How to Approach the 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship in 2023
A deep discussion with a trusted advisor to challenge traditional approaches to the right source, right rate, right time, and right place can increase yields and profitability.
Changing Application Technologies Push Adjuvants to New Heights
Adjuvants play an important role in sustainable agriculture’s emphasis on efficiency and precision.
Biopesticide Use in Row Crops Continues to Gain Momentum
Science, efficacy, and formulation improvement — along with consumer and regulatory forces — converge to help the biopesticides market continue growing.
Why the Perception of Fungicides Is Changing
Clearer messaging becomes central to showing how fungicides don’t just control disease, reports Senior Editor Jackie Pucci.
The Insect Pest Wild Card: How to Prepare for Insecticide Applications in 2023
Given rising prices, the loss of chlorpyrifos, and supply chain pressures in “the new normal,” resilient retailers are responding to whatever is thrown at them.
Crop Protection Market Proves Resilient in 2022, But Outlook Flat for ’23
Ag retailers will continue adjusting to tough logistics and a challenging labor environment for the upcoming crop protection season.
Post-Covid, U.S. Ag Strives to Balance Cost, Weed Management
The best laid plans often go awry. Such was the case in 2022 with herbicide applications in the Corn Belt, as the cold and rain kept pushing planting further out.
Seed Buying for ’23 Starts Off Early with Renewed Focus
Coming off a year crunched by supply and inflation, retailers and manufacturers see no lack of opportunity and value in growers’ most emotional input purchase.
Seed Treater Business Strong on New Opportunities, Despite Supply Issues
The strong ag market has continued to drive opportunity for the seed care equipment business, while lead times have extended to several months on supply chain issues.
The Changing Agribusiness Environment: New Constituents, New Alliances
New voices representing environmental and sustainable perspectives, along with legal and regulatory drivers of change, are reshaping the industry.
The Reality of Managing Weeds in ’22
Not exposing weeds to post chemistries is ideal, but not realistic. Here’s how weed scientists and other experts see the issue.
Up Your N Game with GPS Solutions
Maximizing your land is top of mind to driving higher return on investment in 2022.
Retail Remedies: The Biostimulant Boom of ’22
Though North America lags behind much of the world, high fertilizer prices, rapid uptake, and a shifting regulatory landscape all point to a golden opportunity.
How Ag Retailers and Growers Are Working Together to Manage Soaring Crop Input Costs
Through deep relationships formed along the value chain, never doubt that good things are coming out of these tough times.
Retail Remedies: How Adjuvants Are the ‘Heavy-Lifters’ of Weed Control in 2022
Supply shortages push adjuvants into the limelight, as retailers and growers sharpen focus on making every ounce of herbicide count.
No Room for Error in Weed Control Programs for ’22
Strong agronomics in weed control was the take-home message from industry experts at this year’s Commodity Classic.
Global Factors, Prices Push Fertilizer Efficiency to the Forefront
Even with global factors impacting market dynamics, the core principles behind nutrient management remain consistent.
CropLife Retail Week: Glyphosate and Ukraine Updates, and Fun with Numbers!
Eric Sfiligoj and special guest Jackie Pucci discuss the latest glyphosate news from Bayer, the potential impact of the Russian/Ukraine conflict upon agriculture, and a fun with numbers tied to the annual Commodity Classic show.
Biopesticides Rebound in a Post-COVID World
Improved formulations, compatibility, and awareness throughout the value chain drive higher adoption even as the segment battles through supply chain issues.