Syngenta shares earnings report and shows strength in U.S. market. COO Davor Pisk offers insight into key issues, including weather and seed production. The company is pushing for international regulatory framework for biotech products.
Herbicide-tolerant weeds push crop protection companies to find better solutions. New formulations are coming out this year from the major manufacturers. A solid weed management plan will be vital in maintaining good yields this year.
At the Agritechnica farm show last week in Hanover, Germany, editors Willie Vogt and Mark Moore found a lot of different tractor models. Here we quiz your tractor brand IQ in our Guess That Tractor game! We posted the gallery of 19 tractors in black and white with their brand names blocked out on Facebook earlier this week. In this gallery, we give you the answers.
A gold or silver medal is a significant feather in a company’s cap. Winners are sure to remind you that they’ve been awarded a medal, and these products often become the center point of conversation. It is also a way to recognize the latest innovations when it comes to agriculture.
Very close to the downtown area of Frankfurt, Germany, lies a sprawling 11/2 -sq.-mile industrial park that straddles both sides of the Main River. It’s an impressive sight, with all the trappings you’d expect. It is here where Bayer CropScience houses its global research and development programs of the company’s herbicides.
With higher commodity prices, producers are looking to protect every last bushel. And the battle against insect pests has gone beyond traditional soil-applied insecticides. Companies are rolling out several advanced formulations of insecticides to do battle against a laundry list of yield-robbing insects.
A new series of Pioneer brand soybean products, developed through the DuPont Pioneer Accelerated Yield Technology (AYT) process, will bring soybean growers across North America a range of high yielding varieties.
Last year’s challenging growing season could have some spillover impact in the form of herbicide carryover, warns one weed extension specialist. And it’s something growers need to keep in mind as they make their plans for 2013.