USDA Deregulates ENLIST Crops

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USDA has issued a decision to deregulate Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist™ 2,4-D and glyphosate-resistant corn and soybean traits in the United States. “Gaining approval for this important technology has been a long, hard fought battle,” said National Corn Growers Association Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team Chair Jim Zimmerman of Wisconsin. “It is important that farmers continue to gain access to …

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The New John Deere 9R/9RT Series Tractors

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ZimmGlass got a good look at the new John Deere 9R/9RT Tractors at the recent 2015 Products Launch. In this video you’ll learn about the features of this new series of 4-wheel drive tractors and see from my view as I test drive one. Note to self: Do not try to video tape your driving experience while driving. Not easy! …

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What’s New with Bayer Stratego YLD

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Bayer CropScience’s Thorsten Schwindt and Randy Myers both work in the company’s fungicide department. They shared with us during the Farm Progress Show what was going on with Stratego YLD, how growers can utilize it to get greater return on investment and what we can see coming out of Bayer’s research and development labs when it comes to fungicides. “Stratego …

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Ag Analytics Company aWhere Raises $7M Via Crowdfunding

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Agricultural data analytics company aWhere has raised $7 million with the help of Elixir Capital and AgFunder, an online investment company. The investment will help aWhere bring its data analytics platform to international markets and help farmers increase yields and profitability as they incorporate cutting-edge technology into their growing operations. “aWhere’s big data platform brings tremendous value across the agricultural …

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New Holland Introduces New Product Innovations

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In 2015, New Holland will introduce 25 new product innovations to the market, from award-winning, revolutionary engine technology meeting Tier 4B emissions requirements, to the latest advancements in harvesting technology and precision farming. The Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa set the stage for New Holland to introduce the new products. There Chuck spoke with New Holland’s Mark Hooper, he …

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iCropTrak 5 Application Goes Native

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iCropTrak 5 has gone native. Cogent3D has released its newest version of iCropTrak and the application now features “on-board” processing for mobile analytics that is based on technology originally developed for the military. This technology is a bit different than many that are based in the “cloud” or on your desktop. According to Cogent3D, iCropTrak version 5 performs all the …

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Eco Agro Resources Launches PENXCEL Technology

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Eco Agro Resources expanded its portfolio today with the announcement of a new a delivery system for active ingredients in the agricultural fertilizer market: PENXCEL™ Technology. The unique formulated system was announced during The Fertilizer Institute annual meeting in San Francisco, California and was developed to deliver fertilizer additives for dry and liquid fertilizer. The delivery system drives active ingredients …

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Water, Food Security Explored in Water for Food Event

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The role of data in water and food security will be explored in the upcoming Water for Food Global Conference taking place in Seattle, Washington October 19-22, 2014. Global food demand is growing. With a changing climate and increased competition for scarce water resources, people are now faced with the complex challenge of needing to double agricultural production by 2050 …

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FMC Corporation to Acquire Cheminova

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FMC Corporation today announced an agreement to acquire Denmark-based crop protection company Cheminova for $1.8 billion. “We are very excited about the opportunity to combine Cheminova with our own Agricultural Solutions business,” said Pierre Brondeau, FMC Corporation president, CEO and chairman. “Cheminova is a company that we have long considered to be an attractive potential partner. It follows a similar …

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Husker Harvest Days to Help Families with Food

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Husker Harvest Days is taking place this week from Tuesday, September 9, 2014 through Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Grand Island, Nebraska. During this year’s show, the attendees will have the opportunity to fight hunger in Nebraska with the America’s Farmers Food Drive. Organizers of the food drive will be accepting nonperishable food donations and will be donated to local …

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