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  • Aug 26, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    AGCO launches Fendt 500 Vario tractor

    Fendt, a worldwide brand of AGCO Corporation, has introduced the new Fendt 500 Vario tractor, providing a combination of high performance and compact design. The Fendt 500 Vario consolidates the innovations and features of Fendt’s higher-horsepower offerings into an expanded product line in North America, ranging from 110 to 150 HP (107–137 PTO)....More
  • Aug 18, 2015
    press release

    European Commission approves Bayer's Terpenoid Blend QRD 460

    Bayer CropScience has reached an important milestone towards the market introduction of its biological insecticide Requiem in Europe. Its active ingredient Terpenoid Blend QRD 460 has been recently approved by the European Commission. For growers and the entire food value chain, Requiem provides control of sucking pests and extends quality of harvested produce. First registrations of Requiem are expected in some European countries before end of 2016. Market launch in Europe is planned for 2017....More
  • Aug 18, 2015
    press release

    Sunflower introduces all-new class of air drill

    Sunflower, the seeding and tillage line from AGCO Corporation, is expanding its seeding product offering to include the new Sunflower 9830NT Series, an integrated seed hopper, single-disc air drill. The 9830NT Series incorporates the best practices of previous Sunflower drills, while also featuring a large capacity, two-compartment seed tank and a narrow, 11.5-foot transport width to give it exceptional versatility and performance....More
  • Aug 11, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Intego Suite Soybeans now registered with all-in-one formulation

    Valent U.S.A. Corporation has announced the registration of its all-in-one formulation of Intego Suite Soybeans, a new seed protectant to control multiple species of Pythium and Phytophthora. The new formulation eliminates the hassle of mixing components prior to treating seed, making the treating process easier for seed companies and retailers....More
  • Aug 4, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    The SOLO AGCO EDITION UAV brings farmers scouting solutions

    AGCO Corporation announces the arrival of the SOLO AGCO EDITION Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution mapping software, the UAV is easy to use. With the SOLO AGCO EDITION, farmers are alleviated from waiting on slow and low-resolution satellite imaging and scouting the fields by foot or vehicle....More
  • Jul 30, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Syngenta names new corn herbicide

    Syngenta has announced Acuron Flexi as the name of its new corn herbicide premix, formulated for residual control of difficult weeds and added flexibility. EPA registration is anticipated for the 2016 growing season....More
  • Jul 10, 2015
    press release

    Dow AgroSciences names new residual corn herbicide

    Dow AgroSciences announced July 8 that its new corn herbicide, previously referred to as GF-3471, will be named Resicore herbicide. Registration for this herbicide is expected in 2016. “Resicore is designed to control weeds throughout the season,” says Luke Peters, corn herbicides product manager, Dow AgroSciences. “It will provide trusted residual control, resistance management and resounding yield potential as the core of growers’ weed control programs.”...More
  • Jul 2, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Mid-South farmers endorse students for $49,500 in scholarships

    Thirty-three students from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee were awarded a total of $49,500 in college scholarships this spring from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The new program encourages rural youth to remain in agriculture and provides $1,500 scholarships to support their education. Farmers play a vital role by promoting the opportunity to local students and endorsing their applications....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
    press release

    Quintec fungicide gets label for bacterial spot suppression in tomatoes

    Known as a highly effective treatment for suppressing bacterial spot in peppers, Quintec fungicide now is available to tomato growers battling bacterial spot. Because the disease thrives in environments with high temperatures, high humidity and rain, pressure from bacterial spot on tomatoes is increasing. Emerging evidence of copper resistance complicates control of bacterial spot....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
    press release

    Southeastern farmers endorse students for $54,000 in scholarships

    Thirty-six students from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland and Delaware were awarded a total of $54,000 in college scholarships this spring from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The new program encourages rural youth to remain in agriculture and provides $1,500 scholarships to support their education. Farmers played a vital role by promoting the opportunity to local students and endorsing their applications....More
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