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Secret life of a farm monitor
From concept to final assembly, the arduous road to making it as a tractor console. We share the process from monitor maker Wachendoff.
A farm field day with a German flair
If you’ve ever considered a visit to Germany, but wanted to mix a little business with pleasure, here’s your opportunity. The DLG (German Agriculture Society) will welcome nearly 25,000 visitors to its bi-annual DLG Field Day, held near the city of Hassfurt, Germany, July 14 to 16.
How Syngenta is positioning itself for the future
Davor Pisk, chief operating officer, talks about North American and the company’s focus for 2016, and beyond.
Syngenta reaches deal to be acquired
Ending weeks of rumors, ChemChina offers to buy Syngenta in a blockbuster $43 billion deal and the Swiss firm's board moves to accept. Deal will close by the end of 2016.
Wrapping up Agritechnica coverage
In this final gallery from the big European show we cover a wide range from a unique way to move carts through the field to a robot weed puncher (we are not kidding).
Europe's biggest farm show offers plenty
We captured some initial products and other fun from the first preview day for Agritechnica 2015. And this is just a start, we'll offer more to see later this week. Check out this initial gallery for more.
Preview for Agritechnica, Part 2
Last week we shared the first look at some key products rolling out at Europe's largest farm show, here's a look at more products we expect to see when we head to Germany for Agritechnica 2015.
Europe's biggest farm show is coming
We offer a sneak peek of what visitors will find at Agritechnica 2015. The multi-building mostly indoor show in Hannover, Germany brings visitors from all over the world to see the latest developments in farm equipment. This is the first of two galleries offering a preview.
Touring new weed resistance center
Tackling weed resistance is the focus of Bayer Cropscience's new center in Frankfurt, Germany.
15 minutes with Liam Condon, CEO of Bayer CropScience

Liam Condon, CEO of Bayer CropScience, sat down with a select group of North American journalists during the company’s 2014 Corn and Soybean Future Forum, held recently in Frankfurt, Germany.

Bayer 2014 Corn and Soybean Future Forum
There's a bright future ahead for corn and soybeans.
Fendt Field Day 2014

The 11th Annual Fendt Saaten Union Field Day was held recently in Wadenbrunn, Germany. Held every two years, the field day attracts thousands of visitors from across Germany and from several foreign countries. The latest from Fendt is on display, along with equipment demonstrations and booths from farm suppliers. Saaten Union is a major seed supplier for Europe.

 

International farm robot contest showcases students' ingenuity

Twenty-three teams from 10 countries recently competed at the International Field Robot event held during the DLG Field Days. This international competition brings international student teams and their autonomous field robots to Bernburg-Strenzfeld, Germany, to compete in five assigned tasks.

Started in 2003 by the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands, the goal of the competition is to test new technologies in robotics and precision farming under real-world conditions.

A visit to the DLG Test Center
Take a look through one of the leading centers for quality testing of agricultural equipment in Europe.
UAVs at a German farm show

The DLG (German Agricultural Society) Field Days 2014, held recently at the DLG Crop Protection Center at Bernberg-Strenzfeld, Germany, showcased many new innovations in crop production for German, and European, producers in attendance.

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