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  • Aug 13, 2014
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    Sunflower Unveils New 48-foot Vertical Tillage Tool and Two Larger Split-Wing Disc Harrows  

    Duluth, Georgia (Aug. 13, 2014) — Sunflower®, the leading tillage line from AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), is expanding its tillage offering to include the new 6650-48 vertical tillage tool as part of the 6600 Series, along with two larger split-wing disc harrows for the 1436 Series. The 6650-48 provides farmers with a class-leading, true working width of 47 feet, 11 inches....More
  • Aug 13, 2014
    press release

    Stay one step ahead of the weed competition next season  

    INDIANAPOLIS — Aug. 13, 2014 — When growing soybeans, growers need to think ahead to stay one step ahead of weeds. That means examining weed threats and evaluating which herbicides work best. As resistant and high-anxiety weeds such as marestail and waterhemp intrude on soybean fields across the Midwest, growers should consistently assess their weed management programs. The end of the growing season is an ideal time to get out in the field and scout for weed escapes to determine what adjustments to make for next season....More
  • Aug 13, 2014
    press release

    Mycogen Seeds Introduces New Corn Hybrids for 2015  

    INDIANAPOLIS — Aug. 13, 2014 — Mycogen Seeds is adding 19 new corn hybrids to the lineup for the 2015 growing season. “Many of these new hybrids feature our SmartStax® Refuge Advanced®  technology for maximum protection of the genetic potential and planting convenience,” says Hank King, U.S. corn marketing leader for Mycogen Seeds....More
  • Aug 7, 2014
    press release

    Conservis 7.0 Released in Time for North American Harvest  

    MINNEAPOLIS – ([August 7, 2014]) – Conservis Corp., the leading developer of cloud-based Farm Management Software, announced today that it will release  version 7.0 of its flagship platform  for mobile and desktop operating systems in August, in time for the 2014 North American harvest season....More
  • Aug 4, 2014
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    Mitas unveils latest innovation PneuTrac on 38" rim at Farm Progress  

    Prague/Charles City, August 5, 2014 – Mitas' revolutionary tire concept PneuTrac will be one of the most coveted innovations from the tire industry segment of the Farm Progress Show. Mitas will display PneuTrac mounted on a 38" rim at booth 16S for the first time ever in the United States. PneuTrac brings together the best of both worlds in traditional pneumatic tires and rubber tracks. Mitas is intensively testing the PneuTrac concept on an 18" rim and has already started the first tests on a larger 38" rim tire....More
  • Aug 4, 2014
    press release

    John Deere announces Certified Pre-Owned Equipment Program  

    OLATHE, KANSAS (August 4, 2014) – John Deere introduces a new Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Equipment Program to assist customers looking for field-ready used machines with the latest technology to increase overall productivity for their farm or business operation....More
  • Aug 4, 2014
    press release

    Michelin North America to Introduce New 50-Inch SprayBib™ Tire  

    Greenville, S.C. (Aug. 4, 2014) – Michelin North America is expanding its MICHELIN®  SprayBib™ tire lineup with a new 50-inch model, the industry’s first VF sprayer tire offered in this larger size. ...More
  • Jul 28, 2014
    press release

    Dow AgroSciences Launches Updated U.S. Website  

    INDIANAPOLIS – (July 28, 2014) – Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announces the launch of its redesigned U.S. website, dowagro.com/usag. With improved functionality, enhanced design and user-friendly mobile optimization, the Web portal provides a more robust user experience to support the company’s innovative technologies in crop protection, seeds and traits....More
  • Jul 15, 2014
    press release

    Kinze Continues Progress on World's First Electric Multi-Hybrid Planter  

    Williamsburg, Iowa (July 14, 2014) – Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. continues progress on the world’s first electric multi-hybrid planter, with six planters having successfully been used for planting on test plots in Iowa, Illinois and Indiana this spring. Based on early successes with the multi-hybrid planter, Kinze is putting the model into limited production for the spring 2015 planting season....More
  • Jul 11, 2014
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    Syngenta announces $100,000 plus donation to make flex fuels more widely available  

    MINNETONKA, Minn., U.S.A., July 11, 2014 – Syngenta today announced a $108,000 donation to the renewable fuels industry to make flex fuels more widely available through an investment in flex fuel pump infrastructure. It is part of a three-year commitment announced in 2013 to contribute $1 to the ethanol industry for every acre planted with Enogen® trait technology....More

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