Precision Ag Bytes 7/11

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Hortau Irrigation Management Systems was recently named a CogX Award finalist in the Best Artificial Intelligence Product in Agriculture category at the recent awards event in London. InfoAg 2017 is coming July 25-27, Union Station, St. Louis, MO and it’s not too late to register.  This year’s keynote speaker will be Steve Sonka, the Emeritus Chaired Professor of Agricultural Strategy at the …

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Dicamba Concerns Prompt State Actions

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On the heels of Arkansas, Missouri has issued a pause on sale, use, and removal of all products labeled for agricultural use that contain dicamba. As of today, Monday, July 10th, the Missouri Department of Agriculture has had 145 pesticide drift complaints. Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn said, “We want to protect farmers and their livelihoods. At the same …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Crop Protection, Soybean

Precision Bytes 7/7

kelly marshall

Agri-Inject has announced the newest of their fluid injection check valves, the Mister Mist’r.  The new versatile and durable designs brings consistent product injection to a wide variety of applications. Benson Hill Biosystems will be working with GDM Seeds to improve and enhance their soybean research program globally.  GDM will be using Benson Hill’s cognitive platform, Crop OS, to achieve accelerated …

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AEM Names Curt Blades as Senior VP AG Services

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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has named Curt Blades as senior vice president, AG services, replacing Charlie O’Brien, who announced his retirement from AEM earlier this year. Blades will be responsible for strategic direction of agriculture programs and services for the AEM membership, and will serve as primary liaison with ag-specific industry organizations, customer groups and government agencies, both …

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Adapt-N Brings Big Data Value to Farmers a Million Times a Day

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Agronomic Technology Corp – a leader in agricultural field modeling for soil, water, crops, and fertilizer – has just surpassed over one million daily nitrogen recommendations and is nearing one billion cumulative platform recommendations. The company provides Adapt-N and N-Insight and is adding additional crop, nutrient, soil, and yield solutions to its platform. “We’ve gained traction because the value to …

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“Peanut Program Works” Website and Video Launched

cindy zimmerman

As preparations for the 2018 Farm Bill begin, the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation (SPFF) has launched a website and video to showcase the benefits of the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program in the 2014 Farm Bill. Through the website, SPFF aims to educate policymakers, farmers and the agriculture community about why the Peanut Program must be retained in the upcoming …

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Adapt-N® Integrates with John Deere API

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Agronomic Technology Corp announces the integration between Adapt-N® and the John Deere Operations Center, which will make it even easier for farmers and agronomists to get Adapt-N’s leading nitrogen diagnostics and recommendations, and then apply them in the field using John Deere equipment. “This integration expands our growing presence in the Precision Agriculture space and, more importantly, makes it easier …

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Precision Bytes 6/30

kelly marshall

Jeff Morris is stepping into the role of vice president and chief marketing officer for AgJunction Inc., a leader in automated steering and machine control technology for precision agriculture. Morris will now be responsible for leading all marketing initiatives, developing go-to-market strategies and driving the product road map for AgJunction. Isagro USA, Inc. has signed an agreement to market Vestaron …

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Agribusiness News Briefs

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Syngenta has announced its new ambition and priorities following the completion of the transaction with ChemChina. The company aims to profitably grow market share through organic growth and collaborations, and is considering targeted acquisitions with a focus on seeds. The goal is to strengthen Syngenta’s leadership position in crop protection and to become an ambitious number three in seeds. Agricultural …

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