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Carrie Muehling

  • Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced that two of its biofungicide products — Stargus® and Regalia® — have been approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for indoor and outdoor use on hemp plants.
  • Lindsay Corporation, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, and Farmers Edge, a global leader in digital agriculture, announced a plan to connect and digitize two million irrigated acres by the end of 2021.
  • The third largest indoor U.S. farm show, presented by Farm Credit Services of America and AgDirect, will be held January 28-30 in Des Moines, Iowa at the Iowa Events Center. Spread across nearly 8 acres, the Iowa Power Farming Show features the broadest mix of ag-related products and services found in the Midwest.
  • Two companies have jointly developed a high-speed planting system to be introduced for the 2021 planting season. Ag Leader announced its high-speed planting system SureSpeed, to serve row crop farmers with accurate seed placement at speeds up to 12 miles per hour. The meter with integrated delivery system was developed in collaboration with Kinze Manufacturing, which will market it as True Speed™. The two companies will distribute the technology through their respective dealer networks.
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