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  • Jun 25, 2015
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    Agren® Introduces New Sustainability Solution for Agribusiness

    Carroll, Iowa - June 19, 2015 - Agren, Inc., the leading provider of sustainability technology to agriculture, unveiled their three-tiered Sustainability Solution for ag retailers today....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    GSI Donates New Grain Storage System For Iowa State University Northwest Research Farm

    CALUMET, Iowa (June 22, 2015) – Iowa State University’s Northwest Research Farm now has its first grain storage system, thanks to GSI, which donated a 10,500 bushel grain bin, and its local dealer, C-S Agrow Service, of Calumet, Iowa, which donated the labor to install it. The new bin will enable the research facility, based in O’Brien County, to store and dry corn more efficiently at harvest than continuing to transport it to a nearby commercial elevator....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    Why should farmers utilize tissue testing?

    Tissue testing is one tool in a farmer’s agronomy toolbox. It’s a tool that can help them decide if their crop is getting secondary and micronutrients, diagnose problem areas in fields, and evaluate nutrient uptake. But why is this important? By paying attention to the details, farmers can push the yield barrier higher and higher. If a nutrient is found lacking, there is still time for a foliar application to increase yield in this year’s crop or adjust the nutrient program next year....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    America’s Farmers Grow Communities Making Positive Impact Across Rural America

    ST. LOUIS (June 22, 2015) – Since its inception in 2010, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program has awarded over $19 million to more than 7,000 community nonprofit organizations throughout rural America. Numbers alone, however, don’t tell the real story of how these $2,500 donations are making a significant difference for recipient organizations and members of the communities they serve....More
  • Jun 24, 2015
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    Agnition Helps Corn Producers Overcome Purple Leaf Syndrome

    Balaton, MN– June 22, 2015 – In several regions of the U.S., corn growth has been slow and plant leaves have acquired a purple tint because of cold soil conditions. The purple coloration in leaves is an accumulation of sugars produced by photosynthesis. The sugars would typically be utilized by the plant for root growth and development; however, when soils are cold root development is reduced which causes the sugars to accumulate in the leaf....More
  • Jun 24, 2015
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    Ag Producer Conference Focuses on Farm Growth Strategies

    (June 19, 2015) – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and K·Coe Isom, together with Monsanto and CHS, will host a one- and a half-day conference focused exclusively on helping high-impact producers assess growth strategies to survive and thrive in a highly unstable environment. The Mergers, Acquisitions, and Growth Conference will be held July 13-14, 2015 in Kansas City, MO at the Embassy Suites Airport....More
  • Jun 24, 2015
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    John Deere announces agreement with King Agro

    OLATHE, KANSAS (June 19, 2015) - Deere & Company and King Agro, a manufacturer of carbon fiber technology products, announced a partnership focused on developing and distributing carbon fiber booms exclusively for John Deere application equipment.

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  • Jun 23, 2015
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    Great Plains releases new vertical tillage resource for farmers

    SALINA, KS – In an effort to educate growers on true vertical tillage, Great Plains recently launched VerticalTillage.com, an all-new web resource devoted to helping farmers understand this conservation tillage practice. Visitors will learn the benefits of vertical tillage, including deeper root growth, improved plant heath, and increased yields, as well as how to assess soil health, identify true vertical tillage machines, and implement a true vertical tillage system....More
  • Jun 23, 2015
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    Superior Manufacturing Receives Global Business Award

    KINDRED, N.D. (June 16, 2015) – Superior Manufacturing, a family-owned manufacturer of grain storage, handling and conditioning equipment, was named North Dakota’s 2014 Exporter of the Year. The North Dakota Trade Office presented Superior the award during the Global Business Awards ceremony. ...More
  • Jun 23, 2015
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    Farm Progress Show is Expanding for 2015 Event

    DECATUR, ILL.  (06-16-2015)  -  Farm Progress Show, known as the World’s Fair of Agriculture, continues to grow and exceed the original projections for its permanent biennial sites. The event will be held at its Decatur, Ill. site Sept. 1 – 3 this year and plans are underway to add three new streets to the southwest side of the event site. This expansion will accommodate more than 100 new exhibitors and provide current exhibitors with more space as well....More

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