Tech Hub LIVE Announces Keynote Presenter

Cindy Zimmerman

The Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo, taking place July 24-26th in Des Moines, Iowa, has announced Dr. Alyssa Whitcraft as the keynote presenter for this year’s event. Whitcraft is well-known in the field of agricultural technology, dedicating her career to harnessing the power of cutting-edge technologies to address the challenges faced by the agricultural industry and her work continues …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

AgGateway Working Groups Making Progress

Cindy Zimmerman

The AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting this week in Altoona, Iowa is the place where the work of digital connectivity gets done. AgGateway Executive Vice President Jeremy Wilson says the organization gathers in the middle of the year so working groups on various topics can meet in person to share ideas and discuss solutions and possibly wrap up some of their projects. …

AgGateway, AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology

AgGateway Conducting Mid-Year Business

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2023 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting is all about business. Working groups on various organizational resource programs are meeting this week to complete projects and work on projects still in process. In the photo are first-timer attendees getting an orientation about AgGateway before the real work starts. Prior to this week’s meeting I spoke with Brent Kemp, AgGateway President/CEO, for a …

AgGateway, Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Athian Names New VP of Sales and Marketing

Cindy Zimmerman

Athian has named Corey Scott of Scandia, Minn., an experienced livestock sustainability professional, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Athian, Scott spent 15 years in food agriculture, most recently with Truterra LLC, the sustainability division of Land O’Lakes. She received her Executive MBA and undergraduate degrees from the University of Minnesota and Carlson School of Business. …

AgWired Precision, AI, Dairy, Livestock, people, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Bio Huma Netics® Marks 50 Years with Rebrand to Huma®

Cindy Zimmerman

Bio Huma Netics® is celebrating its 50th anniversary by officially rebranding the company as Huma®, Inc. Inspired by the word “humus,” which is the highly fertile, organic layer of topsoil that brings life to the soil and our planet, Huma® seeks to deliver “Humic Solutions with a Human Touch®.” Founded in 1973, the three-generation, employee-owned company is a global leader …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Soil, Technology

Preview of the 2023 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting

Chuck Zimmerman

It is almost time for the 2023 AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting and you can still register. To get a preview of the program I spoke with Brent Kemp, President and CEO of AgGateway. Besides some interesting keynote speakers and working group meetings there will be plenty of networking time. That will include racing at Prairie Meadows! The AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting, June …

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Precision Ag News 5/31/23

Cindy Zimmerman

Des Moines will once again host the third annual Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo, bringing together tech-enabled, data-driven agriculture practitioners for a groundbreaking conference, July 24-26 at the Iowa Events Center. Tech Hub LIVE, powered by CropLife Media Group™, will kick off with a 1990s-themed welcome party, sponsored by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, on July 24 at 5:30 …

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Cargill Expands Regenerative Agriculture Program to Europe

Cindy Zimmerman

Cargill is moving its award-winning regenerative agriculture program into Europe, allowing farmers in Germany, Poland, Romania, and France to receive financial compensation for adopting climate-friendly farming practices. Building on two years of success in North America, Cargill RegenConnectTM will also expand from 15 to 24 states, introducing the program in nine new states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Colorado, …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Environment, Precision Agriculture, regenerative ag, Technology

Land O’Lakes CEO Includes Water Security in Ag Challenges

Cindy Zimmerman

Land O’Lakes President and CEO Beth Ford was the guest speaker for the May 8 Heuermann Lecture at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Neb., which coincided with the 2023 Water for Food Conference and she shared why water is at the top of her priority list. “Food security is national security,” Ford said. “Fresh water demand will outstrip supply by …

Agribusiness, Audio, Cooperatives, Technology, Water, Water for Food

Des Moines to Host 3rd Annual Tech Hub LIVE

Cindy Zimmerman

Des Moines will once again host the third annual Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo, bringing together tech-enabled, data-driven agriculture practitioners for a groundbreaking conference, July 24-26 at the Iowa Events Center. Tech Hub LIVE, powered by CropLife Media Group™, will kick off with a 1990s-themed welcome party, sponsored by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, on July 24 at 5:30 …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology