Enlist™ Ahead app for Enlist Weed Control System

Jamie Johansen

Dow AgroSciences unveiled, the Enlist™ Ahead app offers growers and applicators vital herbicide application information from a single source. The app, designed for use with the Enlist Weed Control System, is a precision agriculture tool for maximizing weed control performance, managing weed resistance and making responsible applications of Enlist Duo™ herbicide with Colex-D™ Technology. Regulatory approvals are pending for the …

Agribusiness, Agronomy, Apps, Herbicide

Syngenta’s New Acuron Herbicide Brand Signature

Jamie Johansen

As Acuron™ corn herbicide (SYN-A197) from Syngenta moves toward expected EPA registration for the 2015 growing season, the unveiling of the brand signature is the latest milestone in the herbicide’s development. Within the Acuron signature, four inverted triangles adjoin to create a star. Each triangle represents the herbicide’s four active ingredients, including new bicyclopyrone. Syngenta developed the star icon to …

Agribusiness, Herbicide, Syngenta, weed management

FMC Introduces Solstice at Classic

Kristin Liska

This year at the Commodity Classic, FMC Corporation was excited to announce the registration of new Solstice herbicide to be used early post-emerge in corn. Technical Service Rep Nick Hustedde says Solstice is a pre-mix of two modes of action – PPD and HPPD – that creates rapid activity that works especially well on large-seeded broadleaf escapes, such as waterhemp …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide, Insecticides

BASF Fights Weed Resistance in Colorado

Leah Guffey

At the BASF “Science Behind the Advanced Acre” media event before Commodity Classic a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to learn more about how BASF helps farmers in various parts of the country. Bob Leisy is a business representative with BASF based in Eastern Colorado. He works with retailers and crop consultants, helping them help local growers, like …

Agribusiness, Audio, BASF, Commodity Classic, Crop Protection, Herbicide, weed management

FMC’s Solutions for Southern Rice Growers

Jamie Johansen

Don Johnson is FMC’s Tech Service Sales Manager for the Southern Region. Chuck met up with him during the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show in Memphis last week and talked about what FMC has available for rice farmers. Don also reminded attendees as they walked through their booth that FMC has a wide product portfolio that includes something for all …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, Herbicide, Rice

FMC’s Anthem Singing Contest Supports Youth in Ag

Jamie Johansen

FMC is investing in farming’s future with their new Anthem® and Anthem® ATZ herbicides and $25,000 in college scholarships as prizes in their third annual Anthem Singing Contest. Chuck spoke with Paul Redhage with FMC about this once in a life-time opportunity for students across the county. “It’s our third year and has grown each year. The first year we …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Shows, FMC, Herbicide, NFMS

FMC Anthem Provides Greater Flexibility

Chuck Zimmerman

As we prepare for the 2014 planting season corn and soybean growers have some new flexibility with the announcement of FMC Anthem herbicide registration in soybeans. FMC’s Nick Hustedde told me, “The Anthem registration in soybeans is really going to help allow growers to be flexible because it can be applied in corn or soybeans so we have that flexibility …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, Herbicide, National Farm Machinery Show

Nufarm Tackles Weeds

Chuck Zimmerman

Nufarm’s recent event allowed farm media to see first hand their facilities, ask the questions growers from across the land are asking and learn a little bit more about the ever-changing industry. Meghan Grebner with Brownfield caught up with Bob Bruss, Technical Services Manager for Nufarm during the event and talked with him about the company and where they are …

Agribusiness, Audio, Herbicide, Nufarm, weed management

What’s New In Herbicide Products at Bayer

Jamie Johansen

Bayer CropScience is making the fight against weeds a little easier with their soybean herbicide products. The recent Farm Progress Show was a great outlet to share the new and exciting products available for growers nationwide. Chuck spoke with Eric Peters, Soybean Herbicide Product Manager for Bayer CropScience, during the event and Eric went into more depth about Balance Bean, …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Herbicide, Soybean

Talking Chemicals with Bayer

Jamie Johansen

Bayer’s Media Luncheon during last week’s Farm Progress Show was a great opportunity to talk with experts in both fungicide and herbicide products. Randy Myers, Fungicides Product Manager for Bayer, was on hand to talk fungicides at the recent farm show. He covers fungicides across the board, but we specifically chatted about Stratego YLD and Prosaro in regards to corn, …

Audio, Bayer, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Fungicide, Herbicide, Soybean, weed management, Wheat