Precision Ag News 9/28

Carrie Muehling

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Biden-Harris Administration is making $500 million in grants available to increase American-made fertilizer production to spur competition and combat price hikes on U.S. farmers caused by the war in Ukraine. The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing its withdrawal of all remaining portions of the interim registration review …

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Precision Ag News 9/21

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Shell Rotella is hosting the second annual SuperTractors virtual tractor beauty contest to celebrate National Farmer’s Day. Farmers throughout North America will have the opportunity to register their unique farm equipment starting on September 19 for a chance to win $250 dollars and 10,000 MyMilesMatter points as part of the SuperTractors competition. Fans can vote for their favorite tractor beginning …

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Precision Ag News 9/14

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The Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA) commends USDA for its consideration and selection of pilot projects through its Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities. CLAAS announces three new products to its North American baler and hay tool lineup – the VARIANT 500 series round baler, the QUADRANT 5300 EVOLUTION series square baler, and the DISCO 9300 TREND disc mower. These products …

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Precision Ag News 9/7

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Marking a major advance in improving crop health and nutrition worldwide, the Consortium for Precision Crop Nutrition (CPCN) and Agmatix launched a unique global platform designed to drive international research collaboration and expand open access to crop nutrient data to farmers, their advisers and policy makers. The online platform, powered by the Agmatix Insights solution and spearheaded by CPCN in …

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Precision Ag News 8/31

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Western Growers and S2G Ventures are now accepting applications for the 2022 AgSharks Competition, a unique event where startup companies pitch their innovations in front of a live audience of the world’s largest specialty crop producers to win a $250,000 minimum investment. Impact-driven entrepreneurs and startups developing technologies that promote a more healthy and sustainable food and agriculture system can …

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Precision Ag News 8/24

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FarmLogs, a farm management software for growers from Bushel, an independently owned software company and leading provider of software technology solutions for agriculture, announced an in-app integration to allow growers to easily enroll in Nori’s blockchain-backed carbon removal marketplace. Ceres Imaging announced a long-term partnership with Soiltech Wireless under which Soiltech Wireless will deliver critical enabling technology for the Ceres …

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Precision Ag News 8/17

Carrie Muehling

AgGateway announced the opening of advance registration for the 2022 Annual Conference, November 14-16 at the Wyndham Clearwater Beach in Florida. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) welcomed the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which will deliver $19.5 billion in new conservation funding to support climate-smart agriculture. This historic funding will bolster the new steps that USDA’s Natural Resources …

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Precision Ag News 8/10

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Bayer’s national flagship brand DEKALB is proud to announce its new partnership as the Official Corn Seed of MLB at Field of Dreams presented by GEICO. On August 11, the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs take the field next to the legendary filming site in Dyersville, Iowa, surrounded by none other than DEKALB corn. As harvest begins across the country, …

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Precision Ag News 8/4

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Bayer, Bunge and Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, have signed a shareholders’ agreement in connection with Bayer’s acquisition of a 65 percent majority ownership of the winter oilseed producer CoverCress, Inc. The remaining 35 percent of CCI will continue ownership under Bunge and Chevron. Veteran ag industry leader John Gertz has joined the senior management team at …

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Precision Ag News 7/27

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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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