Heliae® Agriculture Connects Retailers With Regenerative Ag Options

Cindy Zimmerman

Heliae® Agriculture is introducing retailers and growers to new options for building soil health and increasing yields via native soil microbes to start the process toward regenerative agriculture. Regenerative agriculture is an approach to farming which focuses on improving soil health. Typical regenerative methods require truckloads of organic matter per acre and planting cover crops. Most recently, the introduction of …

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Mahindra New to NAFB Trade Talk

Cindy Zimmerman

Mahindra started building tractors in India in 1963 and Mahindra USA was established in 1964, but this is the first year the company has been at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk. Mahindra is the world’s top selling farm tractor company by numbers with 50 percent of the market in India and Senior product manager Ryan Pearcy says …

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Precision Ag Bytes 11/20

Carrie Muehling

A modified JCB Fastrac has set a new world tractor speed record of 135.191 mph, which was the average of two high-speed runs conducted at Elvington Airfield in the United Kingdom and ratified by Guinness World Records. On its way to establishing the record, the machine known as Fastrac Two achieved a remarkable top speed of 153.771 mph. Valent BioSciences …

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Precision Ag Bytes 11/13

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Cindy Zimmerman

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

Chuck Zimmerman

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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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