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  • Aug 18, 2014
    press release

    Case IH unveils new Axial-Flow 240 Series Combines

    The new Case IH Axial-Flow 240 combines look to set new levels of productivity and efficiency for 2015. “As producers continue to achieve more yield per acre, Case IH combines match their capacity for even more efficient harvesting,” said Nathan Weinkauf, Case IH NAFTA combine marketing manager. “The new Axial-Flow 7240, 8240 and 9240 combines with larger engines deliver more power, more grain in the tank, and more hours of uninterrupted operation thanks to a larger fuel tank.”...More
  • Aug 15, 2014
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Sunflower offers new tillage tools

    AGCO/Sunflower is offering two new tillage products – the Sunflower 6650-48 vertical tillage tool and two larger split wing 1436SW disk harrows. Both can both be seen at the AGCO demonstration plots during the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, Aug. 26–28. Sunflower 6650-48 Vertical Tillage Tool...More
  • Aug 10, 2014
    press release

    Finalists for 2014 FMC “Stand & Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest” named

    Halle Reid, Jessica Ronat, Leanna Crawford and Lindsay Webber are the 2014 FMC “Stand & Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest” finalists and will now compete in the final phase of this year’s contest. “This year’s finalists not only display strong musical talents but they are truly the future of our industry,” said Matt Hancock, FMC Agricultural Solutions North America corn segment manager....More
  • Aug 5, 2014
    press release

    Valley and Yaskawa partner on variable frequency drives

    Valley Water Management and Yaskawa America are partnering to provide variable frequency drives for Valley pump stations. Variable frequency drives ensure that pump motors function at optimal efficiency. They can dramatically boost efficiency and energy savings by preventing over pumping and over pressurizing of irrigation equipment....More
  • Aug 5, 2014
    press release

    Michelin introduces new 50-inch SprayBib tire

    Michelin North America is expanding its MICHELIN  SprayBib tire lineup with a new 50-inch model, the industry’s first VF sprayer tire offered in this larger size. ...More
  • Jul 31, 2014
    press release

    Dow AgroSciences launches better website

    Dow AgroSciences has redesigned its U.S. website with improved functionality, enhanced design and user-friendly mobile optimization, providing a more user experience to support the company’s innovative technologies in crop protection, seeds and traits....More
  • Jul 30, 2014
    press release

    Monsanto joins White House discussion on climate change

    Monsanto Company and its division, The Climate Corporation, recently joined a roundtable of experts at the White House to share ideas and research approaches to help the world’s farmers manage and adapt to the impact of climate change on the global food supply.  The roundtable discussion focused on the White House Climate Data Initiative....More
  • Jul 28, 2014
    press release

    Phytech introduces “PlantBeat” to U.S. farmers

    Did you know that plants and trees have a pulse? Plants expand, contract and stress in ways similar to the human heart. Phytech, an agri-tech company out of Israel, calls this pulse a “plantbeat” and it is key to high-yield crop production. The service will assist farmers in the optimization of crop yields by translating plant needs into real-time alerts and expert recommendations....More
  • Jul 6, 2014
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Enlist Duo ready for next step in registration

    The Environmental Protection Agency has closed the comment period on its proposed decision to register Enlist Duo, the herbicide for use with Enlist Weed Control System, from Dow AgroSciences. According to a news release from Dow AgroSciences, the comment period drew broad support from farmers, university scientists, agriculture associations, members of the public and others. Commenters, the company said, urged EPA to move quickly to register Enlist Duo, which will be a key tool for weed resistance management....More
  • Jul 1, 2014
    press release

    Bayer enters soybean seed market with Credenz brand

    Bayer CropScience is entering the soybean seed market with the introduction of Credenz brand soybeans. It is the company’s first global soybean seed brand commercially available in U.S. markets. The new brand will be available to growers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, southern Iowa and Illinois for the 2015 growing season. “We expect to expand the offer in 2016 to most states across the nation,” said Diego Angelo, director, U.S. soybean operations for Bayer CropScience, during a recent press briefing....More
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