Mar 3, 2011

Dow AgroSciences unveils new herbicide-tolerant trait system

Dow AgroSciences has announced the Enlist Weed Control System, which is a herbicide tolerant trait system that provides tolerance to a new 2,4-D product as well as glyphosate tolerance. Pending regulatory approval, commercial launch of the product in corn is anticipated in 2013, with other crops to soon follow....More
Feb 28, 2011

NovAtel announces SMART-MR15 GNSS receiver/antenna with integrated cellular modem

  The SMART-MR15 integrates an L1/L2 GPS+GLONASS receiver, antenna and cellular modem into a single compact enclosure. It includes a rugged metal housing and external cellular antenna to help assure high performance even poor coverage areas, according to

Doug Schmuland, agriculture portfolio manager for NovAtel. The receiver is available with either CDMA or GPRS/HSDPA modems for compatibility with major cellular communications systems. It also includes NTRIP client software necessary to utilize RTK corrections received via the Internet....More
Feb 22, 2011

House passes amendments preventing funding to be spent on E15 implementation

“If the chaos in the Middle East teaches us anything, it should be that America must forcefully begin down the path of energy self-reliance."...More
Feb 21, 2011

Intuicom adds new RTK bridge

  Intuicom’s new RTK Bridge-M in-cab cellular bridge includes several user-friendly features that simplify setup and operation. These include a new front panel that allows users to monitor operation and troubleshoot performance issues, as well as a graphical user interface that eases setup chores. “Lights on the front panel let you monitor status real time,” says Joe Tradii, product manager. “If you are having a problem, you know whether it is the cellular network or whether it is the RTK data stream.”...More
Feb 21, 2011

From SIMA in Paris: More automation from Case IH and John Deere

Automation and precision farming took a new turn at the large Paris farm show called SIMA. Both Case IH and John Deere displayed technology that shows a tractor relinquishing control. For Case IH, tractor control is turned over to a combine while John Deere relinquishes control to an implement. ...More

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