Nebraska Farmer Beats Own Dryland Soybeans Record

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For the second time in three years, Jimmy Frederick of Rulo, Nebraska has set a new world record for rain-fed soybeans, producing 148.8 bu/acre over a five acre area on his farm, topping his previous record of 138 bu/A set in 2018 in the very same field. Supported by root systems resembling those of “baby trees,” Frederick described a typical …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Farming, Precision Agriculture, Soil, Soybean

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 7

Cindy Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. The experts we’ve heard from on our previous episodes have covered topics ranging from how different crops use nitrogen to the 4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship and how growers and retailers work together to choose the …

Agribusiness, Agronomy, Audio, Koch Agronomic Services, Podcasts

Regenerative Agriculture Expands Into New Regions

Cindy Zimmerman

Heliae® Agriculture continues to expand as it builds its efforts on promoting regenerative agriculture and soil health to the Delmarva, Kentucky, and Carolina regions. Chris Templeton will work with distributors to implement the PhycoTerra® product line into their recommended grower applications. “We have learned how to stimulate the microbiome and improve the soil structure while seeing a dramatic effect on …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Soil

Koch Agronomic Services Offers New Educational Tools

Cindy Zimmerman

Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) is breaking down the science and technology behind nitrogen loss and soil health. Field Notes, an online educational platform from Koch, will help arm growers and retailers with the knowledge to increase their operational efficiencies. Throughout the year, Koch will release new Field Notes content from crop science and industry experts in the form of videos, …

Agronomy, Koch Agronomic Services, Nutrient Management, Podcasts

Southern States Coop Partners with Heliae® Agriculture

Cindy Zimmerman

Southern States Cooperative is partnering with Heliae® Agriculture to bring regenerative agriculture practices that improve yields while enhancing soil health to their farmer owners. The selective distribution agreement announced today is a model for the future adoption of a ground-breaking approach developed by Heliae – to provide nutrients to growing crops through accelerated microbial growth while improving the health and …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Soil

Summit Agro USA Launches New Website, Products

Cindy Zimmerman

Summit Agro USA today announced the launch of a new website designed from the ground up to be a solutions-centric tool with a robust database that catalogs multiple diseases, insects and weeds for over 600 crops. “We surveyed our customers and distribution partners about website resources. What we found was that these other sites tend to be product-focused in their …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Crop Protection, Fungicide, Insecticides, Precision Agriculture

A New Look at Corn and Soybean Production

Carrie Muehling

Those attending the 2019 American Seed Trade Association CSS & Seed Expo had the opportunity to learn more about modern corn and soybean production from a couple of industry experts. Retired University of Illinois Extension Agronomist Emerson Nafziger provided some insight on managing today’s more efficient corn hybrids. “My basic thesis is that hybrids have gotten so much better that …

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New NK Seed Selection Tool From Syngenta

Chuck Zimmerman

Syngenta Seeds launched a new NK® seed selection tool at the Farm Progress Show that combines artificial intelligence, two decades of agronomic information and a simple user interface, to provide farmers with data-driven seed recommendations. The NK® Seed Analyzer allows retailers and farmers to proactively plan for weather volatility, soil variability and planting specifications by seeing actual results from numerous …

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MFA Incorporated and Adapt-N Expand Partnership

Cindy Zimmerman

MFA Incorporated has announced an expanded partnership between its Precision Advantage, Crop-Trak and Nutri-Track service platforms and the Adapt-N nitrogen recommendations and monitoring system, operated by Agronomic Technology Corp and owned by Yara International. Thad Becker, MFA Incorporated Precision Agronomy Manager, says MFA growers will benefit from the ability to leverage field data already available within the MFA system to …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture