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  • Jul 24, 2015
    press release

    ALLIANCE TIRE SOIL PIT HIGHLIGHTS COMPACTION CHALLENGES

    WAKEFIELD, Mass. (July 23, 2015)—A soil pit demonstration by Alliance Tire Americas at the North American Manure Expo in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, highlighted the dramatic difference in soil compaction between bias-ply and radial flotation tires—a roughly 50-percent difference in the depth of the compaction. Alliance compared two types of tires on the same 7,250-gallon Diller manure tank—conventional bias-ply R-3 tires on one side of each of the rig’s two axles and radial flotation tires on the other....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    FARMLINK INTRODUCES AG INDUSTRY¹S FIRST INTERNET-BASED EQUIPMENT SHARING PROGRAM

    KANSAS CITY, MO, July 22, 2015 -- FarmLink announced today its introduction of a new online farm equipment sharing community ­ MachineryLink Sharing ­ leveraging this new economy business model to manage the cost of farm equipment and help generate incremental revenues that can be reinvested on the farm or in local, rural communities....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    ADM Expands Farmer Services with Agrible Investment

    CHICAGO, July 21, 2015—Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has purchased a stake in Agrible, Inc., a leader in predictive analytic tools that deliver field-specific data and forecasts to aid decision-making in the field....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Horsch SW750 Air Cart Offers 750-Bushel Capacity

    MAPLETON, N.D. — The new SW750 air cart from Horsch LLC offers unmatched efficiency and versatility with its three-bin design and 750-bushel capacity. The SW750 comes standard with dual 710/70R38 tires, but can also be equipped with 36-inch tracks for higher flotation, decreased compaction and a lower horsepower requirement when compared with competing air carts. Customers also have the choice of a standard 10-inch auger or an optional 16-inch conveyor for faster, gentler loading of commodities....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    H.J. Baker’s Tiger-Sul Products Launches Fall Campaign and Sponsors Sweepstakes For Free Precision Drone™


    WESTPORT, CT USA – (July 17, 2015) – H.J. Baker has launched their “Keep Your Future Green – Use Tiger This Fall and Win Big” campaign. The campaign highlights the benefits of applying Sulphur in the fall for maximizing crop yields.

As latest research indicates that plant Sulphur nutrition and its unique interaction with other nutrients can improve crop yields....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Farmers Edge™ Opens the Door to a New Future of Farming with Grand Opening Celebration at New Shakopee Headquarters

    (Shakopee, MN) July 21st, 2015 — Farmers Edge™, a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, today celebrated their Grand Opening at their new Shakopee, MN, headquarters. Farmers™ Edge representatives, along with special guests, Mayor Brad Tabke, Jamshed Merchant, Consulate General of Canada and business leaders from the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce, were present for the ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Syngenta recommends soybean scouting to prevent economic loss from insects

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA – Proper soybean insect pest control begins with scouting. As the warm weather continues, Syngenta encourages growers to implement a scouting program to maximize yields and profitability....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    BECK’S EXPANDS TERRITORY TO INCLUDE NINE STATES

    Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, is pleased to announce a territory expansion into new regions of Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Ohio. This expansion adds roughly 12 million acres of corn and soybeans to Beck’s former marketing area to bring their total reach to half of the corn and soybean acres in the U.S. The continued growth will provide more Midwest farmers access to the world's most diverse genetics and traits in corn and soybeans....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    McCrometer Celebrates 60th Anniversary and Demonstrates CONNECT Smart Ag Irrigation System

    Hemet, CA—July 22, 2015—Visitors to Husker Harvest Days will want to stop by Exhibit Booth D-1681 to experience a continuous live telemetry demo of the McCrometer CONNECT™ Wireless Irrigation and Crop Monitoring System with its TrendView™ Mobile App and to cel...More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Verdesian Life Sciences Showcases Versatile Product Portfolio


    CARY, N.C., July 23, 2015 -- Technology has revolutionized agriculture by bringing farmers, retailers and distributors to the forefront of the digital age. To meet the needs of customers, Verdesian Life Sciences has advanced its web presence on a newly redesigned vlsci.com.

The new website will help farmers explore the science and plant health technologies Verdesian has developed to maximize yields as well as return on investments....More

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