Precision Ag News 4/29

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  • The Soil Health Institute announced its 5th Annual Meeting will go virtual. As previously announced, the annual meeting will be July 30-31. An agenda and more information on how to register will be available in early May.
  • Golden Harvest is expanding its product portfolio for the 2021 growing season with the release of 12 new corn hybrids and 22 new soybean varieties.
  • The National Association of Conservation Districts applauded the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for announcing nine conservation district-led projects as part of this year’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program awards. To learn more about this year’s RCPP projects, visit NRCS’s storymap webpage.
  • NRCS also announced a $15 million investment through the Conservation Innovation Grants program to help support the adoption of innovative conservation approaches on agricultural lands.
  • Radicle Growth, an acceleration fund, and Syngenta, a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security, today announced the launch of The Radicle Protein Challenge by Syngenta. Together, Radicle and Syngenta will identify two companies with novel solutions to support the future of protein (which could include new or experimental protein sources, or protein conversion technologies) that are solving challenges spanning from plant-based ag to the regenerative side of agriculture, to invest $1.25m in. For more information on The Radicle Protein Challenge by Syngenta, visit radicle.vc/the-radicle-challenge/.
  • The current COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on our industry’s business operations, as well as our families and communities, but we’re heartened by the glimmers of good news now being reported. We are proceeding as planned to hold a safe, productive, and successful 2020 event, and registration remains open. We encourage you to check InfoAg.org often and sign up to receive updates.
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