Grain bins and dryer
08:45AM Nov 15, 2019

2019 Has Farmers Reconsidering Planting Date, On-Farm Propane

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
With 70% of his corn crop to harvest, Tim Burrack is running low on fuel and time before Mother Nature dumps snow on his northeast Iowa farm—something forecasters in his
13:45PM Nov 14, 2019

Late Harvest Delays Anhydrous As Unapplied Acres Stack Up

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete
“We’ve had guys run 24-hour shifts already applying anhydrous. So far, we’ve applied 25,000 acres, and we’ve got 60,000 acres of custom anhydrous yet to do,”
15:20PM Nov 13, 2019

Syngenta Sues Atticus for Patent Infringement

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Syngenta alleges that Atticus’ Acadia 2SC, Acadia ESQ, Aquila XL, Artavia 2 SC and Artavia Xcel product each infringe their patents relating to manufacturing azoxystrobin fungicide.
16:25PM Nov 12, 2019

Last Chance To Pull SCN Samples Before Spring

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Excess rainfall this year changed more than just farmers’ harvest schedules—soybean cyst nematode, SCN, can move with water. It’ll
09:42AM Nov 12, 2019

Alliance for Food and Farming educates dieticians through webpage

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The Alliance for Food and Farming has long advocated for the produce industry in spreading the word about the healthy attributes of fresh fruit and vegetables.
10:43AM Nov 11, 2019

Propane Shortage Today Could Turn Into Anhydrous Shortage Tomorrow

A propane shortage is plaguing the Midwest, with some farmers forced to store their wet corn until spring, but now some are worried it could also mean a shortage of
15:16PM Nov 06, 2019

Some Iowa Farmers Now Cut Off from Liquid Propane Supplies

As Iowa braces for another cold snap, propane suppliers are having to prioritize shipments, saving product for homes and livestock producers. Experts say the propane shortage could get worse before