Precision Ag News 5/20

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Register now for “Soil Health: The Foundation for Regenerative Agriculture,” on July 30-31, 2020. Registration is required to attend. This is a free, 2-day virtual event. Join to advance the opportunity that improving soil health offers to address climate change, water quality, food production, biodiversity, and many other pressing issues. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed rule to …

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Regenerative Agriculture Expands Into New Regions

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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 …

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Precision Ag News 5/13

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HELM Agro US, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Brock Waggoner as Sales Agronomist for the Midwest region. Through a Conservation Innovation Grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, The Nature Conservancy provided essential support for Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency and project partner California Lutheran University in their effort to …

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Summit Agro USA Announces New Regev Fungicide

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Summit Agro USA is pleased to announce the introduction of the first hybrid fungicide for US agriculture – REGEV. This next generation disease control product combines the benefits of a botanical product with the advantages of a conventional fungicide. “REGEV brings together Tea Tree Oil and difenoconazole giving growers across a variety of crops a very effective disease control product, …

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Precision Ag News 5/6

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NRCS is announcing $5 million for Wetland Mitigation Banks to help conservation partners develop or establish mitigation banks to help agricultural producers maintain eligibility for USDA programs. HELM Agro US, Inc., a global manufacturer of high-quality crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Mary Josephson as Regional Sales Manager for the Northern Corn Belt. This year, the National …

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Farmobile Unveils Crowd-Sourced Index

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmobile LLC is announcing the launch today of the Farmobile Index – “a crop progress and benchmarking tool that leverages crowd-sourced data to deliver planting and harvest insights to farmer-customers.” The Farmobile Index provides users with a daily view into aggregate, state-level crop results, ahead of USDA-NASS reported survey estimates. This allows farmer-customers to glean crop progress insights which the …

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Precision Ag News 4/29

Carrie Muehling

The Soil Health Institute announced its 5th Annual Meeting will go virtual. As previously announced, the annual meeting will be July 30-31. An agenda and more information on how to register will be available in early May. Golden Harvest is expanding its product portfolio for the 2021 growing season with the release of 12 new corn hybrids and 22 new …

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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 …

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Precision Ag News 4/22

Carrie Muehling

In celebration of Earth Day, the Renewable Fuels Association and Renewable Fuels Nebraska announced that Trenton Agri Products (TAP) in Trenton, Nebraska will become the first demonstration site for a new ethanol industry initiative to expand pollinator habitat in key production regions. TAP will establish a 5-acre pollinator plot this spring near the entrance to their facility to increase awareness …

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Analysis Shows U.S. Agriculture Reducing Emissions

Cindy Zimmerman

American agriculture is more environmentally sustainably than ever. A new analysis of updated data from both USDA and EPA shows U.S. farmers and ranchers continue to reduce per-unit greenhouse gas emissions. All told, the U.S. agricultural sector accounts for less than 10% of total U.S. emissions. That’s less than the emissions from the transportation, electricity generation and industrial sectors. Globally, …

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