Benson Hill and CropTrak Collaborate for Sustainability and Innovation

Cindy Zimmerman

Benson Hill, Inc. today announced a relationship with CropTrak that allows them to accelerate collection of agronomic data to improve product performance and farm sustainability. The CropTrak relationship provides the technological infrastructure to accelerate this connection and further positions Benson Hill as a leader, providing the ingredients needed to deliver more healthy and sustainable food and feed products. “Our collaboration …

Agronomy, CropTrak, data, Food

Koch Agronomic Services at AMS

Cindy Zimmerman

Koch Agronomic Services was one of the companies exhibiting at the Ag Media Summit this week in Kansas City. Tim Laatsch, director of agronomy, says it gave them a chance to meet with ag media and tell them what is new with Koch. “At Koch we strive to be the leading technology solutions provider to maximize plant performance and minimize …

Ag Media Summit, Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Audio, Koch Agronomic Services, Technology

Traction Introduces Agronomy Solutions

Cindy Zimmerman

Traction has introduced a new lineup of agronomy management tools for both service providers and farmers. Solutions include an agronomy mobile app and web application, designed for soil sampling, soil fertility, lab integrations, recommendations and prescription generation. Traction Agronomy is focused on simplicity, efficiency, and profitability, helping farmers apply the right product at the optimum rate and right time to …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Precision Ag as a Process, Not a Product

Cindy Zimmerman

Precision agriculture has come a long way over the past couple of decades, to the point where it has gone beyond individual technologies to integrated systems, which is becoming increasingly important in the sustainability economy. FieldReveal CEO Matt Hesse told attendees at last week’s Tech Hub LIVE conference that sustainability will be an increasing consideration for growers in their decision …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Audio, Sustainability, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

HELM Agro and Alltech Crop Science Announce Partnership

Cindy Zimmerman

HELM Agro and Alltech Crop Science have announced a partnership to bridge the gap between traditional and biological crop input solutions. This new relationship applies a systems approach to support sustainable practices and provide growers easy access and product education on full-spectrum, integrated crop solutions. HELM Agro will market, sell and distribute the Alltech Crop Science line of products in …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Alltech, Audio, Crop Science, Precision Agriculture

ZimmCast 672 – Farmers Edge Smart Carbon Program

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Carbon seems to be the big (C) buzzword lately. In the last couple weeks I’ve lost count of how many announcements I’ve received on this subject in my inbox. One of those was from Farmers Edge that announced the company’s new Smart Carbon program. You can find the announcement and more about this program …

Agribusiness, Agronomy, Audio, Environment, Soil, ZimmCast

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 8

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, Agronomy, Audio, Koch Agronomic Services, Podcasts, Soil

Nebraska Farmer Beats Own Dryland Soybeans Record

Cindy Zimmerman

For the second time in three years, Jimmy Frederick of Rulo, Nebraska has set a new world record for rain-fed soybeans, producing 148.8 bu/acre over a five acre area on his farm, topping his previous record of 138 bu/A set in 2018 in the very same field. Supported by root systems resembling those of “baby trees,” Frederick described a typical …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Farming, Precision Agriculture, Soil, Soybean

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 7

Cindy 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, Agronomy, Audio, Koch Agronomic Services, Podcasts

Regenerative Agriculture Expands Into New Regions

Cindy Zimmerman

Heliae® Agriculture continues to expand as it builds its efforts on promoting regenerative agriculture and soil health to the Delmarva, Kentucky, and Carolina regions. Chris Templeton will work with distributors to implement the PhycoTerra® product line into their recommended grower applications. “We have learned how to stimulate the microbiome and improve the soil structure while seeing a dramatic effect on …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Soil