Agtonomy and On-Target Debut Electrostatic Smart Sprayer

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Agtonomy, a leading software and services company specializing in advanced autonomous and AI solutions for agriculture, is partnering with ontargetspray.com to develop an all-electric, electrostatic autonomous smart sprayer, debuting a prototype designed specifically for specialty crop producers today at the FIRA USA ag robotics and autonomy show in Salinas, California. “Embedding Agtonomy’s AI ‘smarts’ into OnTarget’s proven electrostatic ag sprayers …

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American Vanguard Releases Sustainability Report

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American Vanguard Corporation has released its 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report, a detailed update of the Company’s commitment to the principles of Sustainable Agriculture, which is at the center of its Environmental, Social Responsibility, and Governance (ESG) initiative. With the 39-page report, the Company focuses on the central role that agriculture can play in mitigating climate change. More specifically, the Company …

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Syngenta Sustainability

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta continues to work across the agriculture industry with clients, farmers and legislators to increase sustainability in all areas. “Sustainability is certainly something that we are very actively engaged with, everything from Operation Pollinator to soil health to bee health,” said Kathy Eichlin, Corporate and Crop Protection Communications with Syngenta. “I think one of the biggest things we are very …

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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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Syngenta Seeds and Sustainable Oils to Sell Camelina Seed

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta Seeds was pleased to make a big announcement the first day of Farm Progress Show Tuesday about a new agreement with Sustainable Oils, Inc. to sell Camelina sativa (camelina) seed – an ultra-low carbon oilseed crop that can be used as feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel and renewable fuels, and an ingredient for sustainable animal feed. The collaboration reflects …

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New Cover Crop Survey Released

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2022-2023 National Cover Crop Survey Report was released today the challenges assumptions on the role of incentive payments in cover crop adoption. According to the survey, nearly half of the cover crop users participating in the survey reported receiving some sort of payment for cover crops in 2022, and almost 78% of cover crop non-users said incentive payments would …

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Alltech Releases 2022 Sustainability Report

Cindy Zimmerman

Alltech has released its 2022 Sustainability Report, supporting its commitment of Working Together for a Planet of Plenty™. Through data and stories from Alltech team members around the world, the 2022 Alltech Sustainability Report emphasizes the role of agriculture in combatting climate change and creating healthy, sustainable food systems. It also includes information about Alltech’s emissions reduction goals, efforts to …

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Alltech and Agolin Partner for Cattle Production and Sustainability Goals

Cindy Zimmerman

Alltech announced this week it has acquired a majority interest in Agolin, a Swiss company founded in 2006 to develop and produce plant-based nutrition solutions that improve herd performance, profitability and sustainability. Pictured L-R: Michael Roe, commercial director of Agolin; Kurt Schaller, managing director of Agolin; Beatrice Zweifel, technical director of Agolin; and Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of …

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DPH Bio Introduces RegenAphex Technology Platform

Cindy Zimmerman

DPH Biologicals™ announced today RegenAphex™, a new technology platform based on the regenerative power of a proprietary plant-based humus extract produced at the company’s Princeton, Illinois site, the largest plant-based composting facility in the United States. RegenAphex provides growers with a regeneratively-produced biological solution, delivering readily available carbon and a consortium of microorganisms known to improve soil health, increase crop …

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Nuseed Launches 2023 Carinata Program at Classic

Cindy Zimmerman

Look, up in the sky! It’s a mustard seed! It’s a cover crop! No, it’s super Carinata sustainable aviation fuel! Once a lowly Ethiopian mustard seed with little to offer for human consumption, this plant is growing in popularity as a certified sustainable non-food cover crop that can be used as a low-carbon feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). “Carinata …

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