Second Tech Hub LIVE Scheduled for July

Cindy Zimmerman

Meister Media Worldwide is holding the second Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo this summer with an even more expansive range of features encompassing all segments of precision agriculture. “Building on the success of the inaugural event, the 2022 Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo, July 19-21 in Indianapolis at the newly renovated Indiana Convention Center, will deliver more – …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

ZimmCast 691 – Update from CropTrak

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Before getting to our featured guest I did a little look into the way back machine of AgWired. I found a ZimmCast I did with an interview with PrecisonEarth, owned by Cogent3D, Inc, and that’s where I met Aaron Hutchison. We were at the InfoAg Conference in 2011 where the company was showcasing a …

Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology, ZimmCast

2022 CUTC In-Person Has Been Canceled

Chuck Zimmerman

Just announced by NCGA. Thank you for registering for the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference. There is a great community of science and business leaders that NCGA is committed to supporting but unfortunately, we had to make the decision to cancel the in-person event due to continuing travel complications in the wake of COVID. We will be refunding all registration …

Ag Groups, Corn, Technology

Syngenta Spotlights Sustainability Standard

Carrie Muehling

A new platform from Syngenta can help farmers to easily assess how sustainable their farming practices are and what changes they can begin to make in order to improve. The Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture (SOA) standard enabled through its Cropwise™ Sustainability app was in the spotlight at last week’s Commodity Classic. “Sustainability assessments do not have to be a time-intensive …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Commodity Classic, Precision Agriculture, Sustainability, Syngenta, Technology

Syngenta News at #Classic22

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta had so much news to share at the 2022 Commodity Classic that it could barely fit into one press conference. Syngenta North America Corporate Communications Head Paul Minehart, far right, moderated the panel of company experts, who are from right to left: Eric Boeck, North American Seeds Head of Marketing; Eric Miller, NK Soybean Product Manager; Stephanie Porter, Golden …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Seed, Soybean, Syngenta, Technology

Broadband is Vital for Farming Future VISION

Cindy Zimmerman

One of the big takeaways at the recent VISION Conference was that broadband access in the countryside is imperative for the future of regenerative agriculture, automation, connectivity, and transparency in the food supply chain. The United Soybean Board sponsors the conference because innovation and technology play a major role in the soybean checkoff strategic plan. North Dakota farmer Jay Myers, …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology, USB

SEED+™ GRAPHITE Shows Results

Cindy Zimmerman

Verdesian Life Sciences wants to show farmers how SEED+™ GRAPHITE with corn can average a 10% yield increase. SEED+™ GRAPHITE is a nutritional seed treatment that improves germination, crop emergence, seedling vigor, and plant tolerance under abiotic stress, leading to higher yields. Product Manager Joe Vaillancourt and Mike Canady, Director of Agronomy, held a virtual media day recently to introduce …

Agronomy, Audio, Biologicals, Seed, Technology, Verdesian

Benson Hill Harvests 1st Commercial Ultra-High Protein Soybeans

Cindy Zimmerman

Benson Hill is celebrating the 2021 harvest of its proprietary soybean varieties, including the first commercial plantings of its Ultra-High Protein (UHP) soybeans and so far results from the field show the advantage of the company’s closed-loop supply chain and crop performance. “The insights we have gained through this harvest demonstrate the combined power of CropOS® with our integrated supply …

Farming, Harvest, Soybean, Technology

Verdesian Life Sciences Offers Media Day Opportunity

Cindy Zimmerman

The Nutrient Use Efficiency People™ at Verdesian Life Sciences are planning an exclusive media event next month to share more about the innovation and technology helping to drive in-field biostimulant use and the company’s SEED+ portfolio. On January 12 at 10 a.m. central standard time, Verdesian will host a one-hour media webinar to provide details on the SEED+ planter box …

Audio, Media, Seed, Technology, Verdesian

Truterra Carbon Program Reports Successful First Year

Cindy Zimmerman

POST UPDATED with audio Truterra, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., is reporting high farmer interest and participation in its inaugural carbon program, launched in February 2021 and plans for 2022. Truterra’s 2021 offering made more than $4 million in cash payments upfront to participating farmers, who sequestered over 200,000 metric tons of carbon. Designed to be the most …

Audio, carbon, Farming, Soil, Technology