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Kelly Marshall

Retail of tractors under 40 HP increased 1.7 percent in November compared to the same time period last year, says the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.  Year-over-year small tractor sales are down 8.9 percent.  This video explains more. The American Soybean Association has stated their commitment to examining the details and impact of the Dow/DuPont merger that will create a new …

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Kelly Marshall

CropLife America Board of Directors has elected Diane Allemang, FMC Agricultural Solutions director of Global Portfolio Management & Strategic Marketing and North America Business Development, as the association’s 46th chair of the board for a two-year term.  She is the first female chair for the board. Darren Wallis has joined Bayer as the new North American vice president and head …

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Precision Ag Bytes

Kelly Marshall

DuPont has announced that Chair and CEO, Ellen Kullman, will retire from the company effective October 16.  Edward Breen, member of the DuPont Board of Directors, will act as Interim Chair and CEO of DuPont at that time.  The search has begun to find a permanent replacement. Brookside Agra has expanded its new Agronomy Division.  The new unit will be headed …

Company Announcement, Precision Ag Bytes

Precision Ag Bytes

Kelly Marshall

Melissa Hughes of Organic Valley has been selected to serve as president of the Organic Trade Association‘s Board of Directors.  She was chosen for the second year in a row by her fellow board members. Digi-Star announces Kevin Klubertanz has been appointed as president of Digi-Star and RDS Technology. Klybertanz has been with Digi-Star for 20 years and now accepts …

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Precision Bytes

Kelly Marshall

Arysta LifeScience is pleased to announce that select RANCONA Seed Treatment products have received FIFRA 2(ee) recommendation for flag smut, Urocystis agrpyri, control on wheat in the U.S. this season. Warren Hragyil has taken the reins as VP of Crop Protection at Aligned Ag Distributors LLC.  Warren will handle crop protection procurement, rebate management, and oversee day-to-day operations for Aligned Ag Distributors LLC …

Agribusiness, Precision Ag Bytes

Precision Ag Bytes

Kelly Marshall

Tim Kuechmann has joined NovaSource as Account Manager for the Pacific Northwest and Newton Roda, PhD. will be serving as the new Director of International Business, Southern Cone. AutoProbe Technologies, LLC, manufacturers of the AutoProbe automated soil sampler, names Effertz Farms as a new grower-centric sales and service provider for southeast Kansas and western Missouri.

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Precision Ag Bytes

Kelly Marshall

Pfister Seeds is expanding its current Vector internship program.  The program was created to help young farmers get back to the family farm.  The new expiation will also provide students with paid internships, college credits, and practical experience managing a seed business. Dow AgroSciences is added a new option for above-ground insect control.  The new new trait, named PowerCore, provides …

Agribusiness, Dow AgroSciences, Intern, Precision Ag Bytes

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Kelly Marshall

The Arizona Drone Expo is coming to the Phoenix Convention Center November 28, 29th 2015 with dozens of sellers and thousands of drone enthusiasts. Valley Irrigation, The Leader in Precision Irrigation,  has appointed Joshua Dixon as the vice president of global operations.

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