Unlock the Secrets in the Soil

This is part three of a three part series on the importance of soil health. Part three focuses on the biological aspects of soil health. “We have really great soil...

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...

Sights on Sorghum

Leading the charge in forage and specialty crop proprietary seed development and distribution, Sacramento, Cali., headquartered, S&W Seed Company recently set its sights on grain and forage sorghum and...

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...

Bred Strong

From their beginnings S&W Seed has been focused on breeding alfalfa to thrive in tough conditions. The “root” of S&W Seeds lies in non-dormant alfalfa breeding that started in the...

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 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...

Tools for Success with Dicamba

The snow has melted, the days are getting longer and growers have finalized their crop input decisions. The 2018 growing season is here and with it brings some exciting...
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Be Dirt Rich

This is part one of a three part series on the importance of soil health. Part one focuses on the chemical components of soil health. “Just like seeds and crop...

Using Color to Your Advantage

Clariant’s Agrocer® is helping seed companies find the value of branding their seed products with specific color, making their seeds recognizable and, more importantly, distinguishable in a highly competitive...

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...
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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...
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Be Dirt Rich – Part 2

This is part two of a three part series on the importance of soil health. Part two focuses on the physical components of soil health. Healthy soil is crucial to...

Protecting Seed Technology and Investment

Flo Rite Plantability Polymers – Protecting seed technology and investment In today’s seed industry, ensuring that growers get the most out of seed-applied technologies is essential. With the significant investment that...

Producing to Plan

Collaboration, innovation and high process standards are helping S&W Seed deliver new alfalfa genetics to the industry. Capturing the gamut of production, S&W is one of only three companies producing...

True Seedsmen; A Name Earned, Not Given

In order to ensure our customers receive the best products, Total Seed Production invests time in one of the greatest assets; our employees. This means we not only employ...

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...
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DuPont Committed To Seed Treatment Innovations

Farmers invest in seed treatments because they’ve seen the benefits: seed treatments provide their crops with strong, healthy starts, which maximize early season growth for greater yield potential at...

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...

Making a Good Seed Better

In today’s farming landscape, seed treatments are more than just an insurance policy; they have become a critical step for growing a successful crop. As a grower, you are...