Wars over water, oil and phosphorus?
Many have predicted there will be wars over water and oil, but one Arizona State University professor says phosphorus should be added to that list. Full story.
Don’t look to March to predict late spring freeze
With all of the warm weather there have been questions about whether there is any correlation between that warm weather and the last spring freeze event. The quick answer is No! Full story.
PotashCorp offers Q1 2012 market analysis
U.S. farmers are projected to achieve above-average returns for their crops in 2012, with the exception of wheat, according to PotashCorp in its first quarter analysis of 2012. Full story.
Food demand spiking crop chemical use?
As the world demands more food and the agriculture industry strives to meet it, environmentalists, scientists and farm advocates are growing more concerned about how the agriculture industry will meet these demands. Full story.
Arysta suspends sales of Midas soil fumigant
Arysta LifeScience Corp., Cary, N.C., has suspended sales of all formulations of its soil fumigant, Midas, in the United States, effective immediately. Full story.
California may adopt 'pump-and-fertilize' approach
The fertilizer-tainted water under the San Joaquin Valley could be a boon for agriculture instead of a bane. Full story.
New TeeJet spray tip for fungicide applications
The new AI3070 spray tip from TeeJet Technologies provides thorough plant coverage with minimal spray drift. Full story.
EDITORIAL: Update our ports or miss the boat
|By Bob Stallman, president, American Farm Bureau Federation
Someone once said that it’s not leaving port, but coming in, that determines the success of a voyage. While this has some truth to it, the port that one departs from is just as important to a successful endeavor. Full story.
Syngenta launches enhanced soybean resources
Syngenta has converted its soybean crop page on FarmAssist.com into a virtual classroom that will feature a variety of agronomic and product solutions information combined with the extensive crop knowledge held by Syngenta to help growers maximize soybean production. Full story.
API acquires Dakota Fluid Power’s Ag division
Ally Precision Industries has purchased Dakota Fluid Power’s ag division. With this acquisition, API will be able to provide a complete line of Precision Agricultural products for the ag industry including, manifold blocks and CAN Based Control systems. Full story.
AGCO joins Diesel Technology Forum
The Diesel Technology Forum announced that AGCO is the newest member to join the forum. Full story.
Thinking nitrogen for the spring
With an early spring, growers are questioning about what kind of tillage should they consider and how conditions will affect their nitrogen management program for corn. Full story. (Visit the Crop Fertility Resource Center for more fertilizer news and information.)
Importance of corn stand and emergence uniformity
With corn planters beginning to roll soon, it is a good time to think about the importance of uniformity of stands and emergence. Full story. (Visit the Corn Resource Center for more corn news and information.)
Mild winter for bean leaf beetle
Bean leaf beetle adults are susceptible to cold weather and will die when the temperature is below -10 degrees C, but they have adapted to winter by protecting themselves in leaf litter and insulating snow cover. Full story. (Visit the Soybean Resource Center for more soybean news and information.)
Fighting resistant ryegrass in Southwest wheat
Southwest wheat growers are finding an increasing problem with herbicide resistant ryegrass. Full story. (Visit the Wheat Resource Center for more wheat news and information.)
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