Yara North America Launches Irrigation Solution for CA Farmers

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Yara North America today launched Farm Water Advisor, an irrigation solution now offered free of charge for all California growers and advisors for immediate use. Developed in partnership with The Weather Company, an IBM business, Farm Water Advisor uses a range of data to provide hyper-local weather forecasts and recommend the best schedule for maximum yields. “We have focused on …

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Precision Ag News 2/24

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 10th International IPM Symposium has been postponed from March 2021 to February 28 – March 3, 2022, in Denver, Colo. Kubota Tractor Corporation announced an update to its wheel loader lineup with the launch of the new R540 and R640 models. The next-generation wheel loaders are available in both canopy and cab models and …

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Precision Ag News 2/17

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Crop insurance is not acting as a barrier to the adoption of conservation practices and has a role in helping farmers maintain healthy soil. That’s according to a new peer-reviewed study in the renowned Journal of Environmental Management. During the study, researchers from Purdue University, Arizona State University, and the Nature Conservancy used interviews and a multi-state survey to determine …

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Precision Ag News 2/10

Carrie Muehling

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) recognized winners of its national service awards at the organization’s virtual 2021 Annual Meeting. For more information on NACD’s annual awards, visit the NACD Awards webpage. The first-ever CoAXium ® soft white winter wheat varieties are coming to the Pacific Northwest. Limagrain Cereal Seeds will have Certified seed available at the grower level …

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Truterra Launches First Farmer-Owned Carbon Program

Cindy Zimmerman

Truterra today announced the launch of TruCarbon, the first farmer-owned carbon program. Truterra is the sustainability business subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, and TruCarbon is a new program that will help farmers generate and sell carbon credits to private sector buyers. The program is designed to provide both the best experience for farmers and a …

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Precision Ag News 2/3

Carrie Muehling

CommoditAg has added two new suppliers, YieldMaster Solutions and Attune Agriculture, to further expand its line of high-quality farm products. CommoditAg now offers new biostimulants and biologicals from YieldMaster Solutions and an adjuvant system from Attune. Syngenta Crop Protection is collaborating with artificial intelligence and deep learning company Insilico Medicine to accelerate the invention and development of new, more effective …

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Yara Celebrates 75 Years in North America

Cindy Zimmerman

Yara North America is celebrating its 75th anniversary as a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, working toward a mission to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet by helping farmers produce better, healthier crops through nutrition fertilizers, industrial products and digital farming tools. “Since 1946, Yara North America has been committed to being the crop nutrition company of the …

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AEM Releases Precision Agriculture Study

Chuck Zimmerman

As the use of precision agriculture techniques and technology grows, so do the benefits to the the environment. Here’s a new study showing those benefits. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), in partnership with the American Soybean Association, CropLife America, and National Corn Growers Association, released a study quantifying how widely available precision agriculture technology improves environmental stewardship while providing …

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Precision Ag News 1/27

Carrie Muehling

Cotton Farmer Showcase is part of the Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton project, which provides farmer-focused education and training events delivered by Soil Health Institute scientists, partnering with local soil health technical specialists and farmer mentors who have implemented successful soil health management systems. Sign up today to receive timely notifications and attend the conversations. AgGateway and the Agricultural Industry …

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Heliae® Agriculture Adds Seed Treatment Product

Cindy Zimmerman

Heliae® Agriculture has announced the introduction of PhycoTerra® ST, a new seed treatment formulation designed to help the soil provide necessary water and nutrients to the developing seed and ultimately improve crop yield. PhycoTerra® ST has a unique formulation that allows growers to tap into the potential of this product with lower user rates without sacrificing performance, providing a more …

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