Briefing Room

  • Jul 10, 2015
    press release

    Dow AgroSciences names new residual corn herbicide

    Dow AgroSciences announced July 8 that its new corn herbicide, previously referred to as GF-3471, will be named Resicore herbicide. Registration for this herbicide is expected in 2016. “Resicore is designed to control weeds throughout the season,” says Luke Peters, corn herbicides product manager, Dow AgroSciences. “It will provide trusted residual control, resistance management and resounding yield potential as the core of growers’ weed control programs.”...More
  • Jul 2, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Mid-South farmers endorse students for $49,500 in scholarships

    Thirty-three students from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee were awarded a total of $49,500 in college scholarships this spring from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The new program encourages rural youth to remain in agriculture and provides $1,500 scholarships to support their education. Farmers play a vital role by promoting the opportunity to local students and endorsing their applications....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
    press release

    Quintec fungicide gets label for bacterial spot suppression in tomatoes

    Known as a highly effective treatment for suppressing bacterial spot in peppers, Quintec fungicide now is available to tomato growers battling bacterial spot. Because the disease thrives in environments with high temperatures, high humidity and rain, pressure from bacterial spot on tomatoes is increasing. Emerging evidence of copper resistance complicates control of bacterial spot....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
    press release

    Southeastern farmers endorse students for $54,000 in scholarships

    Thirty-six students from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland and Delaware were awarded a total of $54,000 in college scholarships this spring from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The new program encourages rural youth to remain in agriculture and provides $1,500 scholarships to support their education. Farmers played a vital role by promoting the opportunity to local students and endorsing their applications....More
  • Jun 17, 2015
    press release

    CrossOver soil amendment registered for crops, turf in 44 states

    CrossOver soil amendment, made by Harsco, is registered for use on a number of agricultural crops, turf and horticultural crops in 44 states.   It is a refined magnesium and calcium silicate based fertilizer. Plants benefit from the release of calcium, magnesium and silicates into the soil and subsequent plant uptake that helps correct magnesium and calcium deficiencies and reduces drought stress; improves tolerance to heat or cold stress; and improves plant structural strength and resistance to lodging in those crops subject to lodging.   ...More
  • Jun 4, 2015
    press release

    John Deere adds Mobile Data Transfer, MyJobs App to Operations Center

    John Deere is adding more tools to its Operations Center within MyJohnDeere and making it easy to wirelessly transfer data from older John Deere equipment and non-John Deere displays to the Operations Center with Mobile Data Transfer....More
  • Jun 2, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    New Stoneville variety ‘comes home’ to south Delta

    They say that “good things come to those who wait.” That saying may be the case with the agronomists who work on FiberMax and Stoneville cottonseed for Bayer CropScience. Bayer CropScience has released four new cotton varieties — two FiberMax and two Stoneville — for the 2015 planting season that is now under way across most of the U.S. The Stoneville varieties are ST 5115 GLT and ST 6182 GLT....More
  • May 27, 2015
    press release

    EPA approves Warrant Ultra Herbicide for cotton, soybeans

    Soybean and cotton growers looking for tools to manage weeds will have a new, first-of-its-kind option in 2016 with Warrant Ultra Herbicide, a premix of acetochlor and fomesafen approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month....More
  • May 14, 2015
    press release

    Fertigation, chemigation cost effective

    Applying fertilizer and crop protection products through irrigation systems with Agri-Inject fluid injection technology can save money and time....More
  • May 14, 2015
    press release

    EPA grants Section 18 exemption for Transform WG against sugarcane aphids

    Kansas sorghum producers have a new option to control sugarcane aphids with recent EPA approval of a Section 18 emergency use exemption for Transform WG insecticide. Section 18 approvals previously were issued in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina  and Texas for 2015....More
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