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  • Nov 22, 2016
    press release

    Syngenta unveils new fungicide product line: Miravis

    This week, Syngenta announced Miravis fungicide as the brand name for the fungicide product line containing the new active ingredient, Adepidyn™ fungicide, which is currently under regulatory review. ...More
  • Nov 16, 2016
    press release

    New technology offers ALS-resistant weed control in wheat

    From searching for profitability in depressed wheat prices to deciding among countless input options, wheat growers have a lot on their plates as they look to 2017. While herbicide resistance has been an issue, ALS-resistant weeds have become a more prevalent threat to U.S. wheat production....More
  • Nov 15, 2016
    press release

    Valent expands grower financing program with John Deere financial

    Valent U.S.A. Corporation today announced the 2017 Valent Grower Financing Program to provide growers with financial solutions and exclusive offers for the 2017 growing season. This expansion adds seven products to the program, including Valent’s portfolio of preemergence and postemergence herbicides....More
  • Nov 14, 2016
    press release

    Monsanto’s Xtendimax herbicide with Vaporgrip technology approved by EPA for in-crop use

    Monsanto Company announced that the EPA has approved XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide, for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans and Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton. This significant milestone will provide farmers the opportunity to utilize dicamba in the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System in 2017....More
  • Nov 10, 2016
    press release

    Dow AgroSciences, U.S. farmers disagree with U.S. EPA proposal to revoke Chlorpyrifos tolerances

    In its release today of a pre-publication copy of the Notice of Data Availability (NODA) related to its assessment of the human health risks associated with the insecticide chlorpyrifos, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another step toward finalizing its proposal to revoke all food tolerances for this critical tool for U.S. agriculture....More
  • Nov 10, 2016
    press release

    FMC announces launch of new Topguard EQ Fungicide Premix

    First to combine azoxystrobin with FMC’s patented flutriafol to target frogeye leaf spot, blight and other major diseases in areas facing strobilurin resistance. FMC Corporation announces the launch of a new fungicide premix called Topguard EQ fungicide that provides long-lasting disease control and plant health benefits in corn, soybeans, wheat, pecans and more than 20 other crops....More
  • Nov 10, 2016
    press release

    Record amount of nutrients removed from U.S. soils this summer

    Growers around the country should remember they’re removing more than just record yields from their fields this harvest season....More
  • Nov 7, 2016
    press release

    BASF and FMC Corporation announce agreement to bring next generation of crop care to the corn furrow

    Editor’s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use. BASF and FMC Corporation announced an agreement that brings novel in-furrow crop protection products to the U.S. corn market. The companies will integrate their market-leading insect and disease protection technologies into new products formulated with the convenient LFR patented technology from FMC....More
  • Nov 2, 2016
    blog

    Where do scientists find novel tools?

    In the biotech world, you never really know where a new idea will turn up. For example, soured milk could be worth millions....More
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