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  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    MapShots Releases Service Pack 0

    Cumming, Ga., May 20, 2015 -- MapShots, Inc. recently released its first Service Pack for 2015, SP0. A major update to the company's signature AgStudio® services platform, SP0 is the first of several planned AgStudio services updates throughout the year....More
  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    MKC PARTNERS WITH FARMLINK TO OFFER YIELD BENCHMARKING

    Kansas City, MO — May 18, 2015 — MKC and FarmLink today announced a new agreement that offers MKC customers access to TrueHarvest, the yield benchmarking tool that helps farmers pinpoint opportunities to improve yields and profitability....More
  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    AGRELIANT GENETICS ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH WEATHER TRENDS INTERNATIONAL

    WESTFIELD, Ind. — Today, AgReliant Genetics, LLC announced its collaboration with Weather Trends International, a leader in weather forecasting and trends that provides accurate predictions day-by-day, week-to-week, 11 months ahead for 6.4 million locations around the globe....More
  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    ALLIANCE GIVES CUSTOMERS UP TO $1,200 BACK WITH ITS NEW AG-REWARDS FARM TIRE REBATE PROGRAM

    WAKEFIELD, Mass. (May 11, 2015)— Alliance Tire Americas, Inc. (ATA) announces the kick-off of its farm tire rebate program, offering up to $1,200 per household in rebates (with as much as $100 off per tire). The rebate is offered on Alliance branded radial farm tires in a variety of tread patterns and sizes, including the company’s highly popular FarmPro line, industry-leading flotation tires, and its hi-tech Alliance Agriflex IF/VF tires for tractors, combines and sprayers....More
  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    Trimble Enhances its Irrigate-IQ Solution with Scalable Monitor and Control and Basic Pivot Panel Support

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 4, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has launched a new fully scalable version of its Irrigate-IQ™ precision irrigation solution that also works with a wider range of irrigation equipment. Growers can now affordably purchase a basic system to remotely monitor and control their pivots. As their irrigation needs grow and evolve, they can easily upgrade to partial or full variable rate irrigation (VRI) capabilities using the same base hardware....More
  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    Vestaron’s Bioinsecticide Now Registered for Use on More Crops and Insects

    Kalamazoo, MI (May 5, 2015) - Vestaron has received expanded EPA registration for its biological insect control products. These innovative bioinsecticides, which are derived from newly discovered naturally occurring peptides, will be commercially available later this year under the Spear™ trade name. The new registration represents a significant expansion of crops and insects covered. Included are caterpillars (Lepidoptera), beetles (Coleoptera), and thrips (Thysanoptera)....More
  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    Trimble Launches NextSwath End-of-Row Turn Technology

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its NextSwath™ end-of-row turn technology is now available. When approaching the end of a crop row, NextSwath automatically calculates and executes the best possible path to turn the farm vehicle around and approach the next crop row or swath with the implement precisely aligned to begin working....More
  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    Encirca℠ Services Helping More Growers to Add Value on Every Acre

    DES MOINES, Iowa, May 20, 2015 – More growers are taking advantage of Encirca℠ services from DuPont Pioneer to help them better manage inputs and mitigate risks as they plant their 2015 crops. With the USDA reporting that U.S. corn and soybean planting is running ahead of the five-year average for this time, growers are utilizing Encirca℠ services to adjust planting plans to accommodate the warmer spring weather, optimize critical inputs such as seed and nitrogen fertilizer, and log early season scouting notes....More
  • May 21, 2015
    press release

    Bayer Welcomes Release of National Pollinator Strategy



    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (May 19, 2015) – Calling it a “balanced and multi-faceted approach,” Bayer CropScience today welcomed the release of the President’s Pollinator Task Force’s National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators. Bayer commended the call for extensive new research into all aspects of pollinator health and the unprecedented commitment to increase pollinator habitat and forage....More
  • May 21, 2015
    press release

    ALLIANCE TIRE UPDATES ITS FARMPRO 324 TRACTOR TIRE

    WAKEFIELD, Mass. (May 21, 2015)—The Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has released an updated version of its popular Alliance FarmPRO 324 bias-ply tractor tire line. The new 324 features slightly curved, 45-degree lugs for outstanding traction with a wide-nose bar that maximizes service life and improves roadability. A new rubber compound minimizes the growth of cuts and heightens weather resistance....More

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