UFA Co-operative and MyLand Announce Commercial Pilot

Cindy Zimmerman

UFA Co-operative (UFA) and soil health company MyLand are excited to announce a three-year collaboration on a commercial pilot with various growers in Alberta, Canada. The goal of the initiative is to transform responsible farming practices and soil health management, leveraging advanced microbial technologies to benefit farmers and the environment. The commercial pilot will be integrating MyLand’s proprietary technology and …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Soil, Technology

DPH Biologicals Unveils New Technology Platform

Cindy Zimmerman

DPH Biologicals has announced its new Prime platform to deliver next generation biologicals with an expanded portfolio. The platform uses a patented production process for Bacillus spp., a leading plant growth rhizobacterium, to accelerate the germination of bacteria spores, supporting overall plant development while providing crops with more consistent resilience against heat, drought, and alkaline and saline soil conditions. “Historically …

AgWired Precision, Biologicals, Precision Agriculture, Soil

MyLand Adds Two New Directors of Grower Relations

Cindy Zimmerman

Soil health company MyLand has added two new Directors of Grower Relations to enhance support for an increasing number of growers across Texas, California, and Washington State. Landon Gheer will partner with MyLand’s valued growers throughout Texas, and Gilbert (Gil) Rodriguez will join the California team for growers across the state and the Pacific Northwest. Both report to Dave Booher, …

people, Soil

Custom Agronomics Acquires BioTek Ag

Cindy Zimmerman

Florida-based specialty products company Custom Agronomics has acquired North Carolina-based BioTek Ag to expand its focus on nutrient use efficiency products. Custom Agronomics is a formulator and manufacturer of private-label liquid plant nutrition, nutrient use efficiency, and other specialty products for the agriculture, turf, and ornamental markets. BioTek Ag has more than three decades of experience helping farmers improve and …

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

MyLand Welcomes Nicole Small

Cindy Zimmerman

Soil health company MyLand welcomes Nicole Small to the team as Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications. Charged with driving comprehensive marketing campaigns, Small will lead efforts to enhance brand visibility, amplify research and development results, and emphasize MyLand’s commitment to Exceptional Service for growers. Small oversees the marketing team and reports to Shelley Baugh, MyLand Vice President, Marketing & Culture. …

AgWired Precision, people, Precision Agriculture, Soil

Partnership to Help Farmers with Conservation Programs

Cindy Zimmerman

A new partnership has been formed between Taranis and Steward Link to help growers with program application and validation of implemented practices to better utilize USDA conservation programs. Taranis is a global leader in AI-powered crop intelligence, and Steward Link was created by a former USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services employee to match up farmers with federal program opportunities. The …

AgWired Precision, Conservation, Precision Agriculture, Soil, USDA

MyLand Announces Water Saving Data for World Water Day

Cindy Zimmerman

Soil health company MyLand celebrated World Water Day this year by releasing new data on water conservation benefits achieved through its Soil as a Service (SaaS) offering, demonstrating MyLand’s impact on water conservation in Arizona and California. MyLand partners with growers to improve soil health and soil function by harnessing the land’s native organics, resulting in profound impacts on water …

AgWired Precision, land, Precision Agriculture, Soil, Technology, Water

Study Finds Higher Corn Yield with Pivot Bio Microbial Nitrogen

Cindy Zimmerman

A recent study at the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment found that replacing 40 pounds of synthetic nitrogen with Pivot Bio PROVEN® 40 can increase corn yields while reducing reliance on synthetic fertilizer. The study showed an average corn yield of 195 bushels per acre across nitrogen rates, and plots treated with PROVEN 40 yielded …

Corn, Fertilizer, Nutrient Management, Soil

DPH Biologicals Poised for Growth With Ownership Transition

Cindy Zimmerman

DPH Biologicals, a leading biological company formed in 2018, has announced a management-led buyout with a private investment group, while the company will continue to market under the DPH Biologicals brand and continue to provide the same high-quality products and service. “With proven science, robust field data, strong industry relationships and a focus on biologicals, we are proud of DPH …

AgWired Precision, Biologicals, Precision Agriculture, Soil

Truterra Announces 2024 Programs and Expanded Eligibility

Cindy Zimmerman

Truterra is announcing programs for farmers to enroll in for 2024, with several new developments. Among the program options for enrollment is Truterra’s leading carbon program, which in just two years paid farmers more than $9 million for more than 462,000 metric tons of carbon benefits created through farming practices such as planting cover crops or reducing how often fields …

AgWired Precision, carbon, Precision Agriculture, Soil, Sustainability