Bayer Fluency Agent Completes 2nd Year Trials

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Bayer CropScience, Bees, Crop Protection, Farm Progress Show, seed

Bayer CropScience this year engaged equipment manufacturers, seed companies and retailers across the United States to demonstrate the effectiveness of its new Fluency Agent seed lubricant. More than 88 growers with nearly 60,000 acres of corn and soybean acres completed the field study’s survey to provide feedback on the product first field tested last year. Fluency Agent was developed to … Read More

USDA Provides $8 Million for Honey Bees

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Bees, USDA

The USDA, announced $8 million in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) incentives for Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin farmers and ranchers who establish new habitats for declining honey bee populations. More than half of the commercially managed honey bees are in these five states during the summer. The announcement comes in addition to $3 million USDA designated to … Read More