Yield10 Bioscience Offers 2023 Camelina Production Contracts

Cindy Zimmerman

Yield10 Bioscience has announced its 2023 enrollment program for contract production of Camelina in targeted areas of the United States and Canada. Contracts are being offered for both spring and winter varieties of Camelina to farmers in Western Canada (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba), and Northern U.S. states of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho and Minnesota. In 2023, Yield10 plans …

Biofuels, Farming

Yield10 Bioscience Hires Manager for Sales and Logistics

Cindy Zimmerman

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. has announced the hiring of Davis McCarthy, Pag, to serve as a Manager, Sales and Logistics with the Company. In this position, McCarthy will engage with growers to sign Camelina production contracts, and support grain off-take logistics and commercial contract seed production. McCarthy was previously a Senior Grain Buyer & Logistics Manager with Scoular, a private agribusiness …

Biofuels, Farming

Azotic Technologies Granted New Patent for Canada

Cindy Zimmerman

Azotic Technologies, maker of Envita®, received a new Canadian patent on January 3, 2023 offering broad protection on Azotic’s formulation and methods of application, not only for Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus (Gd) but all nitrogen-fixing bacteria under select conditions. “We are encouraged by the momentum of our company’s growth, and how we are steadily and strategically obtaining the patents we need to …

AgWired Precision, Farming, Precision Agriculture

The 2023 VISION Conference will Harness the Power of Ag 4.0

Cindy Zimmerman

The 6th Annual VISION Conference, organized by Meister Media Worldwide, returns to the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Arizona on January 17-18, 2023. The theme for this year’s conference is “Harnessing the Power of Agriculture 4.0 – Turning Innovation into Reality” and centers around key topics driving Agriculture 4.0: virtual cropping systems, autonomy, AI, climate smart ag, vertical …

AgGateway, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, data, Farming, Precision Agriculture, Technology

DWFI Podcast 20 – Christopher Neale, DWFI

Cindy Zimmerman

In this episode of the Water for Food Podcast, Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) Director of Communications Frances Hayes sits down with her colleague and DWFI’s Director of Research Dr. Christopher Neale. Dr. Neale shares how his technical research translates to a more sustainable agricultural system through more precise use of water and savings for farmers. Dr. Neale …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Farming, Precision Agriculture, Water, Water for Food

Research Reveals Farmer Concerns About Carbon Markets

Cindy Zimmerman

Are farmers ready for carbon markets – or not? That was the question that Farm Journal’s Trust In Food™ set out to answer in its inaugural “Ready or Not? Ag Carbon Markets and U.S. Farmers” report, highlighting perspectives from 500 U.S. row crop producers on pathways and barriers to participating in carbon ecosystems. The answer? “Not quite yet,” according to …

carbon, Farm Journal, Farming

New AEI Premium Podcast Explores Farm Financing

Cindy Zimmerman

The third season of the award-winning AEI Premium Presents podcast series tackles how farm financing works, and when it doesn’t, in the latest podcast “Nothing Borrowed, Nothing Gained.” This season, hosts Sarah Mock, Brent Gloy, and David Widmar are back, along with a team of experts. Together, they will shine a spotlight on the often mysterious world of agricultural lending. …

Audio, Farm Credit, Farming

Carbon A List and Partners Receive USDA Climate-Smart Grant

Cindy Zimmerman

Carbon A List, partnering with Danone North America and others, has been awarded $70 million by the USDA Partnership for Climate Smart Commodities initiative. As one of the 14 high-investment projects, the partners will use the awarded funds to transform the farmer-to-consumer supply chain with implementation of climate-smart projects and infrastructure investments. The five-year collaborative program allows project partners to …

carbon, Farming, USDA

DWFI Podcast 17 – Karina Schoengold, UNL Agricultural Economics

Cindy Zimmerman

DWFI Faculty Fellow Karina Schoengold is leading a $6 million, 4-year project to reduce the use of plastics, herbicides and associated environmental impacts in agricultural production. The use of plastics has been growing in agriculture over recent years to help increase productivity by limiting weeds, protecting growth and extending growing seasons. The team aims to create a bio-based material called …

Audio, Farming, Podcasts, Water, Water for Food

CarbonNOW Program Provides Guaranteed Payments

Cindy Zimmerman

With farmers being hit from all sides by carbon farming ventures, it’s important they ask the right questions and get the right answers. Travis Kraft, director of row crops for Locus Agricultural Solutions® (Locus AG) and CarbonNOW carbon farming expert, says farmers should know how much they will be paid for their carbon and how long it will take to …

AgWired Precision, Audio, carbon, Farming, Precision Agriculture