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Precision Ag News 8/10

Carrie Muehling

  • Bayer’s national flagship brand DEKALB is proud to announce its new partnership as the Official Corn Seed of MLB at Field of Dreams presented by GEICO. On August 11, the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs take the field next to the legendary filming site in Dyersville, Iowa, surrounded by none other than DEKALB corn.
  • As harvest begins across the country, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) reminds farmers about the importance of taking precautions to ensure treated seed does not enter the grain supply. To learn more about seed treatment stewardship, visit seed-treatment-guide.com. For information about treated seed benefits and safety, visit betterseed.org/treated-seeds/.
  • Growers looking to provide the critical nutrition needed for early crop establishment can now turn to PROTIVATE nutritional seed enhancer from Koch Agronomic Services. With proprietary blends of nutrients applied directly to the seed, PROTIVATE is tailored to provide early season nutrition needed to maximize emergence and resilience for a variety of crops, from corn and soybean to cotton, wheat, canola, alfalfa and more.
  • The 2022 Irrigation Issues Report from Ceres Imaging, a precision agriculture data provider, is now available. As a follow up to their inaugural 2021 report, this year’s report further analyzed data from 350,000 acres of specialty crops across California to quantify the extent and impact of drip irrigation issues.
  • At its annual Specialty Products Conference, AgriGold revealed significant new offerings in seed products that give farmers opportunities to generate greater net income through premium programs.
  • Meristem Crop Performance Group and Stoller announced a strategic product development and marketing alliance focused on distributing Stoller’s biostimulant technology while offering even more quality solutions through Meristem’s growing network of dealer-partners.
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