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Precision Ag News 6/30

Carrie Muehling

  • The Soil and Water Conservation Society awarded the prestigious Hugh Hammond Bennett Award to American Farmland Trust Senior Research Advisor, Ann Sorensen, PhD, for her 50 years of service to the conservation of natural resources.
  • Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. The awards recognize farm management practices of U.S. soybean farmers that are both environmentally friendly and profitable. All applications must be submitted by August 15, 2022.
  • Experienced ag account professional Taylor Janicek has joined Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC, one of the fastest-growing crop input suppliers in America. Janicek now becomes Meristem’s sales representative in the Northern Corn Belt, operating out of central Michigan.
  • Global soil health innovator and regenerative agriculture leader Heliae Agriculture is proud to announce the appointment of a new Director of Ag Science, Cassidy Million, Ph.D. This position will champion Heliae Agriculture’s industry outreach, agronomy trials, and product training for its portfolio of microalgae solutions.
  • Gowan Company is pleased to announce the EPA’s rescission of a cancellation order for the active ingredient spirodiclofen. This result was based on work done by Gowan’s regulatory team and included data Gowan submitted to the EPA, allowing for the completion of risk assessments and registration review decisions for spirodiclofen. In addition, this submission included Gowan’s commitment to implement label changes that adequately address the EPA’s risk concerns. As a result, Gowan has submitted an amended label for the sole end-use Envidor™ product that reflects the risk mitigation proposed by the Agency.
  • John Deere now offers a new AutoTrac™ Ready option for select full-size Gator™ Utility Vehicles to give farmers and ranchers hands-free steering capabilities and increased versatility.
  • Bushel announced the availability of a payment and money facilitation network. The product launch, announced during Bushel’s first-ever customer conference, will address the challenge the industry faces of facilitating payments for nearly 90% of a $200 billion industry through paper checks.
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