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  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Stewardship: There’s An App for That!


    Indianapolis and EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. — Nov. 5, 2015 — Farmers will soon have a convenient way to advance stewardship programs for their crop chemicals, thanks to an exclusive license agreement between Coherent Ag Solutions and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW). Patented application technology from Dow AgroSciences will be incorporated into AgSteward™, a cloud-based crop protection stewardship system offered by Coherent Ag Solutions....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Armezon® PRO herbicide from BASF receives registration for use on all corn types

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., November 4, 2015 – Armezon® PRO herbicide provides long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds. The BASF product has received full Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for use on all corn types. ...More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Iowa Soybean Association releases how-to guide for on-farm research

    ANKENY, IOWA — Tips, insights and processes to inform farmers’ decision making fill the Guide to On-Farm Replicated Strip Trials published by the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) On-Farm Network®. The comprehensive manual provides farmers, agronomists, researchers and consultants details about how to set up trials and collect, summarize and analyze data....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    John Deere and The Climate Corporation Expand Precision and Digital Agriculture Options for Farmers

    MOLINE, IL and SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 3, 2015) - Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), have signed definitive agreements for Deere to acquire the Precision Planting LLC equipment business and to enable exclusive near real-time data connectivity between certain John Deere farm equipment and the Climate FieldViewTM platform. The agreements represent the industry’s first and only near real-time in-cab wireless connection to John Deere equipment by a third party.

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  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Reinke Introduces New Pivoting Lateral Move System



    (DESHLER, Neb. – October 27, 2015) – Growers have a new option to make better use of their irrigation system and land coverage. Reinke announces its new Pivoting Lateral Move System designed to combine the benefits of a center pivot with those of a lateral move irrigation system.

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  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Kinze Presents “Blue Verified Planters” Program and “Kinze Year End Savings Event”

    WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa – (October 27, 2015) – Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. announces two new programs to help farmers save up to $13,750 on qualifying new planters, $10,000 on qualifying new grain cart purchases, and receive a one-season warranty on the purchase of qualifying used Kinze 3000 series planters....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Granular Expands Its Farmland Analysis Tools on AcreValue

    SAN FRANCISCO – Granular, a company that provides leading farm management software and analytical tools, announced the launch of the new version of its farmland analysis site, AcreValue. This latest release includes a significantly expanded geographic coverage area and several new management and analytical features....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    New Sensor Platforms Change the Face of Soil Mapping

    SALINA, KS – Veris Technologies recently introduced its new U Series and I Series of on-the-go soil sensors, developed to simplify the process of mapping and managing soil variability. The platforms, which can be pulled by a UTV and mounted to tillage tools, both boast two soil sensors that map organic matter and soil texture (EC). These maps are created by collecting soil measurements every second and geo-referencing them with GPS, which is then used to drive precision agriculture applications from seeding to fertility....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Land O'Lakes, Inc. Makes First Commercial Investment in Africa

    ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Oct. 27, 2015 -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. and Villa Crop Protection of South Africa today announced a partnership, effective Oct. 26,that will capitalize on the growth potential of the South African agricultural market. The two organizations are joining two complementary portfolios of productivity-enhancing crop input products and services to help all sizes of farms sustainably improve their yields....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    U2U corn nitrogen management tool updated, expanded

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University-based Useful to Usable climate initiative is taking some of the guesswork out of crop nitrogen management for more farmers by expanding its Corn Split N tool to include all Corn Belt states....More

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