Precision Ag Bytes 11/13

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Syngenta announced that it has sued agrochemical maker Atticus LLC for patent infringement. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, alleges, among other things, that Atticus’ Acadia 2 SC, Acadia ESQ, Aquila XL, Artavia 2 SC and Artavia Xcel products each infringe certain Syngenta patents relating to the manufacture of azoxystrobin fungicide. …

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Precision Ag Bytes 11/6

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Raven Industries, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire majority ownership of DOT Technology Corp., a leader in autonomous agriculture solutions. The investment will align under the Company’s Applied Technology division in support of its recently announced strategic growth platform, Raven Autonomy™. Raven Industries, Inc. announced it has acquired Smart Ag Inc., a technology company that develops …

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BASF Announces Collaboration with WinField United

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BASF and WinField® United, the crop inputs and insights business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., have announced a new digital farming collaboration. The two companies will establish a single sign-on connection from WinField United’s ATLAS® platform to the BASF xarvio™ digital platforms, starting with xarvio SCOUTING, a mobile application that can quickly identify weeds and diseases with a click of a …

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Suterra Announces New Navel Orangeworm Control

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Here’s some latest news from Suterra. Suterra today announced the launch of CheckMate® Puffer® NOW Ace™, a new aerosol pheromone formulation for season-long Navel Orangeworm (NOW) control in almonds, pistachios, walnuts, figs and other crops where NOW is present. “California tree nut growers are very concerned about the serious and increasing threat Navel Orangeworm poses, with damage costs soaring over …

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Precision Ag Bytes 10/30

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Taranis announced its partnership with precision imaging company Stratus Imaging to bring specialized imagery services to farmers in Australia and strengthen its foothold in the region. John Fisher has joined BioLiNE® Corporation as the company’s new Director of Product Innovation & Market Development. NRCS is seeking public comments on 13 conservation practice standards. Per direction from the 2018 Farm Bill, …

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Precision Ag Bytes 10/23

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Bayer will present its latest biological innovations which are now together under the “Biologicals by Bayer” umbrella brand name at this year’s Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting. Agricultural water accounting leader SWIIM System announced that it has entered into a long-term, strategic sales and distribution agreement with RDO Water, a 50-year-old, trusted provider of agricultural equipment and irrigation systems to growers …

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Precision Ag Bytes 10/16

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Aaron Magenheim, CEO of AgTech Insight welcomes John Jefferson to his consulting team. John Jefferson is the Managing Partner of Sage Synergies, which he founded shortly after over 20 years at AT&T. Bayer’s digital agriculture division, The Climate Corporation, announced a partnership between its industry-leading FieldView™ digital farming platform and Tillable, a first-of-its-kind digital marketplace connecting farmers and landowners. September …

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President Trump Addresses Farmers Through NAFB

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) worked with officials from the White House to share remarks from President Donald J. Trump that he recorded from the Oval Office to the nation’s farmers, ranchers, and agriculture community through NAFB broadcast members. In his remarks, the President talked about a number of different topics important to the agricultural community as harvest …

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Precision Ag Bytes 10/9

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Sentera announces that its Tassel Count analytics product will be available to all FieldAgent™ customers in March 2020. Expanding data-driven solutions for the ag industry, GROWMARK, Inc. and Growers Edge Financial, Inc. (Growers Edge) have announced a strategic partnership to help farmers become more efficient and profitable. Growers Edge will provide a yield guarantee program for GROWMARK’s expansive North American …

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Bayer Maintains Strong R&D Commitment to Agriculture

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A year after its acquisition of Monsanto, Bayer remains more committed than ever before to investments in new data science and technologies for food production. “We are very proud of our leading R&D pipeline with 75 projects in seed & traits, crop protection and Digital Ag pipelines,” said Bob Reiter, Head of Research and Development for the Crop Science Division. …

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