2021 AgDay

Precision Ag News 2/3

Carrie Muehling

  • CommoditAg has added two new suppliers, YieldMaster Solutions and Attune Agriculture, to further expand its line of high-quality farm products. CommoditAg now offers new biostimulants and biologicals from YieldMaster Solutions and an adjuvant system from Attune.
  • Syngenta Crop Protection is collaborating with artificial intelligence and deep learning company Insilico Medicine to accelerate the invention and development of new, more effective crop protection solutions that protect crops from diseases, weeds and pests, while also protecting ecosystems.
  • February 3rd marks the 40th anniversary of Exacto, Inc., an innovative turnkey chemical manufacturer with roots in agriculture, turf and ornamental, and industrial vegetation management sectors.
  • AGCO has joined the NEVONEX partner network as part of AGCO’s continued strategy to make it easier for farmers to work seamlessly across their farm.
  • Syngenta Group achieves milestone of 125 million acres of farmland actively managed by growers using the Group’s digital services. Syngenta Group is the only agricultural company to have leading digital service platforms in the top four agriculture markets: The United States, Brazil, China and Eastern Europe.
  • The National Corn Growers Association is launching the Consider Corn Challenge III open-innovation contest, looking for participants to answer the call and submit proposals for new uses of field corn as a feedstock for producing sustainable chemicals and products with quantifiable market demand.
  • Ag-Analytics and Davide Cammarano, Purdue associate professor of agronomy, have announced a recently established research partnership. Using precision agriculture data, Cammarano’s research team will develop farm management strategies that optimize economic outcomes for businesses and individuals.
  • Agri-Pulse’s eBook, “Agriculture’s Sustainable Future: Feeding more while using less” seeks to answer common questions and where the industry might be going regarding sustainability.
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