Precision Ag News 12/29

Carrie Muehling

  • 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.
  • Amyris, Inc., a leading synthetic biotechnology company accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable consumption through its Lab-to-Market operating platform, announced the completion of a previously announced joint venture agreement with MF 92 VENTURES LLC, a Minerva Foods subsidiary, to develop molecules for the sustainable production and distribution of animal protein.
  • Bartlett, a Savage Company, is pleased to announce the launch of a new sustainability project to reduce environmental impacts of Kansas wheat production, in partnership with Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. The Bartlett Kansas Hard Red Winter Wheat Project will help combat climate change by driving innovation in farming practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve soil conservation.
  • While many companies claim to focus on innovation, BASF Agricultural Solutions delivered on its promise to farmers and the agriculture industry by launching more than 37 new products and programs in 2021. This growth reinforces BASF’s commitment to invest in research and development and bring new tools to the market.
  • A 40 percent increase in biofuel production capacity, an on-site solar farm and a company roadmap to net carbon neutrality highlighted a year focused on sustainability for POET, the world’s largest biofuel producer.
  • The joint boards of the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), the Midwest-
    SouthEastern Equipment Dealers Association (MSEDA), the United Equipment Dealers Association (UEDA) and the Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) have voted to move forward with a
    proposal that would consolidate the four associations. This action is the first step towards consolidating which requires a vote by dealer members of each association, which should be completed in spring 2022.
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