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

🕔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 […]

Dicamba: EPA Extends Over-the-Top Use for 2 Years, More Label Requirements – DTN

🕔Nov 1, 2018The U.S. Environmental Protection agency has announced it has extended the registration for dicamba herbicides for over-the-top use in Roundup Ready Xtend crops for an additional two years.  At the […]

Soybean Herbicide Tolerant-Trait Systems for 2019 – Breaking it Down – DTN

🕔Oct 3, 2018Between new traits coming to market and the recent ag mergers, soybean seed catalogs are as thick as they are confusing this year.  Depending on your seed retailer of choice, […]

Dicamba Whiplash in Arkansas: Who’s on First? – DTN

🕔Apr 27, 2018A group of Arkansas farmers had little more than a week of access to dicamba before the state Supreme Court intervened on Wednesday, April 25.   Nearly 200 farmers had gained […]

Dicamba in Court: Judge Rules for ‘the Arkansas 6’ but AG Fights Back- DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2018The Arkansas attorney general is appealing the surprise decision by a judge to allow six Arkansas farmers to use dicamba on cotton and soybeans during the 2018 growing season.   As […]

Rice: Gambit Herbicide Registered to Fight Sedge and Broadleaf Weeds

🕔Jan 2, 2018Gowan Company has received Federal registration for Gambit herbicide.  Gambit contains the active ingredients halosulfuron and prosulfuron and is highly effective for sedge and broadleaf weed control in rice. In […]

Glyphosate Formulations: What’s the Diff and What’s a Salt?

🕔Dec 22, 2017Glyphosate is one of the most widely used herbicides in the world and is extremely important in many of our orchard, vineyard, and annual crops as well as in non-crop […]

EPA: Glyphosate Unlikely Carcinogenic – DTN

🕔Dec 20, 2017The herbicide glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans. That is the conclusion reached by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its draft risk assessment released this week. […]

Dicamba: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims Piling Up – Part 2

🕔Nov 20, 2017Editor’s Note:  Tiffany Dowell Lashmet continues her coverage of dicamba with an overview of the legal side of the issue in this article. Click to read her earlier post: Dicamba: It […]

Dicamba Soybean Injury Report: 3.6 Million Acres Affected in 2017

🕔Oct 31, 2017Throughout the summer we have attempted to provide updates as to the extent of dicamba-injured soybean throughout the United States, either in the form of official dicamba-related cases that are […]

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