Lisa Heacox

Weather Services Advance Precision Agriculture

Some estimates suggest over half of growers’ activities are impacted by weather conditions, from field workability to fertility management […]

Innovative Soil Sampling Solutions Offer Consistency, Efficiency

No doubt, soil sampling can be drudgery. But industry innovators continue to develop solutions that offer to not […]

Vigilance in Soil Testing and Scouting

Crop advisors are constantly looking for ways to improve soil testing and scouting strategies. CropLife® magazine looked into […]

Crop Nutrition Enhancers Arrive in Many Forms

Many of the growers that Barrett Smith deals with are seeking something better, the Sales Manager/Agronomist with Huma […]

Biostimulants Gaining Ground

Consumers have stepped up their demand for food produced more sustainably, with fewer “hard” chemicals and more compounds […]

Adjuvants Rise to New Challenges

One thing you can say about the adjuvant market these days? It’s hot. As concerns about crop protection […]

Fertilizer Blenders Check All the Right Boxes

Our CropLife 100 dealers may be reporting a downturn in fertilizer sales these past few years, but that […]

Tender Innovations Off the Chart for Fertilizer, Seed Handling

Over the past year, the customer has become the real winner because manufacturers are building tenders so competitively, […]

Insecticides: Making the Most of Limited Chemistries

While no widespread, plague-like insect infestations hit growers in 2017, a number of traited Bt crops continued to […]

Tracking Evidence of Strength in Crop Protection Segment

If the latest word from CropLife 100 companies is any indication, the state of the crop protection product […]

Rate Controllers: Little Boxes, Big Impacts

One precision ag manufacturer shared a key goal for rate control design: “As spraying continues to become more […]

Midwest Seed Genetics: Countering Big Seed

Veteran seedsman Don Funk has started a new company called Midwest Seed Genetics, based in Kentland, IN. Why? […]

Seed Firms’ Changes Bring Uncertainty, Promises

With the purchase of Syngenta by ChemChina, the creation of DowDuPont, and the soon-to-be completed merger of Bayer […]

The Future Direction for Ag Retail

Given the state of today’s retail distribution marketplace, what challenges and opportunities do the upcoming years provide? Here […]

Fertilizer Storage: An Inside Look at the Tank and Containment Systems Market

For some in the tank and containment market, the past six months have been a rebound time. Among […]

Adjuvants in the Drift Mix

Adjuvants are designed to provide big benefits to applicators by improving pesticide spreading, wetting, canopy and leaf penetration, […]

Retailers Weigh in on Mammoth Fertilizer Merger

The landmark merger of Agrium and PotashCorp was announced last November, and speculation about its impact on agriculture […]

Nutrient Companies Comment on Planting Shifts

Cropping shifts always play a role in fertilizer projections, and two nutrient companies weighed in on the topic. […]

Fertilizer Topics to Watch

The mood at this past summer’s South­western Fertilizer Conference was “a little more upbeat” than last year, reports […]

Precision Agriculture: Making Cab Displays Do the Jobs at Hand

A display can never do too much. That’s the opinion of Jeff Dickens, Product Sales Specialist with Ag […]