Precision Ag Bytes 1/23

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  • U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that all Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide will soon reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in federal funding.
  • The Soil Health Academy recently announced its line-up of school locations, dates and topics, as well as the availability of scholarships for its 2019 schools. Dates, locations and more information are available at soilhealthacademy.org.
  • Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, announced plans for commercial launches of Enlist E3™ soybeans in Brazil, Canada and the United States, beginning in 2019. The Company also announced plans to expand the launch of Qrome® products across the U.S. Corn Belt.
  • Arysta LifeScience recently announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved ZOLERA® FX Fungicide for use in wheat production.
  • Farm Dog Technologies, a precision agriculture platform for pest and disease management, is now providing free access to its digital platform for all Extension Agents. For more information, Extension Agents can reach out to Farm Dog at extension@farmdog.ag.
  • The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers recognized three new agricultural innovations pioneered by Case IH, further solidifying Case IH as an industry-leader in agronomic design. The innovations are: Case IH AFS Soil Command™ seedbed sensing technology and agronomic control technology; Precision Disk™ 500 double shoot (DS) air drill with simultaneous single-pass seeding and fertilizing; and Axial-Flow® 250 series combine with new AFS Harvest Command™ combine automation system.
  • A new partnership will bring together TRACKER, part of Bass Pro’s White River Marine Group with Textron, a global leader in innovation and technology.
  • The Soil Health Institute has selected six project scientists and a statistician/database manager to oversee evaluation of soil health indicators at more than 120 long-term agricultural experiment sites across Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
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