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  • Aug 26, 2014
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    Outback Guidance® Introduces Next Generation Auto Steer Systems

    Boone, Iowa, August 26, 2014 – (TSX: AJX) — Building on the proven performance of the industry’s best-selling aftermarket steering systems, Outback Guidance® is introducing three new precision auto steer systems at the 2014 Farm Progress Show. Two of these are next generation systems being unveiled from AgJunction’s highly successful eDrive autosteer series. This includes the new eDriveXD™ offering decimeter-level accuracy, and the new high-performance eDriveXC™ with centimeter accuracy....More
  • Aug 26, 2014
    press release

    Trimble’s RainWave Solution Now Maps Rainfall Amounts within Entire Fields  

    BOONE, Iowa, Aug. 26, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced a significant advancement in its RainWave® precipitation monitoring solution that maps precise rainfall amounts within an entire field or farm. Using the new RainWave Contour Map functionality in Trimble’s Connected Farm™ Web-based management solution enables the farmer or trusted advisor to make better management decisions for irrigation planning, resource deployment, and timing of applications for nutrient and pest management....More
  • Aug 26, 2014
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    Trimble’s Connected Farm Now Includes a Field Data Management Solution for Farmers and their Advisors  

    BOONE, Iowa, Aug. 26, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has launched two applications that work together within its Connected Farm™ Web-based management solution that provide farmers and their trusted advisors with more detailed field information, which can enable better farm-management decisions. The announcement was made at the Farm Progress Show....More
  • Aug 25, 2014
    press release

    John Deere rolls out new R4045 Sprayer for large farms, service providers  

    Olathe, Kan. (June 3, 2014) – With the introduction of the R4045 Sprayer, John Deere is adding a higher horsepower, large capacity self-propelled sprayer to the lineup of 4 Series sprayers introduced in 2013. The R4045, which replaces the company’s 4940 Sprayer, offers the high application rates, productive spray speeds, and all the technology and comfort that ag service providers and large producers need to cover large fields quickly and efficiently....More
  • Aug 25, 2014
    press release

    Bigger is better with the new John Deere 2730 Combination Ripper  

    OLATHE, KANSAS (August 21, 2014) – "Go big or go home" has become the theme for many producers as fields get bigger and more emphasis is put on operational efficiency. To help meet those demands, John Deere introduces the 2730 Combination Ripper, a primary tillage tool that sizes and buries residue in the fall which then prepares for one-pass secondary tillage in the spring....More
  • Aug 25, 2014
    press release

    John Deere introduces new anhydrous applicator  

    OLATHE, KANSAS (August 21, 2014) – The recent increase in continuous corn acres requires rugged nutrient application equipment that keeps pace with today’s intensive crop production. The tough new John Deere 2410C Anhydrous Applicator gives customers in the anhydrous ammonia applicator business exactly what they need....More
  • Aug 25, 2014
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    John Deere introduces rugged 9R/9RT Series 4WD & track tractors

    OLATHE, KANSAS (August 21, 2014) – Large-scale farmers who need to cover a lot of acres under tough conditions need a high-horsepower, no-nonsense tractor with a large, comfortable cab that works as hard as they do. The new 9R/9RT Series from John Deere gives them exactly that....More
  • Aug 20, 2014
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    AGCO Unveils Upgraded 2015 Massey Ferguson and Gleaner Combines  

    Duluth, Georgia (Aug. 21, 2014) — AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) introduces the 2015 Massey Ferguson® 9505 Series and Gleaner® S8 Super Series combines at the 2014 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, August 26–28. Upgrades to each of the unique harvesting platforms meet farmers’ evolving needs for a variety of crops and conditions....More
  • Aug 13, 2014
    press release

    Sunflower Unveils New 48-foot Vertical Tillage Tool and Two Larger Split-Wing Disc Harrows  

    Duluth, Georgia (Aug. 13, 2014) — Sunflower®, the leading tillage line from AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), is expanding its tillage offering to include the new 6650-48 vertical tillage tool as part of the 6600 Series, along with two larger split-wing disc harrows for the 1436 Series. The 6650-48 provides farmers with a class-leading, true working width of 47 feet, 11 inches....More
  • Aug 13, 2014
    press release

    Stay one step ahead of the weed competition next season  

    INDIANAPOLIS — Aug. 13, 2014 — When growing soybeans, growers need to think ahead to stay one step ahead of weeds. That means examining weed threats and evaluating which herbicides work best. As resistant and high-anxiety weeds such as marestail and waterhemp intrude on soybean fields across the Midwest, growers should consistently assess their weed management programs. The end of the growing season is an ideal time to get out in the field and scout for weed escapes to determine what adjustments to make for next season....More

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