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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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Describing FMC as “under the radar,” admittedly, is probably a stretch. But in a snap of the fingers, FMC upped Read More
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Crop NutritionStill Hunting Yields
April 1, 2017
There’s no denying it — the agricultural marketplace today is undergoing a fundamental shift in fortunes. Not too many years Read More
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March 23, 2017
Those in agriculture know fertilizer is a vital ingredient to grow strong, productive crops. In fact, fertilizer is responsible for Read More
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March 4, 2017
There is trepidation, there is reluctance, and there is excitement. Ag retailers feel it all about the new dicamba and Read More
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Crop InputsLIFT Agriculture Academy: A Q&A With West Central Distribution’s Dean Hendrickson
March 1, 2017
West Central Distribution recently launched its LIFT Agriculture Academy, a new, premiere training and professional development resource for West Central’s ag Read More
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Matt Hopkins10 Warning Signs Your Website Is Grossly Outdated
February 8, 2017
Your Website is often a visitor’s first impression of your ag retail business. A positive first impression can set the Read More
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ManagementWashington Update, Dow-DuPont Earnings, and the Passing…
April 27, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj talk about the latest Beltway news, crop protection company 1st quarter numbers, and the Read More
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CropLife 100Former PotashCorp COO Joins BRANDT Board
April 27, 2017
BRANDT has announced the appointment of another industry veteran to its board of directors. David Delaney, most recently EVP and Read More
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Crop InputsFortune: Inside China’s $43 Billion Bid for Food …
April 26, 2017
(Via Fortune.com) The worst famine in human history occurred in China from 1959 to 1961. An estimated 34 million people Read More
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Crop InputsSyngenta Announces Changes in Board of Directors
April 26, 2017
ChemChina and Syngenta announced changes relating to the new Board of Directors of Syngenta following the closing of the ChemChina Read More
Crop InputsBioSafe Systems Introduces PerCarb Broad-Spectrum Bacte…
April 26, 2017
BioSafe Systems announces PerCarb (Sodium Carbonate Peroxyhydrate), a new alternative to potassium bicarbonate and lime sulfur products for use in Read More
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EquipmentTop 10 Twitter Pics for #Plant17
April 26, 2017
Despite some wet weather in parts of the Midwest, growers and ag retailers are working feverishly to plant this year’s Read More
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Crop InputsTrump Targets Agriculture with Latest Executive Order
April 26, 2017
(Via UPI.com) President Donald Trump on Tuesday took executive action in an effort to help grow the domestic agriculture industry Read More
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EquipmentAGCO Mourns Passing of Company Founder, Industry Vision…
April 25, 2017
AGCO Corp., a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, mourns the passing of founder and former President, Read More
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Crop InputsINNVICTIS CROP CARE Introduces VANDAL MOC Soybean Herbi…
April 25, 2017
INNVICTIS CROP CARE, LLC has announced the U.S. EPA registration for VANDAL MOC, a combination of sulfentrazone plus metolachlor. VANDAL Read More
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HerbicidesINNVICTIS CROP CARE Launches STAVE Post-Emerge Broadlea…
April 25, 2017
INNVICTIS CROP CARE, LLC has introduced STAVE as the newest addition to­ its expanding portfolio. STAVE will be a great Read More
Sonny Perdue
LegislationSonny Perdue Confirmed by Senate as Next Agriculture Se…
April 25, 2017
After months without a secretary of agriculture, the Senate voted Monday evening to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to Read More
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Seed/BiotechBPIA Files Comments with USDA
April 24, 2017
The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) has filed comments with the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Plant Read More
Eric SfiligojHope for Application Equipment Sales
April 24, 2017
The old saying goes that a “rising tide lifts all boats.” If this is indeed the case, then things may Read More
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ManagementNew Video Raises Awareness of 2,4-D Stewardship
April 24, 2017
A new public service video developed and produced by the 2,4-D Research Task Force, in conjunction with the American Soybean Read More
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April 20, 2017
CropLife Editor Eric Sfiligoj discusses An Inside Look at Award Winning Ag Retailer Gar Tootelian Read More
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Industry NewsMACA Announces 2017 Young Leader Scholarship Recipients
April 19, 2017
The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) Board of Directors selected 11 college students to receive the MACA Young Leader Scholarship Read More
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SoftwareKnoa Software Solution Helps GROWMARK Boost System Perf…
April 19, 2017
Knoa Software, a leading provider of user experience management (UEM) software, has announced that GROWMARK, Inc., a regional agricultural cooperative Read More
Crop InputsFBN Publishes ‘Voice of the Farmer’ Agricul…
April 17, 2017
Farmer’s Business Network (FBN) released today its “The Voice of the Farmer”, which the company is describing as “a special Read More