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Carrie Muehling

  • American Vanguard Corporation announced the acquisition of four herbicide brands from Corteva Agriscience. These products are complementary tank-mix partners for a variety of primary herbicides used in the U.S agricultural market.
  • BRANDT has helped another grower set a new world yield record this year. David Hula’s corn yield was recorded at 616 bushels per acre as part of the 2019 National Corn Grower Association’s national corn yield contest. Hula used BRANDT EnzUp® and BRANDT Smart System® foliar nutrients on the record winning plots.
  • Farmers who planted Pioneer® brand corn products won 10 national and 245 state awards in the annual National Corn Growers Association Corn Yield Contest. This is the third year in a row that a Pioneer product has taken top yield in the contest while setting two world records in the process.
  • There is a lot to celebrate about 2019 for Vinduino. Here’s a recap the major awards won during 2019 by Vinduino for their Crop Optimization Technology™: 2019 World Ag Expo Top 10 New Product Award; 2019 American Farm Bureau Federation Top 10 Innovator; and 2019 IoT World Cup Finalist.
  • Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids continued their commanding performance in the National Sorghum Producers Yield Contest. Farmers who grew Pioneer brand sorghum represented 88% of all national first-, second- and third-place winners and earned 6 of 9 first-place national honors in the 2019 contest.
  • Calyxt, Inc. has entered into a collaboration with Central Valley Ag cooperative to expand Calyxt’s Identity Preserved grower network for Calyxt crop varieties.
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