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  • Jun 5, 2014
    press release

    New Trimble service provides 3-D soil mapping, analysis

    Trimble recently announced a new agronomic service part of its Connected Farm solution. The Soil Information System solution provides farmers and their trusted advisors with in-depth 3-D soil data they can use to make informed decisions about crop production goals....More
  • Jun 3, 2014
    press release

    AgriGold and Kinze to test new multi-hybrid planting technology

    AgriGold and Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. will conduct on-farm testing of an electric multi-hybrid concept planter in Iowa this growing season, which gives farmers the ability to change the seed hybrid they are planting automatically as the planter moves through the field. The Kinze multi-hybrid planter allows two hybrids with different genetic backgrounds to be loaded into the planter and it can switch on-the-go based on a multi-hybrid prescription map loaded into the monitor. This planter can also deliver variable rate seeding....More
  • Apr 28, 2014
    press release

    Trimble Irrigate-IQ now available in North America

    The Trimble Irrigate-IQ precision irrigation solution is now available in North America, along with the Connected Farm Irrigate app, which provides farmers with real-time status and control of their pivot irrigation systems using a smartphone or tablet....More
  • Apr 8, 2014
    press release

    The Syngenta Photography Award seeks entries

    The second Syngenta Photography Award is now open for entries. The award aims to stimulate dialogue and create awareness around significant global challenges through powerful photography. Professional and amateur photographers from all over the world can submit applications in two categories – the Professional Commission and the Open Competition. The award offers total prize money of $65,000, including a $25,000 professional commission. Images from the award will be exhibited in March 2015 at Somerset House, one of London’s most celebrated arts and culture venues....More
  • Apr 3, 2014
    press release

    DuPont Trivence herbicide now available for soybean

    Soybean growers have a new tool in the battle against resistant weeds. DuPont Crop Protection has introduced Trivence, a preplant or preemergence herbicide that provides burndown and residual control of broadleaf weeds with three modes of action. ''Trivence is particularly valuable to soybean growers facing glyphosate- and ALS-resistant weeds,'' said James Hay, business director, North America, DuPont Crop Protection. ''Multiple effective modes of action tackle tough broadleaf weeds, preventing weed escapes and the spread of resistant biotypes.''...More
  • Apr 2, 2014
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Wilbur-Ellis announces upgrade for AgVerdict precision ag software

    Wilbur-Ellis Company announced the launch of the most comprehensive upgrade to date of its AgVerdict field technology software. The upgrade includes significant improvements for data-enabled decision and planning....More
  • Apr 1, 2014
    press release

    Monsanto announces grants to fight corn rootworm

    Monsanto Company has announced that six new recipients will be awarded research grants as part of the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Research Program.  The program, which started in early 2013 and recently was extended to 2016, provides merit-based awards of up to $250,000 per award per year for up to three years for outstanding research projects that address specific aspects of corn rootworm biology, genomics and management issues....More
  • Mar 27, 2014
    press release

    Nominate your public school districts for a grant up to $25,000

    The deadline is April 6 for farmers to nominate rural public school districts to compete for a grant of up to $25,000 through America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Eligible farmers can nominate their school district and view the rules at the Grow Rural Education website, or by calling (877) 267-3332....More
  • Mar 24, 2014
    press release

    Ag firm H.J. Baker upgrades Alabama fertilizer plant

    Agricultural firm H.J. Baker is now operating a third specially customized rotoformer production belt at its Atmore, Ala., fertilizer plant to significantly increase production of its Tiger-Sul products. The new rotoformer went through a carefully customized refurbish, incorporating the best of both Sandvik and Berndorf technologies. Additional features were added to the machine to enable employees to customize its mechanics based on individual customer needs....More
  • Mar 11, 2014
    press release

    John Deere updates 2014 Gators

    Using customer feedback and market-driven research to improve the lineup, the 2014 John Deere Gator updates focus on operator side retention, winch enhancements and specific performance tweaks to each model category....More
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