AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision ag technology, announced it has entered into a proof of concept (PoC) collaboration agreement with Robert Bosch GmbH, BASF Digital Farming and Raven Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:RAVN), with the objective of evaluating targeted spraying technology to make the application of crop protection products more effective and efficient by reducing crop input costs while driving farm and environmental sustainability.

Raven Industries will make an appearance in an HBO documentary coming April 13. Based on the bestselling book 'Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America' by journalists James and Deborah Fallows, the visually stunning feature documentary spotlights ingenious local initiatives and explores how a sense of community and common language of change can help people and towns find a different path to the future.

Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) has joined BASF and AGCO as the newest Operation Weed Eradication coalition member to support farmers in their weed control efforts. Operation Weed Eradication is an industry-wide mission to enlist tough-minded farmers and industry leaders to take the approach that the last weed standing is the strongest, most capable and most genetically resistant weed on the farm.

Raven Industries, Inc. (the Company; NASDAQ:RAVN) announced today the release of Virtual Thumb Drive™ (VTD™), the latest tool in Raven Applied Technology’s expansive CRx™ field computer product suite. VTD’s powerful addition to ag operations is enabled through the Slingshot Services and Logistics platform. Available for order today in Russia, Europe and Latin America, this solution brings greater reliability in over-the-air data transfer for ag operations.