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FieldNET® by Lindsay Introduces New Irrigation Management Tool

Officials today announced the launch of FieldNET Advisor, a new tool from FieldNET by Lindsay. FieldNET Advisor uses patented technology to deliver growers the information they need to make faster, be... Read More

From Corn to Cattle, Gene Editing is About to Supercharge Agriculture

Corn isn’t the sexiest crop but it’s one of the most important. It’s the most abundant grain on Earth, used as food and biofuel around the globe. In ancient times, Mesoamericans thrived on it, waged wars over it. Their myths claimed corn was th... Read More

U.S. Tractor Sales Up 6% in March, Combines Up 11%

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. in March 2017, were up 6% compared to the same month last year. For the three months in 2017, a total of 42,033 tractors were sol... Read More

Farmers, Manufacturers Negotiate Gray Zone of Digital World

PLATTSBURG, Mo. (DTN) -- You bought it; you should be able to work on it. Sure, but in these digital days there is a big exception to your right to repair. Many things you buy, including farm equipment, depend on software to function. That embedded c... Read More

Kawamura: 'Successful Agriculture Sustains Civilization'

A.G. Kawamura wants to start a new dialogue about agriculture. The former California secretary of agriculture said it's time for everyone to recognize that the clock is ticking and that people need to become more resilient when it comes to water and ... Read More

The Future of Cellulosic Ethanol and Opportunities for Dry Grind Ethanol Producers

Developments in cellulosic ethanol technology, including a collaboration between Syngenta and Cellulosic Ethanol Technologies, LLC, are viewed as opportunities to help grow demand for Earth-friendly American ethanol. According to Miloud Araba, hea... Read More

New USGS Map of High Plains Aquifer Represents Conditions After Enacting Changes To Agricultural Management Practices

Water-level changes from 2002 to 2015 were examined in wells screened in the High Plains aquifer within the Republican River Basin and the results are now available in a new U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map. Changes ranged fro... Read More

DEKALB, Asgrow Brands Celebrate 'National Agronomy Week'

From planting decisions to monitoring crop performance throughout the growing season, farmers depend heavily on their agronomic support team to help maximize their success. The DEKALB®  and Asgrow® brands are proud to launch and support “Nati... Read More

Ford Recalling 53,000 F-250 Trucks

Ford is recalling 53,000 2017 F-250 trucks because they can roll away even when they are parked due to a manufacturing error. Ford says drivers should use the parking brake to make sure that parked cars don't move. Dealers will also replace the... Read More

BASF Investments in R&D Aid Growers and Local Communities

BASF has announced the completion of its Beaumont, Texas, facility expansion, the only dicamba manufacturing facility in the U.S. for the agriculture industry. The Beaumont site received more than $270 million in capital improvements in the last thre... Read More