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  • Jan 8, 2015
    press release

    John Deere announces new private crop insurance policy  

    JOHNSTON, IA, and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., January 8, 2015 – John Deere Insurance Company (JDIC) released a new private crop insurance policy called Added Value Protection insurance policy that protects against yield shortage. This product works side-by-side with a producer’s Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) policy. It allows a producer to purchase additional coverage to protect a portion of their annual yield that they perceive to be more susceptible to loss....More
  • Jan 7, 2015
    press release

    New Holland Introduces CR6.80 Combine 
with all the Benefits of 40 Years of Twin Rotor® Technology

    The CR6.80, the newest addition to New Holland’s CR combine series, is a new model focused on the mixed farming operation engaged in both livestock and crop production. The CR6.80 provides a maximum 374 hp and is designed to work with grain heads up to 30 feet wide and 8-row corn heads....More
  • Jan 7, 2015
    press release

    Monsanto Showcases Ag Innovations to Support the Demands of a Growing Population  

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The role of the farmer has never been more important. In the coming decades, agriculture’s ability to meet the demands of our growing global population in an increasingly sustainable way will be vitally important. Farmers will have to grow more on existing farmland and effectively mitigate challenges from weather and threats – such as bugs, weeds and resource scarcity....More
  • Jan 5, 2015
    press release

    MONSANTO AND FMC AGRICULTURAL SOLUTIONS EXPAND RELATIONSHIP TO BENEFIT CORN, COTTON AND SOYBEAN FARMERS  

    ST. LOUIS (Jan. 2, 2014) — Monsanto Company announced today an agreement to extend the relationship with  FMC Agricultural Solutions which will benefit corn, cotton and soybean growers through Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions. This agreement broadens the Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions relationship to include Hero® insecticide....More
  • Dec 8, 2014
    press release

    THE CLIMATE CORPORATION ACQUIRES 640 LABS, TEAM TO BOLSTER INDUSTRY-LEADING DATA SCIENCE CAPABILITIES

    SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO (December 8, 2014) - The Climate Corporation announced the acquisition of 640 Labs, an agricultural technology startup based in Chicago.  The 640 Labs team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to build the industry’s leading data science platform for farmers....More
  • Dec 8, 2014
    press release

    Team of scientists helps combat difficult weeds through development of new corn herbicide

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Dec. 8, 2014 – A team of 12 scientists is making significant headway in the battle against difficult weeds through their work at Syngenta on the Acuron™ corn herbicide technical team....More
  • Dec 3, 2014
    press release

    Increase corn yield potential with next year’s hybrid selection

    MINNETONKA, Minn., USA, Dec 03, 2014 – This year raised the bar for high yields in many areas, but growers can’t always depend on good weather for a strong return on investment. A decline in corn prices and nature’s unpredictability make corn hybrid selection especially important for the 2015 season....More
  • Dec 1, 2014
    press release

    Verdesian Life Sciences Announces New Biological Herbicide

    CARY, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2014) – Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC (“Verdesian”) announces a new product that will soon give growers of cereal crops, grass seed, alfalfa and managers of rangeland and non-cropland areas access to a new biological herbicide for suppression of downy brome....More
  • Dec 1, 2014
    press release

    New Holland Completes Acquisition of Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc.
Expanding Crop Production Capability

    CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of precision spraying equipment manufacturer Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc. All assets and activities of Miller are being incorporated into CNH Industrial’s New Holland brand. The Miller products will be further integrated into the New Holland Agriculture portfolio which specializes in agricultural machinery....More
  • Nov 18, 2014
    press release

    Valley® develops technology integrating irrigation data into farm management systems  

    VALLEY, Neb. (Nov. 18, 2014) — Due to the growing demand for increased food production to feed the expanding population, along with rising land prices and increasing fertilizer and fuel costs, making precise choices about irrigation and nutrient management is more critical than ever....More

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