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  • May 26, 2015
    press release

    Vestaron’s Bioinsecticide Now Registered for Use on More Crops and Insects

    Kalamazoo, MI (May 5, 2015) - Vestaron has received expanded EPA registration for its biological insect control products. These innovative bioinsecticides, which are derived from newly discovered naturally occurring peptides, will be commercially available later this year under the Spear™ trade name. The new registration represents a significant expansion of crops and insects covered. Included are caterpillars (Lepidoptera), beetles (Coleoptera), and thrips (Thysanoptera)....More
  • May 26, 2015
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    Trimble Launches NextSwath End-of-Row Turn Technology

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its NextSwath™ end-of-row turn technology is now available. When approaching the end of a crop row, NextSwath automatically calculates and executes the best possible path to turn the farm vehicle around and approach the next crop row or swath with the implement precisely aligned to begin working....More
  • May 26, 2015
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    Encirca℠ Services Helping More Growers to Add Value on Every Acre

    DES MOINES, Iowa, May 20, 2015 – More growers are taking advantage of Encirca℠ services from DuPont Pioneer to help them better manage inputs and mitigate risks as they plant their 2015 crops. With the USDA reporting that U.S. corn and soybean planting is running ahead of the five-year average for this time, growers are utilizing Encirca℠ services to adjust planting plans to accommodate the warmer spring weather, optimize critical inputs such as seed and nitrogen fertilizer, and log early season scouting notes....More
  • May 21, 2015
    press release

    Bayer Welcomes Release of National Pollinator Strategy



    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (May 19, 2015) – Calling it a “balanced and multi-faceted approach,” Bayer CropScience today welcomed the release of the President’s Pollinator Task Force’s National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators. Bayer commended the call for extensive new research into all aspects of pollinator health and the unprecedented commitment to increase pollinator habitat and forage....More
  • May 21, 2015
    press release

    ALLIANCE TIRE UPDATES ITS FARMPRO 324 TRACTOR TIRE

    WAKEFIELD, Mass. (May 21, 2015)—The Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has released an updated version of its popular Alliance FarmPRO 324 bias-ply tractor tire line. The new 324 features slightly curved, 45-degree lugs for outstanding traction with a wide-nose bar that maximizes service life and improves roadability. A new rubber compound minimizes the growth of cuts and heightens weather resistance....More
  • May 21, 2015
    press release

    Dow AgroSciences completes first sale of Enlist Duo™ herbicide in the U.S. 


    INDIANAPOLIS — May 21, 2015 — Dow AgroSciences has recorded the first U.S. sale of Enlist Duo™ herbicide with Colex-D™ Technology. This marks the first commercial activity for the Enlist™ Weed Control System in the United States, putting advanced herbicide and trait technology in growers’ hands....More
  • May 21, 2015
    press release

    Agrilead Inc. and KALO Inc. Announce Seed Care Product Strategic Alliance

    RUSSELL, KANSAS (May 21, 2015) – Agrilead, Inc. announces the formation of a strategic alliance with KALO, Inc. of Overland Park, KS. Through the alliance, KALO will assume sales and marketing responsibility for the Agrilead NOVO Seed Care Prescription Management System and Agrilead’s portfolio of seed care consumable products. There is no change in ownership at either company....More
  • May 21, 2015
    press release

    Sukup sells implement line to Remlinger

     SHEFFIELD, Iowa (May 20, 2015) – Sukup Manufacturing Co. of Sheffield, Iowa has sold their implement line to Remlinger Manufacturing Co., Inc., of Kalida, Ohio....More
  • 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

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