Kubota donates $1M to Lainer Technical College Foundation

· May 17, 2018

In a special ceremony Wednesday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal joined leaders from Kubota as they announced a $1 million donation to the Lanier Technical College Foundation in support of its Technology and Industry Building on its new campus set to open in January 2019. Part of the Technical College System of Georgia, LTC serves Hall […]

Tennessee man gets 3 years in tractor investment scheme

· May 17, 2018

A Tennessee man who pled guilty last August in a $43 million tractor supply investment scheme has received a three-year prison sentence and must pay $10 million in restitution to the victims. According to the Tennessean, Jeffrey Lynn Gentry, 40, was sentenced to 36 months behind bars, followed by three years of supervised release. His […]

What is the best GMO documentary to watch?

· May 16, 2018

Genetically engineered food is the kind of thing that many people have an opinion on — food, after all, is an intimate part of who we are and how societies are defined. Some people blog about it, rally about it, educate about it. Others make documentaries. But which is the best GMO documentary? The most […]

Equipment Manufacturers to go on ‘I Make America’ tour

· May 14, 2018

With six months left before the midterm elections, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is hitting the road to educate and engage manufacturing voters about the policies that are critical to the future growth and success of their industry. The initiative, which is part of the AEM’s grassroots advocacy campaign “I Make America,” will feature […]

Iowa AgriTech Accelerator announces 2018 class

· May 14, 2018

Five AgTech startups have been selected to participate in the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator 2018 program. The 2018 Iowa AgriTech Accelerator recipients are: U.S. Design Consultants (Osceola, Iowa) — A startup that has developed an innovative method of broadcast dispensing granular products that addresses fundamental challenges and eliminates negative consequences attributed to conventional broadcast dispensing equipment. […]

Farmers Edge partners with Raven on new precision ag tools

· May 10, 2018

Raven Industries, a leader in the application control market, is joining forces with Farmers Edge on a new marketing and collaboration agreement. The two companies are working together to develop new precision agriculture technologies that will rapidly increase expansion of Farmers Edge digital agronomy and risk management solutions in key markets. The collaboration leverages the […]

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