Monsanto Research Program Announces Grants

Jamie Johansen

Monsanto Company has announced that six new recipients will be awarded research grants as part of the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Research Program. The program, which started in early 2013 and recently was extended to 2016, provides merit-based awards of up to $250,000 per award per year for up to three years for outstanding research projects that address specific aspects of …

Agribusiness, agronomy, Corn, Crop Protection, Monsanto, Research

BASF Helps Fight Resistant Tumbleweeds

Cindy Zimmerman

Some folks may think of tumbleweeds as just ghostly balls of fluff that float innocently across the prairie like overgrown dust bunnies. In reality, they are rolling bombs of resistant weeds that can scatter their seeds for miles. Bob Leisy is a business representative with BASF based in Colorado who talked about the effort to control resistant tumbleweeds at the …

Audio, BASF, Crop Protection, Weed control

No Till Products of the Year from BASF

Cindy Zimmerman

No-till farmers gave top honors to BASF products Headline AMP® fungicide and Sharpen® herbicide at the recent 22nd Annual National No-Tillage Conference in Springfield, Illinois. This is the eighth consecutive win for Headline AMP fungicide in the top fungicide product category. Headline AMP fungicide is labeled for corn application. On-farm field trials from 2013 show Headline AMP fungicide delivers 11.7 …

Agribusiness, BASF, Crop Protection, No Till