Soybeans: 7 Herbicide-Tolerant Traits Available – Which to Pick? – DTN Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019Farmers have a range of choices when it comes to herbicide-tolerant soybean technology in 2020 — up to seven different traits. When selecting seed, remember that disease, insect tolerance and […]

Gene Editing Technology Continues to Develop – DTN Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019Agribusinesses, trade groups and farmers are excited about the prospects of gene-editing technology, but a great deal of unknowns remain about regulations and consumer acceptance. Gene editing drew a lot […]

Bt Resistant Corn Borer on the Rise, Single Trait Hybrids at Risk – DTN May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019Scientists have found populations of European corn borer in Canada that are fully resistant to the Bt trait Cry1F, sold under the brand name Herculex I. So far, the discoveries […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now Feb 19, 2019

🕔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 […]

Corteva Spins Off Herbicide Line To Amvac Parent Company Jan 3, 2019

🕔Jan 3, 2019American Vanguard Corporation (AVC), which owns the Amvac brand and subsidiary, today announced the acquisition of the quizalofop (QPE) product line of herbicides from Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. […]

Carolinas Tobacco, Sweet Potatoes: Aggressive Nematodes – New Research Dec 5, 2018

🕔Dec 5, 2018The Carolinas’ wet 2018 growing season presented tobacco and sweet potato growers with many challenges. Among those was achieving control of a relatively new species of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne enterolobii. […]

Dicamba: States Scramble to Get a Grip – DTN Nov 9, 2018

🕔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.

Dicamba: States Give EPA a List – Early Season Cutoff, Year-to-Year Label – DTN Aug 31, 2018

🕔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 […]

Vip3a – Only Bt Trait Without Insect Resistance – How Long Will it Last? – DTN Aug 14, 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2018Is Bt broken for ear-feeding pests? And, if so, can we rescue it? Those are the questions that compelled EPA to convene a Scientific Advisory Panel in Arlington, Virginia, this […]

Dicamba and 2,4-D Injuries Higher in Non-Soybean Crops and Plants – DTN Jun 21, 2018

🕔Jun 21, 2018As herbicide injury reports mount in the Midwest and South, state regulators and EPA are watching the situation closely.   Dicamba is facing the most alleged injury reports so far, and […]

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