Precision Ag Bytes 4/3

carrie muehling

New Ag International will take two conferences to Brazil in August 2019. InfoAg International Conference & Exhibition, a three-day event jointly organized with the International Plant Nutrition Institute, will run in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil from 26-28 August 2019. Kynetec, the global leader in agricultural and animal health market research, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Neil …

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Bayer Feed A Bee Milestone

chuck zimmerman

Bayer national pollinator forage initiative, Feed a Bee, has announced it has reached its goal of awarding grants supporting diverse forage for honey bees and other pollinators in all 50 states. The 50th recipient awarded recently was Gateway to the Arctic Camp in Talkeetna, Alaska. I talked with Dr. Becky Langer, Bayer, about the milestone and success of this program. …

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New Ag International Brings Two Events to Brazil in August 2019

cindy zimmerman

New Ag International is hosting two conferences to Brazil in August 2019. InfoAg International Conference & Exhibition, a three-day event jointly organized with the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), will run in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil August 26-28. This is the ideal event to learn how digital revolution is changing agriculture in South America. After years of success in …

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Managing Bollworms with Prevathon® Insect Control

cindy zimmerman

Research conducted at Texas A&M University has shown wide-spread bollworm/earworm resistance to the majority cotton and corn Bt technologies and that cotton bollworms have developed resistance to pyrethroids to some degree in most of Texas. One of the insecticides recommended for growers to manage cotton bollworm populations is FMC Prevathon. At the recent Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, we talked …

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Precision Ag Bytes 3/27

carrie muehling

The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers are currently collecting comments on their proposed rule of the term “Waters of the United States.” Agricultural Retailers Association has prepared draft comments that are supportive of the proposed rule. The draft comments are intended for you to easily submit to the agencies before the deadline of April 15th. Submit comments now on …

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Dr. Adrian Percy Joins Finistere Ventures

chuck zimmerman

ZimmComm congratulates Dr. Adrian Percy for his new role as Chief Technology Officer for Finistere Ventures. Adrian will provide strategic, technical and regulatory guidance for current portfolio companies. He will also support Finistere’s continued investment efforts, working with the team to identify and evaluate potential opportunities. Adrian is pictured with Arama Kukutai, a co-founder and partner at Finistere Ventures. As …

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Text 24365 to Donate to NAMA Foundation

chuck zimmerman

With the NAMA (National Agri-Marketing Association) Foundation serving 33 student chapters, your support has never been more important. Here is a new way to donate. Please text “NAMA” to 24365 to donate to the foundation and support Student NAMA! That will text you back a link to click on and donate via Paypal. Simple. Quick. Try it now.

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CropLife America Supports Science Behind Glyphosate

cindy zimmerman

CropLife America president and CEO Chris Novak is hopeful that science will prevail in the end when it comes to legal and regulatory challenges to products such as glyphosate. “The thing that we can rely upon is the science conducted by, not just the U.S. regulatory agencies, …but most all of our chemistries are approved and in use in countries …

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Bayer Reacts to Verdict in Second Roundup Case

cindy zimmerman

A jury in California reached a unanimous verdict Tuesday that the herbicide Roundup was a significant factor in causing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma to develop in a second person. Another jury reached that conclusion last year and awarded the plaintiff $289 million. The verdict is the first phase of the trial in the case of 70-year Edwin Hardeman. The trial will now …

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Precision Ag Bytes 3/20

carrie muehling

Kubota Corporation announced its decision to utilize the development and production capabilities of Buhler Industries Inc. for a new series of tractors. Buhler has a proven track record for designing, manufacturing, and distributing large tractors in North America. The Yield Lab Institute has released a new report on agtech ecosystems titled “Foundations for Agricultural Ecosystems.” The Yield Lab Institute and …

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