Ag Equipment Sales End 2019 Relatively Flat

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Final numbers for agricultural equipment sales in 2019 are in and the results are better than expected considering the tough year it was for agriculture. “While growth hit a bump toward the end of the year, ag tractor and combine sales overall for 2019 ended relatively flat,” said Curt Blades, senior vice president of Ag Services at the Association of …

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FieldReveal and AgWorks Excited About Partnership

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With 20 years experience in understanding soils and getting accurate product placement for growers, FieldReveal CEO Matt Hesse is excited to take that to the next level of precision with AgWorks. “We were looking for analytics and an ROI engine and they were looking for a precision ag tool for variable rate,” said Hesse at the AgWorks User Conference this …

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AgWorks and FieldReveal Joining Forces

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AgWorks and FieldReveal have teamed up to offer the most complete and efficient agronomy management tools in the ag retail industry and they are excited to share that vision at the AgWorks Annual Users Conference this week in Kansas City. Both companies were at the Ag Retailers Association Conference and Expo last month in New Orleans to talk about what …

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BASF and Arable Partner to Provide Field Analytics

Cindy Zimmerman

Arable Labs and xarvio™ Digital Farming Solutions are partnering to provide weather and plant insights to farmers across Europe The resulting integration of Arable’s unique dataset with xarvio FIELD MANAGER allows for optimized crop production decisions. BASF’s digital platform is built on decades of experience in crop production and protection, with Arable’s hyper-local crop and weather data it enables more …

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AGCO Names Mose Middleton 2019 Operator of the Year

Cindy Zimmerman

At the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) conference this week in New Orleans, AGCO Corporation named Mose Middleton of Nutrien Ag Solutions as the “2019 Operator of the Year.” The award recognizes professional operators for their hard work and commitment to their customers and their local communities. This is the 14th year for the industry award sponsored by AGCO. Middleton, a …

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#AgRetailers19 is a Wrap

Cindy Zimmerman

The gavel has been passed and the 2019 Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference & Expo is New Orleans is a wrap. Rod Wells of GROWMARK (pictured left) was installed as chairman of the association during the closing session of conference, succeeding Troy Johnson of Wilbur-Ellis in the role. “I am proud of the work our board of directors and ARA …

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EOS Crop Monitoring Case Study

Cindy Zimmerman

How to get maximum value from satellite monitoring: EOS Crop Monitoring case study Sponsored content provided for AgWired by EOS Crop Monitoring Finding the reason behind low field performance could be tricky. Often seems there were no pests and fertilizers properly applied, but somehow results are unsatisfactory. EOS Crop Monitoring case study illustrates how satellite data enables problem-solving on a …

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ARA 2019 Retailer of the Year is Premier Ag

Cindy Zimmerman

Premier Ag was named 2019 ARA Retailer of the Year during the Agricultural Retailers Association convention in New Orleans this week. The award, sponsored by Bayer and AgPro magazine, honors an ARA member retailer company or individual representing quality and prestige within the industry. Premier Ag is the agricultural retail branch of Premier Companies, a farmer-owned cooperative headquartered in Seymour, …

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ARA Recognizes BRANDT’s Tim McArdle

Cindy Zimmerman

Tim McArdle, executive vice president at BRANDT, was honored today with the with the Agricultural Retailers Association Distinguished Service Award for his support of the association and the agricultural retail industry. McArdle’s long-term service to ARA through participating on the board of directors and in officer roles is one reason he is being recognized; however, it is how he stepped …

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GrainBridge Introduces STRATUM Platform

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A small Omaha-based tech company aims to change the future of farming with a new grain marketing platform called STRATUM, which will connect farmers and grain buyers and provide analytics and decisions for farmers to sell their grain at the best price. “The technology itself will be very easy to use and very seamless,” said Faith Larson, chief strategy officer …

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