Crop Protection en FMC begins registration process for new fungicide active ingredient <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>FMC Agricultural Solutions has begun the joint U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency registration process for bixafen, a new pyrazole carboxamide fungicide that belongs to a new generation of succinate dehydrogenase inhibitors (SDHI). Registration is being sought for corn, soybeans, cereals, canola, peanuts and potatoes in the U.S. and, in some instances, Canada.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fungicide Fungicides Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:57:37 +0000 86001 at On a mission to 'agvocate' <div class="field-deck"> Bayer's David Hollinrake says reaching consumers will take help from the farm. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reaching consumers with a modern ag message will take work, information sharing, and farmers, according to Bayer's David Hollinrake.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Herbicide Biotechnology Bayer CropScience Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:17:00 +0000 85771 at <p>David Hollinrake, Bayer, is concerned about consumer attitudes and how they may impact the future of agriculture. He says farmers will have a key role in helping tell the industry&#39;s story in the future.</p> Robb Fraley: Amplifying key ag messages <div class="field-deck"> Monsanto's Chief Technology Officer talks about the future of ag tech, and what it will take to help feed the world </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chief Technology Officer for Monsanto talks about the future of ag technology and what it will take to help the world feed itself</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Monsanto Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:48:00 +0000 85491 at <p>Robb Fraley sees the potential for ag technology in the future, and he says it will be possible to feed the growing population using a variety of tools.</p> PPO inhibitor resistance confirmed in Palmer amaranth <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22.2px;">Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>Southern Illinois University Carbondale, in coordination with testing by the University of Illinois, recently confirmed protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitor resistance in Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri). Illinois has become the third state behind Arkansas (2011) and Tennessee (2015) to confirm PPO inhibitor resistance.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Herbicide Resistant Weeds Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:46:47 +0000 85421 at New seedcare tech facility opens <div class="node-body gallery-body">Syngenta opens U.S. based Seedcare Institute to add to its network of development and training facilities around the world.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seed Treatments Syngenta Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:32:00 +0000 85411 at <p>The Seedcare Institute at Syngenta&#39;s Stanton, Minn., research facility is officially open.</p> Tips for telling the biotech story <div class="field-deck"> Kevin Folta has been a public face in the anti-GMO battle, he offers insight into how we can tell our story. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Folta has been a public face in the anti-GMO battle, he offers insight into how we can tell our story. He explains the importance of gaining consumer trust as new tech becomes available.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Crops Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000 85391 at <p>Speaking at the recent Agricultural Bioscience International Conference, Kevin Folta shared his insights on reaching out to consumers to tell the genetic engineering story.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt What does a bio-control future look like? <div class="field-deck"> Biological products offer new methods of control, but require some new-tech thinking. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BASF shares its work on biologicals and how they're using conventional formulation techniques to maximize these new-tech products.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection BASF Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:47:00 +0000 85121 at <p>Biological crop protection products start in dishes.</p> Technology responsibility and dicamba trouble <div class="node-body blog-body">We're supposed to be stewards of the technology we use - all of us. Yet that's not what appears to be happening with new-tech seeds.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Business Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:45:00 +0000 84871 at <p>These curled leaves are an unwelcome site to farmers who found their neighbors illegally used dicamba on new-tech crops. This is turning into a multi-state problem. (Photo: David Bennett, Delta Farm Press)</p> Solving a little field day mystery <div class="field-deck"> Just how do companies get the perfect 'control' at a field day? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We all love to see how crop protection products perform, but you ever wonder how they get the "check plots" to look so good?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Companies Practices and Systems Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:39:00 +0000 84861 at <p>You&#39;re looking at the future soybean plot at a field day site in Iowa run by BASF. This is the secret to a great &#39;control&#39; plot - developing a healthy population of target weeds - which as you can see is pretty easy to do.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt Company takes innovative approach to new fertilizer <div class="field-deck"> A startup firm - Anuvia - is turning organic waste into slow-release fertilizer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using organic matter, for almost any source, this new company can create a crop nutrient that promises to offer a range of benefits.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fertilizer Crops Organic Matter Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:22:00 +0000 84721 at <p>Anuvia has a new process that turns a wide range of organic matter - or waste - into a higher-value slow-release fertilizer. While it has application in the golf, and turf, industries, the company is looking at traditional row-crop ag too.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt