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  • Jun 3, 2015
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    BRP SETS NEW PERFORMANCE NORMS WITH THE 2016 CAN-AM OFF-ROAD MODELS

    Valcourt, Québec, Canada, June 3, 2015 – BRP (TSX:DOO) asserts itself as the off-road performance leader by delivering more of what consumers have been asking for: three new class-leading Rotax ATV engines, increased to 131 hp the flagship Can-Am Maverick X ds 1000R Turbo, and new specialized models for the 2016 Can-Am off-road line-up....More
  • Jun 3, 2015
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    BASF sponsors space farming research project to foster innovation and entrepreneurship

    LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY AND RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 26, 2015 – Is it possible to produce large quantities of high quality vegetables on a space station, about 320 kilometers away from earth? To answer this question, three twelfth-grade students from the agricultural program at the Edith Stein School in Ravensburg, Germany, set up a research project to examine how crops can be cultivated in the microgravity of space....More
  • Jun 3, 2015
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    Beck’s Plants Roots in Central Iowa with Expanded Research and Distribution

    Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, is pleased to announce building plans on a site purchased in Colfax, Iowa. Located on 80 acres, the site will feature a 90,000 square foot seed distribution facility, Practical Farm Research (PFR)® studies, as well as provide farmers with education and agronomic support....More
  • Jun 3, 2015
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    John Deere beefs up utility tractor performance with new 5E & 5ML models

    OLATHE, KANSAS (June 3, 2015) – Like a boxer fighting above his weight class, the new four-cylinder 5E and 5ML Series Tractors from John Deere pack a lot of heavy-duty power and versatility for utility tractors of their size....More
  • Jun 3, 2015
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    John Deere adds Mobile Data Transfer & MyJobs App to Operations Center

    OLATHE, KANSAS (June 3, 2015) – John Deere is adding more tools to its Operations Center within MyJohnDeere and making it easy to wirelessly transfer data from older John Deere equipment and non-John Deere displays to the Operations Center with Mobile Data Transfer.

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  • Jun 2, 2015
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    Cellerate™ process technology, Enogen® Value Tracker featured at Fuel Ethanol Workshop

    MINNETONKA, Minn., U.S.A., June 1, 2015 – Syngenta is featuring two exciting new ethanol industry innovations at the 31st annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo held in Minneapolis from June 1 to June 4....More
  • Jun 2, 2015
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    Don’t Let Rain Negatively Impact Your Yield

    MORTON, Ill., June 1, 2015 — Corn is planted and the 2015 growing season is underway. As with any season, Mother Nature is already throwing many farmers a few curve balls. Throughout the last few weeks, many areas of the U.S. have experienced large rainfall events (up to 3 to 4 in.) and it’s still early in the season. Rain is a blessing, but it can cause nitrogen deficiencies in the soil, robbing corn of yield potential. ...More
  • Jun 2, 2015
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    PrecisionHawk Launches the Algorithm Marketplace; the First Data Analysis App Store for the Drone Industry

    RALEIGH, N.C., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Algorithm Marketplace, launched today in BETA, provides automated analysis of aerial data acquired by UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). Using sophisticated algorithms, drone operators no longer need a background in geographic information system (GIS) or remote sensing to interpret their aerial data, instead, the marketplace provides an action-based report to improve management of assets....More
  • Jun 2, 2015
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    Campbell Soup Company joins EDF initiative to reduce environmental impact of food production

    (New York, NY–June 2, 2015) Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced a collaboration with Campbell Soup Company and its subsidiary, Pepperidge Farm, Incorporated, to improve water quality and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by optimizing fertilizer use and improving soil conservation in the company’s wheat sourcing areas....More
  • Jun 2, 2015
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    Farm Credit Hosts Capitol Hill Event to Honor Farmer Veterans, Celebrate Success of Farmer Veteran Coalition’s Homegrown By Heroes Program

    WASHINGTON, June 2, 2015 – Farm Credit, a national network of cooperatives that support rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services, is hosting an event today on Capitol Hill to showcase the contributions of farmer veterans and celebrate the success of the Homegrown By Heroes program....More

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