Precision Ag Bytes 9/6

Kelly Marshall

The American Soybean Association is seeking applications for the next Conservation Legacy Award.  This program honors soybean producers using environmentally friendly and profitable management practices on their farms. The new Cat S41 smartphone is replacing the Cat S40 for users who put their mobile phones under stress.  The Cat phone offers an exceptional battery capability, rugged credentials, and great display …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/30

Kelly Marshall

Salford is introducing the new Valmar 56 series line of granular applicators to replace the 55 series line. The 56 series \ feature polyethylene hoppers, a new ISOBUS controller and the ability to control up to 4 separate metering sections. Equipment Technologies (ET) has unveiled a new series of hydrostatic sprayers.  The Bruin Sprayers were reengineered for durability required by …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/23

Kelly Marshall

The application deadline for the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) is August 31, 2017.  This non-profit award acknowledges exceptional contribution to wildlife conservation and is presented by Banovich Wildscapes Foundation and Southeastern Wildlife Exposition and sponsored by Cabela’s Outdoor Fund and the Cabela Family Foundation. Monsanto Company has reached a global licensing agreement with biotechnology company, ToolGen, Inc., The agreement …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/16

Kelly Marshall

The Soil Health Institute in Research Triangle Park (RTP) near Raleigh, NC is seeking an experienced, professional Soil Scientist/Agronomist with expertise in both fields for a 1-3 year term appointment. Agri-tech company, Inocucor, has added two agriculture bioscience leaders, Carole Cobb and Gregg Bogosian, Ph.D., to its Manufacturing Advisory Board. The Soil Health Institute announced five researchers will receive Soil …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/9

Kelly Marshall

Submit nominations now for The Fertilizer Institute’s 2018 4R Advocate program to recognize farmers and retailers promoting the 4R Nutrient Stewardship principles.  Nominations are due October 31, 2017. Syngenta has entered into non-exclusive licensing agreements with Dow AgroSciences LLC and M.S. Technologies, L.L.C. for the Enlist E3 Event in soybeans in North and Central America, and the Conkesta Enlist E3 …

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Farm Dog, the leading pest and disease management platform for growers and agronomists, has completed the second stage of its integration with John Deere Operations Center. McFarlane will be adding a new model of Reel Disk, the Cobra. It features a unique set of disk blades and a highly aggressive cutting ability along with outstanding durability. Agrible‘s Morning Farm Report will …

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Precision Ag Bytes 7/26

Kelly Marshall

The final five for Syngenta’s #RootedinAg contest have been announced.  They are: Thomas Luke Andrews from Boyle, Mississippi; Lauren Grimes from Tifton, Georgia; Steve Groves from Bakersfield, California; Tori Streitmatter from Sparland, Illinois; and Nicole Swinson from Kenansville, North Carolina. The National Association of Conservation Districts is concerned with budget cuts to the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, but is encouraged that the Senate Appropriations Committee has …

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Precision Ag Bytes 7/19

Kelly Marshall

The National Science Foundation has awarded a Small Business Innovation Research grant to Advanced Biological Marketing (ABM). The money will allow ABM to develop a new class of biorational chemicals based on chemical communicants from plant symbiotic fungi to offer greater crop yields, enhanced root growth and resistance to stress. Penn State University Extension reminds growers to be ever vigilant …

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