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Meet our 2022 LIFT Partners

January 18, 2022 1:00 p.m.

Through the Leaders in Farming Technology (LIFT) program, CHS Agronomy, in partnership with industry leaders, provides the latest news, technology and best practices surrounding adjuvants, crop nutrients, crop protection and seed treatments. With an agronomic focus, we deliver the information retailers need to provide actionable solutions to help growers produce millions of acres of healthy, profitable crops across the country. We're proud to introduce our 2022 LIFT partners, with a record 8 returning partners and one new partner, Bayer Crop Science.

Thank you to our eight returning 2022 LIFT partners for their continued partnership and expertise:


Valent U.S.A. LLC has been a LIFT partner since 2018 and continues to provide the LIFT program with its expertise across a wide range of topics including herbicides and seed treatments. With products like Perpetuo™ herbicide and Intego® Suite Cereals OF seed treatments, Valent not only helps retailers and growers with weed control but also provides guidance to ensure crops get off on the right foot from the start.


FMC believes in chemistry and discovering new methods for its application. Their expanding pipeline of new technologies, formulations and application systems includes products like Xyway™ brand fungicides and Anthem® Maxx herbicide. In allegiance with its straightforward, collaborative approach to business, FMC has been a LIFT partner since 2016 and has provided robust in-furrow technology expertise which provides the LIFT audience with solutions to maximize productivity, profitability and sustainability.


Corteva Agriscience, a fourth-year returning LIFT partner is committed to discovering, developing and bringing to market crop protection and plant biotechnology solutions. With products like the Enlist™ weed control system, WideARmatch® herbicide and Instinct NXTGEN® nitrogen stabilizers and knowledge in weed management systems and crop nutrients, Corteva provides retailers and growers alike with the tools and know-how to protect their yields and watch them flourish.

Vive Crop Protection

As a fourth-year partner, Vive Crop Protection offers products that help growers increase ROI, efficiency and sustainability. Vive brings its extensive expertise in technology to the LIFT program to keep retailers and their growers informed and flourishing. With products like Averland™ FC nematicide, insecticide and miticide and AZterknot™ - the industry's first biological + chemical + Allosperse fungicide, Vive Crop Protection maximizes efficiency to save retailers and growers time and money.


As a LIFT partner for the past five years, BASF leverages innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real-world solutions for both retailers and growers. BASF continues to bring its extensive expertise in foliar nutrition to the table. With a specific corn and soybean focus, BASF guides retailers on best practices for foliar fungicides and offers solutions like Veltyma™ and Revytek™ fungicides.


For six years, Nufarm has brought its innovative seed treatment portfolio to the LIFT program. With more than 35 years of experience in the seed treatment market, Nufarm’s deep understanding of seed treatments and crop protection provides retailers with the pre-plant solutions and understanding growers need to control nematodes that can wreak havoc on root systems if not attended to early. With products like Trunemco™ nematode seed treatment, Nufarm is well equipped to provide solutions for some of today’s most difficult and challenging treatment applications.


As one of the world’s leading agriculture companies, Syngenta, brings its extensive expertise in managing hard to control weeds to the LIFT program for a second year. With products like Acuron® GT corn herbicide and Miravis® Ace fungicide, and a commitment to improving sustainability, quality and safety through scientifically driven crop solutions, retailers and growers using Syngenta’s technologies can make better use of limited agricultural resources.


UPL, a global leader in the agricultural solutions space, has brought their expertise in sidedress applications, particularly foliar fungicides and herbicides to the LIFT program since 2021. UPL’s deep understanding of plant nutrition and product offerings like Batalium® herbicide, Manzate® Pro-Stick™ and Manzate® Max foliar fungicide, UPL will aid retailers in guiding their growers to make the best nutrient decisions for their crops.

Welcome to our newest partner:

Bayer Crop Science

Bayer Crop Science is constantly updating their diverse portfolio of crop protection products with a focus on offering proven broad-spectrum weed, pest and disease control, easier crop management and the time saving technologies for maximizing crop production and enhancing profitability. As a first year partner, they will bring their extensive expertise to the program to benefit retailers, including product like TriVolt™ herbicide.

To learn more about all of the 2022 LIFT partners, visit inthefurrow.com/partners/.