Crop Protection en 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Commodity Classic Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:19:00 +0000 75621 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Crops Organic Farming Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:49:00 +0000 75061 at 15 minutes with Liam Condon, CEO of Bayer CropScience <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Liam Condon, CEO of <a href="" 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Crop Protection Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:57:00 +0000 74591 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Bayer CropScience Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:45:00 +0000 74331 at <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 Bayer CropScience opens new weed resistance center in Germany <div class="node-body article-body">The company says this is a major step forward in tackling the global problem of herbicide-resistant weeds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Bayer CropScience Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:07:00 +0000 74231 at Bayer CropScience New player in nitrogen management <div class="node-body article-body">BASF rolls out Limus nitrogen management which will be available for the 2015 growing season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fertilizer Crops Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:18:00 +0000 74141 at <p>Spring application of urea-based fertilizer is a great way to cover a lot of acres fast. Protecting that urea from urease enzymes in the soil will help keep what you paid for where you applied it.</p> Photo: AGCO New insecticide application tech announced <div class="node-body article-body">FMC creates total-system for use of Capture as a soil-applied product with innovative approach that goes 480 acres between fills.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Insecticides Companies Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:08:00 +0000 73941 at <p>This self-contained system from FMC and Emerge Application Solutions could change the way farmers apply in-furrow insecticides. Called 3rive 3D the system requires a special formulation of the insecticide Capture called Capture 3rive 3D.</p> Image: FMC Dow AgroSciences launches Enlist Duo herbicide for new seed trait crops <div class="field-byline"> Source: Dow AgroSciences </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Just two months after the USDA&rsquo;s decision to deregulate Dow AgroSciences&rsquo; Enlist corn and soybean traits in the U.S., Dow AgroSciences announced yesterday the launch the companion product, Enlist Duo herbicide for the 2015 crop season. Enlist Duo is part of the Enlist Weed Control System, a herbicide-tolerant trait technology for corn and soybeans. The herbicide will provide new advantages for the management of hard-to-control and resistant weeds. It will be launched in conjunction with a stewarded introduction of Enlist corn, and seed production of Enlist soybeans in 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Herbicides Herbicide-tolerant crops Herbicides Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:32:00 +0000 73931 at <p>As a plot participant working closely with Dow AgroSciences, Pat Ross managed all aspects of the new technology, including application of Enlist Duo herbicide with Colex-D Technology.</p> Dow AgroSciences 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fertilizer Crop chemicals Growth Promotants Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:42:00 +0000 72661 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Herbicides Crops Conferences Crop Protection No Till Precision farming Tillage Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:24:00 +0000 72591 at <p>Investors gather in St. Louis to hear about the future of agriculture.</p>