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    Preserving water quality while feeding another 2 billion people by 2050 is the challenge facing North America’s farmers and its agricultural supply chain, according to an article on TFI.org. The annual 4R Summit, sponsored by The Fertilizer Institute, was held in Minneapolis June 12 and 13 to share effective nutrient stewardship tenets and practices. Farmers,

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    As the daughter of a peanut farmer, Krysta Harden, Chief Sustainability Officer for DuPont Crop Protection, understands the importance the Environmental Respect program has played in the lives of both the company and its recipients. “This program is an important part of what our company does — recognize good stewards,” said Harden, speaking at the

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    To celebrate their accomplishments in the area of environmental stewardship, award recipients at the 2017 Environmental Respect week spent much of their second day together touring the Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. Spread out over more than 1,000 acres, the Longwood grounds features all manner of horticultural delights, from 100-year-old trees, color-coordinated flower gardens,

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    One of the most memorable moments in movie history occurred in the Academy Award-winning 1976 film “Rocky.” Haven gotten his chance at a major fight, the title character spends several weeks training to get into peak fighting shape. One of the inspirational moments happens when Rocky finally sprints up the steps of the Philadelphia (PA)

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    Editors Eric Sfiligoj and Paul Schrimpf discuss reports from the field and comments from Monsanto about dicamba drift this season, and discuss what to expect from next week’s InfoAg conference.

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    After a week of fun, enjoying food, sights, and company information, DuPont Crop Protection representatives and their Environmental Respect guests from around the world gathered at a special gala ceremony in the Gold Room at Hotel du Pont on Thursday, July 20. Although all the gathered attendees had already won regional awards in the annual

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    Lindsay Corp. has  announced the appointment of Timothy Hassinger as president and CEO and a member of its board of directors, effective October 16, 2017. Hassinger will succeed President and CEO Rick Parod, who previously announced he is retiring later this year after 17 years of service to the company. “The board unanimously agrees that

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    BASF on Thursday addressed questions about spreading dicamba drift issues on a media briefing call. In Arkansas – which is investigating 720 complaints about the herbicide drifting from neighboring farms – Dr. Dan Westburg, BASF technical service manager, observed that in most of the cases he saw, buffer zone guidelines were not followed. The state

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    Sustainability is a hot topic in agriculture these days. And while measuring sustainability and its on-farm impact can seem difficult to define, one nutrient use efficiency company is helping farmers define success with sustainability and adopt new tools, technologies and practices that support it. “At Verdesian Life Sciences, we define sustainability as continuous agronomic and

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    With planting season just around the corner, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) reminds farmers to follow five basic steps for stewardship of treated seed: Follow Directions: Follow directions on treated seed container labels for handling, storage, planting, and disposal practices. Eliminate Flowering Weeds: Eliminate flowering plants and weeds in and around the field prior

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    This year, Iowa State University is celebrating 10 years of service to the seed industry through its online Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business (STB) and will be commemorating this milestone with the roll out of several initiatives in the coming years, including a football tailgate party this fall to be held before an

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    As the daughter of a peanut farmer, Krysta Harden, Chief Sustainability Officer for DuPont Crop Protection, understands the importance ag retailer-centric programs such as the company’s Environmental Respect Awards has played in the lives of both the company and its recipients. “This program is an important of what our company does – recognize good stewards,”

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    AGCO and The Climate Corp. announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for AGCO to acquire the Precision Planting equipment business. “Precision Planting is a strong business that plays an essential role in the growth and adoption of innovative precision ag practices that help farmers enhance their productivity,” said Mike Stern, chief executive

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    Editors Eric Sfiligoj and Dan Jacobs discuss news from the recent Biocontrols Conference in South Africa, the first dicamba-related lawsuits, and the events coming up in the next few weeks.

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