Precision Ag News 9/15

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Registration is open for AgGateway’s 2021 Annual Conference, November 8-10, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The in-person conference will feature an array of sessions and networking opportunities for companies seeking to realize the many benefits of digital agriculture. Details are available on the Annual Conference meeting page at www.AgGateway.org. Indigo Ag announced the disbursement of initial payments to the inaugural cohort …

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Precision Ag News 9/8

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Valley® Irrigation has announced the expansion of their solar solutions into the United States. In response to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that it will offer Post Application Coverage Endorsement (PACE) in certain states for non-irrigated corn, National Corn Growers Association released the following statement: “PACE will play an extremely important role in helping farmers navigate …

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Precision Ag News 9/1

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The co-founder of the Soil Health Academy (SHA), David Brandt, has stepped down from his position as president. Brandt, an Ohio farmer, cover crop innovator and soil health pioneer, has served as president of the regenerative farming education organization since its inception in 2017. Dawn Breitkreutz, who currently serves on the SHA board of directors as treasurer, has been selected …

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Precision Ag News 8/25

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Beck’s announces the purchase of the Bayer processing plant in Beaman, Iowa, for the use of soybean production and processing. The fully operational site in Grundy County will provide Beck’s with soybean seed processing capabilities and additional warehousing. GROWMARK celebrates the work of the three Illinois producers just named 2021 Master Farmers by Prairie Farmer magazine. This year’s Illinois Master …

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Precision Ag News 8/18

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Topcon Agriculture has further strengthened its commitment to the industry through a major sponsorship with the National FFA Organization. Topcon committed to becoming a sponsor of the National FFA Agricultural Proficiency Award for “Grain Production – Entrepreneurship.” The sponsorship also includes a series of five Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Grants to help FFA members fund their individual projects in any …

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Precision Ag News 8/11

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AgLaunch and Farm Journal are pleased to open applications for the third Row Crop Challenge to select leading startup companies addressing the biggest problems in production agriculture. Applications are being accepted through September 6. Start-up companies who are interested in the AgLaunch365 accelerator can apply here. John Deere has added the 6120EH Tractor to its lineup to meet the needs …

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Meister Media Pleased with Inaugural Tech Hub LIVE

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Attendees at the first-ever Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo addressed digital data-driven agriculture from all angles at the premier event. Nearly 600 agriculture and technology professionals gathered in-person last month for the first-ever Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo to gain actionable, practical knowledge and to connect with others across the entire precision community. “No matter where you are …

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Consultants Lead the Way in Ag Tech

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Consultant Kylen Hunt led a panel on Serving Large Farm Operations and Other Business Challenges at Tech Hub Live. His focus in agriculture is on adoption planning, which he said few people are doing today. “When you build an adoption plan, then a grower has something to look forward to with the technology adoption, and that’s something that we’ve found …

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Precision Ag News 8/4

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Traction has introduced a new lineup of agronomy management tools for both service providers and farmers. Solutions include an agronomy mobile app and web application, designed for soil sampling, soil fertility, lab integrations, recommendations and prescription generation. The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, has announced that six new …

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Praxidyn MixMate at Tech Hub Live

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A family business still operating on the farm is changing the world of sprayers with Praxidyn MixMate. The automated chemical blending and record keeping system is designed to be portable, adding efficiency to sprayers already working in the field. “People are getting the message of how inefficient the average sprayer is, and they’re looking for those efficiencies,” said Doug Applegate, …

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