Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1

🕔Nov 20, 2017Dicamba will likely go down as the biggest agricultural issue in 2017.  This post will discuss some background information and then address several recent developments regarding the herbicide dicamba.   The […]

Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

🕔Sep 25, 2017A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops. The group consists primarily of weed scientists and crop specialists with the […]

DowDuPont Opens As One on Friday – End Of Era – DTN

🕔Sep 1, 2017Chemical giants Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont are expected to officially complete their merger at the end of the stock market close Thursday as shares of the two companies stop […]

Burndown: Elevore Pre-Plant Herbicide Available in 2018 to Control Broadleaf Weeds

🕔Jul 31, 2017Trials across the Midwest and Midsouth conducted by farmers and retailers through Dow AgroSciences’ Field Forward on-farm research program showed superior burndown control on tough broadleaf weeds using Elevore herbicide. […]

Cotton Bollworm: Bt Cotton Resistance Showing Up from North Carolina to Texas – DTN

🕔Jul 21, 2017From the Carolinas to Texas, the cotton bollworm is leading an assault on Bt cotton again this year.   Growing resistance to the Bt traits found in the most common […]

Dow Agrees to Sell Brazil Corn Seed Assets to CITIC Agri Fund – $1.1Bln

🕔Jul 12, 2017The Dow Chemical Company has entered into a definitive agreement with CITIC Agri Fund to divest a select portion of Dow AgroSciences’ corn seed business in Brazil for a purchase […]

China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

🕔Jun 15, 2017Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist weed control system continued its path toward full commercialization Wednesday after China granted import approval to its corn trait.   Corn hybrids with the Enlist trait, which […]

DuPont-Dow Deal Gains Tentative Brazilian Anti-Trust Approval

🕔May 17, 2017DuPont and Dow announced today that Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) has granted conditional regulatory approval of their proposed merger. CADE’s approval hinges on the divestment of a select portion […]

Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

🕔May 4, 2017Dow AgroSciences has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions from EPA for Transform WG insecticide in select states for the 2017 production season. The Section 18 emergency use exemptions come as […]

Chemical, Seed Mergers: The Big 6 Will Soon be 4 – Then What?

🕔Apr 10, 2017Agriculture in the United States uses less land, and far less labor, today than it did in the 1940s. Yet agricultural production grew by 169 percent between 1948 and 2013, […]

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