Nufarm Acquires BASF-Developed Nematode Seed Treatment

🕔Feb 20, 2019Nufarm today announced the acquisition of Trunemco, a global nematode management seed treatment developed by BASF. The product is the world’s first patented combination of a microorganism and biochemical that […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now

🕔Feb 19, 2019Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  Known […]

Rice: Horizon Ag And BASF Roll Out 0% Financing For 2019 Buys

🕔Jan 3, 2019Horizon Ag and BASF are partnering to offer rice farmers a new 0% APR financing program, provided through Rabo AgriFinance, for Clearfield and Provisia varieties and certain BASF crop protection […]

Dicamba: States Scramble to Get a Grip – DTN

🕔Nov 9, 2018Indiana has decided to drop all state-led dicamba training, Illinois may have to certify thousands of applicators, and Arkansas is considering in-season dicamba use in 2019.

Texas Plant Protection Conference, Bryan, Dec. 4-5

🕔Nov 5, 2018Innovations in Texas Agriculture for a Profitable Ag Future is the theme for the 30th Texas Plant Protection Association Conference Dec. 4-5 at the Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Drive in […]

Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award – Nominations Now Open

🕔Nov 2, 2018Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Tifton, […]

Dicamba: EPA Extends Over-the-Top Use for 2 Years, More Label Requirements – DTN

🕔Nov 1, 2018The U.S. Environmental Protection agency has announced it has extended the registration for dicamba herbicides for over-the-top use in Roundup Ready Xtend crops for an additional two years.  At the […]

Soybean Herbicide Tolerant-Trait Systems for 2019 – Breaking it Down – DTN

🕔Oct 3, 2018Between new traits coming to market and the recent ag mergers, soybean seed catalogs are as thick as they are confusing this year.  Depending on your seed retailer of choice, […]

Dicamba: States Give EPA a List – Early Season Cutoff, Year-to-Year Label – DTN

🕔Aug 31, 2018“We understand why this tool is needed in some states to control herbicide-resistant weeds, but this is not a sustainable model right now with our funding and the number of […]

BASF Spins Off Extreme Herbicide

🕔Jul 11, 2018Helm Agro US, Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire Extreme herbicide from BASF Corporation. Extreme’s control spectrum includes more than 50 broadleaf and grass weeds in Roundup Ready soybeans, Clearfield […]

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