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  • Nov 18, 2014
    press release

    Acuron™ corn herbicide trials shown across the nation leading up to anticipated registration date  

    Greensboro, N.C., USA, November 13, 2014 –In 2014, Acuron™ corn herbicide from Syngenta, which features four active ingredients, including new bicyclopyrone, and three complementary modes of action, was evaluated at 167 plot locations. These locations included 95 on-farm Syngenta locations, 54 university locations and 18 distributor locations spread across 35 states....More
  • Nov 3, 2014
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    ANN ARBOR, Mich., November 3, 2014 – FarmLogs, the leading tech startup that helps over 15 percent of U.S. farms leverage precise agriculture data to increase profitability, today announced the launch of Yield Maps. The powerful new feature enables farmers to import yield data into FarmLogs and to then study and analyze field performance at high precision. Heat maps automatically display the exact location of high and low output as a color-coded overlay on top of each field....More
  • 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


    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


    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

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