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EquipmentAn Ode To SpraCoupe Style
March 21, 2013
This May, the last Spra­Coupe self-propelled sprayer will roll off the assembly line at one of AGCO Corp.’s production facilities. Read More
SprayersSelf-Propelled Sprayer: 1990s Style
January 8, 2013
During much of the 1990s, a staple of Willmar Manufacturing was the Air Ride 745 self-propelled sprayer. Read More
EquipmentHistoric Hagie
November 15, 2012
In 1947, Ray Hagie invented the world’s first high-clearance self-propelled sparyer and founded Hagie Manufacturing Co. in Clarion, IA. In Read More
EquipmentBig ‘A’ Rolls On
September 18, 2012
As classic pieces of Big IRON go, Big As have proven extremely durable. Over the years, CropLife IRON has received Read More
EquipmentA 100 Year Cycle
May 3, 2012
Back in 1912, DeKalb began producing products for the agricultural marketplace. Now, 100 years later, the company is still going Read More
EquipmentA Resident Deere
March 8, 2012
Sometimes, a classic piece of IRON isn’t sought out or purchased at auction. On occasion, the product is just another Read More
EquipmentChick Watching
January 5, 2012
In 1993, Indiana grower William “Chick” Bugher needed a couple of pieces of Classic IRON to help out on his Read More
EquipmentBig A Fans
May 20, 2011
There’s an old saying that proclaims: “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it.” For its fertilizer application needs, Burrer Farms Read More
EquipmentFord Tough
March 22, 2011
For visitors to the crop fields of West Central Minnesota, many might not believe their eyes. There, still working the Read More
EquipmentEating Acres
January 19, 2011
The battle cry from the U.S. government back in 1967 was, “We need 30 million more acres!” With world grain Read More
EquipmentAn OSU A
March 16, 2010
On March 2, 1968, E.J. Rickel, president of Rickel, Inc. Manufacturing Division, Kansas City, MO, sent a letter to Dale Read More
EquipmentA Classic Grinder
January 21, 2010
At the 2009 Farm Science Review in London, OH, visitors were able to see the latest ag equipment available to Read More
EquipmentAg-Gator: Eatin’ Some Acres
September 24, 2009
Every great invention starts from some humble beginning. That early prototype becomes the foundation for hundreds of innovations and improvements Read More
SprayersHagie Helper
May 15, 2009
Truthfully, Lewis White of Columbus, WI, has been a fan of Hagie 437 Hi-Tractor for several years. Indeed, according to Read More
EquipmentRow-Cats In The Cradle
March 20, 2009
GVM is known for being a manufacturer of quality, long-lasting products. In 1997, the company introduced users to its own Read More
EquipmentAlive & Working
January 23, 2009
Over the years since CropLife IRON introduced its tribute to classic pieces of equipment still earning their keep in the Read More
EquipmentMagnum Force
November 19, 2008
Sometimes, products that aren’t deemed a success when they are introduced find new life once given a second chance. Consider Read More
EquipmentClassy Clearance
October 30, 2008
Today, the options in high-clearance spraying technology seem almost limitless. But back in the day, the industry wasn’t so mature Read More
SprayersLow Riding’
September 17, 2008
After more than a half-century in business, building sprayers has largely become second nature for Hagie Manufacturing Co. So the Read More
EquipmentDuk And Coverage
September 16, 2008
According to Dennis Roth, ag location manager for Agriliance–Wilco LLC in Mount Angel, OR, the outlet was in search of an Read More
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PrecisionAg® is pleased to announce the return of its PrecisionAg Vision Conference, October 10-12, 2017. Based on overwhelmingly positive response Read More
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June 12, 2017
Higher than average temperatures this past winter affected much of the nation, especially the South and Midwest. The National Centers Read More
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May 16, 2017
President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry Read More
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With all the fast-paced happenings in agriculture this spring, with multiple mergers in the works and planting season in full Read More
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EquipmentSpray Application: A Nozzle Renaissance
May 2, 2017
If you had asked four-decade ag veteran Mark Bartel, President of Wilger Inc., just a few years ago what lay Read More
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Crop InputsArkansas Plant Board Votes to Ban Dicamba — Now W…
June 23, 2017
The Arkansas State Plant Board has voted to pass a proposed emergency rule to ban the use of in-crop dicamba, Read More
Engenia soybeans
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June 22, 2017
BASF, whose Engenia herbicide is the target of more than 200 drift complaints in Arkansas, emailed the following statement to Read More
ManagementConsolidation Update
June 22, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss progress on manufacturer consolidation, and another big move for Midwest cooperative Central Valley Read More
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Crop InputsThreat of Dicamba Ban Looms in Arkansas
June 22, 2017
The Arkansas State Plant Board has rejected a proposed ban on the use of dicamba herbicide, but a procedural error Read More
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June 21, 2017
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. have announced today that once the anticipated merger transaction closes, the new Read More
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June 20, 2017
Last Friday, Midwestern BioAg was joined by over 80 local farmers, media and staff to celebrate the grand opening of Read More
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Industry NewsAligned Ag Distributors Names New President
June 19, 2017
Aligned Ag Distributors LLC announced this morning the appointment of Mary Tolke to the position of President/CEO, effective July 1. Read More
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June 15, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj talk about their recent visits to Columbus, OH, and Bloomington, IL, along with an Read More
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June 14, 2017
Enlist corn will be commercially available in the U.S. for the 2018 growing season. Dow AgroSciences announced the launch today Read More
ASMARK AGCO Applicator Training Center
EmployeesAsmark, AGCO Open Training Center for Beginning Applica…
June 13, 2017
AGCO Corp. and the Asmark Institute have opened a new Applicator Training Center, created in a collaboration between the two Read More
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HerbicidesDow AgroSciences Announces Three Winners in Power to Do…
June 13, 2017
Thousands of votes have been cast and three farmers have been awarded the power to do more with a $10,000 Read More
Frogeye leaf spot
FungicidesStrobilurin-resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Threat Looms wi…
June 13, 2017
Heavy spring rainfall throughout the South and Midwest delayed planting and created the perfect environment for diseases like frogeye leaf Read More
PrecisionAg Vision Conference
Precision AgPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
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June 12, 2017
Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s comments Read More
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June 12, 2017
Wheat Growers has hired Tracy Linbo as Senior Vice President of Agronomy. Linbo joins Wheat Growers after having served 10 Read More
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June 12, 2017
THRIVE AgTech, in partnership with SVG Partners and Forbes, is hosting the third annual Forbes AgTech Summit June 28-29 in Read More
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Precision AgLand O’Lakes Invests in EFC Systems
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Land O’Lakes, Inc. has made a minority equity investment in EFC Systems, Inc., an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and precision Read More
BRANDT
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June 12, 2017
BRANDT, a leading manufacturer of specialty products for the agriculture and turf markets, has announced that 11 BRANDT formulations have Read More