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Precision Ag News 12/15

Carrie Muehling

  • Results are in for World Ag Expo’s® 2022 Top-10 New Products Competition. The winners will be showcased February 8-10, 2022 during the World Ag Expo® in Tulare, California.
  • Sakata Seed America has officially signed an agreement finalizing the sale of its carrot breeding program to long-standing corporate partner, Illinois Foundation Seeds, Inc., or IFSI.
  • Heliae® Agriculture announced Dr. Karl Wyant, VP of Ag Science, was named as one of the Agricultural Retailers Association’s (ARA) Rising Stars at the 2021 ARA Conference & Expo in San Antonio, Texas. The Rising Star Award recognizes emerging leaders in agricultural retail and their dynamic contributions to the industry.
  • Adam Robert Kramer of Patch Grove, Wis., was named this year’s recipient of the Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Conservationist of the Year Award. The American Society of Agronomy administers the award. Learn more at
  • Case IH has announced a partnership with MacDon Industries Ltd. to manufacture co-branded draper headers designed for Case IH Axial-Flow® combines. The new line of draper headers will be available to order in early 2022 at Case IH Dealers on a worldwide basis, with the exception of South America.
  • Peanut growers can maximize their crops’ full yield potential with the newly registered Trebuset® Peanuts seed treatment fungicide from Syngenta, which sets a higher standard for early-season suppression of peanut diseases. Trebuset Peanuts is a pre-mixed formulation of five active ingredients found in the Apron®, Maxim®, Dynasty®, Miravis® and Vibrance® fungicide brands.
  • Zyter has introduced an Internet of Things (IoT)-based solution that leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help farmers and agronomists make smarter, more informed crop management decisions. The solution is live as part of the FarmGrid™ Precision Agriculture Solution at the Grand Farm showcase facility near Fargo, N.D.
  • AgSensor Solutions has been formed by a collaboration of three established firms. The partners in the new venture are: AGD Consulting, LogiSync, and Tallgrass Technology Partners.
  • SCS Global Services announces it has achieved “Best Verification Company” in Environmental Finance’s 2021 Annual Market Rankings, a peer-voted market survey. This award signifies the company’s dedication to rigorous validation and verification of offset projects, so that its clients can deliver high-quality verified carbon credits to the global markets.
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