LATEST NEWS FROM Seed

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16:21PM Jul 09, 2020

Robots On Duty For Plant Breeding

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

Startup EarthSense says in 2019 its 40 robots collected more than 10 Terrabytes of data, and the company will more than double that number of units this year to close

09:17AM Jul 09, 2020

RoGators Add Drop Tube Kit

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

The kit is currently available as an aftermarket option, and for a 70’ boom, it includes tubes for all 28 outlets, spaced at 30” off-center.

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09:54AM Jul 08, 2020

AgReliant Genetics Names New CEO

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

“It is an honor to join the AgReliant Genetics team as president and CEO and work alongside more than 800 essential agriculture employees to help farmers grow,” said Paul Nselel.

08:04AM Jul 08, 2020

What are Top Farmer Priorities When Buying Seed?

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

What considerations weigh heaviest for farmers when buying seed? Three growers offer perspective from Illinois, Indiana and Mississippi.

16:03PM Jul 01, 2020

WinField United Moves Cotton From CROPLAN To Armor Brand

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

For 2021, WinField United announced its cotton seed business will move to the regional Armor brand and no longer be sold under the CROPLAN brand.

10:36AM Jun 30, 2020

Corteva Invests In Cotton, Acquires Full Ownership of PhytoGen

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

“This step further strengthens Corteva Agriscience’s commitment to the cotton market – and positions the Company well to diversify and grow this business globally over time," said Steve Reno.

13:05PM Jun 29, 2020

New Syngenta R&D Site To Spotlight Innovation With Farmers

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

Syngenta plans to open a new R&D Innovation and Customer Experience Center in Malta, Ill. The site is 90 acres and will have facilities for large-scale events.