Bayer officials no longer expect their planned $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto to close at the end of 2017, saying instead it should close early 2018, according to Dow Jones.
The European Union (EU) court recently ruled in favor of Italian farmer Giorgio Fidenato who planted GMO corn. Italy didn’t allow farmers to plant GMO products and sued Fidenato in 2013, according to AP.
Bill Bader is the bell cow of dicamba drift litigation, with farmers in at least 10 states right behind him. How the cases will play out remains a matter of conjecture, but one fact is clear: Dicamba-related litigation has only just begun.
Enlist One is a straight-goods 2,4-D choline product with Colex-D technology, by Dow AgroSciences. It allows farmers and applicators to tank-mix glufosinate and other approved tank mix products.
Tuesday the Arkansas Plant Board Pesticide Committee approved of an in-crop dicamba ban from April 15 to Dec. 31, 2018. The next steps for the potential ban are approval from the full Plant Board, the Arkansas Governor and the Arkansas Legislature.
Slugs are an accepted part of the bill for many agriculture operations, but as numbers rise, particularly in the Midwest, producers are reckoning with a new level of damage. A mild slug presence, sheltered by increasing no till acreage, can usher in a wave of replants, major yield loss and expensive bait control.
Farmers may be wondering what all the wet weather they had this season is doing to their soil and what does that mean for next years crop?
Pam Fretwell sits down with Kurt Seevers Technical Dev. Manager with Verdisian about that subject.
Today Dow and DuPont close their merger valued at $130 billion. Final required divestments will take place over the next 18 months, while the larger combined company will split into three separate companies within the next two years.
A new pre-emerge and a new post-emerge herbicide will be available for farmers in 2018. Dow AgroSciences is introducing pre-emerge Elevore for corn, soybeans and cotton and DuPont Crop Protection is introducing EverpreX for post-emerge use in soybeans.
The Deep South's nastiest soybean pest is marching north, and Mississippi and Arkansas are facing their worst invasion ever.
Anytime corn is stressed photosynthesis is reduced, which limits carbohydrate production and increases risk of stalk rot. The rots you see could be different depending on your stress, wet or dry
California is tightening the strictest rules in the nation on a pesticide that is popular with farmers over new health concerns, officials said Friday.
Farmers use chlorpyrifos to kill pests that attack a wide variety of crops like grapes, almonds and cotton grown in California, the nation's agricultural leader, as well as across the country.
More than 2,200 complaints with dicamba named as the suspect have been filed in the U.S. since the beginning of the 2017 season. In perspective, if various Extension experts’ estimate of 3.1 million U.S. acres of damage is accurate, that represents 3.5% of planted soybean acres, as of press time.
Farmers across the Midwest are starting to see tip back in some of their corn fields.