Briefing Room

  • Jan 8, 2015
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Raven introduces over-the-air software updates via Slingshot Link

    Raven Industries today announced the release of Slingshot Link, a set of new support tools that will simplify the management of field-deployed precision ag hardware.  Slingshot Link will give customers and dealers the ability to send Raven Operating Software (ROS) upgrades and updates wirelessly to compatible Viper 4 field computers through a Slingshot Field Hub. ...More
  • Dec 18, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    AGCO updates AgCommand

    AGCO announced that it has updated its AgCommand telemetry system, available through its Fuse Technologies management system. Key enhancements allow users to:...More
  • Dec 15, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    FAA allows Trimble to commercially operate its new UAS  

    Trimble has announced today that the FAA has granted an exemption that will allow them to conduct commercial operation of its Trimble UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution in the U.S....More
  • Dec 11, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Sudden Death Syndrome seed treatment from Bayer approved

    EPA has approved Bayer CropScience’ application for registration of its seed treatment for Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS), called ILeVO. The company says it’s the only seed treatment available to protect root systems against infections that are caused by the SDS fungus. It also has activity against nematodes in the seed zone. ILeVO is available for the 2015 growing season....More
  • Nov 20, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Michelin opens airless radial tire plant

    Michelin today announced the opening of its newest plant in North America, which will produce the innovative Michelin X Tweel Airless Radial Tire for commercial applications. Michelin says this is the world’s first such plant....More
  • Nov 17, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    John Deere adds 3 small-frame models to 6R Series Tractor lineup

    John Deere has introduced three small-frame 6R models for 2015. The new 6110R, 6120R and 6130R offer the enhanced versatility and superior performance....More
  • Nov 10, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Monsanto upgrades Roundup Ready offerings; announces Valent extended partnership

    New tools offered through Roundup Ready As Roundup Ready PLUS enters its fifth growing season, Monsanto says it is enhancing the range of tools available to farmers to protect their crops from yield-robbing weeds and insects....More
  • Nov 6, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Assessing the value of neonicotinoids

    Growing Matters today released the results of three studies the organization has conducted on the value of neonicotinoids. The insecticide technology is the most widely used class of insecticides in the U.S. on corn, soybean, wheat, cotton and sorghum, and seed treatments are the primary method of application....More
  • Nov 5, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    AGCO announces partnership with Appareo Systems

    AGCO announced today it has entered into a joint venture with Appareo Systems, which develops software and electronic solutions for OEMs. They will build on the existing IAS (Intelligent Agricultural Solutions) business structure, to allow for enhanced agricultural innovation....More
  • Nov 3, 2014
    press release
    Farm Industry News

    Monsanto announces $20 million investment in tech centers

    Monsanto announced it’s furthering its commitment to improving the genetic potential of seeds with a $20 million investment in integrated technology centers as part of its global breeding program....More

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