CropLife | By Lisa Heacox | February 3, 2014 Coming off 2012 and the worst drought many in the Corn Belt had ever witnessed, growers and dealers wondered what 2013 might hold for disease pressure. “Midwest geographies started out very wet, but by July the rain had shut off, leaving growers really debating whether to… [ Read More ]
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CropLife | By Matthew J. Grassi | January 2, 2014 With pest pressures significantly up throughout regions of production and environmental groups focusing on trying to restrict several active ingredients traditionally used to control such pests, the wide world of insect control is evolving, as are the products being deployed. Still, retailers are seeing continued… [ Read More ]
CropLife | December 20, 2013 FMC Agricultural Solutions has announced a new EPA crop registration of its Anthem SE herbicide now for use on soybeans. Anthem herbicide offers both corn and soybean growers control of broadleaf weeds and grasses with flexible application timing up to 45 days preplant, preemergence and early postemergence. “Anthem has proven… [ Read More ]
CropLife | December 20, 2013 Despite the weather odds stacked against them, growers who applied BASF fungicides to their corn and soybean acres this season experienced superior disease control and Plant Health benefits. A wet spring created a difficult start to the growing season for growers in 2013. Increased disease pressures and crop… [ Read More ]
Reuters | December 10, 2013 A top U.S. Federal Reserve official on Monday suggested that farmers consider a path toward internationally accepted standards for genetically modified crops, following rejections of U.S. corn shipments by China. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher told a gathering of farmers in Chicago that it was important that the… [ Read More ]
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