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Bushel, an innovative provider of grain industry software, and Granular, a leading Farm Management Software platform, have announced an agreement to collaborate, streamlining farmers grain management and marketing tasks. Following engagement with As You Sow, The Kellogg Company announced a commitment to phase out the use of glyphosate as a pre-harvest drying agent in its major wheat and oat supply …

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Precision Ag Bytes 1/23

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The BASF Living Acres Monarch Challenge has completed another successful year. In 2019, 20,000 milkweed seedlings were shipped to farmers and golf courses across the Midwest who were passionate about preserving monarch populations. The number of legislative bills, policies, and programs that advance soil health have increased significantly since the Soil Health Institute released its original catalog in 2018. The …

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Ceres Imaging announced the close of a record-breaking fiscal year that included new partnerships and research, industry recognition, key hires, and the launch of transformational new products. Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. announced that its novel, patented Bacillus biofungicide, Stargus®, has been fully reviewed by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and approved for immediate use by growers in California on …

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Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced that two of its biofungicide products — Stargus® and Regalia® — have been approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for indoor and outdoor use on hemp plants. Lindsay Corporation, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, and Farmers Edge, a global leader in digital agriculture, announced a …

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American Vanguard Corporation announced the acquisition of four herbicide brands from Corteva Agriscience. These products are complementary tank-mix partners for a variety of primary herbicides used in the U.S agricultural market. BRANDT has helped another grower set a new world yield record this year. David Hula’s corn yield was recorded at 616 bushels per acre as part of the 2019 …

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Precision Ag Bytes 12/18

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USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), USDA’s flagship program that helps producers plan and implement 150-plus conservation practices on working lands. The rule – now available on the Federal Register – takes effect upon publication and includes changes to the program prescribed by the 2018 Farm …

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Precision Ag Bytes 12/11

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ARVA Intelligence has established the first research farm of its kind in Humphrey, Arkansas. The ARVA Intelligence Delta Research Farm combines 3000 acres of highly censored field data with cutting-edge machine learning analytics to provide the most in-depth understanding of product efficacy and soil context available in agriculture. Benson Hill, a crop improvement company dedicated to unlocking the natural diversity …

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Precision Ag Bytes 12/4

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The J.R. Simplot Company and Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC have announced Simplot’s agreement to acquire all of the interests in Pinnacle Agriculture Enterprises, LLC and its subsidiaries. The target acquisition close date is in early 2020. The project partners Clariant and GETEC have won the highly prestigious Energy Efficiency Award from the German Energy Agency in the category “Concepts for …

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Precision Ag Bytes 11/26

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The Soil Health Partnership and the National Corn Growers Association co-hosted a field day for U.S. Senate and House Agriculture Committee staff at Harborview Farms in Rock Hall, Md. Staffers had the opportunity to learn more about soil health management practices being implemented at Harborview Farms. Syngenta and Simplot Grower Solutions are working together to increase efficiencies for growers through …

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Precision Ag Bytes 11/20

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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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