Crop Protection http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Special report: Inside Los Alamos National Laboratory http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/special-report-inside-los-alamos-national-laboratory <div class="field-deck"> Verdesian Life Sciences works with national defense lab to develop new crop health and nutrition products </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Plant health company Verdesian Life Sciences took the media behind the gates of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico this week to see where the technology for its plant health product Take Off was discovered. The technology increases the metabolism in plants to help them grow better. &ldquo;From the 1920s to 1970s, farmers saw a nice increase in crop yields per acre with mechanization and hybrid seed,&rdquo; says J.J. Grow, CEO of Verdesian. &ldquo;But yields have slowed down drastically since then.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/special-report-inside-los-alamos-national-laboratory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/special-report-inside-los-alamos-national-laboratory#comments Fertilizer Crop chemicals Growth Promotants Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:42:00 +0000 72661 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Richard Sayre, scientist with the Los Alamos National Laboratory, walks us through some research and developments at the Bioscience Center. The lab is designed with an open environment to encourage collaboration.</p> Jodie Wehrspann Showcase highlights ag innovation http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/showcase-highlights-ag-innovation <div class="node-body gallery-body">Companies showcase new technologies in the works designed to increase yields, improve profits, and make farming more sustainable. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/showcase-highlights-ag-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/showcase-highlights-ag-innovation#comments Herbicides Crops Conferences Crop Protection No Till Precision farming Tillage Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:24:00 +0000 72591 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Investors gather in St. Louis to hear about the future of agriculture.</p> New tech clears another regulatory hurdle http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/new-tech-clears-another-regulatory-hurdle <div class="field-byline"> Source: Dow AgroSciences </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA issued its decision regarding deregulating Enlist corn and soybean traits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/new-tech-clears-another-regulatory-hurdle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/new-tech-clears-another-regulatory-hurdle#comments Crop Protection Dow AgroSciences Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:59:00 +0000 72471 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Corn and soybean producers may have new technology to consider in 2015 as Dow AgroSciences gets closer to commercial launch of its Enlist weed control system.</p> Dow AgroSciences Chief Looks Ahead with Optimism http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dow-agrosciences-chief-looks-ahead-optimism <div class="node-body blog-body">Tim Hassinger, CEO, Dow AgroSciences, is looking beyond the short-term market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dow-agrosciences-chief-looks-ahead-optimism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dow-agrosciences-chief-looks-ahead-optimism#comments Crop Protection Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:23:00 +0000 72061 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Tim Hassinger, CEO, Dow AgroSciences is looking ahead to the opportunities offered by a growing global demand for food.</p> Ag media-focused event offers company insight http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ag-media-focused-event-offers-company-insight <div class="node-body blog-body">Spending a couple of days with a major crop protection company offers a look at some key issues, and new products. We even got a nice video demonstration too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ag-media-focused-event-offers-company-insight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ag-media-focused-event-offers-company-insight#comments Crop Protection BASF Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:15:00 +0000 71411 at http://farmindustrynews.com Ag of the future: Tech changing genetic potential of crops http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/ag-future-tech-changing-genetic-potential-crops <div class="node-body article-body">Companies are turning to biological approaches for boosting crop yields. The range of approaches is varied, from seed treatments to new sprays. Alliances bring more horsepower to product development efforts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/ag-future-tech-changing-genetic-potential-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/ag-future-tech-changing-genetic-potential-crops#comments Crop Protection Crop Protection Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0000 70461 at http://farmindustrynews.com Crop tech, fertility converge for higher yields http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/crop-tech-fertility-converge-higher-yields <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing sophistication of fertilizer appli-cation and use will be key as farmers work to boost yields and maximize their genetic investment, says Alan Blaylock, Agrium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/crop-tech-fertility-converge-higher-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/crop-tech-fertility-converge-higher-yields#comments Fertilizer Crop Protection Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:47:00 +0000 70361 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>A healthy crop with a top-yielding future is the goal of every farmer, but the road to higher yields involves a growing sophistication in the use of crop fertility.</p> Digging into the numbers with Syngenta http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/digging-numbers-syngenta <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/digging-numbers-syngenta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/digging-numbers-syngenta#comments Crop Protection Syngenta Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:18:00 +0000 70281 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>A trip to Syngenta world headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, offers insight into key agricultural businesses for the U.S.</p> Taking on bugs: Insecticides for 2014 http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/taking-bugs-insecticides-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">We’ve rounded up the latest news on insecticides for the 2014 season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/taking-bugs-insecticides-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/taking-bugs-insecticides-2014#comments Insecticides Insecticides Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:18:00 +0000 70031 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Silhouette of a corn borer</p> Mark Moore Kicking off Commodity Classic http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/kicking-commodity-classic <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Commodity Classic 2014 got rolling today in San Antonio, TX, where growers&nbsp; and industry reps from around the country gathered to talk about the newest technologies and products available to achieve top yields. Syngenta launched its &ldquo;top secret&rdquo; herbicide; we learned Winfield is offering a new nutrient management system; and lots of other interesting tech products were found.</p> <p>Find more Commodity Classic coverage.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/kicking-commodity-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/kicking-commodity-classic#comments Crop Protection Commodity Classic Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:50:00 +0000 70011 at http://farmindustrynews.com