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  • Nov 7, 2016
    press release

    BASF, FMC to bring next generation of corn crop care

    BASF and FMC Corporation have announced an agreement that brings novel in-furrow crop protection products to the U.S. corn market. The companies will integrate their market-leading insect and disease protection technologies into new products formulated with the convenient LFR patented technology from FMC. BASF and FMC say they will deliver “unprecedented in-furrow insect and disease protection.”...More
  • Oct 5, 2016
    press release

    Vermeer launches next generation of Pro balers

    Vermeer adds two new models to the Pro line of silage-focused balers. The additions include the next generation 504 Pro baler and all-new 604 Pro baler designed for operators who need the durability required for silage baling, while maintaining the flexibility to put up high quality dry bales. “Features such as Hydroflexcontrol and the Xtracut17 precutting system have been very effective in baling wet hay and we are now excited to offer those features in another baler size,” said Vermeer Product Manager, Josh Vrieze....More
  • Sep 27, 2016
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Kioti Tractor adds high performance models to its PX Series

    Kioti Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., is expanding its PX tractor series with the launch of three new models: the PX9530PC, PX1053PC and PX1153PC....More
  • Sep 23, 2016
    press release

    Pioneer unveils mobile nitrogen app, additional grower service choices

    DuPont Pioneer is unveiling a new self-service option to help growers manage nitrogen on their farms. The Pro level of Encirca Nitrogen service provides a field-by-field, real-time look at an operation’s nitrogen levels using a smartphone....More
  • Sep 22, 2016
    press release

    Simplicity drives Apache 2017 sprayer enhancements

    Following the successful cab and engine upgrade of 2016 sprayer models, Apache 2017 model year sprayer buyers will benefit from a list of enhancements designed to simplify operation, enhance durability and take precision application to the next level. Standard Apache spray booms now feature leak-proof, quick-service Banjo boom manifold fittings, Hypro nozzle bodies and optional stainless steel boom plumbing. Apache’s 90- and 100 foot booms have also been re-engineered to provide increased structural strength, making them ideal for rough field conditions....More
  • Sep 9, 2016
    press release

    Diflumax 2L insect growth regulator: Section 3 registration

    Helm Agro US, Inc., has received Section 3 registration by EPA for its new Diflumax 2L insecticide-miticide.  Diflumax 2L, which includes the active ingredient diflubenzuron, delivers broad-spectrum insect control in many field and row crops, orchard crops, and non-crop areas. Diflumax 2L controls a broad-spectrum of key insect pests, including armyworms, grasshoppers, Mormon crickets, pear psylla, codling moth, leafminers, Asian citrus psyllid, citrus rust mite, and other pests....More
  • Sep 2, 2016
    press release

    Ag Data Coalition adds Agri-AFC as founding member

    Agri-AFC, LLC, has added its name to the list of founding members of the Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC), becoming the 14th organization to join the group since its formation this spring....More
  • Sep 2, 2016
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    New DeKalb Disease Shield corn products for 2017 growing season

    Farmers face the risk of major yield loss from corn diseases in any given season, but they will have a new defense in 2017 with the debut of DeKalb Disease Shield corn products. Six new DeKalb Disease Shield products are being introduced that provide industry-leading protection against today’s top corn diseases, along with exclusive genetics to maximize yield opportunity....More
  • Sep 1, 2016
    press release

    DuPont Pioneer ‘Unlock Your Yield’ Tour powered by Qrome products

    DuPont Pioneer has begun its “Unlock Your Yield Tour” to showcase the technology of Pioneer brand Qrome products. The tour vehicle — a stainless steel Timpte Super Hopper grain trailer — will travel to more than 100 industry and field demonstration events. Growers and customers can visit a tour stop to see first-hand how the proprietary technology of Qrome products unlocks corn yield potential across a broad range of industry-leading genetic platforms....More
  • Aug 31, 2016
    press release

    Case IH: AIM Command FLEX advanced spray technology

    Case IH announces new AIM Command FLEX advanced spray technology for greater application accuracy and the 25th Anniversary Patriot models to celebrate the company’s legacy of sprayer leadership. AIM Command FLEX helps operators deliver consistent, flexible and accurate application, regardless of speed and terrain — resulting in more efficient use of crop protection products. Using pulse width modulation (PWM) technology, the system enhances sprayer productivity by controlling product flow and pressure more precisely than conventional rate controllers....More
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