Precision Ag News 3/11

Carrie Muehling

The National Association of Conservation Districts announced the release of a free, first-of-its-kind curriculum, “A Guide to Conducting a Pollinator Conservation Field Day,” available for download through NACD’s new Conservation Education Hub. Aerobotics technology has processed more than 5 million trees, 50,000 acres of groves and 15% of all citrus in Florida. These numbers are climbing ahead of the approaching …

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Precision Ag News 3/4

Carrie Muehling

As farmers are cleaning up their shops, Pioneer is cleaning up their smart phones by consolidating the suite of Pioneer digital tools into one app – the Pioneer Seeds app. Download the Pioneer Seeds app at the in the Apple App Store® or on Google Play®. Registration is now open for Soil Health: The Foundation for Regenerative Agriculture. The fifth …

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Precision Ag News 2/26

Carrie Muehling

As the U.S. Department of Agriculture continues 2018 Farm Bill implementation with the release of its Environmental Quality Incentives Program Interim Rule, National Farmers Union is urging the agency to strengthen the conservation program to better support farmers as they work to ensure the longevity of their land and natural resources. In comments submitted to USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service …

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Precision Ag News 2/19

Carrie Muehling

The non-profit Soil Health Academy announced it has received a $1.65 million grant from global food company General Mills to educate and mentor wheat and oat producers in targeted regions of the U.S. and Canada as they transition from conventional agricultural practices to soil health-focused regenerative agriculture practices. Bayer announced pipeline project advancements and newly unveiled research in a dedicated …

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Precision Ag Bytes 2/12

Carrie Muehling

The Soil Health Partnership is pleased to introduce Dr. Carrie Roever as the new Data Manager. New Holland announced the launch of the TH7.42 Elite large-frame telehandler, manufactured for agricultural operations and marking the first in a new series of telehandlers from the global equipment leader. The National Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with the NACD Auxiliary, announced the …

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Precision Ag Bytes 2/5

Carrie Muehling

Locus Agricultural Solutions and Nori announced a partnership that provides a pathway for payments to farmers harvesting carbon. GROWMARK recognized several award winners at its 2020 Cooperative Leadership Conference. Lucknow District Co-operative Inc., based out of Lucknow, Ontario, took home the Management Excellence Award. based out of Harriston, Ontario, took home the first-place Performance Improvement Award. Netafim, the global leader …

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Precision Ag Bytes 1/29

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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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Precision Ag Bytes 1/15

Carrie Muehling

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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Carrie Muehling

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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