AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation

AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation July 26, 2017 AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for AGCO to acquire the Precision Planting LLC equipment business. “Precision […]

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Precision Planting Launches SmartFirmer™

Precision Planting Launches SmartFirmer™ for Organic Matter and Furrow Environment Sensing Precision Planting is launching SmartFirmer™, a seed firmer with unprecedented sensing capability that will allow farmers to not only map row by row organic matter, soil moisture, and furrow residue, but also to perform on-the-go control of planting population or hybrid based on organic […]

Precision Planting SmartFirmer™ FAQs

What will SmartFirmer be able to measure?    SmartFirmer is able to measure Organic Matter, Soil Moisture, and Crop Residue.  How does SmartFirmer compare to other systems in the market? i.e. Veris.    Like the Veris system, SmartFirmer can measure organic matter which is an excellent data layer for zone creation. One of the key advantages of […]

Precision Planting Conceal™

Conceal is a product concept that is in the early development stage. It is a simple, clean, compact, and optimized nitrogen fertilizer planter attachment. Conceal includes a set of small injection knives on both sides of the row unit that’s almost entirely concealed and is fully integrated into the existing planter footprint. The injection knives […]

Precision Planting launches vApply​™ ​and vApplyHD​™

Precision Planting launches vApply​™ ​and vApplyHD​™ Precision Planting launches vApply​™​ and vApplyHD™, highly accurate and flexible fertility control systems for your planter, sprayer or sidedress bar. Precision Planting is launching a suite of fertility control products that allow a grower to select from an implement-wide control system (vApply), or scale to a highly accurate row-by-row […]

Precision Planting Launches FurrowJet

 Precision Planting Launches FurrowJet™ Precision Planting Launches FurrowJet™  The Ideal Starter Placement system. Precision Planting has developed a new planter fertilizer attachment called FurrowJet, which accurately places liquid fertilizer in ideal locations for nutrient absorption. The attachment integrates dual-band near furrow (¾”) placement with optional third band in-furrow for maximum plant uptake, rate flexibility, and suited […]

John Deere Buys Precision Planting

Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), have signed definitive agreements for Deere to acquire the Precision Planting LLC equipment business and to enable exclusive near real-time data connectivity between certain John Deere farm equipment and the Climate FieldView platform. The agreements represent the industry’s first […]