American Lamb Urges Consumers to “Feed Your Adventurous Side” in Bold New Campaign

Denver, Colo. – The American Lamb Board (ALB) announces the launch of “Feed Your Adventurous Side,” a consumer campaign representing the spirit of today’s lamb industry. It takes lamb beyond its traditional use at holidays to a bold exploration of flavor and adventure. Research conducted for the American Lamb Board shows an opportunity to position lamb as offering unique and …

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New ImpactZ™ Herbicide from AMVAC® Receives Federal Registration for Corn

AMVAC Chemical Corporation today announced its new broad spectrum, low use rate corn herbicide, ImpactZ, has received federal registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ImpactZ herbicide will give growers a new safe and flexible solution for control of tough broadleaf and grass weeds – including glyphosate resistant species – in corn. ImpactZ herbicide is registered for use in …

Farmers Edge and Planet Partner to Change Global Agriculture Using Daily Satellite Imagery and Real-Time Big Data Insights

Landmark deal delivers Planet’s global daily imagery directly to Farmers Edge users, enabling growers to improve crop yields, quickly react to crop stress and boost profitability Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, announced today a strategic partnership to bring Planet’s best-in-class global monitoring data and platform capabilities to the Farmers Edge precision agriculture product suite. Planet is an …

New Ag International will host 3rd Biostimulants World Congress in Miami, 27-30 November 2017

The 3rd World Congress on Biostimulants in Agriculture is an international scientific and technical congress to review the latest knowledge on these products, which are increasingly used in crop production around the world. A panel of prestigious international speakers will discuss the impact of Biostimulants on Plant Nutrition, Abiotic Stresses, Plant Growth and Development, as well as the various aspects …

Agricultural Export Coalition Calls for Increased Federal Funding for Export Programs

More than 120 members of the Coalition to Promote U.S. Agricultural Exports are urging leaders of the House Committee on Agriculture to increase funding for USDA export programs in the new farm bill to generate additional demand for U.S. farm products in an increasingly competitive global market. In a Sept. 19, 2017 letter to Committee Chairman Michael Conaway (R-TX), and …

Statement by Agricultural Export Coalitions in Support of the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act in the U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Coalition to Promote U.S. Agricultural Exports and the Agribusiness Coalition for Foreign Market Development welcome and strongly support passage of S. 1839, the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act, introduced Tuesday by Sen. Angus King (I-ME), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME). …

SPOT 6/7 Imagery to Feed Satshot’s Mapping Platforms

Airbus Defence and Space has entered into an agreement with the GIS mapping engine operator Satshot to provide high-resolution SPOT 6/7 satellite data over a large area of the corn and wheat belt within the continental United States. SPOT 6/7 data is integrated into the Satshot platform, which can be used for deep analysis of specific farmland for further improved …

National Soil Health Measurements to Accelerate Agricultural Transformation

Soil Health Institute Endorses 19 Soil Health Measurements after 3 Years of Collaboration For scientists, farmers and ag policy makers, one nagging question has yet to be completely “unearthed:” Just how healthy (or unhealthy) are the nation’s soils? “We can’t really know the answer to that question until we have a set of common soil health measurements that scientists and …

NAMA Fall Conference is a “Can’t Miss” Event for Agri-Marketers

(Milwaukee, WI) The National Agri-Marketing Association‘s Fall Conference event is rapidly becoming a “can’t miss” event for agri-marketers. Sessions will go beyond the “why” and get right to “here’s how” with experienced leaders prepared to talk strategy and get real about ROI. The 2017 NAMA Fall Conference will take place in Milwaukee, WI, September 19-21. Brian Carter will show you …

Legendary Seedsman Don Funk re-launches Midwest Seed Genetics

Don Funk, founder of Channel Bio Corp, is leading a team of entrepreneurs to launch Midwest Seed Genetics across the Corn Belt for the 2017/2018 growing season. In 2001, Funk purchased Midwest, a small, sleepy seed company, and turned it into a regional powerhouse. He is re-acquiring the brand for the purpose of providing farmers meaningful choice in the dynamic …

One Million Times a Day, Adapt-N Brings Big Data Value to Farmers Where It Counts: Their Wallets

Agronomic Technology Corp, a Precision Ag leader, is providing precision nitrogen to an increasing number of once-skeptical farmers. Agronomic Technology Corp, a leader in agricultural field modeling for soil, water, crops, and fertilizer for the first time surpassed over one million daily nitrogen recommendations and is nearing one billion cumulative platform recommendations. The company provides Adapt-N and N-Insight, industry-leading nitrogen …

Agronomic Technology Corp announces integration with John Deere API

Agronomic Technology Corp announces the immediate availability of an integration between Adapt-N® and the John Deere Operations Center. This integration makes it even easier for farmers and agronomists to get Adapt-N’s leading nitrogen diagnostics, insights, and in-season recommendations, then apply those recommendations in the field using John Deere equipment. Adapt-N users are now able to use their information in the …

Soil Health Action Plan Unveiling to be Webcast

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) will unveil the Soil Health Action Plan at 9 a.m., May 18, at the First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045. The event will also be webcast live. To join the webcast, visit https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/219/21021. The nationwide plan evolved after four years of stakeholder input, beginning with the …

Soil Health Institute to Unveil National Soil Health Action Plan

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) will unveil the Soil Health Action Plan at 9 a.m., May 18, at the First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045. The nationwide plan evolved after four years of stakeholder input, beginning with the Soil Renaissance in 2013. Agricultural industry thought leaders, farmers, ranchers, scientists, government agency …

ProAg Announces Agreement to Acquire International Ag

Producers Ag Insurance Group, Inc. (ProAg), a member of the Tokio Marine HCC (TMHCC) group of companies, today announced a purchase agreement had been signed to acquire crop managing general agent (MGA) International Ag Insurance Solutions, LLC (International Ag). The transaction, which is subject to a number of closing conditions including final approvals by certain International Ag members and regulatory …