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  • Jun 6, 2014
    press release

    Timing everything for post emergence weed control

    Year after year it seems to happen. Even with a carefully devised weed control plan, tough weeds can appear and threaten to decrease yields. So what is the best way to tackle tough to control weeds after they have emerged? Experts suggest a post-emergence herbicide with residual control....More
  • Jun 6, 2014
    press release

    South Korea is first country to approve Council herbicide

    Bayer CropScience’s rice herbicide Council has been granted its first regulatory approval worldwide in Korea. The market launch in Korea is scheduled for 2015, with other major rice-growing countries in Asia to follow....More
  • Jun 6, 2014
    press release

    High school seniors in rice states eligible for $8,500 in scholarships

    For the fifth year, Dow AgroSciences is sponsoring the USA Rice Federation’s National Rice Month 2014 scholarship program. Students who are high school seniors in the 2014-15 school year and live in rice-producing counties or parishes in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas are eligible to apply for scholarships totaling $8,500. To apply, students are required to develop a promotional tactic in their local community that highlights U.S.-grown rice as part of National Rice Month in September....More
  • Jun 6, 2014
    press release

    Michelin introduces new tire for ag market

    Michelin North America is introducing an extension of its popular AgriBib tire lineup later this year. The new Michelin AgriBib 480 95 R50 model is a taller-sized, rear fitment tire designed primarily for larger, front-wheel assist tractors to handle bigger loads. It also can be used in a row-crop application on large, four-wheel drive machines....More
  • 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
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