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05 March 2019
Farm Market iD Offers On-farm Grain Storage Data to Agribusinesses
US - Farm Market iD has now added on-farm grain storage data to their powerful database, built on more than 900 million acres of land and 34 million farm fields, which are linked to 2.4 million...
18 August 2015
Farmers Seeking Next Step in Precision Ag Choose UAVs
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said it's not just the young farmers who are interested in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), farmers of all ages are anxious to try out the latest precision...
17 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hannover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation...
24 April 2015
Could the Apple Watch Fit Farming?
ANALYSIS – Mainstream technology took a major leap forward today with the launch of the Apple Watch, but agriculture is already firmly on board with the wearable revolution....
12 March 2015
Mahindra Tractors Domestic Sales Down 38 Per Cent in February
INDIA - Mahindra Tractors, the farm equipment division of Mahindra & Mahindra has recorded a drop of 38 per cent in domestic tractor sales at 10,267 units during February 2015....
24 February 2015
Monster Russian Yields in Black Soil Region
RUSSIA – One of Russia’s black soil regions is being singled out for major agricultural upheaval, with major arable and dairy progress already in evidence....
06 February 2015
Use Modern Techniques, Machinery, Indian Agri Minister Urges Farmers
INDIA - In order to produce as per the international standard, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has called upon the horticulture farmers to use modern techniques and machinery....
16 October 2014
Massey Ferguson: MF 5610 Tractor Journeys to South Pole
Massey Ferguson announced the MF 5610 tractor set to journey to the South Pole in six weeks’ time has successfully completed stringent tests in Iceland....
14 October 2014
Agricultural Exhibitions Showcasing New Technologies
UK - Technology has changed the way the world operates and farming is no exception. ...
24 September 2014
Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable equipment to farmers who have never used mechanized...
18 August 2014
Deere Announces US Layoffs
US - Deere & Company has announced it will reduce the size of its manufacturing workforce at some agricultural equipment factories in response to current market demand for its products. The action...
27 May 2014
Commission Clears Acquisition by DLG, Lantmännen of Hage Polska
EU - The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition of joint control by Lantmännen ekonomisk förening of Sweden and Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab...
30 April 2014
Rallis India’s Sales Up 16 Per Cent
INDIA - Mumbai based agrochemical company, Rallis India has registered a 16 per cent growth in net sales at $52.94 million for the fourth quarter ended 31 March....
25 April 2014
New Title Shows David Brown Was a Global Leader
GLOBAL - The international importance of a Yorkshire-based tractor company is being detailed in a new publication to be released next month....
12 March 2014
Using Precision Technology to Increase Yields and Reduce Costs
ANALYSIS - A general even application of nitrogen, phosphate and potash might not only waste fertiliser adding cost but it might not give the best yields....
29 November 2013
Record Attendance at Agritechnica 2013
GERMANY - The figures are in and Agritechnica 2013 has demonstrated the growing global significance of agriculture and agricultural machinery and equipment, according to Dr Reinhard Grandke,...
15 August 2013
Texas A&M Establishes Genomics Engineering Center
US - The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on August 8 approved establishment of the Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics Systems Engineering, a joint center of the Texas A&M Engineering...
02 August 2013
Farm Progress Show on the Grow for 2013
US - The 2013 Farm Progress Show once again introduces an expanded show site for its Decatur, Ill., permanent facility. ...
10 July 2013
Lanao Norte Receives Farm Equipment Worth P5.8M
PHILIPPINES - Department of Agriculture-10 (DA-10) has turned-over P5.8 million worth of farm equipment in support to rice production of the Lanao del Norte. ...
05 July 2013
Competition for Agri-food Technology Research Funding
UK – The Technology Strategy Board in the UK is to launch a multi-million pound competition which will fund research and development projectslooking for engineering solutions for agrifood production...
26 June 2013
How to Identify, Correct Soil Compaction
GLOBAL - The recent wet spring has growers concerned about soil compaction. Here’s an easy method to tell if your soil is compacted and how to correct it, writes Marilyn Thelen, Michigan State...
06 June 2013
Outstanding Participation at Agritechnica 2013
GERMANY - DLG (German Agricultural Society) reports that 2,200 exhibitors from 46 countries have already registered for the international exhibition of agricultural machinery and equipment, Agritechnica,...
22 May 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Crude Oil Prices Weaker Today
GLOBAL - The market place is mostly on hold Wednesday morning, awaiting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s speech on the economy and monetary policy before the Congress later in the morning....
01 April 2013
John Deere Gator Gets a Makeover
UK - Following customer feedback, John Deere has introduced a number of additional new features on the XUV 855D Gator 4x4 utility vehicle for 2013. These include a digital instrument cluster,...
04 March 2013
The Right Way to Roll Rye
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are giving guidance to farmers on using a tool designed to maximize the advantages of planting cover crops. The technology, known as a "roller/crimper,"...
23 February 2013
Case IH Previews Commodity Classic Offering
ANALYSIS - Dan Danford, Case IH, offers a preview of what farmers will see at the CASE IH booth at the 2013 Commodity Classic. Held near Orlando, Florida on 27 February through 2 March, Commodity...
01 February 2013
Outstanding Response to Stewardship Campaign
UK - The high levels of campaign awareness and uptake of low drift nozzles achieved during the first year of the chlorpyrifos stewardship campaign ‘Say NO to DRIFT is a clear sign of growers’...
17 December 2012
Survey Participation Vital for Custom Rates Guide
US - Purdue Extension's Agricultural Economics Focus Group is recruiting farm survey participants to provide data for the 2013 Indiana Farm Custom Rates guide....
31 August 2012
Purdue Extension Publication a Resource for Pesticide Users
US - A new Purdue Extension publication is designed to remind producers about the basics of measuring pesticides correctly for their operations....
28 August 2012
Plan to Eliminate Harvest Season Hazards this Autumn
CANADA - Harvest season is around the corner, and preparations for fall work are in full swing. Checking equipment, performing regular maintenance work, planning which fields are harvested first...
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