Precision Ag News 10/7

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta Group announces the acquisition of Valagro, a leading Biologicals company, by its business unit Syngenta Crop Protection. The investment positions Syngenta Crop Protection as one of the key global companies poised to shape the rapidly growing Biologicals market, which is set to nearly double in size over the next five years. Valagro will continue to operate as an independent …

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Precision Ag News 9/30

Carrie Muehling

AgBiome® and Tropical Melhoramento e Genética (TMG), a Brazilian breeding company with state of the art breeding technologies for developing soy and cotton cultivars with high productive potential, announced a new global R&D collaboration. The goal is to discover and develop traits with novel modes of action to combat the cotton boll weevil. Case IH announces the launch of Case …

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Precision Ag News 9/23

Carrie Muehling

Brightseed, a 2020 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and developer of Forager™, the world’s first and only AI technology for phytonutrient discovery, has closed $27M in growth financing led by Lewis & Clark AgriFood. Two global companies are combining forces to offer a full range of integrated product development and regulatory services to agriculture technology companies, multinational or regional crop …

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AMVAC® Releases Two New Products for Weed Control in Corn

Cindy Zimmerman

American Vanguard® company AMVAC® has announced two new herbicide products for corn available for the 2021 growing season. IMPACT CORE™: A postemergence corn herbicide that controls grass and broadleaf weeds with punishing takedown and lasting residual. SINATE™: Controls herbicide-resistant and important driver weeds in LibertyLink® corn with outstanding crop safety. IMPACT CORE field studies have shown extended residual weed control …

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Benson Hill Builds a Home for the Future of Food

Cindy Zimmerman

St. Louis-based food tech company Benson Hill, held a ribbon cutting for its new state-of-the-art headquarters on Monday, joined by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. The 160,000 square foot headquarters will house a diverse and growing team focused on innovation of better food and ingredient options from plant to plate. “Today celebrates a milestone on our journey to move food forward,” …

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Precision Ag News 9/16

Carrie Muehling

Raven Industries, Inc. debuted its autonomous platform, Dot®, for the first time at Farm Progress Virtual Experience, one of the largest public farm shows in the United States. PureAcre™ launches as part of BPS Agriculture’s portfolio of companies, announcing they’ll bring new high-performance, Earth-friendly biostimulants and nutritionals to field crop growers in the coming months. The line of agricultural products …

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Farmobile Honored with AgTech Breakthrough Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

Ag data company Farmobile has been named ‘Blockchain-based AgTech Solution of the Year’ and ‘Yield Forecasting Solution of the Year’ in the inaugural AgTech Breakthrough Awards program. The mission of the AgTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize innovation in a range of agricultural and food technology categories, including Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based agricultural technologies, …

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Precision Ag News 9/9

Carrie Muehling

With the vacated registrations of three dicamba herbicides this summer, including XtendiMax®, Engenia® and FeXapan®, farmers are looking for additional soybean weed management options. Those options start with seed. Golden Harvest offers farmers the broadest choice of soybean herbicide tolerance trait platforms, including a strong supply of Enlist E3® soybeans for 2021 planting. For 2021, Golden Harvest expanded its product …

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Farmobile Announces Farmobile Index for Harvest

Cindy Zimmerman

Agricultural data company Farmobile LLC today announced the release of the Farmobile Index for Harvest — a crop progress and benchmarking tool that provides daily, state-level crop insights as corn and soybeans are harvested. Users can view total aggregated harvested acres/yield for an individual state or a group of states and chosen date ranges. Uniquely crowd-sourced by and for the …

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Precision Ag News 9/2

Carrie Muehling

Pioneering a new way to present a farm show wasn’t in the cards when Matt Jungmann started on work for the Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days in 2020. But external forces have readjusted the routine for the Farm Progress events manager. The result is the Farm Progress Virtual Experience, which opens its virtual gates on Tuesday, Sept. 15, …

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