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  • Jan 22, 2015
    press release

    Trimble adds profit, loss feature to Connected Farm Solution with app

    Trimble will be adding a profit and loss reporting feature to its Connected Farm Field application—web-based field data management tool growers can use to manage field boundaries, task data, crop health maps and precipitation data. With the new feature, it is now possible for growers to analyze field profitability and make better financial decisions for their operations....More
  • Jan 22, 2015
    press release

    Precision Planting announces new insecticide control system

    A new insecticide control system by Precision Planting enables farmers to simplify their planter and achieve more precise control of insecticide on every portion of their fields.  “Farmers applying insecticide today calibrate their meter for a single speed. As operators speed up, slow down or plant around curves, the intended application rate is impossible to maintain.  And, as high-speed planting is now a reality with SpeedTube, the insecticide system needs to keep pace,” said Luke Stuber, vDrive Insecticide engineer. ...More
  • Jan 22, 2015
    press release

    FMC, Emerge Application Solutions commercialize 3RIVE 3D in-furrow system

    FMC Agricultural Solutions has partnered with Emerge Application Solutions, Owensboro, Ky., to commercialize the new 3RIVE 3D in-furrow crop protection delivery platform. The FMC patent-pending 3RIVE 3D technology integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase the number of acres planted in a day....More
  • Jan 20, 2015
    press release

    DuPont Pioneer Encirca Yield Stand helps maximize stands, yield potential

    DuPont Pioneer is expanding Encirca services to help growers maximize plant stands and yield potential by providing information that will allow growers to look at their fields in an entirely new way....More
  • Jan 16, 2015
    press release

    New corn herbicide offers high level of control

    A team of 12 Syngenta scientists has developed a corn herbicide with a new active ingredient, bicyclopyrone and three complementary modes of action. Syngenta anticipates registration of the new corn herbicide, Acuron, for the 2015 season....More
  • Jan 15, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings acquires Gillett Grain Services

    Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC, recently acquired certain assets of Gillett Grain Services, Inc. Gillett Grain will operate as part of Pinnacle’s Sanders brand. Located in Gillett, Ark., Gillett Grain is a farm input and supply company that has been serving area growers for thirty-one years. The new Sanders location will be managed by Dale Reed. Reed founded Gillett Grain in 1983 and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience serving the southeast Arkansas agriculture market....More
  • Jan 14, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    AGCO adds improvements to self-propelled sprayer

    AGCO’s RG700 self-propelled sprayer is being enhanced for 2015 with a simplified drive system to provide improved performance and easier operation. The upgraded model is planned for introduction in late spring 2015 as the RG700B. In addition to having a Tier 4 final engine, the machine’s AWD Smart Drive System will enable some components to operate automatically, without operator input, according to Craig Miller, sales and marketing specialist for AGCO Application Equipment. ...More
  • Jan 13, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Valent announces expansion plans for North America

    Valent U.S.A. Corp., has announced a series of expansions to its commercial business over the next six months in its specialty and row crop portfolio. The expansions will organize the sales and technical service teams of Valent into three commercial units — Western, Midwest and Coastal. Leadership of the units will be staffed by veteran Valent employees, with extensive experience and knowledge of the local areas....More
  • Jan 9, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Neonicotinoids significantly increase yields, study says

    Growing Matters, an industry consortium that includes Bayer CropScience, Syngenta and Valent U.S.A. Corp., has released the results of a study that found neonicotinoids significantly increase yields of major yields of major crops. The research assembled existing data from more than 1,500 field studies conducted over 15 years in eight crops: corn, soybean, wheat, cotton, sorghum, canola, potato and tomato....More
  • Jan 2, 2015
    press release

    Trimble acquires IRON Solutions, Inc.

    Trimble announced Jan. 2 that it has acquired privately-held IRON Solutions, Inc. of Franklin, Tenn., which provides market information, analytics-based intelligence and a cloud-based enterprise system....More
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