Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 2

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services, where we break down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Crop science experts and others in the agriculture industry will discuss topics ranging from nitrogen loss and soil health to ways growers can increase operational efficiencies. Spring Weather Impact …

2019 ASTA CSS & Seed Expo

More than 2,500 seed industry professionals from 36 countries attend America’s largest seed industry conference each year. A time-honored tradition each December in Chicago, the 2019 CSS & Seed Expo features essential networking and educational opportunities as well as a huge trade show. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital …

2019 Agricultural Retailers Conference and Expo

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) 2019 Conference & Expo is in New Orleans, La. Dec. 3-5. The annual gathering draws nearly 600 agricultural retail industry professionals for speakers, educational sessions, a world-class expo and networking opportunities. #AGRETAILERS19 This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos …

BASF Agricultural Solutions Media Event

Agricultural journalists learned more about what BASF sees as the way forward for agriculture during a press event September 24 at the company’s new campus in Research Triangle Park, N.C. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos BASF Ag Solutions Media Event photos Audio/Interviews …

Luke Bryan Ready to Begin 2019 Farm Tour Sponsored by Bayer

Luke Bryan 2019 Farm Tour

On September 26, country music superstar, Luke Bryan will once again bring his Farm Tour across America to recognize and give thanks to the American farmer. Bayer, a global Life Sciences company, who is the No. 1 leader in agriculture, will be joining the tour for its fifth year as the title sponsor. Bayer will be highlighting its annual campaign, …

FMC Announces $50 Million Global R&D Investment

FMC Corporation plans to invest more than $50 million over the next three years in capital improvement projects, including a state-of-the-art reconfiguration of a greenhouse and research facility at the company’s Global Research and Development headquarters in Newark, Delaware. Kathy Shelton, FMC Chief Technology Officer, says that the company retained R&D employees after it acquired the facility as part of …

Dr. Adrian Percy Joins Finistere Ventures

Dr. Adrian Percy, former head of R&D for the Crop Science Division of Bayer, recently joined Finistere Ventures as Chief Technology Officer. Percy will provide strategic, technical and regulatory guidance for current portfolio companies. He will also support Finistere’s continued investment efforts, working with the team to identify and evaluate potential opportunities. Percy is pictured with Arama Kukutai, co-founder and …

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2019 BASF APT Summit

The first virtual ag newsroom of 2019 features the inaugural BASF APT (Agronomic Performance Trials) Summit. This program takes place just prior to the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans. The program includes sharing 2018 APT information and the announcement of new 2019 cotton varieties. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to digital media content available free of charge for …

Over $150,000 Raised for WEDA Foundations

The Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) is thrilled to announce that over $150,000 was raised at the recent WEDA International Dealer Conference for WEDA’s Foundations. Funds raised will go toward scholarships to support career and technical education programs for ag equipment technicians. Recognizing critical labour shortages of properly trained dealership employees, the Canada Equipment Dealers Foundation (CEDF) and the Western …

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2018 ARA Conference & Expo

The 2018 ARA Conference & Expo takes place in Boca Raton, FL this year. Agricultural retailers are gathered for professional development and industry recognition in addition to some outstanding speakers. Photos 2018 ARA Conference & Expo Photo Album Audio Welcome to #ARA2018 – Trade is Hot Topic at #ARA2018 – Daren Coppock, ARA President/CEO, Annual Report – Chuck Magro, Nutrien …

Bayer Future of Farming Dialogue 2018

Joined by farming stakeholders, academia, NGOs and industry experts from around the globe, Bayer outlined its vision for the future of agriculture at the 2018 Future of Farming Dialogue, reaffirming its commitment to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation to help ensure the world’s rapidly growing population can be fed without starving the planet. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to …

Crops & Chemicals USA 18 Agenda Features Industry Experts

The full agenda is now available for this year’s Crops & Chemicals USA meeting, July 23-25, at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. The agenda for the meeting provides attendees with the critical science, technologies and contacts needed to accelerate the development and regulatory approval of biostimulant, biopesticide and agrochemical products. Included on the program this year are industry …

Bayer Provides Monsanto Closing Details

Bayer intends to complete the acquisition of Monsanto this Thursday, June 7, following the receipt of all required approvals from regulatory authorities. According to the conditional approval from the United States Department of Justice, the integration of Monsanto into Bayer can take place as soon as the divestments to BASF have been completed. This is expected to be in approximately …

Crops & Chemicals USA 18 to Feature Regulatory Updates

Federal regulators representing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Federal Drug Administration (FDA) are among the presenters at this year’s Crops & Chemicals USA meeting, July 23-25, 2018 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The agenda for this year’s meeting provides attendees with the critical science, technologies and contacts needed to …

John Deere at 2018 Commodity Classic

The 2018 Commodity Classic is known as the largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. This year Anaheim, CA took the honors of hosting the event held Feb. 27 – March 1, 2018. John Deere attended and was awarded the inaugural AEM Davidson Award. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for …