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  • Sep 8, 2014
    press release

    Valent Launches New Fierce® XLT Soybean Herbicide  

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif.—September 8, 2014—Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced today that Fierce® XLT Soybean Herbicide is now federally registered for preemergence weed control in soybeans in the United States.  ...More
  • Sep 4, 2014
    press release

    Syngenta recommends integrated approach to manage SCN  

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Sept. 4, 2014 –Conventional management practices are no longer enough to control soybean cyst nematode (SCN), which is why Syngenta advocates an integrated approach to protecting soybeans from this pest. There are a number of control measures growers can take to prevent significant damage, including soil sampling, crop rotation and planting SCN-resistant varieties treated with a seed treatment....More
  • Sep 3, 2014
    press release

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

    CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of precision spraying equipment manufacturer Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc. (“Miller)....More
  • Sep 2, 2014
    press release

    FMC Offers John Deere Financial Solutions to Growers  

    PHILADELPHIA – September 2, 2014 – FMC Agricultural Solutions has teamed up with John Deere Financial to offer grower financing solutions on select crop protection products for the 2015 crop season. Growers can take advantage of several offers, including no-payment, no-interest programs....More
  • Aug 27, 2014
    press release

    Bayer CropScience Showcases Complete Offerings and Expansion of Bayer SeedGrowth™ Centers at 2014 Farm Progress Show  

    Boone, Iowa (Aug. 27, 2014) – Bayer CropScience is committed to developing solutions to help growers combat their biggest nemeses through research and development, and Bayer SeedGrowth is a major component in this research....More
  • Aug 27, 2014
    press release

    Keeping Up with Soybeans  

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2014) – Growers are looking for innovative technologies that provide greater choices in managing their operations, while enabling them to squeeze more yield and profit from their crop as they combat pressure from weeds, disease and insect pests....More
  • Aug 27, 2014
    press release

    BASF study highlights the need for increased innovations to help feed the world  

    BOONE, IA, August 27, 2014 – A majority of U.S. consumers and farmers agree that farmers are responsible for feeding the world and new technology and innovations are critical to achieving this goal. These findings were uncovered in the latest BASF Farm Perspectives Study, conducted in early 2014, comparing consumer and farmer viewpoints on agriculture-related issues. More than 9,000 people located in seven different countries participated in the study....More
  • Aug 26, 2014
    press release

    Over 50 Million Acres of Climate Basic™ on Farms Across the U.S.  

    [SAN FRANCISCO] August 26, 2014 — The Climate Corporation announced today that farmer adoption of its Climate Basic™ service, having rapidly spread during the past nine months, has surpassed company expectations and is now on over 50 million acres across the U.S. Climate Basic is the company’s free web and mobile service offering that uses advanced data science to help farmers optimize their daily decision making with field-level insights, from soil moisture levels, to crop growth stage, to current and future weather....More
  • Aug 26, 2014
    press release

    ESN® SMART NITROGEN® PROVIDES GROWERS OPTIONS FOR FALL APPLICATIONS  

    Calgary, AB. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Spring nitrogen (N) applications are dependent on favorable weather and being able to get in the field in a timely manner. Fall applications of N can help eliminate many of these issues. With ESN® SMART NITROGEN®, growers can apply all of their N in the fall and not have to worry about another application in the spring, or they can apply part of their N in the fall and increase the flexibility of the spring application program....More
  • Aug 26, 2014
    press release

    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

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