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Kuhn North America, Brodhead, Wisconsin, has introduced the KUHN Knight HP 160 hydraulic push box spreader that features the proven ProPush with a higher capacity, commercial duty package. The HP 160 with VertiSpread vertical beaters is designed to haul and spread solid materials from dairie…

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Sort’n Buddy is a remote-controlled gate operator that was invented by a rancher for ranchers. This device attaches to any free-swinging gate and is controlled with a rugged durable handheld remote. This device opens and closes rapidly, meeting the demand for sorting cattle. The breakaway sy…

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For 2020, retailers and growers have easy-to-use options for building soil health and increasing yields via native soil microbes. One application of PhycoTerra soil microbe food available from Heliae Agriculture, Gilbert, Arizona, can start the process toward regenerative agriculture. Regene…

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AGCO Corporation, Duluth, Georgia, a worldwide manufacturer of agricultural equipment, has introduced the new Fendt Momentum planter to North American row crop producers. Fendt Momentum planter from AGCO is designed to consistently place every seed at the optimum depth and spacing while mini…

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John Deere has updated its lineup of 7R tractors for model year 2020. Seven models are available from 210 to 330 horsepower and provide the size and horsepower options for diversified crop and livestock producers, commercial hay growers and transport operations. To enhance operator comfort, …

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To ensure appropriate visibility and safety, vehicles used in the agricultural industry such as loaders, tractors and balers are equipped with hazard and warning lights. Whether roof-mounted beacons or directional surface mounted to the vehicle’s body or grille, these flashing strobe lights …

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Helena Agri-Enterprises LLC, Collierville, Tennessee, has introduced Resurge, a low-dust humic granule tailor-made for precision agriculture and broadcast applications with fertilizer. Resurge helps growers maximize their soil-applied nutrient investment with the highest-quality humic ore so…

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Despite too much rain throughout most of the 2019 growing season, corn yield data from the Mount Hope, Kansas-based Schmidt and Sons AGCO Crop Tour plots near Haven show how much the use of best planting practices can boost yield.

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The Propane Education & Research Council recently redesigned and launched its website to better showcase all the things propane can do, including new propane-powered agricultural equipment’s efficiency and versatility for producers.

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A $265 million jury verdict on Feb. 17 because of damage alleged by a Missouri peach farmer from dicamba drift could be just the beginning for agricultural companies Bayer and BASF, which market both dicamba and dicamba-resistant seeds.

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Valley Irrigation has launched an innovative platform for growers to manage, control and share data analytics between connected devices on the farm. Valley 365, a cloud-based, single sign-on platform for connected crop management, brings together the best features of existing Valley technolo…

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Following the EPA registration of its newest fungicides—Veltyma fungicide in corn and Revytek fungicide in soybeans—BASF worked with more than 1,200 growers across the country as part of the RevX Fields program. The program allowed growers to experience the newest BASF Plant Health fungicide…

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Whether it's unpredictable weather or the appearance of new pests and diseases, farming remains as challenging as ever. To help farmers minimize risk and maximize potential return on investment despite these curveballs, Syngenta is releasing 11 new NK corn hybrids and 21 new NK soybean varie…

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Despite too much rain throughout most of the 2019 growing season, corn yield data from the Mount Hope, Kansas-based Schmidt and Sons AGCO Crop Tour plots near Haven show how much the use of best planting practices can boost yield.

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December 2020 saw mixed results in overall U.S. sales of tractors and self-propelled combines. Total farm tractor sales grew compared to January of last year while combines fell by a quarter, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

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At the recent Beltwide Cotton Conference in Austin, Texas, Dan Fromme was named the 2020 Cotton Extension Specialist of the Year. Fromme is an associate professor and state specialist in cotton, corn and grain sorghum at Louisiana State University’s AgCenter. The award, sponsored by BASF, wa…

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At the recent World Ag Expo, the latest in farm tractors and machines and equipment took center stage as the tools that help farmers feed the world today. New innovations and integration of these machines into advanced farming systems will help ensure feeding the world tomorrow.

