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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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Stewardship2,600 Iowa Farmers Commit $8.7 Million to Water Quality Practices
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CropLife 100Cause of Gar Tootelian Fire Under Investigation
August 7, 2017
Over one hundred firefighters and equipment responded to a four-alarm shop fire at the Gar Tootelian, Inc. (GAR) facility in Read More
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August 1, 2017
More than 40,000 customers and almost 9,000 Indiana and Michigan farmers will begin doing business with the new Ceres Solutions Read More
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Eric SfiligojA Message to Ag Retailers: Do Tell Your Good Stories
July 26, 2017
As the daughter of a peanut farmer, Krysta Harden, Chief Sustainability Officer for DuPont Crop Protection, understands the importance ag Read More
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Lindsay Corp. has  announced the appointment of Timothy Hassinger as president and CEO and a member of its board of Read More
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One of the most memorable moments in movie history occurred in the Academy Award-winning 1976 film “Rocky.” Haven gotten his Read More
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Corn Seed
Seed/BiotechSeed Innovations Benefit All of the Seed Industry
August 17, 2017
Innovations from throughout the seed industry help address many of the economic, environmental and health issues we face as a Read More
SpreadersGVM to Introduce New Prowler at MAGIE
August 17, 2017
The newest Prowler in GVM’s line-up will be introduced next week at the Midwest Ag Industries Expo (MAGIE), August 23 Read More
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Seed/BiotechLandus Cooperative’s AcreEdge Seed Brand Gears Up for 2…
August 17, 2017
Growers in more than 26 Iowa and Minnesota counties are seeing field signs with a new brand name at end Read More
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ManagementCorn and Soybean Yield Forecasts Larger than Expected
August 17, 2017
The USDA’s August Crop Production report contained larger-than-expected forecasts for the 2017 U.S. corn and soybean crops. At 169.5 bushels Read More
ManagementU.S. Ag Secretary Introduces SCORE
August 17, 2017
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signed a new agreement to support new and beginning farmers. On August 5, Perdue joined Read More
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CropLife 100CHS and FFA: A Homerun Partnership
August 17, 2017
CHS hosted the Minnesota FFA for its annual FFA night at CHS Field. FFA students, educators and CHS leadership enjoyed Read More
Greg Musson, Gar Tootelian
CropLife 100Gar Tootelian Foundation Donates Half Million Dollars t…
August 16, 2017
Students at Immanuel Elementary are looking forward to the first day of school for two reasons this year. One, they Read More
Water Drainage
StewardshipNew System Could Remove Two Water Pollutants from Ag Fi…
August 14, 2017
Algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico use up the majority of the oxygen in the water, leading to massive Read More
Eric SfiligojThe Top 10 Crop Protection Companies, Post-Mega Mergers
August 14, 2017
Everyone loves a good Top 10 list. In fact, some prominent celebrities such as David Letterman spent much of their Read More
ManagementThe DuPont-Granular Deal, Dicamba Update, and Upcoming …
August 11, 2017
Matthew Grassi joins Paul Schrimpf for the second week in a row to talk about DuPont’s acquisition of Granular, as Read More
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HerbicidesOngoing Evaluation Key to Controlling Weeds, Improving …
August 10, 2017
As the sun bears down on record U.S. soybean acres this August, farmers keep their eyes on their fields to Read More
Young Corn Plants
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August 10, 2017
After a season plagued by seedling diseases caused by cool, wet soils at planting, farmers have a new option to Read More
Corn Field
FertilizerProtect Applied Manure Straight From the Manure Pit to …
August 10, 2017
Farmers who use liquid manure to fertilize corn crops can now mix Instinct nitrogen stabilizer in their pit for easy Read More
Iowa waterways
Stewardship2,600 Iowa Farmers Commit $8.7 Million to Water Quality…
August 9, 2017
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced Tuesday that a record number of Iowa farmers signed up to install nutrient Read More
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Seed/BiotechLa Crosse Seed Continues Focus on Soil and Water Conser…
August 9, 2017
La Crosse Seed is doing its part to lead communication to ag retailers across the country on the importance of Read More
HerbicidesAg Secretary Perdue Comments on Dicamba Issue
August 9, 2017
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated to reporters this week that he would like to see the industry work out a Read More
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Seed/BiotechSeed Treatment Q&A: Insight from Iowa State’s…
August 8, 2017
Technology has changed drastically since the 1990s. Televisions are thinner, phones are smaller and tractors can steer themselves. Technology has Read More
soybeans
Seed/BiotechWhen and Why to Double Inoculate Your Soybeans
August 8, 2017
Double inoculation is the act of using a double application of a rhizobial inoculant. This quickly establishes high populations of Read More