Bayer CropScience

Sivanto Prime insecticide now available

Sivanto Prime is a new potato insecticide from Bayer that received EPA registration. This new product contains flypyradifurone, a butenolide chemi... READ MORE »

Processor appeals $213,000 safety violation fine

Washington Potato Co. is appealing a $213,000 fine from the Washington Department of Labor & Industries, the Tri-City Herald reports. The potato p... READ MORE »

Syngenta names new CEO

Syngenta has appointed J. Erik Fyrwald as chief executive officer effective June 1. He succeeds John Ramsay who has been ad interim CEO since November... READ MORE »

NovaSource creates Idaho sales territory

NovaSource, the crop protection business unit of Tessenderlo Kerley, has created a new sales territory serving Idaho and four neighboring states. Nova... READ MORE »

Manure application study looks at downwind safety

New field research out of Clarkson University in upstate New York is taking a look at how microbes can travel from manure application sites to downwin... READ MORE »

CHS Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

The CHS Foundation, the major giving entity of CHS Inc., a farmer-owned cooperative, is now accepting applications for scholarships.The CHS Foundation... READ MORE »

Matt McCallum receives Distinguished Service Award, Master Farmer Associate Award

Great American Media Services CEO Matt McCallum was recently honored at the 2015 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO for his long-standi... READ MORE »

Watch for retailer fees for delivery of “poor quality” produce

Shipper members of Western Growers have recently been informed by a retailer of proposed fees that will be assessed for delivering poor quality" produ... READ MORE »

NRCS to invest $21 million in drought relief efforts

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest approximately $21 million in additional... READ MORE »

UW Extension fears job loss after proposed budget cuts

Proposed budget cuts have University of Wisconsin (UW) Extension educators worried about their future.Here's more from the Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based ... READ MORE »


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