Precision Ag News 7/1

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WinField United will add cotton to its Armor brand seed offerings for the 2021 growing season. Armor, a brand long known as a strong advocate for farmers in the Southern United States, will continue to build on its promise of delivering quality products, providing agronomic support and advocating for farmers as WinField United moves its proprietary cotton seed from CROPLAN® …

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Precision Ag News 6/24

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National Pollinator Week is June 22-28, 2020, and the National Corn Growers Association says it is an excellent time to think about the best management practices to protect critical pollinators like honeybees and Monarch butterflies. AGI SureTrack released a mobile application, for iOS and Android, that enables seed selection, production planning, traceability, marketing and bookkeeping from the palm of your …

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Precision Ag News 6/17

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Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. The awards recognize farm management practices of U.S. soybean farmers that are both environmentally friendly and profitable. The Conservation Legacy Awards are sponsored by the American Soybean Association (ASA), BASF, Bayer, the United Soybean Board/soybean checkoff and Valent …

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Precision Ag News 6/10

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The Agricultural Retailers Association and the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives called on the Environmental Protection Agency to further clarify the agency’s cancellation order on use and distribution of dicamba products. A copy of the letter can be found here. The agenda for this year’s Soil Health Institute virtual Annual Meeting, Soil Health: The Foundation for Regenerative Agriculture, is now …

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Precision Ag News 6/3

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Miravis® Prime fungicide – developed by Syngenta to deliver powerful, broad-spectrum disease control in grapes and other specialty and vegetable crops – is now registered for use in California. Following school closures and summer breaks, students from three technical colleges will eventually return to classes and continue working with new hands-on learning tools: Case IH tractors. Case IH donated tractors …

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Precision Ag News 5/27

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HELM Agro US, Inc. and Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd., have entered into a long-term collaboration for the commercial development of three novel crop protection herbicides. Under the initiative, HELM will partner with ISK Biosciences Corporation of Concord, Ohio, a subsidiary of Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Ltd. of Osaka, Japan, in the commercial development of the new market offerings beginning in 2020. …

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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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