreaders. From AGCO’s TerraGator TG9300B and Case IH’s 810 Read More
Sonny Perdue
LegislationARA: Sonny Perdue Confirmation Delay Simply A Paperwork…
March 9, 2017
It’s been seven weeks since the White House named former Gov. Sonny Perdue (R-Ga.) as the nominee for the next Read More