Randy Dowdy says a gas line company is responsible for major topsoil losses on his record-breaking farmland.
USDA and independent firms have released numbers that Brazil is harboring a record soybean and potentially record corn crop. These numbers could have the potential to change the structure of the markets in the U.S., according to Brian Basting of Advance Trading, Inc.
About two years. That’s all the time you have to prove to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) you and your neighbors will follow new dicamba formulation label requirements, or the agency could let its approval expire at the end of 2018.
DuPont Pioneer expects to introduce its new soybean fungicide seed treatment, Lumisena, commercially for the 2018 season. Lumisena improves crop establishment and stand uniformity by controlling Phytophthora in soybeans. Oxathiapiprolin, the active ingredient, controls pathogens during multiple stages of their life cycle.
Just about the time you think you have a good understanding of what the labels say about using the new dicamba formulations, something else comes to light.
In an effort to improve seed flowability at planting, Bayer CropScience introduces Fluency Agent Advanced, an improved version of the seed lubricant the company first marketed in 2014. Fluency Agent Advanced can be used on both corn and soybeans. It improves seed flow from the hopper to the row units for more efficient planting.
Soybeans have shocked and surprised many producers over the past few years, partly from yield improvement and acreage growth. Industry leaders are looking toward the future, searching for a way to continue to drive value for growers based on quality.
A bill that would require increased penalties for off-label herbicide use passed in the Missouri House and moves on to the Senate. The bill could be passed as early as mid-March.
For more than two decades, Commodity Classic has helped set the stage for the growing season. Farmers and presenters from across the country pour into one place with one goal in mind—to get ready for 2017. As attendance has grown, so has the event’s influence.