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  • Jun 23, 2015
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    AgSense Releases Industry Exclusive Linear Irrigation Software Update

    Friday, June 12, 2015 (Huron, SD) – AgSense, the industry leader in remote-managed irrigation controls, has announced an important software update to growers using the AgSense Field Commander hardware to monitor and control their linear/lateral irrigation units. ...More
  • Jun 23, 2015
    press release

    Yamaha Introduces New 2016 Wolverine Side-by-Side ATV Models


    KENNESAW, Ga.—June 11, 2015—Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces two new Wolverine models for 2016: The Wolverine Side-by-Side (SxS) for casual trail riders, and the Wolverine R-Spec in Alpine White for serious off-road enthusiasts.

 The 2016 Wolverine and 2016 Wolverine R-Spec in Alpine White complement Yamaha’s existing line of Wolverine R-Spec models that were introduced in January and have quickly set a new standard in the recreational SxS category for off-road capabilities combined with class-leading comfort.

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  • Jun 23, 2015
    press release

    Georgia Beekeeper and Engineer Wins 2015 Bayer CropScience Bee Care Community Leadership Award



    WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2015) – Bayer CropScience today announced that Georgia beekeeper Paul Vonk has won the third annual Bayer Bee Care Community Leadership Award. Paul was chosen because of his efforts to improve pollinator health, by educating the beekeeping community students interested in pursuing STEM education fields through HiveTool™, which provides a noninvasive way to analyze colony health....More
  • Jun 22, 2015
    press release

    Ohio and Indiana NRCS’ new conservation practice standard for gypsum opens door for financial assistance

    June 18, 2015, Chicago, IL…Ohio and Indiana farmers wishing to use gypsum to improve soil quality now have access to technical information and possible financial assistance through their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office. ...More
  • Jun 10, 2015
    press release

    Agricultural job growth is booming and AgHires is helping job seekers and employers connect

    Temperance, MI, June 10, 2014:  According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, an average of 60,000 high-skilled agricultural job openings are expected annually in the United States over the next five years with only about 35,000 graduates to fill them.  In the year 2050 more than 9 billion people will need something to eat every day compared to the 7 billion we have today.  There is a strong need for agricultural candidates across the entire country and AgHires is helping fill the need. ...More
  • Jun 10, 2015
    press release

    RDO EQUIPMENT CO. PARTNERS WITH FARMLINK TO OFFER YIELD BENCHMARKING

    Fargo, ND — June 10, 2015 — RDO Equipment Co. and FarmLink today announced a new agreement that will further enable improvements in productivity and profitability by bringing together insights from yield benchmarking and the benefit of precision equipment capabilities....More
  • Jun 10, 2015
    press release

    Valley® Irrigation Launches New Mobile Website

    VALLEY, Neb. (June 10, 2015) — As smartphones become more integral in farm management and increasingly prevalent among growers, it’s essential for agriculture companies to provide useful mobile tools. To that end, Valley® Irrigation, The Leader in Precision Irrigation®, has launched a new mobile website....More
  • Jun 10, 2015
    press release

    Topcon announces acquisition of NORAC

    LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – June 10, 2015 –Topcon Positioning Group announces the acquisition of NORAC Systems International, a pioneer and the world’s leading developer of ultrasonic sensing and boom control technology for agricultural equipment, in a private transaction....More
  • Jun 10, 2015
    press release

    Dow AgroSciences to Launch a New Weed Control Tool in Corn

    INDIANAPOLIS — June 9, 2015 — Dow AgroSciences is planning to release a new corn herbicide to control weeds deep into the growing season. Registration for this herbicide, currently referred to as GF-3471, is expected in 2016....More
  • Jun 10, 2015
    press release

    New Sentinel™ System Remotely Monitors Equipment and Environments Without an Internet Connection

    ASTON, Pa., June 9, 2015 – Sensaphone®, a leader in monitoring technology, has introduced a cellular version of its Sentinel™ system that provides 24/7 monitoring of unattended equipment and remote locations where Internet or Ethernet connectivity is unavailable....More

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