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Carrie Muehling

  • Bushel, an innovative provider of grain industry software, and Granular, a leading Farm Management Software platform, have announced an agreement to collaborate, streamlining farmers grain management and marketing tasks.
  • Following engagement with As You Sow, The Kellogg Company announced a commitment to phase out the use of glyphosate as a pre-harvest drying agent in its major wheat and oat supply chains by 2025.
  • Radicle Growth announced that Claudia Roessler, the Director of Agriculture at Microsoft, has joined its team as its newest Venture Partner.
  • General Mills, Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to pilot test ESMC’s program that rewards farmers for generating environmental assets by improving soil health on their land.
  • BRANDT, a leading agriculture retailer and manufacturer of specialty agriculture products, has promoted five managers to corporate leadership positions.
  • Discovery Park of America announced the initial sponsors and partners for “AgriCulture: Innovating for Our Survival.” The permanent exhibit, dedicated to telling the story of innovation in agriculture, will open Oct. 22, 2020 and will be located in the 8,900-square-foot building that currently houses the museum and heritage park’s antique tractor exhibit.
  • HydroSide Systems LLC is the winner of the sixth annual Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge, becoming the 2020 Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year. AFBF, in partnership with Farm Credit, announced the winner at AFBF’s 101st Annual Convention.
  • Granular announced new functionality designed to help farmers easily assess the impact of labor and equipment on their profitability across the operation, down to the field level.
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