Cary, North Carolina - John Deere updates its crossover utility vehicle lineup with the addition of the Gator™ XUV560 and XUV560 S4. The mid-size model is designed for operators seeking an affordable, comfortable and versatile 4x4 utility vehicle. Outfitted with an ergonomic operator station, quiet V-twin engine, independent four-wheel suspension, four-wheel drive and availability of more than 75 attachments, the Gator XUV560 and XUV560 S4 can help you tackle all of the tough jobs around your property.

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced approximately $11.2 million in financial assistance to American dairy producers enrolled in the 2016 Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy). The payment rate for May/June 2016 will be the largest since the program began in 2014. The narrowing margin between milk prices and the cost of feed triggered the payments, as provided for by the 2014 Farm Bill.