Precision Ag News 9/30

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AgBiome® and Tropical Melhoramento e Genética (TMG), a Brazilian breeding company with state of the art breeding technologies for developing soy and cotton cultivars with high productive potential, announced a new global R&D collaboration. The goal is to discover and develop traits with novel modes of action to combat the cotton boll weevil. Case IH announces the launch of Case …

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Precision Ag News 9/23

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Brightseed, a 2020 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and developer of Forager™, the world’s first and only AI technology for phytonutrient discovery, has closed $27M in growth financing led by Lewis & Clark AgriFood. Two global companies are combining forces to offer a full range of integrated product development and regulatory services to agriculture technology companies, multinational or regional crop …

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Precision Ag News 9/16

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Raven Industries, Inc. debuted its autonomous platform, Dot®, for the first time at Farm Progress Virtual Experience, one of the largest public farm shows in the United States. PureAcre™ launches as part of BPS Agriculture’s portfolio of companies, announcing they’ll bring new high-performance, Earth-friendly biostimulants and nutritionals to field crop growers in the coming months. The line of agricultural products …

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Farmobile Honored with AgTech Breakthrough Awards

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Ag data company Farmobile has been named ‘Blockchain-based AgTech Solution of the Year’ and ‘Yield Forecasting Solution of the Year’ in the inaugural AgTech Breakthrough Awards program. The mission of the AgTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize innovation in a range of agricultural and food technology categories, including Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based agricultural technologies, …

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Precision Ag News 9/9

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With the vacated registrations of three dicamba herbicides this summer, including XtendiMax®, Engenia® and FeXapan®, farmers are looking for additional soybean weed management options. Those options start with seed. Golden Harvest offers farmers the broadest choice of soybean herbicide tolerance trait platforms, including a strong supply of Enlist E3® soybeans for 2021 planting. For 2021, Golden Harvest expanded its product …

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Farmobile Announces Farmobile Index for Harvest

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Agricultural data company Farmobile LLC today announced the release of the Farmobile Index for Harvest — a crop progress and benchmarking tool that provides daily, state-level crop insights as corn and soybeans are harvested. Users can view total aggregated harvested acres/yield for an individual state or a group of states and chosen date ranges. Uniquely crowd-sourced by and for the …

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Precision Ag News 9/2

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Pioneering a new way to present a farm show wasn’t in the cards when Matt Jungmann started on work for the Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days in 2020. But external forces have readjusted the routine for the Farm Progress events manager. The result is the Farm Progress Virtual Experience, which opens its virtual gates on Tuesday, Sept. 15, …

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AMVAC® and Corteva® Collaborate on SIMPAS Technology

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AMVAC® Chemical Corporation has completed the first phase of a testing relationship with Corteva® Agriscience using proprietary SIMPAS™ prescriptive application equipment, according to an announcement today by American Vanguard® Corporation. The technology enabled Corteva to precisely deliver inputs in replicated research trials in anticipation of commercialization of Corteva-brand SIMPAS-applied Solutions™ (SaS). SIMPAS is designed to address targeted problem areas in …

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EPA and USDA Announce Next Gen Fertilizer Challenge

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The Environmental Protection Agency has teamed up with USDA to advance agricultural sustainability with the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges. The competition includes two challenges that seek proposals for new and existing fertilizer technologies to maintain or improve crop yields while reducing the impacts of fertilizers on the environment. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced …

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Precision Ag News 8/26

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Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with an American Soybean Association Conservation Legacy Award. The awards recognize farm management practices of U.S. soybean farmers that are both environmentally friendly and profitable. More information on past winners of the award and how to submit your application is available in the …

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