Seed Industry – Q&A with Leaders of “The Big Four” – DTN Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
They are often called “The Big Four.” BASF, Bayer, Corteva and Syngenta now dominate the sales of agricultural seeds in the United States. Other firms, including at least 100 independent […]

Mead Ethanol Plant Cleanup Ongoing – DTN Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
A group of seed and agrichemical companies have mostly taken over cleanup and remediation efforts from the state of Nebraska for an ethanol plant contaminated with their pesticides after the […]

Court Rules on Chlorpyrifos – DTN Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
The EPA has 60 days to either write a new rule to allow for the safe use of chlorpyrifos or halt all food residue tolerances of the insecticide, which would […]

Corteva Sheds Dicamba Herbicides – DTN Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
Corteva pulled a developmental dicamba product from the EPA registration process, the latest in a series of moves to distance itself from controversial ag chemicals.

Corteva Agriscience Reveals the Latest Innovation in Cereals Weed Control Mar 25, 2021

🕔Mar 25, 2021
A new postemergence herbicide combining the next generation of broadleaf weed control with an industry-leading graminicide is primed to change the game for wheat and barley producers battling tough weeds. […]

Ag Input Suppliers Face Antitrust Lawsuit – DTN Jan 19, 2021

🕔Jan 19, 2021
A new lawsuit alleges crop input manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers coordinated a boycott of online sales platforms such as Farmers Business Network and AgVend to prevent greater price transparency, a […]

EPA Proposes Chlorpyrifos Safety Steps – DTN Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
EPA announced a proposal on Friday to improve the safety of using the insecticide chlorpyrifos. The proposal follows a draft risk assessment the agency released in September. The EPA is […]

Corn Belt: Rootworm Populations on the Rise with Heavy Bt Resistance – DTN Oct 15, 2020

🕔Oct 15, 2020
After several years of low corn rootworm populations, the “billion-dollar bug” is catching eyes again in the Corn Belt. Populations of both western and northern corn rootworm are rebounding after […]

Bt on the Chopping Block – EPA Plans Variety Phase Out – DTN Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
In an effort to stave off above-ground insect resistance, the EPA is proposing phasing out many current Bt corn hybrids, as well as some Bt cotton varieties, in the next […]

Dicamba’s Status As EPA Scrambles? It’s Complicated – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
As the fall seed-buying season advances, EPA is facing a major time crunch on its dicamba herbicide decisions. The agency had originally vowed to have a re-registration decision for four […]

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