Crop Protection http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Cover crops: benefits and resources http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/cover-crops-benefits-and-resources <div class="field-byline"> Source: Monte Vandeveer, Gary Lesoing, University of Nebraska-Lincoln extension educators </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wet conditions have persisted across eastern Nebraska and in some other areas, and as spring planting winds down, some growers have been unable to complete their usual plantings.&nbsp; These growers have a number of alternatives for the unplanted acres, including planting this ground to cover crops.&nbsp; This article discusses several issues related to this alternative.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Benefits of cover crops</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/cover-crops-benefits-and-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/cover-crops-benefits-and-resources#comments Crop Protection Hay Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:04:00 +0000 79561 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Annual ryegrass</p> Quality sampling for nematodes http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/quality-sampling-nematodes <div class="field-byline"> Source: Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Timing is important to a quality nematode analysis. In sandy fields sampling is best done up to the V6 growth stage. Fields with finer textured soils can be sampled for nematodes almost any time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/quality-sampling-nematodes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/quality-sampling-nematodes#comments Crop Protection Crop Protection Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:12:00 +0000 79261 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo by Tamra Jackson-Ziems Bayer CropScience partners with Australian-based research group for new weed control solutions 
 http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/bayer-cropscience-partners-australian-based-research-group-new-weed-control-solutions <div class="field-byline"> Source: Bayer CropScience </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new partnership with Australian-based Grains Research & Development Corporation seeks to increase options for growers around the world to manage weeds. Glyphosate resistance problems were first discovered in Australia in crops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/bayer-cropscience-partners-australian-based-research-group-new-weed-control-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/bayer-cropscience-partners-australian-based-research-group-new-weed-control-solutions#comments Herbicides Herbicides Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:17:00 +0000 79091 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>At the signing ceremony of the Herbicide Innovation Partnership.</p> New target for insect control http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/new-target-insect-control <div class="field-byline"> Source: BASF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Gottingen and BASF announce find that will enhance insecticide potential, and help avoid resistance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/new-target-insect-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/insecticides/new-target-insect-control#comments Insecticides BASF Thu, 07 May 2015 15:25:00 +0000 78781 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Whiteflies (shown) and aphids are key targets of a new insecticide find announced by BASF and Gottingen University. The active ingredient targets proteins in joints, which when disrupted keep bugs from feeding.</p> USDA Photo: Stephen Ausmus Next-step tech offers novel yield boosting approach http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/next-step-tech-offers-novel-yield-boosting-approach <div class="node-body blog-body">A new company is targeting the microbial environment where a crop grows to boost yields.</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/next-step-tech-offers-novel-yield-boosting-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/next-step-tech-offers-novel-yield-boosting-approach#comments Crop Protection Crops Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:54:00 +0000 77961 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>BioConsortia has developed a method for determining the &#39;good&#39; organisms in soil that can help improve plant yield; and they have a way to provide those to the crop at planting.</p> 10 herbicides for 2015 http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/10-herbicides-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The herbicide class of 2015 includes products with residual control and multiple modes of action to combat herbicide-resistant weeds. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/10-herbicides-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/10-herbicides-2015#comments Herbicides Herbicides Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:10:00 +0000 77831 at http://farmindustrynews.com New fungicides for beating back diseases http://farmindustrynews.com/fungicides/new-fungicides-beating-back-diseases <div class="node-body article-body">Fungicides can play a key role in boosting yields. Here’s a look at a few new products for 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/fungicides/new-fungicides-beating-back-diseases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/fungicides/new-fungicides-beating-back-diseases#comments Fungicides Fungicides Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:25:00 +0000 77821 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo: Steve Everts/istock/thinkstock Touring new weed resistance center http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/touring-new-weed-resistance-center <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tackling weed resistance is the focus of Bayer Cropscience's new center in Frankfurt, Germany.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/touring-new-weed-resistance-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/touring-new-weed-resistance-center#comments Crop Protection Bayer CropScience Crop Protection Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:14:00 +0000 77191 at http://farmindustrynews.com A matter of resistance http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/matter-resistance <div class="node-body blog-body">A visit to an agriclutural research lab was an eye opener on the topic of resistance, and this wasn't my first visit to the Syngenta facility.</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/matter-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/matter-resistance#comments Crop Protection Chemicals Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:20:00 +0000 75991 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Understanding resistance starts once a new crop protection molecule comes into the market. Clint Einspahr, Arapahoe, Neb., talks about crop protection with Vinod Shivrain, a researcher at Syngenta&#39;s Vero Beach Research Center.</p> Commodity Classic celebrates 20th anniversary http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/commodity-classic-celebrates-20th-anniversary <div class="field-byline"> Source: Commodity Classic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Leaders from the corn and soybean industries take a look back at the first event held in 1996.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/commodity-classic-celebrates-20th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/commodity-classic-celebrates-20th-anniversary#comments Crop Protection Commodity Classic Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:19:00 +0000 75621 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The trade show at Commodity Classic attracts thousands of growers and hundreds of exhibitors. 1708 booths filled the exhibit hall at the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio.</p>