Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 32

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The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Research Helping Growers Feed the World In this episode, we’ll discuss the importance of research in agronomic inputs. Two scientists with KAS, Stacey Wertz and Harjot Dhaliwal will talk about the challenges and rewards of …

Agribusiness, Audio, Fertilizer, Koch Agronomic Services, Soil

MyLand Welcomes Bill Mennell as Principal of Strategy and Analysis

Cindy Zimmerman

Soil health company MyLand has announced the addition of Bill Mennell to the company’s leadership team as Principal, Strategy and Analysis, to identify and pursue new business opportunities for MyLand’s unique Soil as a Service (SaaS) solution. Mennell began his role in May 2023. Mennell focuses on partnership expansion, natural asset strategies, and identifying the agriculture sectors where the MyLand …

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Pivot Bio Presents Abstracts on Breakthrough Technology at Research Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Sustainable agriculture company Pivot Bio presented abstracts on its breakthrough crop nutrition technologies at the 2023 International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). The company’s researchers and independent scientists shared their findings across 14 abstracts, highlighting the latest pre-publication research verifying the …

Agronomy, Corn, Crop Science, Nutrient Management, Soil, Sustainability

Adapt-N Focuses on Growing Integration Network

Cindy Zimmerman

Yara’s premier nitrogen management software Adapt-N has served agronomists for more than 10 years to support critical efforts in maximizing nitrogen investment and efficiency. Now, the company announces Adapt-N will focus efforts on building its integration network and will no longer offer direct interface access starting January 1, 2024 in order to provide long-term benefits and better suit the needs …

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DPH Biologicals and UIUC Partner to Manage Crop Residue

Cindy Zimmerman

DPH Biologicals and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) are teaming up to validate the impact biologicals make to accelerate decomposition of crop residue, with the goal of unlocking the adoption of more sustainable and profitable farming practices. Starting in spring of 2023, the UIUC Crop Physiology Lab run by Fred Below, Ph.D. and Connor Sible, Ph.D., began researching the …

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Groundwork BioAg Launches Rootella Carbon™ Program

Cindy Zimmerman

Groundwork BioAg® has just announced the global launch of the Rootella Carbon™ program, based on mycorrhizal carbon which leverages mycorrhizal fungi for carbon dioxide removal. Rootella Carbon harnesses the power of Rootella® – highly effective mycorrhizal inoculants that are proven to sequester significant amounts of carbon in cropland (1-4 tCO2eq/acre annually). This innovative, Verra-certified program represents a transformative approach to …

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MyLand Secures $23 Million in Funding

Cindy Zimmerman

MyLand Company has successfully closed its Series B funding round, raising a total of approximately $23 million led by Climate Innovation Capital and The Borden Family for expansion of its unique “Soil as a Service” platform. The successful Series B funding round is a transformative step for MyLand, providing the opportunity to extend its operations and innovative solutions to the …

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Azotic Technologies Expands Team

Cindy Zimmerman

To serve the increased demand and acre expansion of the company’s flagship product, Envita, Azotic Technologies, Ltd. has expanded its sales and agronomic services teams to better serve growing customer demand. “It is an exciting time at Azotic Technologies, Ltd. The retail partnerships we have worked to build and grow since day one, along with the incredible performance and ROI …

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MyLand Partners with Texas A&M AgriLife for Soil Health

Cindy Zimmerman

MyLand Company has announced a new collaboration with Texas A&M AgriLife Research to drive significant advancements in agriculture and address critical challenges facing the global agriculture community. Together, MyLand and AgriLife Research will implement a statewide initiative focused on soil health integrating upwards of 12,000 acres of commercial farmland within the next two years aiming to cover over 20 unique …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Soil

Yara North America Partners with Dairy Management Inc

Cindy Zimmerman

Yara North America and Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) have launched a unique soil health collaboration to explore the use of organic fertilizers derived from manure for the benefit of soil health and regenerative nutrient management practices. The partnership will complement the Dairy Soil & Water Regeneration (DSWR) project and trials are currently underway at Yara’s Incubator Farm in Auburn, Alabama, …

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