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BASF Corporation will join COVID-19 hunger relief efforts with a $170,000 donation to Feeding America. The company’s North America Agricultural Solutions employees in the U.S. recently hosted a virtual food drive to support Feeding America food banks across the country. The contribution will…

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Webster defines leader as “a person who has commanding authority or influence.” If you’ve spent much time around young people at livestock shows or other youth livestock events, you’ll find leaders of all ages and experience levels, thanks to programs like 4-H, FFA and junior breed and lives…

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To commemorate National Ag Day on March 24, the United Soybean Board and the Yield Lab Institute announced the Soy Innovation Challenge. The Yield Lab Institute is a non-profit ag-tech think tank that brands itself as the nexus, catalyst for early, seed-stage ag-tech startups and innovations…

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Lindsay Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska, a global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, and Farmers Edge, Ames, Iowa, a global provider in digital agriculture, announced a plan to connect and digitize two million irrigated acres by the end of 2021.

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Lawrence, Kansas-based PrairieFood, developer of an innovative approach to converting waste biomass, some of which is hazardous, into safe valuable high carbon products for agriculture and other sectors, has announced that Vern Hawkins, president of Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, has joined …

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“As many farmers and applicators are working from home and practicing safe social distancing, Bayer, St. Louis, Missouri, is offering dicamba training online as producers look forward to spring and planting for the 2020 season.

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Nothing runs like a Deere—especially when the country is need of quality equipment. Although the Moline Seeding Group in Moline, Illinois, are accustomed to building planting equipment and precision agriculture solutions, the employees have switched gears and are now making 400,000 protectiv…

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“As many farmers and applicators are working from home and practicing safe social distancing, Bayer, St. Louis, Missouri, is offering dicamba training online as producers look forward to spring and planting for the 2020 season.

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Webb Fields has been named as an associate director for the Santa Gertrudis Breeders International, Kingsville, Indiana. Fields will work alongside SGBI executive director John Ford on association programs and ongoing activities while also representing the association at sales, field days an…

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Reinke Manufacturing, Deshler, Nebraska, has introduced the ESAC electronic swing arm corner technology for growers in the United States and Canada. Used in tandem with swing arms manufactured by Reinke, ESAC provides highly efficient and uniform water application allowing growers to increas…

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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…