Precision Ag Bytes 6/5

carrie muehling

To better interpret site specific soil data, yield and remote imagery data, A&L Laboratories has launched TerraSiteRx analytics platform. This platform provides ag retailers and crop consultants analytical tools and algorithms to gain deeper insights from farm data resulting in more profitable decision making. Cargill and the Soil Health Institute have announced a new partnership to assess, demonstrate and communicate …

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John Deere Updates MY20 S700 Series Combines

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Updates to John Deere‘s Model Year 2020 S700 Series combines include improved automation and data management. Combine Advisor and HarvestSmart have been updated to further automate these machines. Combine Advisor uses ActiveVision cameras and sensors to identify changes in crop conditions and automatically adjust the combine to maintain the operator’s settings for optimal performance in varying conditions. “In addition, the …

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Legendary Seedsman Don Funk Relaunches NC+

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Legendary seedsman Don Funk, founder of Channel Bio Corp, is leading a team to relaunch the NC+ brand to serve western corn, soybean and sorghum growers. NC+ was started in 1958 as a production and marketing organization for farmers to work together as a group rather than individuals to merchandise and grow seed. The original 56 growers merchandised their seed …

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A Startup Story – Agrilyst

carrie muehling

Increased funding, new board members and a rebranding initiative are among announcements from the cultivation management platform company Artemis, formerly known as Agrilyst. Founder and CEO Allison Kopf is excited about the $8 million Series A funding round co-led by Astanor Ventures and Talis Capital with participation from existing investors New York State’s Empire State Development Fund and iSelect Fund, …

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GROWMARK Launches New Website Design

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A new website design is enhancing the user experience for GROWMARK customers. “It is designed to help GROWMARK customers and prospects find the information they need quickly,” said Heather Thompson, manager of digital communications. “Useful tools on the new site include a directory of GROWMARK sales representatives and a locator for GROWMARK crop nutrients terminals.” The new GROWMARK.com is designed …

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Ag Aviation Industry Still Soaring

cindy zimmerman

The latest industry survey from the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) finds that aerial application is as important to modern agriculture as ever, and the industry’s footprint is expanding. From 2012 when NAAA’s last industry survey was released to 2019, consider these growth factors: • The number of agricultural aviation operations has grown 16% since 2012. • Along with more …

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Precision Ag Bytes 5/29

carrie muehling

The Soil Health Institute invites applications to give a poster presentation at its Fourth Annual Meeting “Soil Health: A Global Imperative” to be held July 16-18, 2019 in Sacramento, CA. Presenters should plan to be present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., July 16, to discuss their work with other attendees. The 2019 InfoAg Program is once again filled with …

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Bayer Youth Ag Summit Participants Chosen

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Bayer has selected the 100 participants from 45 countries for the fourth edition of the Youth Ag Summit in Brasilia, Brazil November 4-6, in partnership with Nuffield Brazil. The Youth Ag Summit, part of the Bayer Agricultural Education Program, brings together young change-makers aged 18-25 to tackle the challenges of how to feed a growing population by 2050. For this …

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Alltech Accelerator 1 – Biome Makers

carrie muehling

Biome Makers is one of eight startup companies participating in the Pearse Lyons Accelerator run by Alltech and Dogpatch Labs. The agri-tech accelerator aims to address a diverse set of challenges facing agriculture today. California-based Biome Makers is using DNA sequencing to profile the whole spectrum of microbes living in the soil, according to Adrian Ferraro, co-founder and CEO. “The …

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