Equipment en Monsanto tells Bayer ‘no’ but doesn’t say ‘never’ <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto says Bayer’s offer to buy it for a reported $62 billion isn’t enough.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Government Markets Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Business Agrochemicals Wed, 25 May 2016 14:40:00 +0000 120321 at BASF’s Varisto herbicide receives registration for select crops <div class="node-body article-body">The Environmental Protection Agency recently registered BASF’s Varisto herbicide for use in clover grown for seed, dry beans, dry peas, English peas, lima beans (succulent), snap beans and soybeans.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Herbicides Sat, 21 May 2016 17:54:00 +0000 120271 at Are you helping hackers steal your valuable farm data? <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Bureau of Investigation and USDA say farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts farmers at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Government Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Cotton Federal Thu, 19 May 2016 14:30:00 +0000 120241 at A voice-activated tractor that stops on demand and alerts 911? <div class="field-byline"> Kenzie Kesselring, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Georgia and Georgia Tech researching voice-activated software that will cause tractors to stop in the event of an emergency.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Peanuts Soybeans Tractors Thu, 12 May 2016 19:25:00 +0000 120191 at <p>Pictured is the Massey Ferguson, a brand of AGCO, 7700 Series mid-frame tractor. When University of Georgia and Georgia Tech researchers develop their first voice-activated tractor safety system, plans are to put it on an AGCO tractor.</p> Anuvia Plant Nutrients opens facility in Zellwood, Fla. <div class="node-body article-body">On May 10, Anuvia Plant Nutrients opened a facility in Zellwood, Fla., to develop technology that converts organic materials from food, animal, industrial or waste water into mainstream, enhanced efficiency plant nutrient products.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Fertilizer Thu, 12 May 2016 12:23:00 +0000 120141 at Q&A: Evolution of planter technology and the future of seed placement <div class="field-byline"> United Soybean Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Randy Taylor has paid close attention to new farm equipment technology, especially planters. He reflects on how planter technology has evolved and gives his predictions on what’s coming. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Thu, 05 May 2016 14:39:00 +0000 120031 at <p>Planter technology is moving toward a sense-and-react, autonomous planter that adjusts as it moves through the field.</p> United Soybean Board Entrepreneur heralds new era of pesticide residue tracking <div class="node-body article-body">For more than 20 years, Volker Bornemann worked in BASF’s agricultural division, helping farmers and farm organizations deal with such issues as pesticide residues, genetically modified organisms and mycotoxins.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Management Markets Soybeans Biotech Traits Wed, 04 May 2016 18:52:00 +0000 119831 at <p>Steve Werness, analytical laboratory director with Avazyme, Inc. &nbsp;in Research Triangle Park, N.C. runs the Gaschromatograph Mass Spectrometer as Volker Bornemann, CEO and founder of Avazyme, looks on.<br /> &nbsp;</p> AGCO teams with iMaps to implement app to better drive business <div class="field-byline"> AGCO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AGCO Corporation teams with iMaps to implement QlikView, software to integrate and analyze a huge amount of complex data from many different sources inside and outside the company in order to better drive business.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Management Tue, 03 May 2016 15:34:00 +0000 119981 at PrecisionHawk gets DuPont as newest investor <div class="node-body article-body">PrecisionHawk – a leading provider of aerial data and safety platforms for drones – announced April 27 that DuPont has joined its previously announced round of series C funding. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Precision Farming Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:08:00 +0000 119931 at Winfield US and Southern States Cooperative make a supply agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Winfield US (Winfield United Suppliers) and Southern States Cooperative, Inc. have signed a letter of intent to enter into a supply agreement for Winfield US to exclusively provide a majority of Southern States’ requirements for crop inputs.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Business Inputs Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:37:00 +0000 119911 at