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AgFax Weekend: Weed Advice – We got plenty.

AgFax Weekend: Weed Advice – We got plenty.

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Feb 17, 2017

This week’s AgFax Weekend – Weed Advice – We got plenty; Ag Economists Expect Shortfalls, 2017; and more.

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New Herbicide Traits – Critical Info On Staying Out Of Trouble – AgFax Weed Solutions

New Herbicide Traits – Critical Info On Staying Out Of Trouble – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤From the AgFax Staff 🕔Feb 16, 2017

Weed specialists in both the Midwest and South outline what it takes to stay out of trouble in 2017, both in terms of what happens to your neighbors and in your own crops. Bottom line: be prepared to second-guess yourself

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Diesel, Gas Prices Up a Penny

Diesel, Gas Prices Up a Penny

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔Feb 15, 2017

The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased one cent to $2.57 per gallon on February 13, 59 cents higher than a year ago. The Gulf Coast price rose two cents to $2.42 per gallon, while the West Coast and East

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Dicamba Tank Mixes: Farmers, Applicators Wait for More EPA Approved Products – DTN

Dicamba Tank Mixes: Farmers, Applicators Wait for More EPA Approved Products – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 14, 2017

Growers and applicators will need to keep a close eye on two tank mix websites if they are spraying newly labeled dicamba herbicides in 2017.   Both Monsanto’s XtendiMax and BASF’s Engenia herbicides, designed to be applied over Xtend crops,

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Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN

Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 13, 2017

Pyrethroids are up for registration review by the EPA, and the agency’s most recent risk assessment of this group of insecticides has some industry players concerned.   The EPA’s preliminary ecological risk assessment of a group of pyrethroid insecticides concluded

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AgFax Weekend: Farmland – Investors’ View; Ag Income Slump; John Deere Consolidation

AgFax Weekend: Farmland – Investors’ View; Ag Income Slump; John Deere Consolidation

🕔Feb 11, 2017

This week’s news in agriculture from AgFax.com includes St. Louis Fed report on ag economy and farmland prices; 2016 farm tax questions; cotton planting intentions; market news on corn, soybeans and MORE…

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Nebraska: Comparing Generic and Name Brand Pesticides

Nebraska: Comparing Generic and Name Brand Pesticides

👤By Robert Klein and Robert Tigner, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Feb 10, 2017

Over time, increasing numbers of generic pesticides have become available for use on agronomic crops. Much like prescription drugs, generic products have the same active ingredient as the brand name products and can perform similarly. Often the labels of generic

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Diesel, Gas Prices Down Slightly

Diesel, Gas Prices Down Slightly

👤From the Energy Information Administation 🕔Feb 9, 2017

The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell less than one cent and remained at $2.56 per gallon on February 6, 55 cents higher than a year ago. The Midwest and Gulf Coast prices each fell one cent to $2.49 per

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John Deere Dealer Consolidation – Major Changes in Southeast, Northeast

John Deere Dealer Consolidation – Major Changes in Southeast, Northeast

👤From a press release 🕔Feb 7, 2017

Two John Deere dealer groups this week announced major transitions – acquisitions, expansions and mergers. Ag-Pro Absorbs Sneed Ag, Opens New Southeastern Locations Ag-Pro today announced it has completed the acquisition of 9 John Deere dealership locations across north Alabama

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DTN Fertilizer Outlook:  Domestic Prices Strengthen as Texans Get in the Field

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Domestic Prices Strengthen as Texans Get in the Field

👤By Karl Stenerson DTN Fertilizer Columnist 🕔Feb 3, 2017

Here is a breakdown of wholesale prices and trends by the various fertilizers: AMMONIA International: International ammonia prices continued to be pushed up by tight nearby availability with no spot metric tons available in either the Baltic or Black Sea

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