Precision Ag News 10/27

Carrie Muehling

  • Heliae® Agriculture announced that its flagship product, PhycoTerra® soil microbial food, has received a label expansion in the U.S. for post-harvest residue management use.
  • Missouri corn and soybean farmers have a new opportunity to expand pollinator-friendly landscapes through a first-of-its-kind pilot project that quantifies and certifies biodiversity credits. The pilot offers farmers an opportunity to participate in an innovative program to earn biodiversity credits along with agricultural carbon and water quality credits as part of Ecosystem Services Market Consortium’s national ecosystem services market program.
  • Dryland Genetics announced that it has named an industry veteran to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Craig Anderson, who previously served as the brand manager at LG Seeds and the COO of AgReliant Genetics, will oversee production, sales, and supply chain management at Dryland Genetics.
  • The Soil Health Institute announced the launch of the U.S. Regenerative Cotton Fund, an initiative to draw down 1 million metric tons of CO2e from the atmosphere by 2026 through increased adoption of regenerative soil health practices by cotton producers.
  • Woods End Laboratories LLC announced it is a recipient of a USDA research award intended to perform integrated soil sampling, analysis and reporting of the carbon status of US CRP lands.
  • Pluton Biosciences announced the appointment of new CEO Steven Slater, PhD. Dr. Slater has more than 30 years of experience in microbial genomics, biotechnology and business leadership.
  • The non-profit Soil Health Academy announced that it has launched a web-based platform to connect its regenerative farming and ranching graduates with a growing base of consumers, food processors and retailers interested in purchasing regeneratively grown products.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing fiscal year 2022 assistance opportunities for agricultural producers and private landowners for key programs, such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), and Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) program.
  • T-L Irrigation Co. introduces Precision Point Touch Pro, an add-on board combined with a firmware upgrade that dials up simplicity, options and functionality for pivot system controls while decluttering the irrigation workspace.
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