FMC Partners With Emerge Application Solutions

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

FMC Agricultural Solutions has partnered with Emerge Application Solutions, Owensboro, Ky., to commercialize the new 3RIVE 3D™ in-furrow crop protection delivery platform. The FMC patent-pending 3RIVE 3D technology seamlessly integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase the number of acres planted in a day. “This system is streamlined for speed and efficiency. Growers can plant up to …

Agribusiness, Crop Protection, FMC

Trait Deregulation Clears Way for BASF Engenia™

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

We’ve been talking with BASF about Engenia™ herbicide since 2012 and now that USDA has deregulated a dicamba-tolerant trait for cotton and soybeans the path has been cleared for the exciting new product to be offered for growers this year. According to our friends with BASF, a registration decision for Engenia herbicide to control broadleaf weeds post-emergence in dicamba-tolerant cotton …

Agribusiness, BASF, Crop Protection, weeds

Rea Named Senior VP of BASF Crop Protection

Jamie Johansen

BASF announces that Paul Rea has been appointed Senior Vice President, Crop Protection, North America. Rea joined BASF Australia in 2001, moving to the U.S. in 2004. Rea has held a number of positions with BASF in the U.S., including Director of the professional and specialty solutions division, and Vice President, U.S. Crop Operations. Most recently, Rea was Senior Vice …

Agribusiness, BASF, Company Announcement, Crop Protection

Crop Protection Helps Growers Produce Nutritious Food

Jamie Johansen

A recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirms that over 99 percent of fresh and processed food available to consumers tested below allowable pesticide residue levels, allowing for continued access to affordable and nutritious food across the country. Released on December 19, 2014 by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), the 23rd Pesticide Data Program (PDP) Annual …

Ag Group, Crop Protection, Food

BASF Talks Emerging Seed Industry Trends at CSS

Cindy Zimmerman

Two main trends emerging in the seed industry are biological crop inputs and seed coatings, according to Mike McFatrich, BASF global seed solutions business director. “I think we have seen a real increase in looking at more sustainable options and being able to do more with less,” said McFatrich at this week’s CCS 2014 and Seed Expo in Chicago where …

ASTA, Audio, BASF, Crop Protection, Seed

ResponsibleAg Getting Kicked Off

Chuck Zimmerman

ResponsibleAg Inc. is a non-profit organization founded this year to promote the public welfare by assisting agribusinesses as they seek to comply with federal environmental, health, safety and security rules regarding the safe handling and storage of fertilizer products. Billy Pirkle of Crop Production Services was chosen as the first chair of the organization and he says one of their …

Agribusiness, ARA, Audio, Crop Protection, Fertilizer, Safety

FMC Introduces 3RIVE 3D™ Technology

Cindy Zimmerman

Do you want your corn to thrive? How about 3RIVE 3D? That’s a new product from FMC Corporation. It is a crop protection delivery platform for three-dimensional in-furrow protection. The patent-pending 3RIVE 3D™ technology integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase net planting speed, in-furrow protection and early season success. During the recent National Association of Farm …

Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Insecticides, NAFB

AgVoice4Choice Urges Growers to ACT Now

Cindy Zimmerman

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report on the “Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybean Production” concluding that “these seed treatments provide little or no overall benefits to soybean production in most situations.” Upon release of the report, a 60-day comment period was opened which concludes on December 22. So far, the comment website reports just …

Agribusiness, Crop Protection, Farming, Government, Insecticides, Soybean

BASF Offers Limus® Nitrogen Management for 2015

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection announced last week that Limus® nitrogen management will be available for sale in the U.S. for the 2015 growing season, and we had the chance during the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention to learn more from BASF product manager Nick Fassler. “Where growers will use Limus is when they’re making urea or UAN applications,” said Fassler. …

Audio, BASF, Crop Protection, Fertilizer, NAFB