Crop Protection http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en 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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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> Reader Commentary: "No holds barred" in Future of Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/reader-commentary-no-holds-barred-future-farming <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I&rsquo;d like to thank a faithful reader from Missouri for setting me straight on an article we published in our December issue. On page 24, the headline reads &ldquo;The Future of Farming: Industry leaders have a no-holes barred discussion on agriculture&rsquo;s major challenges, and what farmers and corporations need to do to feed the coming groundswell of people.&rdquo;</p> <p>In a voicemail message, the reader says:&nbsp;</p></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/reader-commentary-no-holds-barred-future-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/reader-commentary-no-holds-barred-future-farming#comments Crop Protection Crops Conferences Organic Farming Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:49:00 +0000 75061 at http://farmindustrynews.com 15 minutes with Liam Condon, CEO of Bayer CropScience http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/15-minutes-liam-condon-ceo-bayer-cropscience <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Liam Condon, CEO of <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/bayer-cropscience?intlink=rceoc" target="_blank">Bayer CropScience</a>, sat down with a select group of North American journalists during the company&rsquo;s 2014 Corn and Soybean Future Forum, held recently in Frankfurt, Germany.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/15-minutes-liam-condon-ceo-bayer-cropscience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/15-minutes-liam-condon-ceo-bayer-cropscience#comments Crop Protection Crop Protection Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:57:00 +0000 74591 at http://farmindustrynews.com Bayer 2014 Corn and Soybean Future Forum http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/bayer-2014-corn-and-soybean-future-forum <div class="node-body article-body">There's a bright future ahead for corn and soybeans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/bayer-2014-corn-and-soybean-future-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/bayer-2014-corn-and-soybean-future-forum#comments Crop Protection Bayer CropScience Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:45:00 +0000 74331 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Panel discussions centered on all aspects of corn and soybean production. Here, a panel made up of industry experts from France, Ukraine, South Africa and the United States (Donald Duvall, vice chairman trade policy and biotechnology action team for the National Corn Growers Association, second from left) addresses a breakout session titled: &ldquo;Challenges and innovation needs for sustainable corn growing.&rdquo;</p> Mark Moore