Precision Ag Bytes 12/18

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USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), USDA’s flagship program that helps producers plan and implement 150-plus conservation practices on working lands. The rule – now available on the Federal Register – takes effect upon publication and includes changes to the program prescribed by the 2018 Farm …

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Precision Ag Bytes 12/11

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ARVA Intelligence has established the first research farm of its kind in Humphrey, Arkansas. The ARVA Intelligence Delta Research Farm combines 3000 acres of highly censored field data with cutting-edge machine learning analytics to provide the most in-depth understanding of product efficacy and soil context available in agriculture. Benson Hill, a crop improvement company dedicated to unlocking the natural diversity …

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Precision Ag Bytes 9/18

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Precision Laboratories expands its offering of Irrigation Water Optimizers with the introduction of Stretta. Stretta is the first plant-derived Irrigation Water Optimizer with fertilizer compatibility. It improves the availability and performance of irrigation water, nutrients, and other soil-applied products throughout the plant root zone, optimizing the growing environment. ADAMA Ltd. and Taranis, announced their global partnership to develop a full …

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Precision Ag Bytes 9/11

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Fieldin, which has developed an all-in-one farm management platform that helps specialty crop growers optimize all of their field operations, has secured $12 million in financing to fuel company growth and expand its precision agriculture technology. The new Vermeer 604 R-series balers feature a range of components, features and options. Three 6 ft x 4 ft (1.8 m x 1.2 …

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Precision Ag Bytes 9/4

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Three Iowa FFA chapters were awarded bragging rights and cash prizes in the Pioneer® brand A-Series Soybeans Big A Challenge. The winning chapters were recognized and their statues displayed prominently at the 2019 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. Judges selected Mount Ayr FFA of Mount Ayr, Iowa, as the overall winner of the $2,500 top prize. North Tama FFA …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/28

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Ag Leader announces GPS 7500 receivers will now support TerraStar-X, providing centimeter-level accuracy to customers across the Midwestern United States, with additional coverage areas coming soon. TerraStar-X delivers RTK From the Sky performance, and convergence in under one minute with two centimeter accuracy. The annual SoyStats report has long been the definitive guide to soybeans by the numbers. But now, …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/21

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EFC Systems, Inc. announced Steve Dietze has joined EFC Systems as Senior Vice President, Business Development effective August 14th. Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS launched the 2020 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics, a competition that seeks analytical approaches to improve complex crop breeding processes. Data analytics, mathematics and statistics students, as well as professionals worldwide are invited to …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/14

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AgroLiquid introduced the newest product in its microLink line-up. Micro 1000 is a combination of eight essential micronutrients: zinc, nickel, molybdenum, manganese, iron, copper, cobalt, and boron; and two secondary nutrients: calcium and magnesium. Ag Leader announced a limited beta release of a new grain cart connectivity feature, CartACE. Powered by Ag Leader’s InCommand display, CartACE gives the grain cart …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/7

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Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. More information on past winners of the award and how to submit your application is available in the “About” section under “Awards” on the American Soybean Association website. All applications must be submitted by Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. …

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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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