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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Pinnacle Operating Corporation announced an agreement with its First-Lien Term Loan and Second-Priority Notes on a financial recapitalization plan that will reduce Pinnacle’s overall debt by over $5 million, reduce cash interest costs, increase the Company’s liquidity and strengthen its overall capital structure. People at the American Sugar Alliance work with their policy day in and day out, so the …

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FMC is sponsoring the ARA Crisis Management Workshop on February 27-March 1 in Las Vegas. Learn to create or refine a customized Emergency Action Plan that is relevant, implementable, and sustainable for the needs of your business and local emergency resources. CNH Industrial, parent company of Case IH and New Holland Agriculture, has appointed Dan Danford to the position of Industry …

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Meister Media Worldwide is enhancing the PrecisonAg magazine to become PrecisionAg Professional. The publication, presented by the editors of CropLife magazine, will be aimed at ag retailers and cooperatives, consultants, Extension specialists, and equipment dealers. The Southern Branch of the American Society of Agronomy is offering a special session in Mobile, Alabama on February 5-7, featuring gypsum.  The session “Gypsum …

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The National Science Foundation has given a $1 million grant to Harvest CROO Robotics to assist with their mission of finding answers for agriculture labor using technology.  The first phase will grant $225,000 for research and development of a robotic strawberry picker. West Central Distribution is announcing a new starter fertilizer SoyShot, a member of their chelating agent Levesol family.  SoyShot provides …

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