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Bayer is advancing its industry-leading transparency commitments in 2020, starting with additional documents on the transparency website and the pilot launch of OpenLabs. This step builds on the company’s pledge to enhance transparency by making its product safety studies required for regula…

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Central Valley Ag, CoMark Equity Alliance and AgMark LLC have announced the formation of a new company with the principals of Farm Strategy, Inc. The new company will be known as Farm Strategy LLC, Ellsworth, Kansas. Farm Strategy LLC was created based upon the idea that farmers hold the gre…

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Trail King Industries, Mitchell, South Dakota, has been supporting local students involved in welding and trade skills by partnering with the Welding and Manufacturing Technology program at Mitchell Technical Institute as the schools prepare students for careers in highly technical manufactu…

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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and leadership from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development announced that Reinke Manufacturing, Deshler, Nebraska, will receive a Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative grant for the second consecutive year.

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Dodge City, Kansas-based Roto-Mix, LLC, a major manufacturer of livestock feeding, composting and waste management equipment has named a new president and several promotions within the company.

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Leading global equipment manufacturer New Holland has partnered with the National Hemp Association, the nation’s leading non-partisan hemp advocacy group. The partnership, announced at the recent Pennsylvania Farm Show, plans to accelerate the return of hemp commodity crops on farms across N…

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One of the premier indoor farm events, the Triumph of Agriculture Exposition is scheduled for March 4 to 5, at the CHI Health Center, at 10th and Capitol Avenue, just off Interstate Highway 480 in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Mike Gauss was named president of Kent Nutrition Group, Muscatine, Iowa, and John Thorpe, previous president, has been promoted to president and chief operating officer for Kent Corporation, the parent company for KNG, Grain Processing Corporation, Kent Precision Group and Kent Pet Group. 

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The National Corn Growers Association and BASF awarded the William C. Berg Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship to five aspiring agriculture students pursuing degrees in an agriculture-related field.

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The Deltapine New Product Evaluators program recently released the class of 2020 cotton seed varieties that will be available for purchasing. Experimental varieties are tested by commercial NPE growers and the highest performing varieties are chosen to be released to farmers for purchasing.

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For grain producers, is maximizing the return on investment synonymous with maximizing yield? Is increasing return on investment synonymous with cutting costs? The short answer to both of these is actually no.

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Earlier this year, Meriruth Cohenour, of Yukon, was named director of the market development division at the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry by Secretary of Agriculture, Blayne Arthur. Cohenour’s agriculture roots run deep, beginning early with involvement in 4-H throug…

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Gerardo Molinar, fabrication manager at National Beef Packing Company, Dodge City, Kansas, is pictured shaking the hand of Ron Bell, a veteran who is special projects maintenance superintendent and a longtime employee.

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With wet, cold conditions being experienced in many parts of the Midwest, proper drying and storage is particularly important to protect grain quality as harvest extended into late fall.

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Industrial Irrigation Services, an industrial engine distributor located in Hastings, Nebraska, has launched its new Environmental Protection Agency-certified Reliable Horsepower engine line, featuring new efficiencies, reduced maintenance time and a complete electronic fuel control system f…

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Valley Irrigation, Omaha, Nebraska, has announced the release of Valley Tower Box Enhanced, a precision motor control solution featuring proprietary solid state technology for irrigation machines. Featuring the new, Solid State Motor Controller, the Valley Tower Box Enhanced will allow growe…

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For grain producers, is maximizing the return on investment synonymous with maximizing yield? Is increasing return on investment synonymous with cutting costs? The short answer to both of these is actually no.

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FarmlandFinder, a digital toolset for farmland professionals, has raised a $3 million Series Seed funding round. Cultivian Sandbox led the round with participation from Iowa Farm Bureau’s Rural Vitality Fund and Next Level Ventures.