Crop Protection http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en 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 A different kind of tech challenge http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/different-kind-tech-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Companies like Bayer CropScience are struggling to find qualified folks to take on the opportunities of agriculture - key acronym to remember? STEM</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/different-kind-tech-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/different-kind-tech-challenge#comments Crop Protection Government Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:29:00 +0000 70001 at http://farmindustrynews.com Taking on tough weeds http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/taking-tough-weeds <div class="node-body article-body">Herbicide-tolerant weeds push crop protection companies to find better solutions. New formulations are coming out this year from the major manufacturers. A solid weed management plan will be vital in maintaining good yields this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/taking-tough-weeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/herbicides/taking-tough-weeds#comments Herbicides Herbicides Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:34:00 +0000 69961 at http://farmindustrynews.com Precision management for crop protection becomes more common http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/precision-management-crop-protection-becomes-more-common <div class="field-byline"> Mark Yontz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer CropScience and DuPont are pushing forward with on-demand tools so dealers can offer customers just the right mix or seed treatment on an as-needed basis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/precision-management-crop-protection-becomes-more-common" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/precision-management-crop-protection-becomes-more-common#comments Crop Protection Bayer CropScience DuPont Crop Protection Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:28:00 +0000 69791 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Super coater: The On Demand seed treatment system developed by Bayer CropScience will allow dealers to manage application of key products on treated seed.</p> Biological future: living pest control tools http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/biological-future-living-pest-control-tools <div class="node-body article-body">To expand control strategies, crop protection companies are turning to biologicals. Beneficial bacteria and other organisms can help avoid resistance issues. Formulation technology will be key for companies developing products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/biological-future-living-pest-control-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/biological-future-living-pest-control-tools#comments Crop Protection Crop Protection Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:15:00 +0000 69061 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>What&rsquo;s in the sprayer? In the future, products applied to fields may increasingly include a biological component to help break a pest&rsquo;s life cycle.</p>