Briefing Room

  • Nov 6, 2014
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    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
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    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
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    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
  • Nov 3, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    DuPont Pioneer, Raven announce data partnership

    DuPont Pioneer and Raven Industries have announced a partnership to allow for the seamless flow of information generated through Pioneer EncircaSM services to Raven Viper 4 and other compatible field computers by leveraging Raven's Slingshot wireless connectivity solution. Read about the launch of Encirca....More
  • Oct 30, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    Preparing equipment for winter storage

    Source: AGCO...More
  • Oct 23, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    DeWalt announces new battery-powered outdoor tools

    DeWalt announced it is launching a new line of battery-powered outdoor tools at the 2014 GIE Expo this week. Included in the lineup are: Two brushless string trimmers, two brushless blowers, and a hedge trimmer. The tools all feature the DeWalt 40 MAX lithium ion battery platform with the extreme runtime technology on the brushless tools. Related: Team FIN farmers test variety of new tools and products...More
  • Oct 19, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    iPad version of WagNet Mobile app now available

    AgSense LLC, which specializes in remote irrigation, has announced the iPad version of its WagNet Mobile app is now available. The update includes a more comprehensive, user-friendly navigation and added features, as well as several additional sensor and irrigation programming capabilities....More
  • Oct 15, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    Dow’s Enlist Weed Control System registered by EPA  

    Today, Dow AgroSciences announced that the Enlist Weed Control System is now approved by federal regulatory authorities. The U.S. EPA has registered Enlist Duo herbicide for use with Enlist corn and soybeans. This is the final step in the federal regulatory process for the Enlist system. Enlist corn and soybean traits were deregulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Sept. 17, 2014....More
  • Oct 9, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    Cargill and DuPont Pioneer announce Plenish program

    Today, DuPont Pioneer and Cargill made an announcement that they are launching a program with farmers near Cargill’s facility in Sidney, Ohio, to grow Pioneer’s soybeans with the Plenish high oleic trait, and it’s scheduled for 2015....More
  • Oct 7, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    New group to promote commercial use of small UAVs

    A new organization has launched, and it’s called the Small UAV Coalition, which will advance the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles. The announcement was made on Oct. 1....More

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