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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
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Precision AgPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
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Crop InputsExperts: Mild Winter, Early Planting Will Increase Soybean Insect Threat
June 12, 2017
Higher than average temperatures this past winter affected much of the nation, especially the South and Midwest. The National Centers Read More
Eric SfiligojMonsanto ‘Picks Its Battles’ by Nixing Deere Deal
May 23, 2017
Having been in the trade journalism game since the mid-1980s, I remember several watershed moments during my career. One of Read More
Migrant farm workers
LegislationTrump: Immigration Crackdown Won’t Impact U.S. Agriculture
May 16, 2017
President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry Read More
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Eric SfiligojRemembering Robert Ratliff
May 15, 2017
With all the fast-paced happenings in agriculture this spring, with multiple mergers in the works and planting season in full Read More
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EquipmentSpray Application: A Nozzle Renaissance
May 2, 2017
If you had asked four-decade ag veteran Mark Bartel, President of Wilger Inc., just a few years ago what lay Read More
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ManagementDow Field Day and More Cooperative Consolidation
June 28, 2017
CropLife Editor discusses his recent attendance at the Dow AgroSciences Field Day in Indiana and shares news on another pair Read More
Young Corn Plants
Eric SfiligojLaunching New Seed Traits: Wait on China . . . Or Else!
June 26, 2017
In life, no one likes the waiting game. In agriculture, however, playing the waiting game is very important – especially Read More
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Crop InputsMonsanto Speaks on Dicamba Issues in Arkansas
June 26, 2017
Monsanto’s Chief Technology Officer, Robb Fraley, issued the following statement following the Arkansas State Plant Board’s proposal to ban dicamba, Read More
Corn Field
Seed/BiotechCorn Insect Bt Technologies Offer Cost-effective, Proac…
June 26, 2017
When farm economics are challenging, farmers look for ways to bolster profit margins, including reducing input costs. Some may think Read More
Crop InputsArkansas Plant Board Votes to Ban Dicamba — Now W…
June 23, 2017
The Arkansas State Plant Board has voted to pass a proposed emergency rule to ban the use of in-crop dicamba, Read More
Engenia soybeans
Crop InputsBASF: ‘Closely Monitoring’ Dicamba Situatio…
June 22, 2017
BASF, whose Engenia herbicide is the target of more than 200 drift complaints in Arkansas, emailed the following statement to Read More
ManagementConsolidation Update
June 22, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss progress on manufacturer consolidation, and another big move for Midwest cooperative Central Valley Read More
Palmer pigweed seedhead in cotton
Crop InputsThreat of Dicamba Ban Looms in Arkansas
June 22, 2017
The Arkansas State Plant Board has rejected a proposed ban on the use of dicamba herbicide, but a procedural error Read More
Potash Agrium
Crop InputsAgrium-PotashCorp to become Nutrien upon Merger Complet…
June 21, 2017
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. have announced today that once the anticipated merger transaction closes, the new Read More
Crop InputsMidwestern BioAg Hosts TerraNu Fertilizer Plant Opening…
June 20, 2017
Last Friday, Midwestern BioAg was joined by over 80 local farmers, media and staff to celebrate the grand opening of Read More
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Industry NewsAligned Ag Distributors Names New President
June 19, 2017
Aligned Ag Distributors LLC announced this morning the appointment of Mary Tolke to the position of President/CEO, effective July 1. Read More
ManagementPlotting Corn, AGCO/Asmark’s Applicator Training Center…
June 15, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj talk about their recent visits to Columbus, OH, and Bloomington, IL, along with an Read More
Seed/BiotechDow AgroSciences Announces Launch of Enlist Corn for 20…
June 14, 2017
Enlist corn will be commercially available in the U.S. for the 2018 growing season. Dow AgroSciences announced the launch today Read More
ASMARK AGCO Applicator Training Center
EmployeesAsmark, AGCO Open Training Center for Beginning Applica…
June 13, 2017
AGCO Corp. and the Asmark Institute have opened a new Applicator Training Center, created in a collaboration between the two Read More
Power to Do More Contest Winners
HerbicidesDow AgroSciences Announces Three Winners in Power to Do…
June 13, 2017
Thousands of votes have been cast and three farmers have been awarded the power to do more with a $10,000 Read More
Frogeye leaf spot
FungicidesStrobilurin-resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Threat Looms wi…
June 13, 2017
Heavy spring rainfall throughout the South and Midwest delayed planting and created the perfect environment for diseases like frogeye leaf Read More
PrecisionAg Vision Conference
Precision AgPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
PrecisionAg® is pleased to announce the return of its PrecisionAg Vision Conference, October 10-12, 2017. Based on overwhelmingly positive response Read More
CHS St. Paul, MN fertilizer terminal
LegislationICGA Praises President Trump’s Remarks on Waterwa…
June 12, 2017
Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s comments Read More