Precision Ag Bytes 11/13

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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

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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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Precision Ag Bytes 10/30

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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

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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

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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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Precision Ag Bytes 10/9

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Sentera announces that its Tassel Count analytics product will be available to all FieldAgent™ customers in March 2020. Expanding data-driven solutions for the ag industry, GROWMARK, Inc. and Growers Edge Financial, Inc. (Growers Edge) have announced a strategic partnership to help farmers become more efficient and profitable. Growers Edge will provide a yield guarantee program for GROWMARK’s expansive North American …

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Precision Ag Bytes 10/2

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New DEKALB® corn and Asgrow® soybean products for 2020 feature exclusive genetics, industry-leading trait technologies and strong agronomic packages for consistent performance and high-yield potential. DEKALB is introducing a total of 28 new products next season. Twenty-six new Asgrow® Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybean products are being offered for planting next season. For more information, go to www.bayer.com. South Dakota …

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Precision Ag Bytes 9/25

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Farm Market iD’s updated, in-season data now includes this season’s “lost acres”. In total, 17.4 million crop production acres have been lost in key broad-acre states compared to 18 million acres reported by USDA in the same states. Lost acres include fields and acres that are normally planted and now have a failed crop, were never planted or contain a …

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Precision Ag Bytes 9/18

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Precision Laboratories expands its offering of Irrigation Water Optimizers with the introduction of Stretta™. Stretta is the first plant-derived Irrigation Water Optimizer with fertilizer compatibility. It improves the availability and performance of irrigation water, nutrients, and other soil-applied products throughout the plant root zone, optimizing the growing environment. ADAMA Ltd. and Taranis, announced their global partnership to develop a full …

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Precision Ag Bytes 9/11

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Fieldin, which has developed an all-in-one farm management platform that helps specialty crop growers optimize all of their field operations, has secured $12 million in financing to fuel company growth and expand its precision agriculture technology. The new Vermeer 604 R-series balers feature a range of components, features and options. Three 6 ft x 4 ft (1.8 m x 1.2 …

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