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  • Mar 26, 2012

    New products from FMC for corn rootworm and weed resistance

    Brent Neuberger, senior technical sales manager for FMC, discusses some of the company's newest crop protection products on the market and in the approval process. The issue of resistant corn rootworm arose last year, and FMC has answered that problem with its Capture LFR insecticide. FMC's Authority herbicide also addresses weed resistance issues....More
  • Mar 26, 2012

    Enlist Ahead program from Dow AgroSciences for herbicide management

    Dow AgroSciences unveiled a new herbicide management program at this year's Commodity Classic in Nashville, Tenn., called Enlist Ahead. At last year's show, Dow AgroSciences introduced Enlist Duo herbicide. Enlist Ahead will support farmers and the multiple components involved in weed control systems, including the pairing of new herbicide-tolerant traits with Enlist Duo herbicide. Enlist Duo herbicide will be available for corn in 2013 and for soybeans in 2015....More
  • Mar 21, 2012

    Roundup Ready Xtend from Monsanto provides flexible weed control

    Michelle Vigna, systems launch manager for Roundup Ready Xtend, describes a demonstration of the new herbicide at work on soybeans at Commodity Classic 2012. This dicamba and glyphosate herbicide has multiple modes of action for control of weeds, particularly glyphosated-resistant broadleaf weeds....More
  • Mar 14, 2012

    Herbicides from Syngenta for fighting glyphosate-resistant weeds

     Weed resistance in corn has been a growing problem over the past few years. John Foresman, asset lead for Syngenta, discusses several of the company's new herbicide products used for fighting glyphosate-resistant weeds, including Xemax, Halex GT, Lumax and Lexar....More
  • Mar 8, 2012

    FMC announces singing contest for Anthem herbicide

    Paul Redhage, strategic communications manager for FMC, explains the details of the Anthem singing contest for FFA, 4-H and NAMA students to enter for a chance to win a scholarship. The contest is centered around the new FMC Anthem herbicide, which is coming soon pending EPA approval. Students can enter the singing contest at
  • Mar 6, 2012

    Weed resistance management in three steps

    Rodney Schmidt, Midwest row-crop manager for Bayer CropScience, explains the three major steps he recommends for managing weed resistance, a hot topic at Commodity Classic 2012....More
  • Mar 5, 2012

    Game changer: Multiple-herbicide-resistant weeds in Minnesota, North Dakota

    Herbicide-resistant weeds has continued to spread from the southern Corn Belt to northern states, including Minnesota and North Dakota. Now, multiple herbicide resistance weeds are being identified, which compounds the problem....More
  • Feb 10, 2012

    An inside view of Syngenta's global financial report to media

    Farm Industry News blogger Mark Moore gives his impressions of attending Syngenta's 2011 financial report to the media in Basel, Switzerland....More
  • Jan 20, 2012

    No comparable replacement for 50-year-old herbicide, agronomist reports

    "As the price of corn rises, the economic benefits of atrazine become even more pronounced."...More

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