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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Novihum Technologies Appoints New Chairperson

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Novihum Technologies has announced that Alexa Hergenröther was elected its new Chairperson of its advisory board. The business administration graduate, who has been a member of the Advisory Board since 2020, began her career in 1997 at Deloitte Germany and joined the K+S Group in 2002. Until recently she was the managing director of K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH, the …

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Savlus Ready to Test Contaminant Detection Devices

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Salvus™ LLC is expecting its first commercial pathogen and chemical contamination detection devices to be delivered by December and anticipates clinical and market/demo trials to commence in early 2022. Earlier this year, Salvus announced plans to commercialize a novel interferometric platform that provides highly accurate detection of contaminants or pathogens in many industries. Applicable in human and animal health, agriculture, …

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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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Registration Open for VISION Conference 2022

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Registration is now open for the 2022 VISION Conference, January 18 -19, at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Arizona. The 2022 VISION Conference, now in its 5th year, engages leaders throughout the agricultural technology ecosystem to address the dynamic recent advances in technology, systems, and platforms enabling interconnected solutions from farm to retail. The world of data …

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Skyward Apps Expands Training on Software Security Risks

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With ransomware attacks on the agriculture and food supply chain on the rise, Skyward Apps, a top-tier agriculture technology firm, has put its software engineers through training on the Top 10 software security vulnerabilities, as defined by the global Open Web Application Security Project. “We have always had multiple sets of eyes review every piece of software we develop, but …

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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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