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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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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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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Precision Ag News 4/29

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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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Precision Ag News 4/22

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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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Precision Ag News 4/8

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Pat Holloway, a field agronomist with Beck’s Hybrids in Iowa, is big on planning, especially when it comes to planting corn. As he says, “you get one shot to get it right.” And while planting a crop is far more complicated than non-farmers know, COVID-19 has provided another layer of complexity in 2020. National Corn Growers Association is committed to …

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Precision Ag News 4/1

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A new soybean variety – with resistance to soybean cyst nematode (SCN) derived from the breeding line PI 89772 – is being released by Syngenta in small quantities in 2020. Syngenta is sharing seed with university researchers and farm cooperators now, and full commercial launch is coming next year. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the registration of …

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Precision Ag News 3/25

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Ayrstone announces the release of the new AyrMesh Cab Hub2, designed specifically for connecting farm equipment to the network. The AyrMesh Cab Hub2 is a version of the company’s popular AyrMesh Hub2x2 but modified to make it easy to mount on a tractor, sprayer, combine, UTV or truck. Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based technology company, has launched its new website to …

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Precision Ag News 3/18

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The Soil Health Partnership will launch a new podcast called “The People of Soil Health” on April 7, 2020. The Podcast will provide a direct connection into the network of soil health professionals who are focused on the on-farm economic and environmental benefits of soil health. With concerns about large gatherings growing around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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Precision Ag News 3/11

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The National Association of Conservation Districts announced the release of a free, first-of-its-kind curriculum, “A Guide to Conducting a Pollinator Conservation Field Day,” available for download through NACD’s new Conservation Education Hub. Aerobotics technology has processed more than 5 million trees, 50,000 acres of groves and 15% of all citrus in Florida. These numbers are climbing ahead of the approaching …

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