Precision Ag Bytes 11/14

carrie muehling

The Weed Science Society of America and its affiliated scientific societies have scheduled information-packed annual meetings over the coming months. Registration details for this year’s annual meeting of the Canadian Weed Science Society are available at www.weedscience.ca. Registration details for the annual meeting of the North Central Weed Science Society are available at http://ncwss.org. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ October …

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FMH Offers New Cyber Risk Protection for Farmers

cindy zimmerman

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa (FMH) has announced the new FMH Cyber Risk Protection suite, which includes two new cyber risk products to provide protection and services in the event an individual, family, or farm is the victim of a computer attack, cyber extortion, online fraud, or a breach of personal information. “Farmers Mutual Hail has been protecting …

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Presidion Ag Announces Patent Allowance

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Florida-based Presidion Ag is pleased to announce the technology behind their Nitrogen Efficiency product Neon Laser(TM) for Anhydrous Ammonia has received “Notice of Allowance” from the United States Patents and Trademark office. Presidion Ag is the exclusive licensed seller of these technologies in the USA for Eco World Research and Development Group, led by President and CEO, David McKnight. “Presidion …

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Precision Ag Bytes 10/24

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During the month of October, as part of its Sakata Gives Corporate Giving Program, Sakata Seed America participated in two walks to raise awareness and much-needed funds for the American Heart Association. Overall, roughly 110 Sakata employees participated in the two walks and raised over $4,900 for the cause. Thousands of 4-H youth from across the country will experience valuable …

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Gene Editing is Disruptive Innovation for Agriculture

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A disruptive innovation is one that creates a new market and value network and eventually disrupts an existing market and value network, displacing established market-leading firms, products, and alliances. That definition fits the innovation of gene editing for agriculture and why Bayer included it in a series of Innovation Talks at the recent Future of Farming Dialogue. Dr. Tom Adams …

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MFA Incorporated and Adapt-N Expand Partnership

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MFA Incorporated has announced an expanded partnership between its Precision Advantage, Crop-Trak and Nutri-Track service platforms and the Adapt-N nitrogen recommendations and monitoring system, operated by Agronomic Technology Corp and owned by Yara International. Thad Becker, MFA Incorporated Precision Agronomy Manager, says MFA growers will benefit from the ability to leverage field data already available within the MFA system to …

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Teralytic Earns Ag Data Transparent Certification

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Soil analytics company Teralytic has completed the Ag Data Transparent certification, affirming that their data use is private, secure, and transparent. Teralytic, which recently released the world’s first wireless NPK sensor in their comprehensive soil probes, joins companies like John Deere, Farmers’ Business Network, GROWMARK, Granular and more in bringing data transparency and consumer trust to the forefront. “The Teralytic …

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John Deere Adds to Precision Technology Suite

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John Deere rolled out the new 4240 Universal Display, AutoTrac Universal 300 guidance solution and updated 18-2 Gen 4 software during the 2018 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. The guidance system offers ergonomic improvements for users and can fit into hundreds of different machines, according to John Mishler, tactical marketing manager. He said the display offers more choices for …

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Precision Ag Bytes 8/1

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BRANDT’s proprietary foliar nutrients have helped another grower win a soybean yield challenge. Brazilian grower, Estanislau Bassan, has won Brazil’s National Soybean Productivity Challenge in the non-irrigated category using BRANDT foliar products. Actagro LLC and Anagra, a Mitsui majority owned company, have signed a Distribution and Development Agreement to promote and expand Actagro’s product portfolio in Chile and Peru. The …

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John Deere Updates 9R Family of Tractors

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John Deere‘s 2019 lineup of large 9R, 9RT and 9RX tractors will feature technology updates and other enhancements. For the first time, John Deere is offering a 120-inch track spacing option on 9470RX, 9520RX, 9570RX and 9620RX Series Four Track Ag Tractors equipped with 30- and 36-inch tracks. “The extra wide stance of this machine is ideal for customers wanting …

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