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  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Growers, ag experts review Acuron® corn herbicide first-year performance

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Oct. 19, 2015 – After more than 800 field trials and years of formulation testing followed by EPA registration in April 2015, Acuron® corn herbicide had its first on-farm use this season....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Land O'Lakes, Inc. Makes First Commercial Investment in Africa

    ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Oct. 27, 2015 -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. and Villa Crop Protection of South Africa today announced a partnership, effective Oct. 26,that will capitalize on the growth potential of the South African agricultural market. The two organizations are joining two complementary portfolios of productivity-enhancing crop input products and services to help all sizes of farms sustainably improve their yields....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Armezon® PRO herbicide from BASF receives registration for use on all corn types

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., November 4, 2015 – Armezon® PRO herbicide provides long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds. The BASF product has received full Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for use on all corn types. ...More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Stewardship: There’s An App for That!


    Indianapolis and EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. — Nov. 5, 2015 — Farmers will soon have a convenient way to advance stewardship programs for their crop chemicals, thanks to an exclusive license agreement between Coherent Ag Solutions and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW). Patented application technology from Dow AgroSciences will be incorporated into AgSteward™, a cloud-based crop protection stewardship system offered by Coherent Ag Solutions....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Survey Shows Room for Improvement in Herbicide Resistance Management Programs

    WILMINGTON, Del., November 6, 2015 – Herbicide-resistant weeds remain a top concern for corn and soybean growers. According to a survey conducted by DuPont Crop Protection, more farmers are scouting fields, keeping field records and adding multiple herbicide modes of action to spray tanks to combat herbicide resistance and control yield-robbing weeds....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Acuron® corn herbicide named Agri Marketing magazine’s 2015 New Product of the Year

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Nov. 9, 2015 – Helping farmers control tough and resistant weeds was the motivation behind the development of Acuron® corn herbicide from Syngenta. It’s also a key reason why it has been named Agri Marketing magazine’s 2015 New Product of the Year....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    FMC Launches Ethos™ XB Insecticide/Fungicide


    PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2015 – FMC is launching Ethos™ XB insecticide/fungicide, the first of its kind, integrated in-furrow product for insect and disease control. Formulated with the patented Liquid Fertilizer Ready technology from FMC, Ethos XB insecticide/fungicide combines the market-leading at-plant insecticide with a broad-spectrum preventative biofungicide, the first corn biopesticide offering from FMC....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Season Closes on Successful Launch of Enlist Duo™ Herbicide


    INDIANAPOLIS — Nov. 12, 2015 — Growers report seeing strong stands, good ear length and fill, full pods and clean fields where Enlist™ corn and Enlist soybeans grew this year.  As the first year of commercial use of Enlist Duo™ herbicide with Colex-D™ Technology draws to a close, growers continue to see the benefits of the Enlist Weed Control System....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    BASF expands production capacities of innovative biological solutions for agriculture and horticulture

    Littlehampton, United Kingdom, 10/1/15 -- With the opening of its expanded Littlehampton, UK production site, BASF is strengthening its ability to sustainably meet the growing global demand for biological solutions for agriculture and horticulture. At this site, BASF increases its production volumes of beneficial nematodes and inoculants, moving ahead with its strategy to develop solutions beyond conventional crop protection....More
  • Oct 11, 2015
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    ROUNDUP READY PLUS® CHALLENGE TO DEMONSTRATE EFFECTIVENESS AND VALUE OF RESIDUAL HERBICIDE PROGRAMS IN SOYBEANS

    ST. LOUIS  – Monsanto announced the online kickoff of the 2015 Roundup Ready PLUS® Challenge, a program designed to demonstrate the benefits of a complete residual herbicide program in combination with Genuity® Roundy Ready 2 Yield® soybeans.  This approach is effective in controlling weeds and in protecting yield potential for farmers battling herbicide-resistant and tough-to-control weeds in their fields....More
  • Aug 24, 2015
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    United Suppliers, Inc. to Merge with Land O'Lakes, Inc. Crop Inputs Business

    ARDEN HILLS, Minn. and AMES, Iowa, Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The owners of United Suppliers, Inc. and members of Land O'Lakes, Inc. have overwhelmingly approved the merger of United Suppliers with Land O'Lakes' crop inputs business. The merger will build on the recent successes of the two companies and aims to create a single, relevant and competitive system of independent agricultural retailers.  ...More
  • Jul 23, 2015
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    Surveil® Herbicide Receives EPA Approval as New Premix for Soybean Growers


    INDIANAPOLIS — July 8, 2015 — Surveil® herbicide – a new preemergence, residual herbicide, has received approval from the Environmental Protection Agency and will be available for the 2016 growing season. This new herbicide combines two leading active ingredients in one convenient premix for soybean growers. The premix from Dow AgroSciences offers easy mixing and handling characteristics and proven weed control that growers can count on to battle herbicide resistant and hard-to-control broadleaf weeds....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
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    Preserving Yield in Critical Development Stages

    “Despite weather and growing season conditions, now is not a time to give up on a crop. There’s still plenty of opportunity to preserve yield potential,” says John Fisher, product development associate for StollerUSA. “Understanding the growth and development of crops allows growers to use timely production practices that can help preserve yield. Maintaining hormonal balance within the plant at critical vegetative and reproductive development stages is key to preserving and maximizing yield potential.”...More

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