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  • TechAccel announced the launch of RNAissance Ag LLC, a new company that holds the exclusive license to RNA-interference technology in partnership with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO. The new company will use the proprietary technology in the development of sprayable insect control measures.
  • Register for Foster Our Future to experience how Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research funding is advancing innovations that are changing the food and agriculture landscape. Please register in advance for this event, scheduled for the afternoon of Feb. 5 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.
  • Smart Ag Inc. announced that Tim Norris and Paul Bruns have joined the tech firm as leads for the 2019 commercial launch of AutoCart – Smart Ag’s software platform and aftermarket kit that fully automates a grain cart tractor and provides valuable labor assistance during harvest.
  • BRANDT’s proprietary foliar nutrients have helped Randy Dowdy, soybean world record holder, win the Corn Warriors’ yield challenge on corn. The first generation Georgia grower is the new “Corn King,” winning Corn Warriors’ Season 2 with 408 bu/ac using BRANDT foliar products.
  • The Illinois Wheat Association and the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program will co-sponsor the Illinois Double-Crop Farmers’ Forum on January 31 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. For more information visit:
  • Check out the 2019 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show for the return of the Aglaunch Startup Station and Showcase on Friday, March 1, 2019.
  • Lindsay Corporation and Nutrien Ag Solutions announced a partnership that will enable Nutrien Ag Solutions crop consultants to leverage Lindsay’s remote irrigation management and scheduling platform to supplement Nutrien Ag Solutions’ offerings.
  • Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. announced that it has initiated an early development program in corn to evaluate novel seed yield and drought tolerance traits.
  • A&L Laboratories and Deveron UAS Corp. announced they have entered into a service agreement where A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. will engage Deveron to administer, manage and execute A&L’s soil sampling collection business. The initial term of the agreement is for 5 years.