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  • Oct 23, 2014
    press release

    Net Irrigate Unveils WireRat® 4.0 Technology at Farm Progress Show  

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (August 7, 2014) – Net Irrigate, a manufacturer of Wireless Agricultural Irrigation Monitoring (WAIM) technology, is excited to announce WireRat® 4.0, an update to its WireRat technology that offers pivot owners new benefits like the ability to self-test the system and increased battery performance....More
  • Sep 30, 2014
    press release

    Verdesian Life Sciences Acquires QC Corporation  

    CARY, N.C. (September 30, 2014) – Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC (“Verdesian”) today announced that it has acquired QC Corporation (“QC”), a leading producer and supplier of granular and dry micronutrients and ferrous sulfate products. The combined company will continue to be owned by and have the capital backing of Paine & Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ...More
  • Sep 30, 2014
    press release

    Cheminova Launches HARROW™ Herbicide  

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. –September 30, 2014 – Cheminova, Inc. today announced the launch of HARROW™ Herbicide, a selective herbicide for use in field corn that provides both burndown and residual control of annual grass and broadleaf weeds. An affordable alternative to Basis® Blend herbicide, HARROW may be applied fallow, at preplant, preemergence and postemergence. It provides control of key weeds including annual bluegrass, foxtail, lambsquarters and velvetleaf....More
  • Sep 29, 2014
    press release

    MONSANTO ANNOUNCES NEW INSECT MANAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE PROGRAM  

    ST. LOUIS (September 29, 2014) – Two years ago, Monsanto launched the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Program, designed to reward the research and academic community for outstanding projects that addressed specific aspects of the pest and how best to manage it....More
  • Sep 24, 2014
    press release

    PMDI™ | Precision Mobile Drip Irrigation  

    At T-L, our motto has always been “The Choice is Simple.” With the simplicity of hydraulics and the continuous movement of a T-L, we have the best water application you can get. T-L has gone one step further in combining the simplicity of hydraulics. This new application is called PMDI™ (Precision Mobile Drip Irrigation)....More
  • Sep 17, 2014
    press release

    USDA ALLOWS COMMERCIALIZATION OF DOW AGROSCIENCES’
ENLIST™ CORN, SOYBEAN TRAITS  

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN — September 17, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today issued its decision deregulating Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist™ corn and soybean traits in the United States, concluding one of the most thorough reviews of a biotech trait in history....More
  • Sep 17, 2014
    press release

    Syngenta announces 52 new corn hybrids for 2015 planting season  

    MINNETONKA, Minn., USA, Sept. 17, 2014 – Building off of a year in which Syngenta corn hybrids out-yielded major competitors on farms across the country, the company has announced 52 new Golden Harvest® and NK® corn hybrids for the 2015 growing season in the U.S....More
  • Sep 9, 2014
    press release

    Lindsay’s Team of Products Increasing Water Efficiency, Providing Growers Better Control of Irrigation Systems, More Time for Family, Community—and Football  

    (Omaha, Neb.)--September 2014—Lindsay Corporation, maker of Zimmatic irrigation systems, will introduce a team of new products to Midwest growers at the 2014 Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island, September 9-11, 2014. New items include: 1. Growsmart MULTI-CONTROL combined with FieldNET for wireless micro-irrigation management, an industry first, and World Ag Expo 2014 Top Ten New Product....More
  • Sep 8, 2014
    press release

    Valent Launches New Fierce® XLT Soybean Herbicide  

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif.—September 8, 2014—Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced today that Fierce® XLT Soybean Herbicide is now federally registered for preemergence weed control in soybeans in the United States.  ...More
  • Sep 4, 2014
    press release

    Syngenta recommends integrated approach to manage SCN  

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Sept. 4, 2014 –Conventional management practices are no longer enough to control soybean cyst nematode (SCN), which is why Syngenta advocates an integrated approach to protecting soybeans from this pest. There are a number of control measures growers can take to prevent significant damage, including soil sampling, crop rotation and planting SCN-resistant varieties treated with a seed treatment....More

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