Precision Bytes 6/30

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Jeff Morris is stepping into the role of vice president and chief marketing officer for AgJunction Inc., a leader in automated steering and machine control technology for precision agriculture. Morris will now be responsible for leading all marketing initiatives, developing go-to-market strategies and driving the product road map for AgJunction. Isagro USA, Inc. has signed an agreement to market Vestaron …

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Peak Nanosystems has selected Swanson Russell to lead its branding efforts in three industries. The company focuses on nanotechnology development used in an array of products made for government and corporate clients. The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) would like to remind new farmers and rancher, as well as those not previously contacted by NASS, have until the end of …

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Animal Ag Bites 6/23

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Zoetis joins existing industry partners, adoption organizations and equine advocates in partnering with the Right Horse Initiative to help horses in transition and promote adoption as a preferred method of finding a horse. Angus Productions Inc. (API) has selected Rick Cozzitorto to take the helm as API’s new President. His role will begin June 30th. Zoetis, in partnership with American …

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Precision Ag Bytes 6/22

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A report from the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) has been released.  “Land Use, Land Cover, and Pollinator Health: A Review and Trend Analysis” offers insights into honeybee and pollinator health in the U.S. Abbey Nickel, an award-winning journalist, has been named communications and outreach manager for the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC). Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary for the …

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Precision Ag Bytes 6/16

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Dow AgroSciences has announced that Enlist corn will be commercially available in the United States for the 2018 growing season now that China has officially approved the trait for import. Tracy Linbo has taken the position of Senior Vice President of Agronomy for Wheat Growers.  She comes from 10 years at DuPont Pioneer where she most recently held the position …

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Animal Ag Bites 6/13

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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association will kick off a new regional series of Stockmanship and Stewardship sessions for cattlemen and women with two-day events in California and Nebraska in June. Registration is now open for the 2017 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meetingin Denver, Colorado July 12-15, 2017. The Missouri Angus Association announces Julie Conover of Cameron, Mo., as the organization’s …

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The National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging the Trump Administration to use the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to establish a new, fair trade framework for international trade deals that benefits family farmers, ranchers, and rural residents. Millennial farmer members of the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) recently met with their legislative representatives in Washington, D.C., …

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Precision Ag Bytes 6/12

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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding more than $22.6 million for resource conservation. They are supporting 33 projects nationwide that support conservation through developing tools, technologies, or strategies. BRANDT has created eleven formulations that are now approved for tank mixing with the new Dicamba and 2,4-D herbicides from Monsanto, BASF, Dow and DuPont. They include four nutritional …

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This July, The American Soybean Association (ASA) and Valent USA will host the first Soy Leaders of the Future program, a new opportunity for young people interested in improving their understanding of major policy issues that impact soybean farmers, the importance of advocacy, and careers that can impact agricultural policy. More than 2,300 FFA students are registered for the 2017 …

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Farmers Business Network (FBN) is launching FBN Crop Marketing, a crop marking tool that utilized networks and data to help growers increase profit. The site is made up of FBN Profit CenterTM and an exclusive crop marketing service called FBN Select MarketsTM. Zetor North America, in cooperation with their dealers, is now offering a free ZL 31 loader with purchase …

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