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  • May 7, 2015
    press release

    EU Moves Pioneer® Brand Plenish® High Oleic Soybeans Forward

    DuPont Pioneer released the following statement following the European Commission's approval of the Plenish® high oleic soybean single trait for import, food, feed use and processing....More
  • May 4, 2015
    press release

    Bayer CropScience Helps Growers CARE for Crops and Bees



    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 21, 2015) – Bayer CropScience announces the continuation of its CARE Program. CARE is aimed at supporting the ongoing collaboration between growers and beekeepers and the critical role they both play in feeding a growing planet and being good stewards of the environment. In the U.S., more than $15 billion dollars worth of crops are pollinated by bees each year. Growers – and bees – are increasingly tasked to produce more food as our world population grows....More
  • May 4, 2015
    press release

    DuPont Acquires Taxon Biosciences, Inc.

    WILMINGTON, Del., April 22, 2015 – Today, DuPont announced it has agreed to acquire Taxon Biosciences, Inc., a leading microbiome discovery company. This acquisition will build on DuPont’s in-house capabilities and unparalleled market access in both seed and crop protection to discover and commercialize biological solutions for agriculture customers globally....More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    Monsanto Announces Multi-Year Commitment to Help Monarch Butterflies

    ST. LOUIS -- Monsanto Company announces a $400,000 commitment to partner with and support the efforts of experts working to benefit monarch butterflies....More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    EPA approves Enlist Duo™ herbicide for use in additional states

    INDIANAPOLIS — April 1, 2015 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its approval of Enlist Duo™ herbicide for use in additional states. A key component of the innovative Enlist™ Weed Control System, Enlist Duo with Colex-D™ Technology is the only herbicide to combine the proven performance of glyphosate with new 2,4-D choline for exceptional weed control in corn and soybeans....More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    Corn and Soybean Growers Up the Ante for 2015 Herbicide Resistance Management

    WILMINGTON, Del., April 14, 2015 – Herbicide resistance management continues to be a priority for corn and soybean growers, and they’re working together more effectively to slow the spread of resistant weeds, according to a survey sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection at the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Arizona....More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    Fortix® Fungicide Now Registered for Suppression of Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans

    CARY, N.C. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 16, 2015)  –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of Fortix® Fungicide for suppression of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in soybeans. Its use in most soybean producing states is under a FIFRA 2(ee) label.  Fortix is jointly marketed and sold by Arysta LifeScience and Cheminova, Inc....More
  • Apr 14, 2015
    press release

    MICHELIN OFFERS TIPS FOR REDUCING SOIL COMPACTION

    GREENVILLE, S.C., April 14, 2015 — Faced with lower commodity prices, farmers are looking for any edge to improve productivity and crop performance. As the 2015 growing season gets under way, experts say one of the most effective ways to improve yield is to minimize soil compaction by using tires that can operate at a lower air pressure....More
  • Mar 17, 2015
    press release

    Agnition Launches First Microbial Catalyst Soybean Seed Treatment

    Agnition announced today that it has launched Commence® for Soybeans, a microbial catalyst seed treatment for soybeans that stimulates microbial activity for healthier soil and a superior growth environment. Increased microbial activity near the seed liberates nutrients that get soybeans off to a faster start and nurtures them throughout the growing season....More
  • Mar 16, 2015
    press release

    New CASE 570N EP Tractor Loader an Efficient, Powerful Platform for Loading, Attachment Use

    CASE Construction Equipment introduces the new 570N EP – a powerful yet efficient tractor loader optimized for loader and attachment use in site prep, landscaping, construction and agricultural applications....More

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