Jan 14, 2015

Stakeholders pull together for bee health

Mid-South entomologists, beekeepers, farmers and the crop protection industry are pulling together to improve honeybee health....More
Jan 22, 2015
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Precision Planting announces new insecticide control system

A new insecticide control system by Precision Planting enables farmers to simplify their planter and achieve more precise control of insecticide on every portion of their fields.  “Farmers applying insecticide today calibrate their meter for a single speed. As operators speed up, slow down or plant around curves, the intended application rate is impossible to maintain.  And, as high-speed planting is now a reality with SpeedTube, the insecticide system needs to keep pace,” said Luke Stuber, vDrive Insecticide engineer. ...More
Jan 20, 2015
Delta Farm Press

Prevention part of Matt Miles’ approach to growing soybeans

Matt Miles says disease prevention is a big part of the production system that has produced back-to-back 100-bushel soybean yields on his southeast Arkansas farm....More
Jan 19, 2015
Delta Farm Press

Matt Miles talks soybeans at National Conservation Systems Conference

Arkansas Soybean Association Yield Challenge winner discusses soybean production practices at National Conservation Systems Conference....More
Jan 9, 2015
press release
Delta Farm Press

Neonicotinoids significantly increase yields, study says

Growing Matters, an industry consortium that includes Bayer CropScience, Syngenta and Valent U.S.A. Corp., has released the results of a study that found neonicotinoids significantly increase yields of major yields of major crops. The research assembled existing data from more than 1,500 field studies conducted over 15 years in eight crops: corn, soybean, wheat, cotton, sorghum, canola, potato and tomato....More
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