Technology

Canada first to sell genetically modified salmon

· August 10, 2017

Five tons of genetically modified salmon have recently been shipped up North, but some Canadian consumers might not realize they are buying it. Further to receiving regulatory approval from Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency last year, Aqua Bounty confirmed last week that they had sold approximately five tons of fresh AquAdvantage Salmon […]

Syngenta adds Dow’s Enlist to their portfolio

· August 7, 2017

Syngenta will now be able to offer growers more choice with greater trait and genetic diversity thanks to the addition of Enlist Events. Syngenta has entered into non-exclusive licensing agreements with Dow AgroSciences LLC and M.S. Technologies, L.L.C. for the Enlist E3 Event in soybeans in the United States, Canada, and Latin America, and the […]

Texas Tech scientist, young daughter find faster field X-ray

· August 4, 2017

Looking for a quicker way to test the soil for calcium?  A Texas Tech scientist and his middle school daughter have confirmed a portable field sensor can accurately measure minerals in soils more easily and efficiently than existing methods. Calcium, like other minerals, is necessary for healthy plant growth. However, an excess of calcium — […]

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Nematodes: May not see with naked eye, but they’re naughty

· August 3, 2017

Have you spotted some damage out in the fields and not sure what caused it? It could be plant parasitic nematodes. Nematodes infect the roots of the plant, taking away its nutrients and water from the inside. Yet, despite how abundant they are, most of the microscopic roundworms are undetectable by the human eye. We […]

Case IH 2018 includes new Maxxum, CVT for Steiger

· August 2, 2017

In the market for some new farm machinery for 2018? Case IH has just unveiled a new lineup of Maxxum series tractors as well as the CVXDrive continuously variable transmission for Steiger tractors. The Maxxum 2018 enhancements combine efficient power, versatility, comfort, and convenience to handle the day-to-day demands of beef, dairy, and row crop […]

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Stop the brake chatter with Chevron 1000 THF

· August 2, 2017

Tired of brake “chatter” and excessive brake facing wear? You might be in the market for a high quality, multifunctional tractor hydraulic fluid such as the Chevron 1000 THF. Dan Holdmeyer, Industrial and Coolants Brands Manager at Chevron, gave us an up-close look at the benefits to using Chevron 1000 THF at the recent Ag […]

Case IH introduces fastest liquid/dry applicator

· August 1, 2017

Convert from liquid to dry in as little as 42 minutes? You can with the new Case IH Trident 5550 liquid/dry combination applicator. The new Case IH Trident 5550 liquid/dry combination applicator is the industry’s fastest converting combination applicator on a row-crop chassis and has been engineered from the ground up to be changed from […]

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