Precision Ag Bytes 5/1

Carrie Muehling

Register now for the Soil Health Institute’s 4th Annual Meeting scheduled for July 16-18 in Sacramento, California. The Conservation Technology Information Center welcomes its new Executive Director, Mike Komp. Ceres Imaging announced an expanded platform partnership agreement with The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer, to further integrate the Ceres aerial imaging solution with the Climate FieldView™ platform, the industry’s …

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Precision Ag Bytes 4/24

Carrie Muehling

The InfoAg International Conference & Exhibition has announced keynote speakers for this year’s event. Register before June 14 to receive the early bird discount. NCGA attended the Coalition for Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Spring 2019 meeting in Sacramento, California. The multi-stakeholder coalition sees agricultural lands as playing a key role in building sustainable agriculture and reducing greenhouse gas emission. Ag Leader …

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Precision Ag Bytes 4/17

Carrie Muehling

An agricultural industry collaboration led by Growing Matters, a coalition committed to neonicotinoid product stewardship, launched “BeSure!” – a stewardship-awareness campaign to promote best-management practices to farmers and applicators who use neonic products. Powered by Growing Matters along with the American Seed Trade Association and the National Pesticide Safety Education Center, BeSure! is designed to strengthen awareness of stewardship practices …

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Precision Ag Bytes 4/10

Carrie Muehling

April 5 marked the 100th anniversary of the European Biological Control Laboratory, operated in Montpellier, France, by the Agricultural Research Service to find, describe and evaluate natural enemies of invasive pests and weeds that arrived in the United States from abroad. The American Seed Trade Association welcomes the decision by the Commission of Phytosanitary Measures to develop a Systems Approach …

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Precision Ag Bytes 4/3

Carrie Muehling

New Ag International will take two conferences to Brazil in August 2019. InfoAg International Conference & Exhibition, a three-day event jointly organized with the International Plant Nutrition Institute, will run in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil from 26-28 August 2019. Kynetec, the global leader in agricultural and animal health market research, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Neil …

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Precision Ag Bytes 3/27

Carrie Muehling

The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers are currently collecting comments on their proposed rule of the term “Waters of the United States.” Agricultural Retailers Association has prepared draft comments that are supportive of the proposed rule. The draft comments are intended for you to easily submit to the agencies before the deadline of April 15th. Submit comments now on …

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Precision Ag Bytes 3/20

Carrie Muehling

Kubota Corporation announced its decision to utilize the development and production capabilities of Buhler Industries Inc. for a new series of tractors. Buhler has a proven track record for designing, manufacturing, and distributing large tractors in North America. The Yield Lab Institute has released a new report on agtech ecosystems titled “Foundations for Agricultural Ecosystems.” The Yield Lab Institute and …

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Precision Ag Bytes 3/13

Carrie Muehling

AgBiome Innovations™, the commercial arm of AgBiome™, introduced Lektivar™ 40SC, a novel fungicide (fluazinam) that provides superior control of foliar and soil-borne diseases to include white mold, southern blight, downy mildew, early blight, and many others. TerrAvion announced a new partnership with FarmLogs, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based farm management software provider. The partnership will allow FarmLogs customers to add high-resolution …

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Precision Ag Bytes 3/6

Carrie Muehling

South Dakota State University and University of Kentucky plant pathologists have confirmed that Cercospora sojina, a soybean pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot, has shown resistance to QoI fungicides (quinone outside inhibitor, strobilurin, e.g. active ingredients in Headline and Quadris) in South Dakota. Dr. Todd Wehner has been added to the team of instructors for the upcoming class of the …

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Precision Ag Bytes 2/27

Carrie Muehling

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced that Dr. Pamela Marrone, founder and CEO of MBI, was honored this week with the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award by BioAg World and Bionema, a leading biopesticide product testing and technology development company. Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. also announced that Venerate® CG has been approved for use in California. This week marks 15-years in business …

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