Industry News | 2-25-2019

Corteva Agriscience Deploys the Largest Agricultural Drone Fleet in the World

Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, announced today a global agreement with DroneDeploy to use DroneDeploy in its fleet of more than 400 DJI drones across the Company's global Seed Production and Supply Chain, as well as its Pioneer Strategic Account Management and Agronomy teams in the U.S., Canada, Brazil and Europe.
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Krone North America Moving Headquarters to Mississippi

Krone, a manufacturer and distributor of hay and forage equipment, is relocating its North American headquarters and parts distribution operations from Memphis, Tenn. to Olive Branch, Miss. Investing $1.5 million and moving 45 jobs to the north Mississippi location, the move is planned to begin by the end of this year.
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USDA Predicts Stable Crop, Record Livestock Production in 2019

USDA economists expect farmers to increase plantings of corn this spring while reducing their soybean production as the Trump administration's ongoing trade war with China remains unsettled.
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P.E.S.T. Relief International Provides Disaster Relief in Florida

P.E.S.T. Relief International, a non-profit organization for professionals in the pest management industry to empower, sustain and transform the lives of the destitute and the defenseless, recently helped restore The Taunton Family Children's Home in Wewahitchka, Fla., which was devasted by Hurricane Michael.
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Illinois Weed Scientists Find New Resistance in Waterhemp

Illinois weed scientists have discovered Waterhemp resistance to Group 15 herbicides, making it resistant to a total of six modes of action. "This represents the first instance of resistance to Group 15 herbicides in a dicot weed species."
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