More in Crops

  • Sep 12, 2013

    Taking bees seriously

    Trip to Germany was an eye opener in a few ways....More
  • Sep 28, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    Interest in Dow's nitrogen stabilizer Instinct grows

    Growers looking for ways to improve yields are more frequently using Dow AgroSciences' nitrogen stabilizer called Instinct. Product manager Amir Faghih says Instinct may be used with fertilizer and manure to keep the nitrogen from leaching out of the soil....More
  • Sep 22, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    How to grow 300-bu. corn

    Increasing corn yields to the elusive 300-bu. mark is often fraught with problems. Fred Below, University of Illinois crop scientist, identifies seven factors that affect high yields and discusses these in his talk "The seven wonders of high-yield corn production."...More
  • Aug 9, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    Agrotain agrees to sell to Koch Agronomic Services

    Agrotain announced plans to sell its assets to Koch Agronomic Services, a subsidiary of Koch Fertilizer....More
  • Aug 4, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    DuPont seeks registration for two new fungicides

    DuPont Crop Protection expects its new fungicide, called Aproach, to be available for 2012. The company says Aproach offers control of white mold in soybeans and grey leaf spot and other diseases in corn. Wayne Schumacher, traits manager for DuPont Crop Protection, also describes a new fungicide for wheat....More
  • Jun 7, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    Testing for nematode damage in cornfields

    Nematodes can cause substantial damage to corn, reports plant pathologist Greg Tylka, Iowa State University. If growers suspect nematode damage, they can have soil samples tested and use seed treatments such as Syngenta's Avicta to control nematodes in the future....More
  • Nov 2, 2010

    Syngenta introduces Agrisure Artesian hybrids for drought conditions

    Growers in droughty areas will be able to purchase Syngenta's Agrisure Artesian hybrids in 2011. Grant Ozipko, Syngenta brand marketing manager, gives details about the company's new water optimization hybrid line....More

Continuing Education
New Course
The 2,000 member Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) Herbicide Resistance Action...
Keeping crop protection chemicals on the crop for which they are intended has been a...