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  • May 19, 2015
    press release

    New Mighty Mini by Sump Saver

    Unplug your grain bin from the safety of your tractor seat, with Sump Saver’s innovative design. Installation is quick and easy and blockages are broken up in seconds, saving you time and money. The Mighty Mini from Sump Saver effortlessly slices and crushes obstacles approaching the grain sump, safely restoring grain flow without ever stepping foot inside the bin....More
  • May 18, 2015
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    Syngenta statement on Agrisure Viptera® damage award claim

    WASHINGTON, D.C., USA, May 18, 2015 – A plaintiff’s lawyer has issued a public statement claiming that damages have been awarded in the Agrisure Viptera® corn lawsuits against Syngenta.  That statement is false.  No court has made any such determination. Syngenta acted appropriately in this matter, believes the lawsuits are baseless and will continue to defend against them. American farmers deserve to have access to U.S.-approved technologies like Agrisure Viptera that can help increase their crop yields and productivity....More
  • May 14, 2015
    press release

    Bayer CropScience Opens Breeding and Trait Development Station

    Beaver Crossing, Neb. – (May 13, 2015) – As part of its commitment to support growers throughout the Great Plains and worldwide, Bayer CropScience today celebrated the grand opening of its Beaver Crossing Breeding and Trait Development Station near Lincoln, Nebraska. Research and development activities at the $17 million state-of-the-art facility will serve to help Bayer CropScience deliver breakthrough wheat and soybean varieties with improved technologies and genetics. Bayer CropScience executives and employees, as well as Gov. Pete Ricketts and state Sen....More
  • May 14, 2015
    press release

    Brokaw Supply finalizes merger with Riggins Ag Equipment

    Brokaw Supply Company of Fort Dodge, IA. and Riggins Ag Equipment of Marshall, MO. are proud to announce that they have finalized the merge of their two family-owned, independently-operated companies to create one of the largest and most dynamic non-major agriculture equipment dealerships in the Midwest. Ag Solutions Group will be the name of the combined companies, each similarly specializing in planting, sprayer and fertilizer application equipment along with multiple other non-major agricultural equipment lines....More
  • May 14, 2015
    press release

    AGCO Plus+ Rolls Out No-Interest, No-Payments Offer

    BATAVIA, Ill. (May. 14, 2015) — Fluctuating commodity prices, along with the steep costs of seed, feed and fertilizer, can make budgeting for in-season expenses challenging. AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is offering an innovative financing solution on qualifying Parts and Service transactions, designed to make those investments easier....More
  • May 14, 2015
    press release

    CNH Report Shows Another Side of Sustainability

    CNH Industrial, manufacturer of Case and New Holland farm machinery, released its 2014 Sustainability Report. The document reports on sustainability in the company’s day-to-day business and outlines a far-reaching sustainability plan. The company’s commitment to sustainability at all levels of its operation comes as no surprise to Karen Scanlon, executive director of the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) in West Lafayette, Indiana....More
  • May 14, 2015
    press release

    Helena Introduces Receptor™ an EPA-Registered Plant Growth Regulator

    Collierville, Tenn., May 8, 2015 – Helena Chemical Company introduces Receptor™, an EPA-registered plant growth regulator. As an advanced nutrient catalyst, it is labeled for increased fertilizer uptake and efficiency. It features a unique combination of three well-known plant growth regulators—IBA, gibberellic acid and kinetin. When applied with liquid fertilizers, Receptor enhances root system development and contributes to a stronger, faster-growing plant....More
  • May 14, 2015
    press release

    The Toro Company Commits to Water Use Efficiency in Agriculture

    EL CAJON, Calif. (May 12, 2015) — While the drought in the western U.S. has made water and resource use efficiency top-of-mind, The Toro Company continues to serve as an advocate and leader for responsible crop irrigation. Below are nine ways Toro advocates for improved water and resource use efficiency in the agriculture sector....More
  • May 13, 2015
    press release

    Dow AgroSciences, Arcadia Biosciences and Bioceres Collaborate to Develop and Commercialize Soybean Traits

    INDIANAPOLIS; DAVIS, Calif.; and ROSARIO, Argentina — April 28, 2015 — Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., and Bioceres, S.A., announced today an agreement to develop and commercialize innovative traits in soybeans....More
  • May 13, 2015
    press release

    Bayer CropScience and Flagship Ventures form partnership to fund leading-edge agriculture ventures

    Monheim, May 5, 2015 – Striving to push the bounds of agricultural innovation, Bayer CropScience today announced a strategic innovation partnership with Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture creation firm. The partnership also includes an investment in Flagship Ventures Fund V, a $537 million venture capital fund that closed in March 2015. Bayer CropScience brings its strengths in science, innovation and regulatory affairs to help Flagship to identify, fund, and develop startup companies exploring new frontiers in agriculture....More

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