Pivot Bio Program Pays Off for Growers

Cindy Zimmerman

Sustainable agriculture company Pivot Bio today announced that its sustainability program, N-OVATOR™, has paid over $6 million to growers for implementing better nitrogen management practices since its launch in 2022. N-OVATOR™ is the first insetting program to focus on nitrous oxide emissions. Repeatable by design and flexible by nature, the Pivot Bio N-OVATOR™ program compensates farmers every crop cycle for …

AgWired Precision, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Sustainability

Taranis Board Welcomes Syngenta Executive

Cindy Zimmerman

Taranis is pleased to announce the appointment of Vern Hawkins to its Board of Directors. Hawkins, currently serving as Syngenta’s President of Crop Protection and Regional Director of North America, brings extensive international agricultural leadership to Taranis. Taranis is at the forefront of agricultural innovation, creating engagement and transparency between ag retailers and growers to unlock opportunity on every acre. …

AgWired Precision, people, Precision Agriculture

Precision Ag News 2/14

Carrie Muehling

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small made her inaugural visit to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to see firsthand the ways the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is using the federal agency’s funding to advance programs, research and scholarships. She also came to announce that USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) …

AgWired Precision, Precision Ag Bytes, Precision Agriculture

Harnessing Ag Tech for Sustainable Ag

Cindy Zimmerman

As the agricultural landscape grapples with macro issues such as extreme weather, economic pressures, and evolving consumer demands, growers are compelled to not only prepare for challenges but also adapt their entire business models. Harnessing Ag Tech for Sustainable Ag was the title of a panel at the recent VISION Conference that explored how cutting-edge agricultural technology serves as a …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Precision Ag News 2/7

Carrie Muehling

Case IH is launching the AF11 combine, an industry-leading powerhouse purposefully redesigned from the ground up to maximize time in the field. The AF11 brings together runtime advancements through speed and technology to maximize in-field productivity in this 775 hp machine. By coupling Case IH’s first-ever dual rotor, the AFXL2, with an active and dynamic cleaning system, the AF11 delivers …

AgWired Precision, Precision Ag Bytes, Precision Agriculture

Amazon Web Services Supports VISION

Cindy Zimmerman

Cross-Industry Insights: Accelerating Ag Tech Advancement and Adoption was the title of one of the panels at the recent VISION Conference, taking a look at how different industries might be addressing challenges parallel to those in agriculture. Ram Devarajulu, Cambridge Consultants, moderated the panel which included Ron Osborne, Amazon Web Services (AWS); Cassie Edgar, McKee Voorhees & Sease PLC; and …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Precision Ag News 1/31

Carrie Muehling

For years, farmers have had to navigate a complex landscape of digital tools to harness the power of their on-farm data. Corteva Agriscience and John Deere announced a partnership to make it easier for farmers to access Corteva’s industry-leading agronomic recommendations through the John Deere Operations Center. Azotic Technologies Ltd announced that Envita SC has received certification from the Organic …

AgWired Precision, Precision Ag Bytes, Precision Agriculture

Envita® SC Receives OMRI Certification

Cindy Zimmerman

Azotic Technologies announces that Envita® SC has received certification from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in compliance with the USDA National Organic Program. Tom Tregunno, Global Business Development for Azotic, says OMRI certification introduces Envita SC to one of the fastest growing segments in agriculture. “Growers supplying bio-rational and organic products will now be able to take …

AgWired Precision, Nutrient Management, Organic, Precision Agriculture

AgGateway Part of VISION Conversations

Cindy Zimmerman

AgGateway is one of the organizations that supports the work of the VISION Conference because CEO Brent Kemp says its important for them to be involved in conversations about interoperability and ag tech adoption. “The conversations have been great, the networking is outstanding, the panel discussions have been particularly insightful,” said Kemp about the conference this year. “Sparking the discussion, …

AgGateway, AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology

AquaSpy Shares Ag Tech VISION

Cindy Zimmerman

AquaSpy is a small company with a big vision for the future of ag tech. Kathleen Glass is Vice President of Marketing for AquaSpy, which is a soil moisture monitoring company based in California, and also one of the main sponsors of the VISION Conference and Women in Ag Tech (WiAT), as well as one of the founding members of …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology