Precision Ag Bytes 12/4

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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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Precision Ag Bytes 11/13

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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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