Category: Ag Business

AGCO and The Climate Corporation announce “global data connectivity agreement”

By: Realag Machinery Insider

October 20, 2017

AGCO and The Climate Corporation have announced a “global data connectivity agreement” that will see AGCO customers have more and easier options...Read more »

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What does BASF’s acquisition of Liberty and InVigor business mean for Canada?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 18, 2017

It’s the spinoff that many people in the North American ag market have been waiting for. In Bayer’s conquest of Monsanto, the concentration of...Read more »

Big plans for Ontario hazelnuts

By: Bernard Tobin

October 18, 2017

Both the federal and Ontario governments are betting on the future of the province’s fledgling hazelnut industry. Last week, both levels of...Read more »

From the show ring to the tax file

By: Bernard Tobin

October 12, 2017

What does the show ring at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin and Liberal tax proposals have in common? Depending on the day and the country,...Read more »

Farmers Edge announces deal with Planet to deliver same-day satellite imagery

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 11, 2017

A model of one of Planet’s Dove satellites on display at the 2017 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.

Farmers Edge has announced an exclusive arrangement with San Francisco-based aerospace and data company Planet to offer high-resolution, daily...Read more »

The future of independent ag retailers in Western Canada

By: Shaun Haney

October 4, 2017

With recent news that 14 independent retailers in Western Canada have joined forces with an Australian entity, and another group of independents...Read more »

Taking a closer look at Climate FieldView

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 22, 2017

Farmers who visited the 2017 Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) in Woodstock, Ontario had an opportunity to watch the Climate FieldView  in...Read more »

New residual herbicide tackles resistant weeds

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 20, 2017

Canadian corn and soybean growers have a new tool to tackle resistant and tough-to-control weeds. Zidua SC, a new Group 15 herbicide from BASF, will...Read more »

Enlist corn ready to go for 2018

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 19, 2017

After years of patiently waiting for market approvals, Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist corn hybrids are heading to farm fields in 2018. The company showed...Read more »

14 independent ag retailers form alliance with Australian counterparts

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 18, 2017

Driven by consolidation in the crop input sector, 14 independent ag retailers in Western Canada are joining forces with a group of crop input...Read more »

Agrium, PotashCorp merger clears Canadian approval

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 11, 2017

The Canadian Competition Bureau has issued a no-action letter saying it will not challenge the proposed merger between Potash Corporation of...Read more »

Deere to acquire machine learning leader Blue River Technology

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 7, 2017

Deere & Company is investing in machine learning for farm equipment, announcing a US$305 million deal to fully acquire Blue River Technology....Read more »

Deere adds narrow tracks for row crops

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 2, 2017

John Deere has introduced three new narrow track tractors the company says are an ideal fit for row crop farming. The new editions to the 9RX tractor...Read more »

AGCO drops curtain on new Challenger track tractor

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 1, 2017

Every year it seems AGCO drops a curtain at the Farm Progress Show to reveal a new version of Challenger brand tractors. 2017 was no exception. At...Read more »

DowDuPont. It’s official.

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 1, 2017

Edward D. Breen, former chairman and CEO of DuPont, and
Andrew N. Liveris, President, former chairman and CEO of Dow announcing the proposed merger in December 2015.

The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company say they have successfully completed their merger announced in December 2015, and...Read more »