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Israel’s Rivulus, World’s No. 2 Drip Irrigation Maker, Is on the Block for $500 Million

The company, once owned by John Deere, is being sold by the FIMI private equity fund The Israeli drip-irrigation company Rivulus is being put up for sale by the FIMI private equity fund and could…

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Talking Agronomy with Ben Boothman: Wheat crops sown prior to heavy rain are taking an age to emerge

I feel it’s important to start this month’s column with a huge positive – this is the fourth continuous day without any rain. The future weeks forecast also looks rather settled and with a mixture…

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Big updates for John Deere forage harvesters

John Deere has announced revisions it is making to its 8000 and 9000 series self-propelled forage harvesters for 2020. The company says its customers want more comfort, lower operating costs, more control and reliability from…

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Manure Constituent Sensing now available with John Deere HarvestLab™ 3000

New feature measures N, P, K values and more for liquid manure applied as fertilizer Producers and commercial service providers applying liquid manure to fields can now more accurately analyze, adjust and document gallons applied…

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John Deere rolls out new 5115RH and updates 5GN and 5GV specialty tractors

New models include premium high-clearance tractor; ergonomic updates and front-hitch options that expand the company’s product portfolio. John Deere has added a new tractor to its specialty lineup – the premium high-crop 5115RH – and made ergonomic updates…

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John Deere announces new Registered Apprenticeship Program

Program will help address service technician labor shortage across the U.S. John Deere has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor for its new Registered Apprenticeship Program and is making it available to its Agriculture…

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