Precision Ag Bytes 1/23

Carrie Muehling

  • The BASF Living Acres Monarch Challenge has completed another successful year. In 2019, 20,000 milkweed seedlings were shipped to farmers and golf courses across the Midwest who were passionate about preserving monarch populations.
  • The number of legislative bills, policies, and programs that advance soil health have increased significantly since the Soil Health Institute released its original catalog in 2018. The Soil Health Policy Resources catalog is a resource for anyone wanting to learn what is being done across the United States to enhance the vitality and productivity of soils.
  • Growers Edge Financial, Inc. announced the appointment of Dan Cosgrove as chief executive officer.
  • The Propane Education & Research Council announces the addition of an agronomic heat treatment systems equipment category for its 2020 Propane Farm Incentive Program, which offers up to $5,000 off of qualifying propane-powered equipment.
  • FMC launches Authority® Edge herbicide, a new preplant and preemergence herbicide for the 2020 growing season. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registration has been granted for use in soybeans, sunflowers and dry shelled peas, including chickpeas.
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