Apr 21, 2011
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New red and yellow row-crop tractors

This month AGCO added a 290 PTO horsepower model to its 2011 Massey Ferguson 8600 Series and Challenger MT600D Series high-horsepower row crop tractors. The new MF8690 and Challenger 685D are now the largest of both series, which range from 205 to 275 PTO....More
Apr 18, 2011
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New section-control functions for Leica mojo3D

  Leica Geosystems has added section-control capability to the Leica mojo3D. Initially, the Direct Section Control function, which can control up to 30 sections, will be available for Hardi HC5500 and HC6500 rate controllers. Leica will add support for popular U.S. rate controllers later in 2011, according to Harlan Little, Leica Ag Business Manager for North America....More
Apr 15, 2011
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USDA to provide funding for blender pumps

“More blender pumps mean more consumers will finally have the choice and flexibility they deserve to pick the ethanol blends that work for them based on their vehicle, their beliefs and their budget,” says the RFA's Robert White....More
Apr 14, 2011
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Dekalb offers single-bag corn refuge product

Monsanto has announced limited availability of Dekalb brand Genuity SmartStax RIB complete corn, a single-bag solution for refuge management. Dekalb Genuity SmartStax RIB Complete corn combines a blend of 95 percent Dekalb Genuity SmartStax corn seed and 5 percent refuge (non-Bt) seed for farmers in the Corn Belt.  This technology eliminates the need for a separate, structured refuge when planted across a whole field....More

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