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Kurt LawtonEducation, GPS, Resources, University

Got any burning questions in the geospatial technology realm? How about simply reading good Q&A about everything and anything related to GPS-based technology? You can do both thanks to an ask the experts page in the new website being started by knowledge and experts from 74 land grant institutions. For example, here is one recent Q&A… QUESTION: If the GPS … Read More

Precision Ag Bytes 7/17

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Andrew Pylypchuk has joined TerrAvion as Vice President of Enterprise Sales. The integration of TerrAvion high-resolution imagery in the Farm Dog mobile scouting app gives agronomists a way to effortlessly view your TerrAvion data layers on your phone or tablet while you are in the field scouting. Applied GeoSolutions, the Conservation Technology Information Center and The Nature Conservancy haverelease of … Read More

Precision Ag Bytes 2/20

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InfoAg 2019 will be July 23-25 at Union Station in St. Louis. Register now through July 8 to receive an Early Bird discount. In December 2018, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) finalized the standards for mandatory “GMO” labeling by releasing the “National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard” (NBFDS). The NBFDS establishes the rules of the road for disclosing which foods … Read More

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, … Read More

Precision Ag Bytes 10/10

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PivotBio announced their $70 million Series B funding round led by Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures, which will be used to initiate commercial sales of the first-and-only clean alternative to synthetic fertilizer for U.S. corn farmers, recently named Pivot Bio PROVEN. Wilbur-Ellis Company, LLC has announced that starting November 1, Mark Ripato will take over as its Agribusiness division president. … Read More

Precision Ag Bytes 8/22

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Syngenta announced the registration of Vibrance® Trio seed treatment by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The premix of three fungicide active ingredients – mefenoxam, fludioxonil and sedaxane – is recommended for soybean growers whose main early-season concerns are strong stands and disease protection. ​​​​​​ The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, has opened online applications for its … Read More

Precision Ag Bytes 5/16

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CommoditAg launches CommoditAg LIVE, an enhanced ecommerce platform providing more benefits to growers and a superior customer experience. CommoditAg LIVE is an open access, transparent, and convenient ecommerce platform now with more features and benefits for the grower. National Corn Growers Association invites farmers to register early for NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest and save big on entry fees. Until … Read More

Precision Ag Bytes 6/22

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A are report from the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) has been released.  “Land Use, Land Cover, and Pollinator Health: A Review and Trend Analysis” offers insights into honeybee and pollinator health in the U.S. Abbey Nickel, an award-winning journalist, has been named communications adn outreach manager for the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC). Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary for … Read More

Precision Ag Bytes

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The National Science Foundation has given a $1 million grant to Harvest CROO Robotics to assist with their mission of finding answers for agriculture labor using technology.  The first phase will grant $225,000 for research and development of a robotic strawberry picker. West Central Distribution is announcing a new starter fertilizer SoyShot, a member of their chelating agent Levesol family.  SoyShot provides … Read More

GMO Answers Stands Up For Science

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The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the controversial legislation surrounding GMO labeling were hot discussion topics at the 2016 Commodity Classic, with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack addressing the issue during the event, as well as several commodity groups. In the trade show, the Council for Biotechnology Information (CBI) had a booth dedicated to GMO Answers, an … Read More