Precision Ag News 12/15

Carrie Muehling

Results are in for World Ag Expo’s® 2022 Top-10 New Products Competition. The winners will be showcased February 8-10, 2022 during the World Ag Expo® in Tulare, California. Sakata Seed America has officially signed an agreement finalizing the sale of its carrot breeding program to long-standing corporate partner, Illinois Foundation Seeds, Inc., or IFSI. Heliae® Agriculture announced Dr. Karl Wyant, …

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Precision Ag News 12/8

Carrie Muehling

Farm Journal announced the acquisition of Precision Reach, the leading programmatic digital services company serving the agricultural market. Precision Reach (formerly known as Big Reach Network) is a data-driven programmatic advertising network that reaches farmers, ranchers and a suite of proprietary niche influencer audiences on digital devices across thousands of websites, mobile apps and streaming devices. Experienced ag account professional …

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Precision Ag News 12/1

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta Crop Protection announces PLINAZOLIN® technology a new and innovative active ingredient with a novel Mode of Action (IRAC Group 30) for insect control that will help growers protect their crops from a wide range of pests. The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council’s efforts to grow farmers’ return on their soybean checkoff investments have taken another leap forward. In a cutting-edge …

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Precision Ag News 11/23

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Carrie Muehling

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

Cindy Zimmerman

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

Cindy Zimmerman

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

Carrie Muehling

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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