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  • Dec 1, 2014
    press release

    Verdesian Life Sciences Announces New Biological Herbicide

    CARY, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2014) – Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC (“Verdesian”) announces a new product that will soon give growers of cereal crops, grass seed, alfalfa and managers of rangeland and non-cropland areas access to a new biological herbicide for suppression of downy brome....More
  • Dec 1, 2014
    press release

    New Holland Completes Acquisition of Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc.
Expanding Crop Production Capability

    CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of precision spraying equipment manufacturer Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc. All assets and activities of Miller are being incorporated into CNH Industrial’s New Holland brand. The Miller products will be further integrated into the New Holland Agriculture portfolio which specializes in agricultural machinery....More
  • Nov 18, 2014
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    Valley® develops technology integrating irrigation data into farm management systems  

    VALLEY, Neb. (Nov. 18, 2014) — Due to the growing demand for increased food production to feed the expanding population, along with rising land prices and increasing fertilizer and fuel costs, making precise choices about irrigation and nutrient management is more critical than ever....More
  • 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
    press release

    FARMLOGS INTRODUCES YIELD MAPS FOR IMPROVED PRECISION FIELD PERFORMANCE

    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

    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

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