Enogen Waves Flag for Ethanol at NASCAR Race

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For the sixth consecutive year, Syngenta Enogen sponsored NASCAR® racing at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa this past weekend. The Iowa 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race presented by Enogen on Sunday highlighted both corn and ethanol around the track and allowed Syngenta to thank some of the farmers who are enzyme suppliers for their local plants. Chris Tingle, head of …

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Precision Ag Bytes 6/20

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Stine Seed Farm Inc, an affiliate of Stine Seed Company, has invested $5 million in Smart Ag Inc., an Iowa technology firm that has revolutionized automation in agriculture with the development of a full stack software platform and aftermarket kit for driverless tractors. The Stine Seed investment In Smart Ag’s Series Seed Round comes just five short months after Smart …

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Bayer Hosts Pollinator Week Webinars

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In celebration of National Pollinator Week, Bayer is hosting live webinars showcasing innovative bee health research and practical applications for improving honey bee colony health. This is the second year that Bayer has hosted the webinars featuring researchers working on projects funded through Bayer’s Healthy Hives 2020 initiative, in partnership with Project Apis m. and hosted by Bee Culture. New …

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2018 Seed Industry Awards

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The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) announced the winners of its 2018 seed industry awards last week during the Policy & Leadership Development Conference in Washington, D.C. The ASTA Distinguished Service award was presented to Osama El-Lissy, Deputy Administrator for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ). The award recognizes those whose efforts …

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John Deere Updates 9R Family of Tractors

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John Deere‘s 2019 lineup of large 9R, 9RT and 9RX tractors will feature technology updates and other enhancements. For the first time, John Deere is offering a 120-inch track spacing option on 9470RX, 9520RX, 9570RX and 9620RX Series Four Track Ag Tractors equipped with 30- and 36-inch tracks. “The extra wide stance of this machine is ideal for customers wanting …

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All Ag News DC Audio

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Last week was a busy one in Washington DC and that gave Tony St. James plenty of news to discuss with lawmakers and industry leaders during his second annual All Ag, All Day DC Capitol Ag Tour. The purpose of the event is to talk with Congressional Representatives (House & Senate) who have a hand in policy that affects agriculture …

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Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill

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By a vote of 20 to 1, the Senate Agriculture Committee passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 Wednesday “The Senate Agriculture Committee’s bipartisan Farm Bill process is a reminder of how things should work in Washington – listening to the folks back home, working through issues with the other side of the aisle, then writing a good bill,” said …

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New Market Insights for Crop Biologics

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Microbial additives or “biologics” are becoming an important approach for farmers looking for ways to manage production challenges and a new study conducted by BioCognito and Farmgate Insights takes a multifaceted look at this expanding field of agriculture. According to the study, “Plant Microbiome, The Next Wave in Agriculture?,” more than $5 billion has been invested in this space in …

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New Processes Create Opportunities in Biochemical Industry

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Companies like Dedert Corporation are watching technologies they’ve used in the petrochemical industry for years now being applied to the biochemical industry in exciting ways. The company provides thermal systems to the starch and ethanol industry, with a focus on drying solids and concentrating liquids. “For us, the most interesting thing is seeing what’s happening with in particular the bio-based …

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Precision Ag Bytes 6/13

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Lindsay Corporation and Farmers Edge have announced a partnership that will deliver an unmatched suite of ag tech and digital agronomy solutions for their customers. This collaboration between Lindsay Corporation and Farmers Edge provides farmers with a simple solution to easily access field-centric data and deep insights they need to make informed decisions and get the most out of every …

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