Precision Ag Bytes 10/17

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  • Headed into the last quarter of 2018, U.S. sales of tractors and combines were in the plus column overall, according to the latest report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.
  • The American Society of Agronomy will provide a corn nitrogen use efficiency webinar sponsored by Verdesian Life Sciences on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 11 am – 12 pm Central, 12 pm – 1 pm Eastern. Register here.
  • Backed by research and development from the Propane Education & Research Council, the 2Fuels dual fuel system technology allows producers to bring diesel engines into compliance with ever-increasing emissions standards without purchasing new equipment. Producers purchasing dual fuel systems can also qualify for the Propane Farm Incentive Program for additional savings of up to $3,000. More information about this program is available at
  • USDA’s National Organic Program is working to make it a little easier for certifiers and businesses to export organic products to Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and Mexico. The organic industry may now utilize the USDA Electronic Trade Document Exchange System (eTDE) to submit and approve organic export certificates and send them to participating foreign trade partners. Foreign trade partners can electronically review information about shipments leaving the U.S., validate printed export certificates, and pull electronic certificates directly into their own systems.
  • As part of Get To Know GMOs Month, GMO Answers created a new graphic that explains what the term GMO stands for. Recent research shows that Americans don’t know that much about GMOs, and want to know more about the technology, and the new graphic focuses on the basic of GMOs.