Precision Ag Bytes 6/12

Kelly Marshall

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding more than $22.6 million for resource conservation. They are supporting 33 projects nationwide that support conservation through developing tools, technologies, or strategies. BRANDT has created eleven formulations that are now approved for tank mixing with the new Dicamba and 2,4-D herbicides from Monsanto, BASF, Dow and DuPont. They include four nutritional …

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4 Series Sprayers From Deere See Upgrades

Kelly Marshall

The 4 Series Sprayers from John Deere offer a little something for everyone, Doug Felter says. With options ranging from 600 to 1,200 gallon tanks and 80- to 132-foot booms, these sprayers are set up to provide growers and retailers the ability to get through the fields with timely applications across their operations. Part of making their sprayers better than …

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New Design for John Deere Field Cultivator

Kelly Marshall

If you haven’t checked it out yet, the John Deere field cultivator is worth looking into. Jarred Karnei was at the John Deere Reveal event last week to talk about the newly redesigned equipment. “Here we’ve incorporated technology into our tillage tools,” Karnei describes. “What it allows our producers to do is to be able to be in the cab …

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A John Deere Tractor for Every Need

Kelly Marshall

Dennis Ogle, Senior Marketing Representative, focused on the R Series tractors at John Deere‘s Reveal event in Moline, Illinois last week. They offer almost anything you could want for on-farm jobs, Ogle explains. From the 1000 tractor to the 8 R option, there are big things to think about. Choose tracked models or wheels, pick the cab comfort level you’ll …

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Kelly Marshall

Farmers Business Network (FBN) is launching FBN Crop Marketing, a crop marking tool that utilized networks and data to help growers increase profit. The site is made up of FBN Profit CenterTM and an exclusive crop marketing service called FBN Select MarketsTM. Zetor North America, in cooperation with their dealers, is now offering a free ZL 31 loader with purchase …

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Deere’s 3-Point Mounted Sprayer Packs a Punch

Kelly Marshall

Scott Geier is a marketing Manager for implements and attachments at John Deere, making him the go-to guy for information on their recently released 3-point mounted sprayer. The 3-point mounted sprayer is designed for use with tractors between 50 and 180 horsepower. While it’s small it’s also mighty, providing many features typically available only on larger-scale equipment. The new attachment …

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4-H Challenges Students to Tackle Soil Health

Kelly Marshall

Students in the midwest are tackling the challenges of healthy soils as part of the 2017 4-H Ag Innovators Experience (4-H AIE) activity. Sponsored by Monsanto, the two-part challenge was developed by The Ohio State University and focuses on soil composition, impacts of tillage, and new ways to farm. Teams of students in 4-H clubs, camps, after school programs, and enrichment …

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John Deere Display Gets Smarter

Kelly Marshall

The John Deere Gen 4 monitor has been in large agriculture tractors since the 2014 model, but at the big Reveal event last week in Moline, Illinois the company unveiled its latest upgrade, the 4640 Universal Display. “Brand new today is a 4640 Universal display, so that means we have a portable display that we can retrofit back into 30 …

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Kelly Marshall

Pinnacle Operating Corporation has announced that President and CEO Kenny Cordell will be transitioning out of his current role during the coming months. He will continue to work with the board of directors and the company’s leadership team as a successor is found. The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, will now be working aerial imagery partners: Ceres Imaging, TerrAvion, …

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