Balance GT Press Conference

Chuck ZimmermanAgribusiness, Audio, Bayer CropScience, Commodity Classic, MS Technologies, Soybeans

We published the announcement of the new Balance Gt soybean varieties that will available in 2015 just prior to the recent Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, FL. After that announcement MS Technologies and Bayer CropScience held a press conference for ag media to discuss the product launch and new name. On the stage are Lauren August, MS Technologies Brand Manager, and … Read More

New Name Coming for Soybean

John DavisAg Connect Expo, Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer CropScience

A new variety of soybeans will soon get a new name after making a debut at the recent AG CONNECT Expo. MS Technologies Brand Manager Lauren August says their FG72 soybeans, a collaboration with Bayer, will have their new name revealed at the upcoming Commodity Classic later this month. In the meantime, she can tell us about how the beans … Read More

Bayer CropScience Young Farmer Sustainability Award

Cindy ZimmermanBayer CropScience, sustainability

Bayer CropScience has launched its third annual Young Farmer Sustainability Award, which recognizes growers 40 years or under who demonstrate sustainability on his or her farm. The 2013 award will be selected by a group of industry experts and Bayer leaders, and will be awarded in February at the 2013 Ag Issues Forum held in conjunction with Commodity Classic in … Read More

Getting to Know Palmer Pigweed

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Bayer CropScience, Weed control

It’s not just pigweed, it’s Palmer amaranth pigweed, and it was all over the Bayer CropScience Respect the Rotation plot tour in Collinsville, Illinois – towering over corn and soybeans and most other weeds. Waterhemp is also a member of the pigweed family that might be more familiar to growers in the Midwest and both are developing resistance to glyphosate. … Read More