Data Drives Sustainable Solutions

cindy zimmerman

Farmers are being challenged to grow more food more sustainably with less resources moving forward, and the key to making that possible is data. An Ag Media Summit panel focused on how companies are working to help growers collect and analyze the right data to enhance their sustainability efforts. Willie Vogt, Farm Progress, moderated the Newsmaker panel on “Data Drives …

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FMC on Timely Topic of Managing Prevent Plant Acres

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Prevent plant acres may be record high this year and farmers are having to decide now how to manage that land. FMC Agricultural Solutions Regional Technical Service Manager Brandon Schrage was at the 2019 Ag Media Summit Info Expo earlier this week talking about how the company is helping farmers managing prevent plant acres with weed control and soil protection. …

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InfoAg Featured Exhibitor – Iteris ClearAg

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As a global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, Iteris ClearAg is in the “e-intelligence business,” according to Joel Lipsitch, vice president of sales for the company’s Agriculture and Weather Analytics. “That means we bring data and analytics of weather and soil to help our customers understand how to manage those variables and optimize their business around those …

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Companies Partner to Expand Corn Hybrid Choices

cindy zimmerman

Benson Hill Biosystems has entered into a partnership with Brownseed Genetics, a Wisconsin-based seed breeder of new corn hybrids that are higher in both oil content and essential amino acids. The new Brownseed hybrids, developed through conventional breeding methods, yield about 9 percent corn oil – nearly triple the normal production – and are rich in the amino acids lysine …

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Precision Ag Bytes 7/31

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There is still time to enter the 55th installment of the National Corn Yield Contest but entries must be in by Wednesday, July 31, 2019. You can find both entry forms and harvest rules on the Corn Yield Contest website. Case IH is introducing the new Flex Hoe 900 air drill, which is agronomically designed to help producers efficiently seed …

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InfoAg Featured Exhibitor – Farm Market iD

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In agriculture, like any business, the most up-to-date information provides the best competitive edge. That’s why Farm Market iD is applying their decades of data science to provide current in-season crop data, as well as reliable predictions for next year. “Basically what we are doing is using in-season, weekly imagery, and classifying what we see in the ground as the …

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Witnesses at Hemp Hearing Provide New Industry Update

cindy zimmerman

Two panels provided an update on “Hemp Production and the 2018 Farm Bill” during a hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday. The first panel consisted of representatives from USDA, EPA and FDA who gave reports on how their respective agencies are working on implementation. USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach, EPA Assistant Administrator Alexandra Dunn, and FDA Principal Deputy …

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USDA Officials Provide Details of Support Package for Farmers

cindy zimmerman

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and other agency officials today announced further details of the $16 billion package “aimed at supporting American agricultural producers while the Administration continues to work on free, fair, and reciprocal trade deals.” In May, President Trump directed Secretary Perdue to craft a relief strategy in line with the estimated impacts of unjustified retaliatory tariffs …

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InfoAg Featured Exhibitor – EFC Systems

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For over 30 years, EFC Systems has delivered innovative software solutions throughout the entire agribusiness supply chain, and the company was on-hand at the InfoAg Conference this year to share their latest tips on “Improving Your Farmgate Conversations” and “Data Interoperability.” Jeremy Wilson just joined EFC Systems as Senior Vice President, Field Data Solutions, in February of this year. He …

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