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Precision Ag News 11/4

Carrie Muehling

  • The National Wheat Foundation is announcing the state winners for the 2021 Contest which includes 64 growers from 21 states.
  • Bayer signals its commitment to delivering high quality cucumber, melon, pepper and eggplant seeds faster to growers around the world with the announced expansion of its Vegetable Seeds R&D Product Design Center in San Nicolás, Spain. The San Nicolás site supports Bayer’s global vegetable seeds R&D pipeline for varieties sold to customers in more than 130 countries and territories under the Seminis® and De Ruiter® brands, both united under Vegetables by Bayer.
  • Indigo Agriculture announced a deepened commitment to advancing discovery in soil carbon science, enabled by the acquisition of Soil Metrics — an industry-leading technology for comprehensive soil carbon and greenhouse gas (ghg) assessment in agricultural soils.
  • AgGateway has announced that President and CEO Wendy Smith is retiring effective December 31, 2021, and that current Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Brent Kemp will move into the role of AgGateway President and CEO beginning January 1, 2022.
  • Elizabeth Escobar has joined Nichino America, Inc. as Manager of Strategic Planning and Business Development, effective November 1, 2021.
  • Change of leadership at the top of Novihum Technologies: Alexa Hergenröther, member of Novihum Technologies’ Advisory Board, was elected its new Chairperson as of September 23, 2021. Former Chairperson Dr. Rolf Nagel will act as her deputy. He was one of Novihum Technologies GmbH’s first investors and played a significant role in the successful development of the company during its founding years.
  • JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, announced that Cody Rainer has been named as Director of Channel Development to lead the company’s expanding initiatives within the agricultural sector.
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