Dicamba Herbicide: Environmental Groups Sue EPA as Some States Set up Application Limits – DTN Jan 24, 2017

🕔Jan 24, 2017
Environmental 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, 2017

🕔Jan 24, 2017
A 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, 2016

🕔Nov 21, 2016
Reports 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, 2016

🕔Oct 4, 2016
Syngenta 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, 2016

🕔Sep 19, 2016
The 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, 2016

🕔Aug 30, 2016
Concerns 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 […]

Fungicides: Pulling the Trigger. Does it Pay? – DTN Jun 16, 2016

🕔Jun 16, 2016
Whenever commodity prices drop, or even when they remain up, growers question whether a fungicide application will pay for itself, either by protecting yield, bumping it, or a combination. Fungicides […]

Wheat Stripe Rust Eating Away at Slim Margins – DTN Jun 3, 2016

🕔Jun 3, 2016
Winter wheat stages across the U.S. range from full maturity to flowering, but one consistent theme this spring is the disease called stripe rust. The yellow-orange pustules have swept through […]

Ohio Corn: Rust, Freeze Injury, Head Scab – Use a Fungicide? May 17, 2016

🕔May 17, 2016
The most frequently asked questions over the last 5 days: Is it still worth putting on a fungicide? If so, what would be the best time to put it on? […]

Florida Peanuts: White Mold Risk Report May 13, 2016

🕔May 13, 2016
As soil temperatures are increasing, it is time for peanut growers in Florida, as well as many other areas of the southeast, to consider an early season white mold (a.k.a. […]

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