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  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    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
    press release

    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
    press release

    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
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    West Central Enhances its Industry Leading Performance Guarantee

    WILLMAR, Minn. (OCTOBER 23, 2015) – Today, West Central Distribution announced the launch of their enhanced performance guarantee featuring their advanced chelating agent Levesol™, starter fertilizer Redline®, and IDC-combatting formula Soygreen®. Targeted to growers pursuing new and innovative techniques to maximize yields with proven inputs, the guarantees promise a yield increase per acre return for growers who use one of these products next year....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Trimble Connected Farm Solution Now Integrates with Raven Slingshot Field Data and Devices

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. and SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 21, 2015—Trimble and Raven® announced today that users of the Trimble® Connected Farm™ solution can now view task data and as-applied maps transferred wirelessly from Raven’s Slingshot® system. By tapping into the Slingshot API, Connected Farm is able to communicate with Raven field computers, such as the Viper® Pro and Viper 4 to wirelessly transfer field data and locate equipment in the field....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Growers, ag experts review Acuron® corn herbicide first-year performance

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Oct. 19, 2015 – After more than 800 field trials and years of formulation testing followed by EPA registration in April 2015, Acuron® corn herbicide had its first on-farm use this season....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    My New Holland Mobile App Provides Valuable Resources to Operators

    New Holland, Pa. - October 15, 2015 -- In 2014, New Holland launched an online community dedicated to the agricultural world called My New Holland, www.MyNewHolland.com. Open to all farmers and everyone with an interest in farming, My New Holland is a personalized space for New Holland customers to view and contribute to farming-related discussions and access premium contests and services....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Quad County Corn Processors Sign Multi-Year Enzyme Supply Contract for Cellulosic Biofuel

    GALVA, IOWA, Oct. 15, 2015 – Today DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) and Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) announced a new multi-year contract to supply the enzymes that enable QCCP’s Cellerate™ process in the production of cellulosic biofuel from corn kernel fiber....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Syngenta announces corn traits licensing agreement

    Basel, Switzerland, October 15, 2015 -- Syngenta announced today an expansion of its licensing collaboration with KWS and Limagrain and their joint ventures AgReliant and Genective. The new agreement is for 20 years and covers the AgReliant business in North America and the individual operations of the two companies outside North America. Under the terms of the agreement, Syngenta will provide worldwide rights to its current and future GM corn traits portfolio....More

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