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Precision Ag News 9/2

Carrie Muehling

  • 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, and runs through Thursday, Sept. 17, with all premiered videos and material available to visitors into 2021.
  • Fall is the best time to establish a pollinator habitat for a couple of key reasons, according to Peter Berthelsen, with the Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund, which is supported by the National Corn Growers Association. The first step in the enrollment process is to complete the Seed A Legacy program application form. Make sure to read and consider the complete Program Guidelines here.
  • ‘Kiss the Ground,’ a new Netflix movie, features soil health pioneers Ray Archuleta and Gabe Brown. The movie features a lineup of some of Hollywood’s most recognizable names and faces, but two of its stars fly a little closer to the ground. In fact, newly minted movie stars, Ray Archuleta and Gabe Brown, make their living from the ground, teaching other farmers how to successfully transition to regenerative agriculture in order to restore healthy food, soil, farms and profits.
  • AgBiome announced that Howler fungicide has been approved by the state regulators in California and New York, making the product approved for sale and use in 49 of the 50 U.S. states (Hawaii pending).
  • In another effort to remove barriers to innovation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a rule that will streamline the regulation of certain plant-incorporated protectants (PIPs) that pose no risks of concern to humans or the environment. This action – which will be available for public comment for 60 days – delivers on a key directive under President Trump’s Executive Order on Modernizing the Regulatory Framework for Agricultural Biotechnology Products.
  • Nufarm Americas, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of Panther MTZ herbicide. Panther MTZ is the latest in Nufarm’s portfolio of innovative Panther herbicides formulated to help growers gain weed management efficacy, resistance management and lasting residual control that improves flexibility come spring.
  • Raven demonstrates its autonomous platform, Dot®, for the first time at a public farm show in the United States at Farm Progress Virtual Experience.
  • CommoditAg is pleased to announce the addition of a new supplier, Main Street Data, to now offer data services that further expands the company’s line of high-quality farm products. The product, MarketVision, is a digital farm management tool that helps growers optimize grain trading and profits.
  • Salford Group, Inc. is pleased to announce they are partnering with Case IH to supply Salford’s industry-leading air boom application technology for the Case IH Titan Floaters chassis.
  • Soybean growers have a new seed option available for the 2021 growing season. BASF announces the U.S. launch of XitavoTM Brand soybean seed with Enlist E3® technology. Xitavo Brand soybean seed is owned by MS Technologies and exclusively distributed by BASF.
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