Precision Ag News 7/29

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GROWMARK, Inc. announced Lora Wright will be joining the Board of Directors in a new at large position. Wright brings more than 20 years of animal agricultural industry and technology experience to her new role. The Soil Health Institute is virtually offering Soil Health: The Foundation for Regenerative Agriculture, July 30 and July 31, 2020. If you haven’t registered and …

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Precision Ag News 7/22

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The National Association of Conservation Districts announced the award of $6.5 million in new technical assistance grants to nearly 400 conservation districts in 36 states and territories. Agriculture may now have another solution to positively impact climate change thanks to a new initiative launched by Bayer. Beginning this month, Bayer will start rewarding farmers in Brazil and the U.S. for …

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Precision Ag News 7/15

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American Farmland Trust, a national leader in protecting agricultural land, promoting environmentally sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land, will join forces with Sand County Foundation to present the Leopold Conservation Award® Program. AgLaunch and Farm Journal are pleased to open applications for the 2nd Row Crop Challenge to select leading startup companies addressing the biggest problems in …

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Precision Ag News 7/8

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Field to Market recognized the Soil Health Institute‘s Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Project on June 24 during its annual Plenary and General Assembly Meeting, recognizing this outstanding cross-sector partnership for advancing continuous improvements in sustainable outcomes for U.S. commodity agriculture. Ag Leader stated its high-speed, high-accuracy planting system SureSpeed, is now available to order through its dealer network. The …

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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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