Mar 23, 2011
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Bayer CropScience purchases Hornbeck Seed Company 8

Bayer CropScience is strengthening its position in soybean breeding with the purchase of Hornbeck Seed Company. Bayer made the announcement March 23. Hornbeck is a privately held seed company that sells soybean germplasm along with breeding for wheat and rice. The company is located in DeWitt, AK, and has supplied seed mostly to the South....More
Mar 21, 2011
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Trimble to buy OmniSTAR land business

  Trimble continues to expand its precision offerings with the purchase of the OmniSTAR Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signal corrections business for land-based navigation, mapping and survey applications. The purchase, from Fugro N.V., includes a multi-year service agreement for Fugro's ongoing operation of its correction network and satellite service broadcast systems that power the OmniSTAR service....More
Mar 15, 2011
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5 trends in farm sprayers

New sprayer sales are stronger than ever this year. In response, most of the major manufacturers have launched new models for 2011. (See April issue of Farm Industry News.) We interviewed AGCO, Case IH, Equipment Technologies, GVM, Hagie, John Deere, New Holland, Miller St. Nazianz and Versatile to find out the latest trends in this market. Here are five:...More
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