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  • Apr 8, 2011
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    Syngenta, Bayer CropScience to develop HPPD-tolerant soybean trait

    Growing weed resistance is driving the seed trait business. Syngenta and Bayer CropScience just announced that the two companies will collaborate on the development of an HPPD-herbicide-tolerant trait for soybeans. Adding HPPD-tolerance to the trait mix will help growers combat weed resistance, particularly to glyphosate. The trait is in the early development and will not be launched in North America until the “second half of this decade,” according to a news release from Syngenta....More
  • Mar 28, 2011
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    Asgrow, Genuity offer high-yield management practices for soybeans

    A Genuity/Roundup Ready 2 Yield platform from Monsanto with high-yield management practices offers growers substantial yield increases in soybeans. Jerry Devore, Asgrow marketing manager, and Lisa Flynn, Genuity traits marketing manager, explain the practices....More
  • Mar 22, 2011
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    Bayer CropScience executive outlines mega trends in agriculture

    A growing world population is driving food demand higher and increasing commodity prices. Mike Deall, a Bayer CropScience executive, says the company will spend $1.1 billion in research and development by 2015 to improve agricultural productivity to help meet global food demand....More
  • Feb 21, 2011
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    NFMS: Roving Reporter (and farmer) Scott McPheeters discovers show gems, Part 1

    Nebraska farmer Scott McPheeters offers up his list of unique tools and equipment at the 2011 National Farm Machinery Show. This portion of his list includes the Weed Wiper by GrassWorks, the Eco-Weeder by Univerco, the Soil Warrior nitrogen applicator by ETS, the PitStop Pro by John Deere and the Vcutter from Tigerco....More
  • Feb 17, 2011
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    NFMS: FMC promotes New Authority XL herbicide at National Farm Machinery Show

    FMC’s new Authority XL preemergence herbicide controls glyphosate-resistant weeds in soybeans. Brent Neuberger talks about the preemergence herbicide industry and trends....More
  • Oct 11, 2010
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    Combine herbicide decisions

    Combine herbicide decisions As harvest continues at a rapid pace, that time on the combine should also be spent surveying fields to determine your 2011 weed control program. “Now is the perfect time to evaluate what weed species were not controlled with your current herbicide program,” says Aaron Hager, Extension weed science specialist at the University of Illinois....More
  • Aug 6, 2010
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    Farm Industry News

    Largest product introduction ever by BASF

    Some 29 new crop protection products are being rolled out this year by BASF, according to BASF’s Gary Fellows in an...More

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