Precision Ag News 7/27

Carrie Muehling

Conference registration is now open for ASTA’s CSS & Seed Expo 2022, December 5-8 in Chicago. A time-honored tradition each December, this year’s event will be the last year in Chicago, where it has been held since 1946. Visit the conference webpage for the latest agenda details and to register. BIO is hosting the Impact Ag & Environment Conference, in-person …

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DWFI Podcast 14 – Jackson Stansell, Sentinel Fertigation

Cindy Zimmerman

Jackson Stansell is CEO and founder of Sentinel Fertigation, a Lincoln, Nebraska ag startup founded in 2021 that uses drone- and satellite-collected imagery to predict when a corn crop needs fertilization — saving growers money and reducing environmental impact. Jackson has a connection to the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute. He received student support from the institute while working …

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Global Ag Tech Awards Presented

Cindy Zimmerman

The first Global Ag Tech Awards of Excellence North America were presented at the second Tech Hub LIVE in Indianapolis on July 21. The awards carry on a 15-year tradition of the Precision Ag Awards of Excellence with a new name to reflect the direction of the industry on an international level. The awards are sponsored by the Global Ag …

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Precision Ag News 7/20

Carrie Muehling

Bushel, an independently owned software company for the agricultural supply chain, announced an integration with EFC Systems’ Merchant Ag ERP software. This integration will allow agribusinesses to provide real-time business information through Bushel’s digital tools including its mobile app and web portal created specifically for agribusinesses. American Farmland Trust (AFT) expanded its national Farmers Combat Climate Change Initiative team by …

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Precision Ag News 7/13

Carrie Muehling

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced an expansion of the list of counties that are eligible for double crop coverage under crop insurance. Coverage will be expanded or streamlined in over 1,500 counties to double crop soybeans and sorghum behind wheat. RMA is also working with the crop insurance industry and farm organizations to help streamline and improve the written …

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Precision Ag News 7/7

Carrie Muehling

Koch Ag & Energy Solutions (KAES), a global provider of value-added solutions for the agriculture, energy and chemical markets, and OCP, the world’s largest phosphate mining and leading global fertilizer group, are pleased to announce they have successfully completed the acquisition announced March 2, 2022. KAES, through an affiliate, acquired a 50% interest in Jorf Fertilizers Com-pany III (JFC III) …

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Meister Media Launches Global Ag Tech Initiative

Cindy Zimmerman

Meister Media Worldwide, Inc. (MMW) has just announced the launch of the Global Ag Tech Initiative(SM) to lead a new generation of worldwide agriculture forward to sustainably produce safe and abundant food to feed the world. “The MMW CropLife Media Group® and its PrecisionAg® brands have been at the forefront leading the precision agriculture industry with an expanding portfolio of …

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Precision Ag News 6/30

Carrie Muehling

The Soil and Water Conservation Society awarded the prestigious Hugh Hammond Bennett Award to American Farmland Trust Senior Research Advisor, Ann Sorensen, PhD, for her 50 years of service to the conservation of natural resources. Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. The awards recognize …

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Yara Alabama Incubator Farm Explores Soil Health

Cindy Zimmerman

Yara’s new Incubator Farm in Auburn, Alabama is focused on exploring practical approaches to managing and positively impacting soil health. The 80-acre farm, located on the EV Smith Research Station in partnership with Auburn University, will implement three different sets of soil health management and crop nutrition programs utilizing established techniques such as cover crops, minimum tillage and 4R nutrient …

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Tech Hub LIVE Ready to Deploy

Cindy Zimmerman

The second annual Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo will take place on July 19-21 in Indianapolis, building on last year’s premier event with timely educational programming, expanded business opportunities, and a keynote on strategies for delivering tech solutions to farmers. Tech Hub LIVE co-chair Lara Sowinski says the CropLife Media Group® event is focused on proven, actionable solutions that …

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