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  • Oct 17, 2016
    press release

    Trimble establishes new agriculture business solutions group

    Editor’s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use. Trimble announced that it is establishing a dedicated Business Solutions group within its Agriculture Division to support the more complex needs of agricultural leaders. The Trimble Agriculture Business Solutions group will provide customers with technology integration across their business and data solutions enabling them to improve operational efficiencies and enhance decision-making throughout the value chain....More
  • Oct 10, 2016
    blog

    Only time will tell if farm land values will fall or continue their climb

    Some whether there is a land bubble building much like the credit bubble....More
  • Oct 4, 2016
    press release

    Syngenta Grow More: Experience sites solutions tailored to local conditions

    Editor’s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use. Syngenta U.S. offers an innovative pipeline of global agriculture technologies, but it realizes that local conditions require local expertise. That is why Syngenta is pleased to offer more than 60 Grow More Experience site locations across North America this year....More
  • Sep 29, 2016
    press release

    Syngenta opens new North America Seedcare Institute in Stanton, Minnesota

    Editor’s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use....More
  • Jan. 22, 2016
    poll

    How much GM corn will you plant? 11

    Conventional seed planting is on the rise, a trend driven by tight margins. (Read our recent story.) Will you trend toward more conventional seed in order to keep costs down? Or will you stick with stacks and traited hybrids? Take our latest poll and let us know what percentage of your acres will be conventional versus genetically modified hybrids.  ...More
  • Nov. 30, 2015
    poll

    Which inputs will you cut back in 2016? 14

    Prices are still low, and inputs still haven't met the drop. This may lead farmers to cut inputs in 2016. We'd like to know, compared to your 2015 input expenses, where do you plan to cut the most for 2016? Will you cut back most on fertilizer? Seed? Herbicide? Will you cut across the board? Or, will you stick with 2015 cost levels? Feel free to leave a comment about your choices below!  ...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
  • 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

    Four Crop Inputs to Help Boost the Bottom Line in a Down Market


    INDIANAPOLIS — Nov. 11, 2015 — It’s no secret that low corn and soybean commodity prices are challenging growers as they make plans for next season, leading to the question, “Where can I trim costs without decreasing yield and increasing pest pressure?” Mycogen Seeds Commercial Agronomist John Long says crop inputs are not the place to cut corners. Crop inputs impact both this year’s bottom line and long-term field productivity. Cutting crucial crop needs one year may cause long-term consequences in following years....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    DuPont Pioneer Products and Services Yield Impressive Results in 2015


    DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 11, 2015 – DuPont Pioneer announced 2015 North American harvest results today – highlighting another year of helping growers reach peak yields and maximize their productivity using Pioneer® brand products and services....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Season Closes on Successful Launch of Enlist Duo™ Herbicide


    INDIANAPOLIS — Nov. 12, 2015 — Growers report seeing strong stands, good ear length and fill, full pods and clean fields where Enlist™ corn and Enlist soybeans grew this year.  As the first year of commercial use of Enlist Duo™ herbicide with Colex-D™ Technology draws to a close, growers continue to see the benefits of the Enlist Weed Control System....More
  • Oct 11, 2015
    press release

    Syngenta introduces Seedcare Application and Resource Center

    MINNETONKA, Minn., USA – Syngenta recently announced the Seedcare Application and Resource Center, a collaborative new website designed exclusively for Syngenta Seedcare customers to quickly and conveniently access Seedcare information and services. This new website is one component of the expanding services available from Syngenta Seedcare....More
  • Oct 11, 2015
    press release

    DuPont Integrated Seed Science Center Opens in Johnston

    DES MOINES, Iowa, August 5, 2015 — DuPont officially opened its Integrated Seed Science Center in Johnston, Iowa. This is the second facility in the DuPont Integrated Seed Science Network that is dedicated to developing and testing seed treatment formulations, applications and seed handling techniques. The Johnston center features experts and equipment that help DuPont deliver the right seed treatments for growers’ fields to optimize genetic performance of seeds.  ...More

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