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  • Mar 14, 2012

    Ban air fresheners, not biotech

    It’s not often the topic of air fresheners comes up at an ag conference, so imagine my surprise when this flashed on a screen during a seminar at Crop World Global 2011: Every year, 2,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized with injuries due to air fresheners....More
  • Mar 12, 2012

    Above- and below-ground insect protection from Pioneer Hi-Bred

    Josh St. Peters, corn marketing manager for Pioneer Hi-Bred, explains the benefits of Optimum AcreMax above-ground insect protection, in addition to AcreMax Xtra for above- and below-ground protection. Pioneer also plans to release a new product called AcreMax Extreme, which is scheduled to hit the market in 2013, pending EPA approval....More
  • Mar 8, 2012

    New corn rootworm trait from Syngenta to hit markets in 2014 pending approval

    Chuck Leonard, key account agronomist for Syngenta, says that Agrisure Duracade is a "game-changing" technology. The new corn rootworm trait is in testing now and on schedule to be released commercially in 2014. Leonard explains the benefits and ways farmers can manage resistance....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
  • Oct 27, 2011

    DuPont's Pioneer, Plant Sensory Systems share nitrogen use traits

    DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred will work with Plant Sensory Systems to develop traits for more efficient use of nitrogen in hybrids....More
  • Oct 27, 2011

    Pioneer Optimum AcreMax receives EPA approval

    Pioneer's new refuge-in-a-bag products — Optimum AcreMax and Optimum AcreMax Xtra — recently received EPA approval....More

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