Crop Insurance of a Different Kind

With today’s investment in seed and genetics, seldom do growers leave things to chance and Mother Nature when it comes to planting. When a seed goes in the ground, we...

New Label, Even More Resources

Bayer announces training plans, tools for XtendiMax® herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology users In late October, the Environmental Protection Agency extended the label registration for Bayer’s XtendiMax® herbicide with VaporGrip® Technology...

One Stop Testing

Increasing offerings and capacity to meet industry demand, CSP Labs is on the cutting edge of genotype and pathology testing technology. Offering both genotype and pathology testing, Pleasant Grove, California’s...

New Assets, New People. Same Service, Same Dedication.

Alyson Emanuel talks through BASF’s recent acquisition of seed treatment assets and what it means for seed companies, as well as growers. As both a gardener and the vice...

Adding Value to Seed

Selling seed today is no longer just about the genetics in the bag. Yes, that’s a large piece of what growers are buying, but the total package can now...

Viroid Detection

Easily transmitted and quick to adapt, viroids are major seed phytosanitary issue. On the front lines of viroid detection, Pleasant Grove based California Seed and Plant (CSP) Laboratories provides high...

The Business of Color

Bringing over 150 years of colorant formulation expertise to the U.S. agriculture industry, Clariant’s Agrocer™ is positioned to deliver color to the seed industry. When color-giant Sandoz formed Clariant and...

Blocking the Spread of Bacterial Fruit Blotch

For more than 20 years, CSP labs has been providing the fruit and vegetable industry fast and efficient testing of bacterial fruit blotch (BFB) of watermelon, providing added reassurance...

Bayer Launches New “Find an Applicator” Tool

Farmers rely on experts for all kinds of needs on their operation, and weed control is no exception, especially when it comes to applying dicamba products like Bayer’s XtendiMax®...

Stepping Back to Appreciate

In a fast-moving world, Total Seed Production likes to pause to appreciate things around them. We often take things for granted in life that we should be showing a huge...

Simplifying Weed Control Incentives

Managing herbicide-resistant weeds can be complicated, but Bayer wants to make the task easier in the 2019 growing season through their newly revamped Roundup Ready PLUS® incentives program. Scott Burchette,...

Technological Leadership

Elaborate professional crop cleaning by innovation. Real losses begin after harvest. Post-harvest loss is estimated to be one third of the global grain production, corresponding to approximately 1.3 billion tons...

The Importance of Dicamba in the Weed Control Tool Box

Just as a mechanic relies on a well-stocked toolbox to get the job done, farmers value the weed control tools currently on the market, and that includes dicamba. As harvest...

Fitting in the Total Seed Puzzle

In Total Seed Production’s puzzle, every employee has a place and a purpose. It’s always interesting asking someone what makes them proud to work at their company. At Total Seed...

The Value of Late Season Field Scouting

  Months have elapsed since the planting season and at this point on the calendar, inputs like seed treatments aren’t top of mind for most growers. Despite that fact, late...

The Power of Color

Clariant, a multinational specialty chemical company, is changing the color of agriculture in North America…literally. Headquartered in Switzerland, Clariant, boasts over 140 affiliates and numerous manufacturing plants around the globe....
consistency

Consistency Is Not Like a Box of Chocolates

When it comes to Total Seed Production, you always know what you’re going to get. Consistency doesn’t seem like it would be difficult to define, but consistency can mean different...

An Innovative Leader on the Global Stage

With a growing product pipeline and numerous strategic partnerships, DowDupont’s Seed Applied Technologies division sees promise and opportunities for their customers. With a presence in more than 130 countries, the...

Scout Now, Save Later

A solid management plan for corn rootworm this summer can help growers plan for 2019 product selection. The corn rootworm has earned the nickname the “billion-dollar bug.” It’s been estimated...

Highly Innovative Bio-Based Seed Coating

DSM-Amulix Introduces Biodegradable, Bio-Based Coating Solutions. As the global population is expected to reach 10 billion by 2050, with resources like land, water and fertilizer under constant pressure, there needs...