Industry Ag News 3/25

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, is seeking entrepreneurs to apply online for the 2023 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. Now in its ninth year, this national business competition showcases U.S. startup companies developing innovative solutions to challenges faced by America’s farmers, ranchers and rural communities. The joint membership of the Midwest-SouthEastern Equipment Dealers Association (MSEDA), …

Ag Groups, Agribusiness, ZimmNews

Ag Day Takes Over National Mall

Cindy Zimmerman

The inaugural Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall was held outside the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) headquarters on Tuesday, showcasing America’s equipment manufacturers, farmers, ranchers, and agriculture innovators on the cutting-edge of science and technology. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack delivered remarks at the event, invoking President Abraham Lincoln who created the USDA in 1862. “I …

Ag Day, Ag Groups, Agribusiness, Audio, USDA

Golden Harvest Corn Wins in Field Trials

Carrie Muehling

Golden Harvest continues to provide genetics that work on farms in a number of geographies, thanks to varieties that are locally bred and tested. The company has hundreds of data points throughout the United States where they develop and test the products that end up on farms across the country. “As 2021 corn yield trials prove, Golden Harvest offers elite …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Syngenta

Syngenta Receives Registration for Tendovo™ Herbicide

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta’s Tendovo is a new pre-emergence herbicide designed to keep weeds from competing with the soybean crop early in the season. With three sites of action and three different ingredients, Tendovo will provide a broad spectrum control of up to 70 weeds. “We’ve seen a 4 to 5 bushel an acre advantage in field trials with Tendovo,” said Pete Eure, …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Herbicide, Syngenta

Syngenta Spotlights Sustainability Standard

Carrie Muehling

A new platform from Syngenta can help farmers to easily assess how sustainable their farming practices are and what changes they can begin to make in order to improve. The Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture (SOA) standard enabled through its Cropwise™ Sustainability app was in the spotlight at last week’s Commodity Classic. “Sustainability assessments do not have to be a time-intensive …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Commodity Classic, Precision Agriculture, Sustainability, Syngenta, Technology

NK Seeds Launches 2023 Field Forged Series

Carrie Muehling

NK Seeds was happy to be at Commodity Classic last week to talk about the new 2023 Field Forged Series just introduced on the heels of a great first year of the Field Forged program. The company is launching 28 total products for 2023 that have been put through extreme tests to ensure they are top performers regardless of trait …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Commodity Classic, Seed, Syngenta

Syngenta Introduces CruiserMaxx APX Soybean Seed

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta recently launched CruiserMaxx APX, a new brand combining components of CruiserMaxx Vibrance seed treatment with picarbutrazox, a novel mode of action. “With CruiserMaxx APX, best-in-class soybean seed treatment protection is now even better,” said Katie Jaeger, Syngenta Seedcare product lead, at last week’s Commodity Classic. “CruiserMaxx APX combines the proven Vigor Effect and RootingPower that CruiserMaxx Vibrance is known …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Commodity Classic, Crop Protection, Syngenta

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 17

Chuck Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. The experts we’ve heard from on our previous episodes have covered topics ranging from how different crops use nitrogen to the 4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship and how growers and retailers work together to choose the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Koch Agronomic Services, Soil

Golden Harvest Releases Agronomy 2022 Research Review

Chuck Zimmerman

Golden Harvest Seeds just held a webinar to share agronomic research insights from the new Agronomy in Action 2022 Research Review to help corn and soybean farmers prepare for the upcoming season. The book provides nearly 100 pages of data and recommendations to help farmers make research-backed decisions throughout the season. I will be visiting with Syngenta during the upcoming …

Agribusiness, Audio, Syngenta

ZimmCast 687 – Verdant Robotics

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. I’m Chuck Zimmerman. Before getting to this week’s interview I thought I’d summarize a little bit of our activities. Last week Cindy and I tagged teamed the National Ethanol Conference where we created a customized virtual newsroom for the Renewable Fuels Association. There is a lot of content in there including 2 different event …

Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture, ZimmCast