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Precision Ag News 3-24-21

Cindy Zimmerman

  • Syngenta announces its newest corn and soybean seed treatment, VAYANTIS® fungicide, has received EPA registration. VAYANTIS® fungicide contains the active ingredient picarbutrazox, a completely new systemic fungicide seed treatment developed to protect seedlings from key blight and damping-off diseases, such as Pythium and Phytophthora, in many different cropping systems.
  • The American Soybean Association (ASA) presented Brian Ryberg from Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, with the 2021 National Conservation Legacy Award during a virtual ASA Awards Program on March 16.
  • Meristem Crop Performance Group and Planet Earth Agronomy announced a new strategic product development alliance designed to bring innovative biological products to American farmers. Under the relationship, Meristem and Planet Earth will work closely to develop and market yield-enhancing technology.
  • Since global COVID-19 pandemic has made having reliable and strong Internet access in homes and businesses, and across farms and ranches, Ayrstone is proud to introduce a new compact product line to make that easier. The AyrMesh Hub2x2C and AyrMesh ReceiverC are designed for easy set up and use by people with farm backgrounds.
  • Conservation’s Impact on the Farm Bottom Line is a new report from Soil Health Partnership (SHP) that details the financial impact of conservation tillage and cover crop usage among Midwest corn and soybean growers.
  • U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action (USFRA) celebrated National Ag Day by announcing the growing list of companies, organizations and individuals who have joined the Decade of Ag, an initiative centered around investing in the next generation of agricultural systems, restoring our environment, and regenerating natural resources.
  • The Mosaic Company and AgBiome have announced a strategic collaboration, aiming to discover, develop and launch novel biological approaches to enhancing soil fertility. The collaboration will support the development of innovative agricultural technologies that help growers increase nutrient use efficiency and ultimately minimize fertilizer loss to the environment.
  • With resistant weed control far and away the issue of greatest importance to ag retailers serving corn farmers, AMVAC has a wide portfolio of herbicides to help address weed resistance in corn – including Impact Core® and Sinate® Herbicide, both introduced to the market for 2021.
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