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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
Iowa waterways
Stewardship2,600 Iowa Farmers Commit $8.7 Million to Water Quality Practices
August 9, 2017
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced Tuesday that a record number of Iowa farmers signed up to install nutrient Read More
Greg Musson, Gar Tootelian
CropLife 100Cause of Gar Tootelian Fire Under Investigation
August 7, 2017
Over one hundred firefighters and equipment responded to a four-alarm shop fire at the Gar Tootelian, Inc. (GAR) facility in Read More
Rob Versprille
ManagementCeres Solutions, North Central Co-op Merger to Bring New Opportunities for Indiana, Michigan Farmers
August 1, 2017
More than 40,000 customers and almost 9,000 Indiana and Michigan farmers will begin doing business with the new Ceres Solutions Read More
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Eric SfiligojA Message to Ag Retailers: Do Tell Your Good Stories
July 26, 2017
As the daughter of a peanut farmer, Krysta Harden, Chief Sustainability Officer for DuPont Crop Protection, understands the importance ag Read More
Tim Hassinger Dow AgroSciences President and CEO
Crop InputsDow’s Tim Hassinger Named President, CEO of Lindsay Corp.
July 24, 2017
Lindsay Corp. has  announced the appointment of Timothy Hassinger as president and CEO and a member of its board of Read More
Stewardship‘Gonna Fly Now’ with Environmental Respect
July 20, 2017
One of the most memorable moments in movie history occurred in the Academy Award-winning 1976 film “Rocky.” Haven gotten his Read More
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RoGator RG1300B AGCO
EquipmentAGCO Opens Nominations for 12th Annual Operator of the …
August 18, 2017
AGCO Corp. has announced the opening of nominations for AGCO Application Equipment’s 12th Annual Operator of the Year. The award Read More
ManagementTravels, Mergers, and CropLife 100 Updates
August 18, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss recent trips they’ve taken, the latest news on market consolidation, and the 2017 Read More
Corn Seed
Seed/BiotechSeed Innovations Benefit All of the Seed Industry
August 17, 2017
Innovations from throughout the seed industry help address many of the economic, environmental and health issues we face as a Read More
SpreadersGVM to Introduce New Prowler at MAGIE
August 17, 2017
The newest Prowler in GVM’s line-up will be introduced next week at the Midwest Ag Industries Expo (MAGIE), August 23 Read More
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Seed/BiotechLandus Cooperative’s AcreEdge Seed Brand Gears Up for 2…
August 17, 2017
Growers in more than 26 Iowa and Minnesota counties are seeing field signs with a new brand name at end Read More
Engenia soybeans
ManagementCorn and Soybean Yield Forecasts Larger than Expected
August 17, 2017
The USDA’s August Crop Production report contained larger-than-expected forecasts for the 2017 U.S. corn and soybean crops. At 169.5 bushels Read More
ManagementU.S. Ag Secretary Introduces SCORE
August 17, 2017
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signed a new agreement to support new and beginning farmers. On August 5, Perdue joined Read More
CHS-FFA-Minnesota
CropLife 100CHS and FFA: A Homerun Partnership
August 17, 2017
CHS hosted the Minnesota FFA for its annual FFA night at CHS Field. FFA students, educators and CHS leadership enjoyed Read More
Greg Musson, Gar Tootelian
CropLife 100Gar Tootelian Foundation Donates Half Million Dollars t…
August 16, 2017
Students at Immanuel Elementary are looking forward to the first day of school for two reasons this year. One, they Read More
Water Drainage
StewardshipNew System Could Remove Two Water Pollutants from Ag Fi…
August 14, 2017
Algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico use up the majority of the oxygen in the water, leading to massive Read More
Eric SfiligojThe Top 10 Crop Protection Companies, Post-Mega Mergers
August 14, 2017
Everyone loves a good Top 10 list. In fact, some prominent celebrities such as David Letterman spent much of their Read More
ManagementThe DuPont-Granular Deal, Dicamba Update, and Upcoming …
August 11, 2017
Matthew Grassi joins Paul Schrimpf for the second week in a row to talk about DuPont’s acquisition of Granular, as Read More
Soybeans weeds
HerbicidesOngoing Evaluation Key to Controlling Weeds, Improving …
August 10, 2017
As the sun bears down on record U.S. soybean acres this August, farmers keep their eyes on their fields to Read More
Young Corn Plants
Seed/BiotechMycogen Seeds Offers Novel Product to Battle Pythium, O…
August 10, 2017
After a season plagued by seedling diseases caused by cool, wet soils at planting, farmers have a new option to Read More
Corn Field
FertilizerProtect Applied Manure Straight From the Manure Pit to …
August 10, 2017
Farmers who use liquid manure to fertilize corn crops can now mix Instinct nitrogen stabilizer in their pit for easy Read More
Iowa waterways
Stewardship2,600 Iowa Farmers Commit $8.7 Million to Water Quality…
August 9, 2017
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced Tuesday that a record number of Iowa farmers signed up to install nutrient Read More
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Seed/BiotechLa Crosse Seed Continues Focus on Soil and Water Conser…
August 9, 2017
La Crosse Seed is doing its part to lead communication to ag retailers across the country on the importance of Read More
HerbicidesAg Secretary Perdue Comments on Dicamba Issue
August 9, 2017
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated to reporters this week that he would like to see the industry work out a Read More