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  • Jul 1, 2016
    press release

    Bayer, Wildlife Society: 25 million pollinator-attractant wildflowers

    The Bayer Bee Care program and the Wildlife Society are working together toward the goal of planting 25 million pollinator-attractant wildflower seeds by the fall with the aim  of increasing nutrition options for honeybees....More
  • Jun 13, 2016
    press release

    Worksaver adapter converts loaders to “universal” skid steer standard

    Worksaver, Inc., has introduced a new adapter designed to convert McCormick 125C, Branson SL 100, Kioti KL2510 and LS LL 201 loaders that use pin-on buckets to the “universal” skid steer standard. The adapter offers greater versatility for operators, allowing the use of skid steer attachments. Features include plated handles, pins, springs and bushings to provide a long service life....More
  • Jun 7, 2016
    press release

    Two new row guidance products available for John Deere sprayers

    Two new AutoTrac products are available to help row crop producers and ag service providers more accurately navigate row-crop fields when making postemergence sprayer applications. AutoTrac Vision utilizes a single-lens camera to detect crop rows and help steer the sprayer down the center of the row for early postemergence applications. AutoTrac RowSense uses a row sensor similar to that used on combines to detect crop rows and steer the sprayer to the center of the row for later season post applications....More
  • Jun 1, 2016
    press release

    New High Capacity Nutrient Applicator available from John Deere

    To help ag service providers and large-scale producers apply fertilizer and lime to more acres per day during short, busy application seasons, John Deere introduces the F4365 High Capacity Nutrient Applicator. This new machine offers increased capacity with a 330-cubic foot New Leader dry spinner spreader that can apply fertilizer at rates up to 1,100 lbs. per acre and lime at rates up to 6,600 lbs. per acre....More
  • Jun 1, 2016
    press release

    John Deere: More precision with new StarFire 6000 Receiver

    Nearly 16 years ago, John Deere changed farming when it introduced the StarFire guidance system. Improvements were made in the following years with StarFire iTC and StarFire 3000 receivers. Now, the company takes satellite-based guidance to even higher levels of accuracy, repeatability and signal pull-in speed with the introduction of the StarFire 6000 receiver and SF3 signal....More
  • May 12, 2016
    press release

    Transform WG for sugarcane aphid: Section 18 in Mid-South states

    Dow AgroSciences announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted Section 18 emergency use exemptions in nine more states for the application of Transform WG insecticide for control of sugarcane aphids in sorghum. Texas recently received a Section 18 approval, and now Section 18 approvals have been issued in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Tennessee for 2016....More
  • May 5, 2016
    press release

    AGCO teams with iMaps to implement app to better drive business

    AGCO Corporation has teamed up with iMaps to implement QlikView, the business intelligence and visualization software. AGCO was looking for a unique solution to integrate and analyze a huge amount of complex data from many different sources inside and outside the company in order to better drive business....More
  • Apr 28, 2016
    press release

    PrecisionHawk gets DuPont as newest investor

    PrecisionHawk – a leading provider of aerial data and safety platforms for drones – announced April 27 that DuPont has joined its previously announced round of series C funding. As a provider of drones and drone data tools for the agricultural market, PrecisionHawk has been providing its tools and services to DuPont as a customer for a number of years. This collaboration will work to accelerate the commercial use of drones and build the tools that matter for agriculture....More
  • Apr 12, 2016
    press release

    John Deere launches new cellular-based RTK connection

    The latest innovation in machine guidance and telematics from John Deere delivers repeatable RTK accuracy to a machine via a cellular connection to accurately and reliably guide precise field operations. “Machines equipped with a StarFire 3000 receiver and JDLink Connect-enabled Modular Telematics Gateway can now connect to a central server to receive the Mobile RTK Signal correction from a number of established networked RTK base stations,” explains Jarred Karnei, product marketing manager for John Deere....More
  • Apr 7, 2016
    press release

    Arysta Lifescience introduces Tepera brand fungicides

    Arysta LifeScience North America continues to evaluate two new products featuring patented formulation technology that is liquid fertilizer-compatible for in-furrow application: Tepera Plus Fungicide/Insecticide and Tepera Fungicide will be efficient ways for growers to get plant health benefits while battling seed- and soil-borne diseases as well as insect pests....More
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