Corn, Soybeans: Seedling Troubleshooting – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018 ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS: Dig up entire seedlings to best diagnose pest and disease problems. If you find disease or feeding, check your seed treatment label to see what worked or didn’t […]

Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acres Down 8%; Rice Water Weevils, Mexican Corn Borer Expected

🕔May 29, 2017This year’s Louisiana rice planting, estimated at 400,000 acres, is 8% less than last year, according to LSU AgCenter rice extension specialist Dustin Harrell.  AgCenter estimates for the 2016 crop were […]

ChemChina’s Syngenta Buyout Approved but 3 Pesticides Booked to Go – DTN

🕔Apr 7, 2017The Federal Trade Commission told ChemChina on Tuesday that the agency approves ChemChina’s $43 billion purchase of Syngenta AG, but will require ChemChina to sell the assets and licensing of […]

Durum Wheat: Over Supply and Fusarium Head Blight Give Growers Second Thoughts – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2017Durum is a type of wheat that is very dense and high in protein. Approximately 80% of the nation’s nearly 100 million bushels of durum wheat is grown in North […]

Dicamba Herbicide: Environmental Groups Sue EPA as Some States Set up Application Limits – DTN

🕔Jan 24, 2017Environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Friday in attempt to force the agency to take another look at the conditional use permit approved for the herbicide dicamba as […]

Soybean Yield Increase: Lower Planting Rate Plus a Proven Seed Treatment, Study says – DTN

🕔Jan 24, 2017A new study from the University of Wisconsin holds some good news for soybean growers facing tight margins in 2017.  The research, led by Extension agronomist Shawn Conley and Ph. […]

Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust Reports Lead to Winter Treatment Research

🕔Nov 21, 2016Reports of stripe rust in wheat, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, have continued throughout the Panhandle, particularly in Kimball and Banner counties. With additional sightings from central and […]

Syngenta Expands Fungicide, Seed Corn Production In Brazil

🕔Oct 4, 2016Syngenta has announced the completion of capacity expansion projects at key sites in Brazil and Switzerland. The company has invested a combined total of $240 million in two plants in […]

EPA and Syngenta Reach Settlement Over Alleged Pesticide Violations

🕔Sep 19, 2016The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)has announced a multi-region settlement with Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC (Syngenta) in Greensboro, N.C., for alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act […]

Neonics Underfire: Think You Need Them? Minn. Dept. of Ag Wants Farmers to Prove It

🕔Aug 30, 2016Concerns over the role neonicotinoids may play in pollinator health issues have prompted the governor of Minnesota and the state’s Department of Agriculture (MDA) to propose sweeping restrictions to neonicotinoid […]

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