The stereotypical image of farm labourers lugging heavy tanks and hand-spraying pesticides is getting a 21st century makeover in northern Kuttanad with an increasing number of paddy farmers roping in drone sprayers.
Top 20 Indian Agrochemical Companies in FY 2020-21: Adapting To the ‘New Normal’ with Consistent Focus on Product Supply, Cash Position, Optimal Capex
No discussion is complete these days without touching upon the ‘new normal’. Last year was enormously challenging – for the world and the agrochemical companies in India. Yet many teams operated safely and reliably by constantly focusing on their core stren...
AgriCapture completes largest ever cover cropping program in the Mississippi River Valley to improve soil health and fight climate change
AgriCapture successfully implemented a 4,000-acre cover crop program after harvest in 2021. It is the largest ever cover cropping project of its kind in the Mississippi River Valley region. Cover crops are a key regenerative farming practice used to improve so...
Marrone Bio's next-generation product for environmentally sustainable pest control demonstrates substantial yield gains in 2021 field trials
Field trials in 2021 for Marrone Bio Innovations’ (NASDAQ: MBII) next-generation product for environmentally sustainable control of yield-robbing pests in corn and soybeans demonstrated excellent efficacy with substantial yield gains at reduced application ra...
What options/alternatives farmers in China have replacing paraquat? Are there other useful herbicdes, i.e. diquat, glufosinate (which others) that can cover this gap? Would the replacements be related to higher costs as well? What crop protection startegies would farmers adapt replacing paraquat?1 Like 1 AnswersSir, thanks for question. For weed control, Glyphosate and Glufosinate are the main options while many other broad spectrum herbicides also ...All
Asian soybean rust is the most important disease in soybean, the yield loss being from 10% to 90%, dependent on the geographical region where the disease was reported. What are the key points in controlling Asian rust?
The use of an efficient product since the beginning of the soy cycle is one of the most important decisions for growers after the crop impla...All