Precision Ag News 11/23

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Overall unit sales of both ag tractors and combines continue their growth above an already-hot pace set in 2020, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. U.S. total farm tractor sales climbed 4.8 percent in October compared to 2020, while U.S. self-propelled combine sales jumped 72.9 percent, the fourth month in a row of growth near …

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Precision Ag News 11/17

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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers inducted Bryn Fosburgh, senior vice president of Trimble, into its Hall of Fame for a broad range of contributions in developing and advancing technologies that support the construction and agriculture industries worldwide. The AEM Hall of Fame recognizes the pioneers whose inventions, ideas, leadership and courage have contributed to the industry and our community’s quality …

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Precision Ag News 11/10

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AgGateway, a global non-profit organization leading the industry’s transition to digital agriculture, announced that Paul Schrimpf is joining the organization as its new Director of Marketing and Communications, effective January 1, 2022. Heliae® Agriculture, an algal tech company specializing in regenerative agriculture solutions, announced that its new seed treatment, PhycoTerra® ST, received the 2021 Product of the Year Award by …

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Precision Ag News 11/4

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The National Wheat Foundation is announcing the state winners for the 2021 Contest which includes 64 growers from 21 states. Bayer signals its commitment to delivering high quality cucumber, melon, pepper and eggplant seeds faster to growers around the world with the announced expansion of its Vegetable Seeds R&D Product Design Center in San Nicolás, Spain. The San Nicolás site …

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Precision Ag News 10/27

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Heliae® Agriculture announced that its flagship product, PhycoTerra® soil microbial food, has received a label expansion in the U.S. for post-harvest residue management use. Missouri corn and soybean farmers have a new opportunity to expand pollinator-friendly landscapes through a first-of-its-kind pilot project that quantifies and certifies biodiversity credits. The pilot offers farmers an opportunity to participate in an innovative program …

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Precision Ag News 10/20

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More than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Aug. 30 rule to revoke all tolerances of chlorpyrifos. Stakeholders, by law, can object to pesticide tolerance changes or cancellations, and the EPA Administrator must then respond. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the Next Gen Fertilizer …

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Precision Ag News 10/13

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Following an extensive search, Alltech Crop Science has filled its newly created CEO position. Andrew Thomas has been appointed to lead the global team and further cultivate the strategic growth of Alltech Crop Science. Plant Response, Inc. announces new data demonstrating corn growers can realize economic returns prior to harvest and specialty growers can protect plants from abiotic stress. Biotalys, …

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Precision Ag News 10/6

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UPL Ltd. has announced that it has joined The Climate Pledge. UPL joins as the first signatory from the agricultural inputs, solutions, and technologies sector. The Climate Pledge was co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism in 2019, and it’s a commitment to reach net-zero carbon by 2040, and meet The Paris Agreement 10 years early. As of September 2021, The …

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Precision Ag News 9/30

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The United Soybean Board has joined the leadership of the Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture, a group of leaders in food, agriculture and science collaborating around the vision of global acceptance and support for gene editing. The coalition is facilitated by The Center for Food Integrity. The Mid America CropLife Association presented the Industry Vision of the Year …

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Precision Ag News 9/22

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BASF has expanded its Xitavo™ soybean seed portfolio with the addition of 14 new high-performing Enlist E3® soybean varieties. Xitavo soybean seed is owned by MS Technologies and is exclusively distributed by BASF. Researchers at the Salk Institute’s Harnessing Plants Initiative (HPI) have established a five-year, $6.2 million collaboration with Nadia Shakoor, PhD, principal investigator and senior research scientist and …

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