Perdue Remarks on Bilateral Talks in Mexico

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While meeting with Mexican Secretary of Agriculture José Calzada Rovirosa, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today held a teleconference for U.S. media. The two leaders engaged in bilateral talks, including a panel discussion with U.S. and Mexican producers, several agricultural site visits, and a joint press conference – seeking to build on the U.S. and Mexico’s well-developed track record …

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John Deere and Granular Collaborate

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John Deere and Granular are working together on a product development and co-marketing agreement that gives John Deere customers more tools to measure and improve their financial performance. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will work to further integrate Granular’s leading Farm Management Software (FMS) product and the John Deere Operations Center. Certain Granular FMS functionality will …

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Drone Nerds Show Off at InfoAg

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As self-proclaimed “ag nerds” here at AgWired, we were excited to meet the Drone Nerds at the recent Info Ag Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.  Brian Grant, Director of enterprise sales, talked about the company’s dealer network and the service provided to help growers get the right drone setup for their operation. He also showed off some pretty cool toys. …

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IntelinAir Debutes at #InfoAg17

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IntelinAir made its debut appearance at the InfoAg Conference in St. Louis, Missouri this week, letting the precision industry know they’re ready for businesses. Although they’ve been around for the past three years, they spent the first two in the lab, CEO and co-founder Al Eisaian tells us. For the first time this year they’re covering grower’s crops in Iowa …

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CropTrak Plays Well With Others

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CropTrak as it exists today has been an evolution stemming from customer needs. The company began doing work for the military, a start that served them well in agriculture, says Jonathan Sherrill, Vice President of Sales. “You have hard, remote conditions where there is no Internet connectivity, there is no cellular, so [you] build tools on a mobile device that’s …

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Precision Ag Bytes 7/26

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The final five for Syngenta’s #RootedinAg contest have been announced.  They are: Thomas Luke Andrews from Boyle, Mississippi; Lauren Grimes from Tifton, Georgia; Steve Groves from Bakersfield, California; Tori Streitmatter from Sparland, Illinois; and Nicole Swinson from Kenansville, North Carolina. The National Association of Conservation Districts is concerned with budget cuts to the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, but is encouraged that the Senate Appropriations Committee has …

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Four Honored with PrecisionAg Awards

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The opening session of the Info Ag Conference in St. Louis, Missouri kicked-off by honoring four winners of this year’s PrecisionAg Institute‘s Awards of Excellence. These awards recognize commitment and exceptional service in the precision agriculture industry. Dr. Harold van Es from Cornel University was the recipient of one of two 2017 Educator/Researcher Awards. van Es played a large role …

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InfoAg Conference Underway in St. Louis

cindy zimmerman

The 2017 InfoAg Conference is underway in St. Louis with a bigger crowd and more exhibitors than ever. Since 1994, the InfoAg Conference has been the premier event for discussion and advancement of precision agriculture. This event draws interest from domestic and international agriculture professionals and features a wide range of educational and networking opportunities for professionals interested in learning …

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Bayer Building on Credenz Momentum

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Credenz® soybeans continue to build momentum. This year, Bayer released 10 new Credenz soybean varieties with smart genetics and even more are expected for 2018, pending label approval for Balance® Bean herbicide later this year. “We’re launching a new trait, the Balance™ GT soybean, which will be an exciting new trait for growers to use for managing resistant weeds,” said …

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