Precision Ag News 3/4

Carrie Muehling

As farmers are cleaning up their shops, Pioneer is cleaning up their smart phones by consolidating the suite of Pioneer digital tools into one app – the Pioneer Seeds app. Download the Pioneer Seeds app at the in the Apple App Store® or on Google Play®. Registration is now open for Soil Health: The Foundation for Regenerative Agriculture. The fifth …

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AEM Presents Davidson Awards

Carrie Muehling

For the third year, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognized three innovative products with the Davidson Prize, which celebrates breakthrough innovations in areas of agricultural, food and biological systems engineering. “The products that have been featured over the past three years represent the diversity of ag engineering, as well …

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NCGA and EDF Launch Success in Stewardship Network

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Corn Growers Association and Environmental Defense Fund have joined forces to launch the Success in Stewardship Network to celebrate and accelerate the use of agricultural conservation practices on U.S. corn farms. The network will showcase success stories from the many farmers and state-level programs putting stewardship into practice, starting with the Minnesota Corn Innovation Grant Program and the …

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AMVAC® Announces 10 New Products in 2020

Cindy Zimmerman

AMVAC®, an American Vanguard® company, today announced 10 new products for 2020 at the opening of the Commodity Classic in San Antonio. The announcement is a result of the corporation’s successful legacy of acquisitions and its “Innovation with Speed and Discipline” product development process, concentrating on specific, customer-focused solutions. New products to AMVAC include a recent acquisition of four herbicide …

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BASF Hosts 14th Behind the Science Media Event

Cindy Zimmerman

For the 14th year, BASF held its Science Behind media event prior to the start of Commodity Classic. “It gives a chance for you to see not just what the product is, but also what are the details behind it – kind of a peek behind the curtain,” said Scott Kay, Vice President, U.S. Crop, BASF Agricultural Solutions. Much of …

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Veris Technologies Introduces Vision for Decisions™

Cindy Zimmerman

At the 2020 Commodity Classic in San Antonio this week, Veris Technologies is introducing Vision for Decisions™, a new seeding environment decision support system to help growers improve seedbeds, planter performance, and population scripts. Vision for Decisions utilizes iScan+ soil and implement sensors embedded in tillage tools and planters along with grower input to maximize the seeding environment. Population scripts …

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Farmers Rank Top Products on Precision Ag Reviews

Cindy Zimmerman

Precision Ag Reviews, an independent resource to help farmers make decisions about precision ag equipment, has ranked the top five products of 2019 according to thousands of reviews received by farmers. “More than 3,000 reviews of precision farming products were submitted to Precision Ag Reviews online and in person at farm shows across the country in 2019,” said Stacie McCracken, …

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Precision Ag News 2/26

Carrie Muehling

As the U.S. Department of Agriculture continues 2018 Farm Bill implementation with the release of its Environmental Quality Incentives Program Interim Rule, National Farmers Union is urging the agency to strengthen the conservation program to better support farmers as they work to ensure the longevity of their land and natural resources. In comments submitted to USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service …

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Precision Ag News 2/19

Carrie Muehling

The non-profit Soil Health Academy announced it has received a $1.65 million grant from global food company General Mills to educate and mentor wheat and oat producers in targeted regions of the U.S. and Canada as they transition from conventional agricultural practices to soil health-focused regenerative agriculture practices. Bayer announced pipeline project advancements and newly unveiled research in a dedicated …

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Precision Ag Bytes 2/12

Carrie Muehling

The Soil Health Partnership is pleased to introduce Dr. Carrie Roever as the new Data Manager. New Holland announced the launch of the TH7.42 Elite large-frame telehandler, manufactured for agricultural operations and marking the first in a new series of telehandlers from the global equipment leader. The National Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with the NACD Auxiliary, announced the …

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