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Raven has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of AgSync, Inc., headquartered in Wakarusa, Ind. This acquisition will immediately align under the company’s Applied Technology division, a leading technology provider in the precision agriculture industry, and greatly enhance its Slingshot® platform by delivering a seamless logistics solution for ag retailers, custom applicators and enterprise farms.

Raven has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of AgSync, Inc., an ag logistics software company headquartered in Wakarusa, Ind. The cash transaction is expected to close on January 1, 2019. The acquisition will align under the company’s Applied Technology division, a leading technology provider in the precision agriculture industry, and greatly enhance its Slingshot® platform by delivering a seamless logistics solution for ag retailers, custom applicators and enterprise farms.

Raven announced the release of AutoBoom® XRT, the latest advancement in boom control. AutoBoom XRT’s industry-leading radar sensor technology uses simultaneous ground and canopy detection to maintain optimal spray height for maximum product efficacy. Pressure-based control allows for smooth movement and quicker reaction time, while center rack stability technology with optional dampers gives the operator complete control, maximizing boom life.

Join us as we celebrate the groundbreaking for South Dakota State University's new Raven Precision Agriculture Center! The ceremony will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. The Raven Precision Agriculture Center, to be located on the university’s main campus in Brookings, will lead the nation in precision agriculture education, research, and extension. Raven Industries gave $5 million to the project in January.

Raven Industries and Topcon Agriculture, both leaders in the precision agriculture market, announced a licensing agreement for Topcon Agriculture's use of the Slingshot Application Programming Interface (API) in its various software platforms. The Slingshot API is a software-to-software interface that benefits the end-user by providing a simple and seamless way for sharing data between software systems.