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Crop InputsExpert: Midwest Soil Could Take Two Years To Recover From Drought
February 12, 2013
The Midwest suffered the worst drought in years last summer, and Midwest soil has been suffering from a drought since Read More
ManagementHearing On Weather Disasters, Effects On Agriculture, Economy
February 11, 2013
Senator Debbie Stabenow, chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing on Read More
State of the Industry2013 Ag Retail Outlook: Consolidation, Drought Among Topics To Watch
February 4, 2013
Fresh from serving as the primary educational session coordinator at the Agricultural Retailers Association annual meeting in December, noted agribusiness Read More
Crop InputsSoybean Expert: Drought Impacts Soil Microbials
January 18, 2013
Severe drought conditions limited soybean production (6.2% per-acre yield decline from 2011) across much of the U.S. in 2012. The Read More
FungicidesSyngenta: “Do Fungicides Pay In Drought?” Question Answered In 2012
January 4, 2013
Syngenta yield data indicates Quilt Xcel fungicide helped corn and soybeans in drought-stressed regions across the U.S. better tolerate the Read More
ManagementLow Water May Halt Mississippi River Transport
December 28, 2012
Commerce on a key stretch of the Mississippi River could “come to an effective halt” earlier than expected next week Read More
ManagementConference To Cover Drought, Impact On 2013 Growing Season
November 21, 2012
The Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference will be December 18-19 at the Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, Read More
ManagementBarge Shipping On Mississippi Still At Risk From Low Levels
November 21, 2012
Water levels on the Mississippi River may drop to historic lows next month in the Midwest, delaying barges carrying everything Read More
ManagementMidwest Farm Values Stay High Despite Drought
November 16, 2012
Land prices in the Corn Belt continued to surge in the third quarter, even as a severe drought battered crops. Read More
HerbicidesExperts: Watch For Drought-Induced Herbicide Carryover
October 26, 2012
This summer’s lack of rain has translated into the potential for summer-applied herbicides to carry over into winter wheat or Read More
ManagementDrought Assistance Minimizes Impact, Spurs Improvements
October 24, 2012
The USDA’s efforts to help producers rebound from drought have touched more than one million acres of farmland across the Read More
Crop InputsAgronomist: Consider History, Not Drought, During Fall Tillage
October 15, 2012
Farmers should consider the short- and long-term effects of fall tillage on their fields and not just the effects of Read More
ManagementDrought Poses Mental Health Problems For Farmers
October 8, 2012
Farming is stressful enough in a normal year, but add a months-long drought and many producers could be vulnerable to Read More
FertilizerCover Crops Trap Residual N Following Drought
September 27, 2012
This is the perfect year to plant cover crops in Illinois, according to soils and agronomy experts with USDA’s Natural Read More
Matthew GrassiDrought 2012: Webinar Sheds Light On What To Expect In 2013
September 13, 2012
Purdue Extension agricultural economist Corinne Alexander recently presented “Agricultural Outlook 2013,” a free webinar to help farmers and others in agriculture make better business decisions following the worst drought in decades. Read More
ManagementDrought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules For Cover Crop Harvesting
September 10, 2012
For farmers wanting to insure a grain crop in 2013, certain rules applied to the treatment of cover crops for Read More
FertilizerA Hedge Against Drought
September 5, 2012
With the Midwest receiving only 25% to 50% of its normal rainfall, 2012 has been referred to as the worst Read More
Eric SfiligojDrought 2012: No ‘Heat Of The Moment’ Decisions
September 5, 2012
No matter what way you look at it, the now-officially christened Drought of 2012 has been a marketplace shaker. For Read More
FertilizerDrought Planning
September 5, 2012
Drought. We know how it’s affected the crops, and we’re beginning to see how it’s affecting supplies and prices. But Read More
Seed/BiotechDrought And Illinois Corn: Comparing 1988 And 2012
August 16, 2012
Many producers are wondering whether the development of genetically modified hybrids and the improvement in hybrid yield potential and stress Read More
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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
Latest News
UncategorizedPrecision Ag, Iowa Water, and GM Corn Updates
March 24, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj look at the state of precision agriculture, the dismissal of the Des Moines Water Read More
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
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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