Precision Ag Bytes 11/22

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  • A recent BASF survey of 400 soybean and cotton growers across the country showed grower satisfaction with Engenia herbicide, designed to battle tough weeds for dicamba tolerant crops. Growers said Engenia provided them with cleaner fields during the 2017 growing season. They rated weed control from Engenia herbicide an 8.6 out of 10 nationally. Eighty-five percent of growers surveyed planned to use Engenia in 2018 and 83 percent said they would recommend the product.
  • AgGateway presented its Ron Storms Leadership Award to Randy Fry with Ceres Solutions Cooperative at the organization’s annual conference. The 2017 President’s Award went to Jeremy W. Wilson with Crop IMS.
  • AgGateway also shared its newly released 2017 Annual Report, entitled “AgGateway in Action” at the annual conference. The report outlines a new 5-year strategic plan to address challenges in digital agriculture and using information.
  • Syngenta honored Allen Hatley and Tim Cobb, accredited farm managers, rural appraisers and principal partners of Hatley/Cobb Farmland Management with the 2017 Professional Farm Managers of the Year Award.
  • Valent U.S.A. launched its new Aveo EZ Nematicide to help protect soybeans from yield loss caused by Soybean Cyst Nematode, Reniform nematode and more. To learn more about new Aveo EZ, as well as Valent’s proven base seed treatment, INTEGO SUITE Soybeans, visit www.soybeanprotection.com.
  • Indigo Ag, Inc. has released preliminary data from its microbial seed treatment for corn. Indigo Corn was commercially launched in the spring of 2017.
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