Briefing Room

  • Feb 2, 2016
    press release

    Sentera becomes John Deere Operations Center Production Partner

    Minneapolis, MN, February 2, 2016: Today, Sentera, LLC, a global provider of sensors, software, and drone technologies to the agriculture industry, announced completing the integration as a John Deere Operations Center Production Partner. This affiliation gives John Deere’s dealer and customer network access to a variety of Sentera’s innovative agriculture solutions including AgVault Software, precision sensors, and fixed-wing and quadcopter agriculture scouting drones....More
  • Jan 19, 2016
    press release

    Exel Industries buys ET Group in Indiana

    Paris, France and Mooresville, Indiana – January 15, 2016 – Exel Industries has acquired 100% of ET Works LLC, known as Equipment Technologies, and makers of the Apache sprayers. Apache is a major brand in agricultural self-propelled sprayers in North America with USD $90 million revenue in 2015 and approximately USD $140 million before the market downturn. Equipment Technologies employs 170 staff in its manufacturing and selling facilities....More
  • Jan 14, 2016
    press release

    Private Investor Group Acquires Bestway Inc.

    A local private investor group, including two Bestway Management Team members, announced the acquisition of Bestway Inc. from Rick and Debbie Heiniger.   Re-organized as Bestway Sales, LLC, the acquisition includes the former Bestway Inc. facilities, sales, marketing and distribution assets.  Key to the acquisition is the retention of Bestway top management personnel, with Pat Meenen being appointed President and CEO and, and David C. Benson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing....More
  • Dec 3, 2015
    press release

    31 Days of Christmas Rebate

    Unverferth Manufacturing announces its 31 Days of Christmas Rebate for purchasers of its brands of new grain carts and wagons from December 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.  Purchasers of Brent, Killbros, Parker or Unverferth grain carts and high-capacity wagons during this time period will receive up to a $4,000 rebate check on grain carts and up to $1,100 on grain wagons....More
  • Nov 30, 2015
    press release

    275+ farm tractors to be sold at Ritchie Bros. unreserved auctions in the U.S. in December

    Ritchie Bros., the world’s largest auctioneer of farm, construction, and other equipment, will sell more than 1,000 agricultural equipment items at its unreserved auctions in the United States in December 2015. Every item will be sold with no minimum bids or reserve prices, including 275+ tractors, 75+ combines, 50+ headers, 20+ sprayers and much more. The majority of the equipment will sell in five U.S. auctions: Fort Worth, TX (Dec. 2 – 3); Columbus, OH (Dec. 4); Minneapolis, MN (Dec. 9); Tipton, CA (Dec. 15); and St. Louis, MO (Dec. 16)....More
  • Nov 19, 2015
    press release

    Raven Industries reaches supply agreement with CNH Industrial

    Sioux Falls, SD – November 19, 2015 –Raven Industries (NASDAQ: RAVN) and CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI / MI CNHI) have established a new long term agreement, strengthening the partnership between the two companies.  This agreement will expand the use of Raven products and technology through the global dealer network for CNH Industrial brands Case IH and New Holland Agriculture....More
  • Aug 4, 2015
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Agco introduces a new UAV

    Agco has announced the arrival of the Solo Agco Edition Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution mapping software, the UAV is easy to use and can increase farmers' efficiency. With the Solo, farmers don’t have to wait for satellite imaging and they can avoid scouting the fields by foot or vehicle....More
  • Jul 27, 2015
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Agco, Trimble partner on data platforms

    Agco and Trimble announced that they are partnering to deliver wireless connectivity between Agco’s VarioDoc and AgCommand systems and the Trimble Connected Farm solution. The functionality is expected to be available to customers in North America in September and in Europe, Africa and the Middle East in the fourth quarter of 2015....More
  • Jul 13, 2015
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Manitou announces new parts brand for Gehl, Mustang equipment

    XPRT Genuine parts is an exclusive genuine maintenance and replacement parts brand for Gehl and Mustang equipment dealers XPRT Genuine parts can only be purchased from authorized Gehl and Mustang equipment dealers Manitou Americas has introduced XPRT Genuine Parts, the new exclusive brand for genuine maintenance and replacement parts for Gehl and...More
  • Jul 13, 2015
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Dow AgroSciences announces name of new corn herbicide

    Dow AgroSciences has announced today that its new corn herbicide, previously referred to as GF-3471, will be named Resicore herbicide. Registration for this herbicide is expected in 2016. Resicore will help growers control herbicide-resistant weeds through three nonglyphosate and nonatrazine modes of action. The active ingredients included in this novel formulation are acetochlor, mesotrione and clopyralid. Resicore is expected to offer flexible application timing from preplant to early postemergence....More

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