The 2014 season promises plenty of new solutions to hit the downstream seed treatment market.
Seed Treatment application equipment is advancing at a rapid rate and retailers are the ones benefiting from the seed treating arms race.
The seed treatment industry was stronger than ever in 2013 with new formulations and combinations of active ingredients.
A farmers’ cooperative in Illinois employs an On Demand system from Bayer SeedGrowth to treat soybean seed. The benefits reported include more uniform seed treatment, faster seed throughput, improved product stewardship, operator-friendly elimination of manual slurry mixing, and optimized inventory management. Mark Orr is General Manager of AG View FS, a farmers’ cooperative headquartered in
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, “Seed Treatment (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) Market For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 – 2018,” the global seed treatment market was valued at $2.43 billion in 2011 and is
If you’ve ever watched an old movie about World War II, you know that this was a conflict unlike the globe at ever seen. Not only was virtually every nation on the planet involved in the fighting, but this tended to spill over into the life of your average person. There were nightly blackouts in
It’s no secret that one of the fastest growing areas of agriculture has been seed treatment. From humble beginnings — with ag retailers mixing seed and chemicals by hand to today’s fully-closed automated seed treatment systems — the marketplace has now grown into a $2.6 billion global business. “There has been very explosive growth in
The seed treatment sector is booming: in 2011 total seed treatment market revenues in North America was $1.1 billion and by 2016 that is projected to be $1.8 billion. With the increased use and focus on seed treatment products, there has also been increased discussion throughout the country about these products with regards to bees
Rizolex Fungicide from Valent U.S.A. Corp. has been registered by the EPA for use as a seed protectant on soybeans, cotton, sorghum, corn and sugar beets. When applied to seed as a foundational fungicide, Rizolex delivers protection against a broad spectrum of soil borne and seed/seedling diseases, including Rhizoctonia damping-off and Fusarium. The new seed
Most soybean producers know that bacterial seed inoculants need to be handled with care to maintain viability of the living Rhizobia bacteria. This means keeping the product cool, moist, out of the sunlight and applying the product to the seed no more than four hours before planting. An issue that always seems to be raised