Tag Archives: Crop Protection

Product News

Primary target: Soybean aphid Gowan Company, LLC and Nisso America, Inc. announce their Federal EPA registration of Justice insecticide for control of insect pests in soybeans. Gowan has exclusive rights to market Justice within the U.S. soybean market. Justice insecticide is a dual mode of action premix containing the best-in-class neonicotinoid for aphid control, acetamiprid, and bifenthrin for fast knockdown ... Read More »

MARKET UPDATE- Soybeans Favored

Although the latest planting intentions report indicated that soybean acres would be down slightly in 2012, a move in the soybean-to-corn price ratio now solidly favors soybeans. By Kurt M. Guidry Agricultural Economist LSU AgCenter There has been a tremendous amount of fundamental supply and demand information provided to the markets in the first weeks of April. From planting intentions ... Read More »

Special Report: Mississippi Retailer Wages War On Weeds

Industry program recognizes proactive efforts of retailers, crop consultants and county Extension agents in the fight against weed resistance. Retailer Jim Corley, Jimmy Sanders Seed Company, Clarksdale, Miss., understands the importance of educating producers on what they can do to prevent major resistance problems on their farm and encourages a zero-tolerance attitude toward resistant weeds. When resistance does occur, Corley ... Read More »