Precision Ag Bytes 9/20

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The Things Network is working to build a global Internet of Things network.  They took a step closer to that goal when they helped a team of collaborating companies connect a Vinduino agricultural sensor station to the eVineyard application via a long-range wireless data connection. The Purdue Agricultural Data Engine (PADE) is a new, online tool developed by Purdue University engineering …

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Precision Ag Bytes 9/13

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AgGateway will hold a new “Seed Quick Connect” session for agricultural retailers, distributors and manufacturers to determine where and how they can better connect electronically to streamline their seed transactions. This meeting is part of AgGateway’s Annual Conference, November 6-9 in San Diego. Bayer has announced 100 cotton growers have qualified for the inaugural class of the FiberMax Maximizer Club …

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Precision Ag Bytes 9/6

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The American Soybean Association is seeking applications for the next Conservation Legacy Award.  This program honors soybean producers using environmentally friendly and profitable management practices on their farms. The new Cat S41 smartphone is replacing the Cat S40 for users who put their mobile phones under stress.  The Cat phone offers an exceptional battery capability, rugged credentials, and great display …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/30

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Salford is introducing the new Valmar 56 series line of granular applicators to replace the 55 series line. The 56 series feature polyethylene hoppers, a new ISOBUS controller and the ability to control up to 4 separate metering sections. Equipment Technologies (ET) has unveiled a new series of hydrostatic sprayers.  The Bruin Sprayers were reengineered for durability required by North …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/23

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The application deadline for the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) is August 31, 2017.  This non-profit award acknowledges exceptional contribution to wildlife conservation and is presented by Banovich Wildscapes Foundation and Southeastern Wildlife Exposition and sponsored by Cabela’s Outdoor Fund and the Cabela Family Foundation. Monsanto Company has reached a global licensing agreement with biotechnology company, ToolGen, Inc., The agreement …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/16

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The Soil Health Institute in Research Triangle Park (RTP) near Raleigh, NC is seeking an experienced, professional Soil Scientist/Agronomist with expertise in both fields for a 1-3 year term appointment. Agri-tech company, Inocucor, has added two agriculture bioscience leaders, Carole Cobb and Gregg Bogosian, Ph.D., to its Manufacturing Advisory Board. The Soil Health Institute announced five researchers will receive Soil …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/9

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Submit nominations now for The Fertilizer Institute’s 2018 4R Advocate program to recognize farmers and retailers promoting the 4R Nutrient Stewardship principles.  Nominations are due October 31, 2017. Syngenta has entered into non-exclusive licensing agreements with Dow AgroSciences LLC and M.S. Technologies, L.L.C. for the Enlist E3 Event in soybeans in North and Central America, and the Conkesta Enlist E3 …

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Precision Ag Bytes 7/26

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The final five for Syngenta’s #RootedinAg contest have been announced.  They are: Thomas Luke Andrews from Boyle, Mississippi; Lauren Grimes from Tifton, Georgia; Steve Groves from Bakersfield, California; Tori Streitmatter from Sparland, Illinois; and Nicole Swinson from Kenansville, North Carolina. The National Association of Conservation Districts is concerned with budget cuts to the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, but is encouraged that the Senate Appropriations Committee has …

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Precision Ag Bytes 7/19

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The National Science Foundation has awarded a Small Business Innovation Research grant to Advanced Biological Marketing (ABM). The money will allow ABM to develop a new class of biorational chemicals based on chemical communicants from plant symbiotic fungi to offer greater crop yields, enhanced root growth and resistance to stress. Penn State University Extension reminds growers to be ever vigilant …

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Geographic Farm has withstood the comprehensive vetting process and is now an Approved Supplier of real estate media services for RE/MAX’s network of affiliates, agents and brokers, meaning the company may now offer its high-return ad-optimization, lead-generation, conversion, and marketing services to RE/MAX. BASF has supported students experimenting with plant cuttings in zero gravity with research know-how, scientific consultancy, materials and equipment.  Now …

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