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  • Apr 28, 2016
    press release

    PrecisionHawk gets DuPont as newest investor

    PrecisionHawk – a leading provider of aerial data and safety platforms for drones – announced April 27 that DuPont has joined its previously announced round of series C funding. As a provider of drones and drone data tools for the agricultural market, PrecisionHawk has been providing its tools and services to DuPont as a customer for a number of years. This collaboration will work to accelerate the commercial use of drones and build the tools that matter for agriculture....More
  • Apr 12, 2016
    press release

    John Deere launches new cellular-based RTK connection

    The latest innovation in machine guidance and telematics from John Deere delivers repeatable RTK accuracy to a machine via a cellular connection to accurately and reliably guide precise field operations. “Machines equipped with a StarFire 3000 receiver and JDLink Connect-enabled Modular Telematics Gateway can now connect to a central server to receive the Mobile RTK Signal correction from a number of established networked RTK base stations,” explains Jarred Karnei, product marketing manager for John Deere....More
  • Apr 7, 2016
    press release

    Arysta Lifescience introduces Tepera brand fungicides

    Arysta LifeScience North America continues to evaluate two new products featuring patented formulation technology that is liquid fertilizer-compatible for in-furrow application: Tepera Plus Fungicide/Insecticide and Tepera Fungicide will be efficient ways for growers to get plant health benefits while battling seed- and soil-borne diseases as well as insect pests....More
  • Apr 5, 2016
    press release

    Helm Agro expands availability of Zone herbicide for soybeans

    Helm Agro US is expanding the availability of its Zone herbicide for broadleaf weed control in soybeans. Zone is a premix of sulfentrazone and chlorimuron ethyl, two proven active ingredients with a long history of success in controlling both small- and large-seeded broadleaf weeds....More
  • 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
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