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Genesis RAZER™ Cover Crop Row Unit Conversion Kit
AgSynergy® announced a cover crop conversion kit for their Genesis RAZER™ row unit. The conversion kit allows the row unit to be converted from a dual placement fertilizer applicator to a cover crop applicator, making this row unit a true dual-purpose machine. Equipment costs can now be spread over more acres by utilizing the Genesis RAZER for both nutrient and cover crop application. The Genesis RAZER is available on AgSynergy’s 400 Series Toolbar or can be purchased individually.

Tractor Supply, FFA Support Next Generation of Agricultural Leaders with National Shirt Fundraiser
Tractor Supply Company is partnering with the National FFA Foundation to promote the future of agriculture by selling 2017 National FFA Convention themed shirts in stores across the country this fall. This year, the annual fundraiser features the 2017 convention theme “I Can. We Will.” in support of the advancement of agriculture among American youth. Beginning Sept. 18, customers can purchase these limited edition shirts for $12.99 (plus tax) at Tractor Supply stores to benefit the National FFA platform, “Living to Serve,” an initiative that empowers youth to engage in agricultural programs in their communities, as well as the FFA Alumni Association.

Northeast SARE Partnership Grants Due October 17
Go to the Northeast SARE website to get application materials and learn what goes into Partnership Grant proposal. Partnership Grant applications are submitted online. Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. E.T., October 17.