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  • Mar 29, 2016
    press release

    Deere acquires majority ownership of Hagie

    Deere & Company has entered a joint venture with Hagie Manufacturing, the U.S. market leader in high-clearance sprayers. In the agreement, Deere acquires majority ownership of Hagie Manufacturing, which will continue producing sprayers in its current Clarion, Iowa, location. Equipment made by the joint venture will continue to carry the Hagie brand while sales and service for Hagie equipment will be integrated into Deere’s global distribution channel over the next 15 months....More
  • Mar 22, 2016
    press release

    John Deere: 2016 Gator XUV 825i Special Edition

    John Deere is offering a new special edition Gator utility vehicle geared towards crop and livestock producers who work long days and nights, and require additional storage to keep tools organized and easily accessible. The XUV 825i Special Edition Gator features two integrated cargo toolboxes ideal for carrying tools or supplies, plus LED roof lights for added visibility....More
  • Feb 25, 2016
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    System Scale acquires Master Scales assets

    System Scale Corporation has acquired the assets of Master Scales, an Industrial Sales and Service Distributor, effective Feb. 1. Master Scales is a full service scale company located in Greenwood, Miss., which has covered the area of north central Mississippi, southeast Arkansas and northeast louisiana since 1982. System Scale was formed in 1979 and is currently one of the largest independent employee-owned scale companies in the United States....More
  • Feb 4, 2016
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Deere announces new software release for the Operations Center

    The John Deere Operations Center is a set of online tools that enables growers to easily access farm information for better management of their operations. Users are able to see performance over time and collaborate with partners to gain insights, increase profits, and direct their plans with more precision in the field....More
  • Feb 2, 2016
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Kalo introduces new Legacy soybean inoculant

    Kalo recently announced the introduction of its new Legacy soybean inoculant, a two-part soybean inoculant system containing a super-concentrated liquid inoculant and an EPA registered chitosan-based bio-stimulant....More
  • Dec 9, 2015
    press release

    John Deere streamlines precision ag capabilities

    John Deere is introducing new precision ag solutions with Generation 4 CommandCenter Premium Activation. The offering combines the three most commonly used applications from the GreenStar 3 2630 display — AutoTrac, Documentation and Section Control — along with vehicle functionality, through the on-board 4600 CommandCenter-integrated display. Premium Activation is available on 7R and 8R Series Tractors, plus 6R Series and 9R Series Tractors....More
  • Nov 5, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    BASF corn herbicide Armezon PRO cleared for 2016

    U.S. corn growers will have a new tool to help control grass and broadleaf weeds for the 2016 planting season. BASF has announced that Armezon Pro, a residual herbicide, has been granted full Environmental Protection Agency registration for 2016 for use on all corn types. The new herbicide is a combination of topramezone, the active ingredient in Armezon herbicide, and dimethenamid-P, the active ingredient in Outlook herbicide. This chemistry combination helps provide both contact and residual weed control....More
  • Sep 17, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    How to prep your sprayer for winter storage

    As growers prepare to store their self-propelled sprayers for the winter they’ll need to do more than simply drive it into the barn, turn it off and close the door, said Mike Flatt, director of Business Process Improvement for Equipment Technologies, manufacturer of Apache-brand self-propelled sprayers. “If growers want that sprayer ready to hit the field as soon as they start it up next spring, they’ll need to prepare the machine for the long winter layoff,” Flatt said....More
  • Sep 16, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    GeoShack to host first ag-focused Topcon
Technology Roadshow

    Topcon Positioning Group, along with its dealer GeoShack, announce the first ever Agriculture Topcon Technology Roadshow is coming to the Cleveland, Miss., area Sept. 22-23. The 53-foot traveling mobile solutions truck is outfitted with agricultural products and solutions from all the Topcon ag brands under one roof — Topcon, Digi-Star, NORAC, RDS Technology and Wachendorff Elektronik....More
  • Sep 15, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Monsanto Company and Albaugh reach licensing agreement for glyphosate

    Monsanto Company and Albaugh, LLC have entered into a royalty-bearing license agreement that allows Albaugh to make and sell specific glyphosate formulations in the United States, Canada and Europe. “For years, Albaugh has been a valued partner in providing crop protection choices that help farmers,” said Mike Frank, Monsanto’s vice president for commercial operations....More
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