Precision Ag Bytes 7/24

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At AgTech Nexus USA, NewLeaf Symbiotics and Joyn Bio announced a long-term partnership valued at up to $75M to bring innovation and sustainability to modern agriculture with a new class of microbes that benefit crop health and protection. New Leader Manufacturing unveiled the NL5000 G5 Crop Nutrient Applicator for the Dot Autonomous Robotic farming system at the Ag In Motion …

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PrecisionAg Presents Excellence Awards

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The recipients of this year’s PrecisionAg® Awards of Excellence were honored at the 2019 InfoAg Conference in St. Louis on Tuesday. The awards recognize outstanding individuals who have demonstrated exceptional work in the use and adoption of precision agriculture technologies and practices. The 2019 award winners are: Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur Award – Brittany Ullrich, Winfield United. Educator/Researcher Award – Wesley Porter, …

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Southern Peanut Growers Meeting in Florida

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“Super Farmers Grow Super Peanuts” is the theme for the 21st Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference (SPGC) in Panama City Beach, Florida this week. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions. The event includes the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, the Florida Peanut Producers Association, the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association and the Georgia …

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ZimmCast 621 – Ag Media Summit/IFAJ Congress Preview

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This week we have a preview of the upcoming 2019 Ag Media Summit and International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress in Minneapolis/Bloomington, Minnesota. This is the largest gathering of agriculture’s top writers, editors, photographers, publishers and communication specialists in the U.S. This year’s dates are July 26-31 for the Congress with AMS overlapping on July 27-31. The last time the …

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Deere Announces Registered Apprenticeship Program

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In an effort to address the nationwide shortage of service technician labor, John Deere has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor for its new Registered Apprenticeship Program and is making it available to its Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry dealers. The program will provide dealers with a formalized, on-the-job and technical training plan to help them …

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Precision Ag Bytes 7/17

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Andrew Pylypchuk has joined TerrAvion as Vice President of Enterprise Sales. The integration of TerrAvion high-resolution imagery in the Farm Dog mobile scouting app gives agronomists a way to effortlessly view your TerrAvion data layers on your phone or tablet while you are in the field scouting. Applied GeoSolutions, the Conservation Technology Information Center and The Nature Conservancy haverelease of …

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ISPA Definition for Precision Agriculture

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The International Society for Precision Agriculture has publised their official definition of the term, precision agriculture. This is from the ISPA newsletter. “Precision Agriculture is a management strategy that gathers, processes and analyzes temporal, spatial and individual data and combines it with other information to support management decisions according to estimated variability for improved resource use efficiency, productivity, quality, profitability …

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FMC Growing U.S. Biologicals Portfolio

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FMC just announced the submission of two new active ingredient microbial pesticide strains, RTI 301 and RTI 477, and associated formulated products to the EPA Office of Pesticide Programs Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD). Submissions have also been made in the EU and field work is continuing in Canada as well as countries in Latin America and Asia Pacific. …

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Soil Health Institute Releases Progress Report

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Based on data from the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture, the Soil Health Institute (SHI) has released PROGRESS REPORT: Adoption of Soil Health Systems. The analysis includes a state-by-state breakdown of changes in adoption from 2012 to 2017 for cover crops and no-till production. Cover crop and no-till practices both support biological activity in the soil. Cover crops are particularly …

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Precision Ag Bytes 7/10

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Bayer CropScience, The Mosaic Company, Syngenta and the Conservation Infrastructure Initiative co-led by the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance and Iowa’s Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship have signed on as a Diamond-level sponsors of the Conservation Technology Information Center Conservation in Action Tour. The tour, which will be held August 20 and 21 in Des Moines, Iowa, is CTIC’s 12th …

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