Mavrx Announces Promotional Grower Offer

Taylor TruckeyAerial Imagery, agronomy, Nutrient Management

Mavrx, a leader in Ultra-High-Resolution (UHR) imagery for agriculture, introduced its first promotional grower offer during the 2016 Top Producer Seminar. Mavrx CEO Max Bruner made the announcement at a series of luncheon meetings with top growers during the event where Mavrx is a premier sponsor. Bruner explains, “With commodity prices the lowest in years, growers are seeking tools to … Read More

Farmers Edge Furthers US Presence

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, agronomy, Nutrient Management

Farmers Edge, a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, recently announced the addition of its new headquarters in Ames, Iowa. This continuing expansion into key Midwestern agricultural regions comes on the heels of the Company’s U.S. entrance last year. “In adding more boots on the ground in one of the nation’s most important agricultural regions, we’re … Read More

GROWMARK Introduces Sustainability Initiative

Cindy Zimmermanagronomy, Audio, FS System, Growmark, sustainability

GROWMARK is launching a new system-wide initiative called Endure that will reinforce the company’s commitment to sustainability. “In the GROWMARK System, we believe it is our responsibility to ensure our earth and industry perform sustainably,” said GROWMARK Chief Executive Officer Jim Spradlin. “We go to great lengths to apply business ethics, invest in communities, and engage our employees in practices … Read More

Soil Health Partnership Continues To Grow

Taylor Truckeyagronomy, Cover Crops, Soil, Soil Health Partnership, sustainability

Nick Goeser, Director of the Soil Health Partnership as well as Director of Soil Health and Sustainability for the NCGA, gives us an update on what to expect at the Soil Health Summit as well as future plans. “The Soil Health Summit is a number of different topics combined together. First we’re focusing on innovation, innovation in agriculture production. We’re … Read More

Soil Health Important To Demo Farmers

Taylor Truckeyagronomy, Cover Crops, Soil, Soil Health Partnership

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) has a number of their demo farmers, the farmers who are implementing field size research trials over the next 5 years, at the Soil Health Summit this week. Hear from a few of them about their experiences so far in the program, and their hopes for what the next few years will bring. Gordon Smiley … Read More

Soil Health A Priority For The Nature Conservancy

Cindy Zimmermanagronomy, No Till, Nutrient Management, Soil, Soil Health Partnership

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) provides technical support for the Soil Health Partnership (SHP), and it’s something that fits in well with the organization’s mission “to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.” “The Nature Conservancy has been working in agriculture for several decades,” says Larry Clemens, TNC North American Agriculture Program Director. “We’ve been wanted to scale … Read More

Mavrx Launches Nationwide Imagery Service

Cindy ZimmermanAerial Imagery, agronomy

A California-based ag imaging company is launching a new low-cost, high-quality on-demand imagery national service for farmers and crop consultants. The aerial program has been developed and tested in 2015 by Mavrx®, a global innovator in delivering on-demand and actionable agronomic information from aerial and space-based imaging. Already partnered with many of the industry’s leading service providers and growers, Mavrx … Read More

Syngenta Offers New Fungicide Protection For Potatoes

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, agronomy, Fungicides, Potato, Syngenta

Don Drader, a local Syngenta agronomist in the PNW region spoke with Chuck Zimmermand to give us an update on two fungicide products that Syngenta is launching in the potato market this year; Elatus and Orondis Opti. Elatus – a new rhizoctonia product, Elatus is a pre-mixture of a new chemistry, Solatenol, and an older fungicide, Quadris, that applied in-furrow … Read More

Potato Expo Attendees Excited For Velum Prime

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, agronomy, Bayer CropScience, Crop Protection, Potato

Excitement at the Potato Expo was high regarding Bayer CropScience‘s newest soon-to-be launched product for potatoes. Our own Chuck Zimmerman spoke with Joel Lipsitch, Senior Horticulture Fungicide Product Manager with Bayer CropScience, for information regarding Velum Prime, a nematicide and fungicide labeled for use in potatoes. “Velum Prime is an interesting product. It’s applied via overhead chemigation early in the … Read More

Precision Planting Launches vApply And vApplyHD

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, agronomy, Crop Protection, Precision Planting, Spraying

Precision Planting is launching a suite of fertility control products. These products will allow a grower to select from vApply, an implement-wide control system, or scale to vApplyHD, a highly accurate row-by-row liquid system. These products will allow growers to execute their fertility plan across the entire range of application rates for all passes through the field. vApply is an … Read More