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  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    DuPont Pioneer Products and Services Yield Impressive Results in 2015


    DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 11, 2015 – DuPont Pioneer announced 2015 North American harvest results today – highlighting another year of helping growers reach peak yields and maximize their productivity using Pioneer® brand products and services....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Four Crop Inputs to Help Boost the Bottom Line in a Down Market


    INDIANAPOLIS — Nov. 11, 2015 — It’s no secret that low corn and soybean commodity prices are challenging growers as they make plans for next season, leading to the question, “Where can I trim costs without decreasing yield and increasing pest pressure?” Mycogen Seeds Commercial Agronomist John Long says crop inputs are not the place to cut corners. Crop inputs impact both this year’s bottom line and long-term field productivity. Cutting crucial crop needs one year may cause long-term consequences in following years....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Trimble to Acquire AGRI-TREND to Provide Stronger Toolset for Crop Advisors

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2015—Trimble announced that it will acquire the assets of privately held AGRI-TREND® of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, which operates the largest network of independent agricultural consultants in North America. The acquisition will enable Trimble to provide agronomists and other crop advisors with a stronger set of brand-agnostic tools they can use to advise growers on how to better manage their operations....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    FMC Launches Ethos™ XB Insecticide/Fungicide


    PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2015 – FMC is launching Ethos™ XB insecticide/fungicide, the first of its kind, integrated in-furrow product for insect and disease control. Formulated with the patented Liquid Fertilizer Ready technology from FMC, Ethos XB insecticide/fungicide combines the market-leading at-plant insecticide with a broad-spectrum preventative biofungicide, the first corn biopesticide offering from FMC....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Acuron® corn herbicide named Agri Marketing magazine’s 2015 New Product of the Year

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Nov. 9, 2015 – Helping farmers control tough and resistant weeds was the motivation behind the development of Acuron® corn herbicide from Syngenta. It’s also a key reason why it has been named Agri Marketing magazine’s 2015 New Product of the Year....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Trimble Adds New Third-Party Apps to its TMX-2050 Display for Precision Agriculture

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2015—Trimble announced today that it has added several new third-party apps to its Android™-based Trimble® TMX-2050™ display. The addition of these apps demonstrates Trimble’s continued commitment to ensure farmers have access to specialized mobile apps that manage today’s complex farming operations and address region-specific needs. The new apps fall into several categories including: ·       Diagnostic tools to identify and address implement error codes...More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Survey Shows Room for Improvement in Herbicide Resistance Management Programs

    WILMINGTON, Del., November 6, 2015 – Herbicide-resistant weeds remain a top concern for corn and soybean growers. According to a survey conducted by DuPont Crop Protection, more farmers are scouting fields, keeping field records and adding multiple herbicide modes of action to spray tanks to combat herbicide resistance and control yield-robbing weeds....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Stewardship: There’s An App for That!


    Indianapolis and EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. — Nov. 5, 2015 — Farmers will soon have a convenient way to advance stewardship programs for their crop chemicals, thanks to an exclusive license agreement between Coherent Ag Solutions and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW). Patented application technology from Dow AgroSciences will be incorporated into AgSteward™, a cloud-based crop protection stewardship system offered by Coherent Ag Solutions....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Armezon® PRO herbicide from BASF receives registration for use on all corn types

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., November 4, 2015 – Armezon® PRO herbicide provides long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds. The BASF product has received full Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for use on all corn types. ...More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Iowa Soybean Association releases how-to guide for on-farm research

    ANKENY, IOWA — Tips, insights and processes to inform farmers’ decision making fill the Guide to On-Farm Replicated Strip Trials published by the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) On-Farm Network®. The comprehensive manual provides farmers, agronomists, researchers and consultants details about how to set up trials and collect, summarize and analyze data....More

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