Farmobile Works with ARA to Improve Supply Chain Profitability

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Farmobile is partnering with the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) to help ARA members maximize revenue when it comes to commercial fleets. Farmobile’s Bradford Warner has a background in logistics, and he noticed when he came to the agriculture industry that it lagged behind others when it comes to efficiency and managing fleets. “It’s been a very promising relationship, because when …

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Precision Ag News 1/20

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The InfoAg Conference is scheduled live and in person for August 3-4, 2021 at the St. Louis Station Hotel in St. Louis, MO! Sign up here to receive updates on speakers, special events, health and safety protocols and more. Harvust is the winner of the seventh annual Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge, becoming the 2021 Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the …

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Heliae® Agriculture and Rizobacter Collaborate

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Heliae® Agriculture has announced a new strategic collaboration with Rizobacter, a subsidiary of Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., a global leader in sustainable solutions for agriculture, to deliver unique soil and crop nutrition technologies for farmers. Through this collaboration, Heliae® Agriculture will integrate Rizobacter’s world class biological solutions into their comprehensive product and technology offerings, starting in January 2021. Adoption of …

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Traction Launches New Accounting Solution For Farmers

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Traction™ announced today the launch of a new cloud-based farm accounting application. This first release gives farmers an easy way to manage their day-to-day cash accounting transactions from any connected device including phones and tablets. Until now, farmers have had to choose between non-farm specific applications or legacy desktop software to manage financial information and overall farm profitability. The challenge …

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Precision Ag News 1/13

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The introduction of the Vermeer round baler in 1971 had a major influence on how hay and cattle producers harvested hay. To help commemorate the half century of innovation, Vermeer has planned a number of activities that will take place at the factory, online and across and its dealerships. To follow along as the company celebrates “50 years of the …

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EPA Announces Sustainable Pest Control Initiative

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler was in Mississippi on Monday where he announced a $2 million dollar initiative that encourages smart and sustainable pest control in agriculture. The initiative, which is an extension of EPA’s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP), expects to award grantees up to $200,000 to implement sustainable pest management practices that align with the …

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Precision Ag News 1/6

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The Fertilizer Institute announced that it and the Biostimulant Coalition have reached a formal agreement to form a “Biostimulant Council” and work together to advance policy and regulatory frameworks that increase biostimulant market access and encourage research and innovation. The Biostimulant Coalition is a non-profit group of interested parties cooperating to proactively address regulatory and legislative issues involving biological or …

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EPA Pesticide Program Update for Cotton

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The 2021 virtual Beltwide Cotton Consultants Conference Tuesday included an update from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs on crop protection products important to cotton growers. Michael Goodis, Acting Deputy Director, provided information on a number of pesticides, including dicamba. In this excerpt from his presentation, Goodis explains the process that went into determining the final registration …

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Precision Ag News 12/30

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Even in an unpredictable year, the innovative Agrisure® traits portfolio delivered strong in-field performance across the Midwest. The portfolio offers numerous proven solutions for growers striving to protect their corn’s genetic yield potential from common pests. Agrisure Duracade trait stacks feature novel, alternate modes of action to help preserve trait durability and delay insect adaptation for long-term field health, yielding …

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Precision Ag News 12/23

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John Deere has entered into an allied distribution agreement with Smart Guided Systems to sell and support its Smart-Apply Intelligent Control System through the John Deere dealer channel in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. For much of the past century, the invasive pink bollworm wreaked havoc in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico – inflicting tens of millions of …

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