VISION Keynote Offers Ag Tech Adoption Outlook

Cindy Zimmerman

The keynote speaker for this year’s VISION Conference kicked off the event by providing some insights to ag technology executives about the future of the industry. As an agricultural technology specialist with McKinsey & Company, Vasanth Ganesan is super excited about ag tech but recognizes some of the trends and challenges the industry is facing. “The adoption of technology has …

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Precision Ag News 1/17

Carrie Muehling

“Unlocking the Value of Innovation” is the theme of the 2024 VISION Conference coming up January 23-24 in Glendale, Arizona, preceded by the co-located Women in Ag Tech (WiAT) meeting January 21-22. Register at https://www.thevisionconference.com/register/ and save $200 with Promo Code: LASTCHANCE. The 2024 class of Brevant brand corn features 40 new products with industry-leading genetics and traits. Farmers will …

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Previewing the VISION Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Unlocking the value of innovation is the theme of the 2024 VISION Conference coming up January 23-24 in Glendale, Arizona, preceded by the co-located Women in Ag Tech (WiAT) meeting January 21-22. Powered by Meister Media Worldwide’s Global AgTech Initiative, the VISION Conference is the premier event where forward-thinking executives of the ag tech community come together to chart the …

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Precision Ag News 1/10

Carrie Muehling

A team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS), university and industry scientists has spotted a new genetic vulnerability to tolpyralate herbicide in 49 varieties of corn, marking the first report of the weed control posing a danger to the staple crop. The finding, reported in the December issue of Pest Management Science, will enable farmers to avoid crop losses, such as …

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DPH Biologicals Poised for Growth With Ownership Transition

Cindy Zimmerman

DPH Biologicals, a leading biological company formed in 2018, has announced a management-led buyout with a private investment group, while the company will continue to market under the DPH Biologicals brand and continue to provide the same high-quality products and service. “With proven science, robust field data, strong industry relationships and a focus on biologicals, we are proud of DPH …

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Truterra Announces 2024 Programs and Expanded Eligibility

Cindy Zimmerman

Truterra is announcing programs for farmers to enroll in for 2024, with several new developments. Among the program options for enrollment is Truterra’s leading carbon program, which in just two years paid farmers more than $9 million for more than 462,000 metric tons of carbon benefits created through farming practices such as planting cover crops or reducing how often fields …

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Second Women in Ag Tech℠ Meeting This Month

Cindy Zimmerman

Women in Ag Tech℠ (WiAT) will hold its second in-person meeting January 21-22, co-located with The VISION Conference at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. WiAT continues to champion opportunities for women in agricultural technology and fostering a vibrant community through mentorship, idea exchanges, and collaboration. The event promises an enriching experience for attendees, featuring a keynote address, panel …

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Precision Ag News 1/3

Carrie Muehling

Midwestern corn and soybean growers earned more than $140,000 in 2023 for reduced greenhouse gas emissions and increased soil carbon through implementing regenerative agriculture practices. These producers received both payments and technical assistance from Nutrien Ag Solutions as part of their participation in Eco-Harvest pilot projects. The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) brought its well-known and widely attended Field Crop …

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Precision Ag News 12/27

Carrie Muehling

A webinar hosted jointly by the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute and One CGIAR (through the International Potato Center’s Andean Initiative) will explore the nature of water-food interactions and the challenges posed by climate change in mountain environments by considering several agricultural production systems from the Andes and the Hindu Kush Himalayas, two of the world’s largest mountain chains. …

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Precision Ag News 12/21

Carrie Muehling

David Hula of Charles City, Virginia, set a new world record of 623.84 bushels per acre in this year’s annual National Corn Growers Association yield contest with Pioneer brand corn product P14830VYHR. Hula crushed his previous world record of 616 bushels per acre set in 2019 with the Pioneer brand P1197 family of products. In response to the Environmental Protection …

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