Precision Ag Bytes 9/27

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  • Land O’Lakes, Inc. announced the finalists for the Land O’Lakes Prize: Drone Challenge, a crowdsourced competition launched to help find drone solutions for farmers.  Finalists are: Sandhills Robotics, Fayetteville, North Carolina; CreateUAS, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; and American Robotics, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • The 3rd World Congress on Biostimulants in Agriculture is an international scientific and technical congress to review the latest knowledge on these products.  It will be held in Miami on November 27-30, 2017. 
  • Congratulations to Hortau, which has won the 2017 North American Smart Irrigation New Product Innovation Award, presented by Frost & Sullivan.
  • Valent U.S.A. LLC is launching a Sustainable Solutions Business Unit, a new division dedicated to supporting the industry in the adoption and integration of sustainable production practices for crop protection, productivity and yield enhancement products and technologies. Ron Maitoza will head up the new team.