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 hands-on learning opportunities as a result of Tractor Supply’s Paper Clover Campaign. The biannual fundraiser, held in partnership with National 4-H Council, collectively raised $1,999,661 in 2018 through donations made with purchases in store and online.
  • HELM Agro US, Inc. announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulations has approved Helmstar Plus SC fungicide for use on selected crops in that state.
  • Rice farmers in the South can better manage for increased profitability by taking advantage of 0% APR financing on Horizon Ag Clearfield and Provisia rice seed and BASF crop protection products under a new program utilizing the Multi-Use Account offered through John Deere Financial.
  • The Illinois Farm Bureau was honored for its ongoing sustainability and nutrient loss reduction efforts as a winner of the 2018 Sustainability Award. The award, which recognizes private and public Illinois organizations and businesses who have implemented outstanding and innovating sustainable techniques or technologies, is given by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.