Precision Ag News 5/18

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Syngenta Crop Protection’s Seedcare business is proud to unveil VICTRATO®, a novel technology with a powerful combination of nematode and disease control for growers looking to increase the quality and yield of their crops and support the long-term health of their soil. The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) and the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) announce the launch …

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SISC and CropTrak Release Stewardship Calculator 2.0

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Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops (SISC) and CropTrak® are announcing the public release of Stewardship Calculator 2.0 to help growers measure a wide-range of on-farm data for better crop management and help brands more easily aggregate that data for sustainability and ESG reporting. “Following a robust pilot program with leading brands and growers, we are now offering this online calculator …

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Second Tech Hub LIVE Scheduled for July

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Meister Media Worldwide is holding the second Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo this summer with an even more expansive range of features encompassing all segments of precision agriculture. “Building on the success of the inaugural event, the 2022 Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo, July 19-21 in Indianapolis at the newly renovated Indiana Convention Center, will deliver more – …

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Precision Ag News 5/11

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The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) and the United Sorghum Checkoff Program announce the launch of a pilot project in Western Kansas for sorghum farmers to generate high quality carbon, greenhouse gas, water quality and biodiversity credits in ESMC’s market program. UPL and AgBiTech announce a strategic partnership to bring a range of sustainable biosolutions to crops in California, Arizona …

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Cargill RegenConnect Expands Program Eligibility

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Enrollment opens this month for Cargill RegenConnect, a market-based regenerative agriculture program, which is expanding to 15 states For the 2022-23 crop season. Cargill has expanded grower eligibility to include Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, Tennessee, Arkansas, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Kentucky, North Dakota, and South Dakota. “In our first year, Cargill has received a tremendous response from growers …

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Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 19

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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 …

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ZeaKal and Perdue Agribusiness Work for Sustainable Poultry

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Perdue AgriBusiness and ZeaKal have announced a multi-year development agreement to raise more sustainable poultry through improved soy genetics and feed quality. ZeaKal’s PhotoSeed® trait technology increases photosynthetic capacity, converting more carbon dioxide and sunlight into energy for the plant. In soybeans, this has consistently resulted in improved oil and protein content while improving the sustainability index of the crop. …

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Precision Ag News 5/4

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National Corn Growers Association has cancelled the in-person Corn Utilization and Technology Conference due to continuing travel complications in the wake of COVID. NCGA will be refunding all registration fees and hotel arrangements will be automatically cancelled. The organization is working on alternative plans to disseminate the quality information in the confirmed sessions. The FieldLink® Podcast from Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC …

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Yara Establishes Potato Incubator Farm

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Yara has established a Incubator Farm in the Columbia Basin of Washington with the goal of determining how a complete potato crop nutrition program that drives productivity and grower profitability can simultaneously lead to a reduced carbon footprint. The 260 acre trials will analyze the role of crop nutrition and practices such as 4R nutrient management in supporting the industry’s …

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Precision Ag News 4/27

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Bayer announced that the company is pursuing an agreement whereby Ginkgo Bioworks will acquire Bayer’s West Sacramento Biologics Research & Development site and internal discovery and lead optimization platform. The contemplated transaction, projected to close before the end of 2022 pending final negotiation of the agreement terms and subject to regulatory approvals, would also bring Joyn Bio’s nitrogen-fixing technologies to …

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