Crop Protection en 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> Herbicides 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 Growing milkweed isn't easy, but necessary <div class="field-deck"> Living Acres project at BASF has potential for farmers to create vibrant pollinator areas </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As winter was winding down BASF held a media event during Commodity Classic that Farm Industry News covered where a key topic was the fact that the company is promoting the idea of creating habitat for monarch butterflies. They call it Living Acres and the idea is that farmers would take non-productive areas of the farm - those &quot;weedy corners&quot; and plant something desirable to the butterfly, in all its life stages.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Seed BASF Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:01:00 +0000 84451 at <p>This flowering milkweed plant is not wild, it was planted at the BASF Seymour, Ill., field research facility, and Troy Klingaman, chief biologist, was surprised to find it.</p> 4 questions to ask when buying, using fungicides <div class="node-body blog-body">Applying fungicides can produce a payback in higher yields. But buyers should consider these four factors before investing in these products for the 2016 growing season.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fungicides Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:22:00 +0000 84351 at <p>Fungicide application requires managing a few key issues, we offer four tips.</p>