Non-Corrosive N-BOUND™ Stabilizer

Eco Agro Resources (EAR) introduces N-BOUND™ nitrogen stabilizer as an alternative to current nitrapyrin formulations to control denitrification and leaching. Unique PENXCEL technology delivers a proven nitrogen stabilizer, Dicyandiamide (DCD), in a non-corrosive liquid formulation. This product is not classified as a restricted use pesticide, and does not impact soil bacteria in the same way as the industry standard product. …

Iteris and Conservis Corp. Partner to Provide Decision Support Analytics for Farm Management

Iteris, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ITI), a leader in providing information solutions to the transportation and agriculture markets, has partnered with Conservis Corp., the industry leader in farm management software, to integrate Iteris’ ClearAg Visualization Components and Advisory Services into Conservis’ next-generation farm management information system (FMIS) platform. Conservis’ FMIS platform manages more than $8 billion of farm assets at all …

AgChat Foundation Collaborates With Weaver

Will there be enough water to survive? “Thirsty Land” is an exciting new documentary that tells the story of drought, its impact on agriculture, communities and the global food supply. Filmmaker, Conrad Weaver is already well known for his award-winning documentary “Great American Wheat Harvest.” Working with farmers and harvesters has led him to turn the focus of his company, …

Howard Buffett, Dwayne Beck, David Montgomery Lead at World Conservation Congress for Agriculture

Global event focused on sustainable practices and conservation starts Sunday in Winnipeg You will hear from outspoken advocates for conservation agriculture from around the globe at this event, being held for the first time in North America. – DAY 1 – David Montgomery, author of Dirt, sees no-till farming as “the hope for a new agricultural revolution that might help …

#FoodThanks Campaign Ushers in Thanksgiving

November 14, 2012 (AgNewsWire)—Whether itís the harvest on the family farm or dish on the dinner table youíre thankful for this holiday season, social media users from all sectors of the ag and food community can share their appreciation for food and those who provide it with the hashtag #foodthanks, a campaign started in 2010 by the AgChat Foundation. Full …

Engenia Herbicide Shows Effective Control of Resistant Weeds in Soybeans

Results from more than 300 soybean field trials conducted in 2011 and 2012 show soybean growers there’s hope for control of resistant weeds. Engenia™ herbicide, a technologically advanced dicamba formulation developed by BASF, demonstrated effective control of key broadleaf weeds including glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, marestail, and common and giant ragweed. Full Release

AgChat Foundation’s Agvocacy 2.0 Event Encourages Farmers to Get Techie

March 28, 2012 (AgNewsWire) – In its third year, the AgChat Foundation’s Agvocacy 2.0 event is poised to be its most dynamic social media training opportunity yet. The conference will be held August 23-24 in Kansas City, Missouri, where farmers and ranchers from across the nation will convene to learn how to better support agriculture and engage with non-farm consumers. …

AgChat Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members

MINNEAPLOIS—January 30, 2012 (AgNewsWire)—Four new members have joined the AgChat Foundation board of directors, adding different types of experience in social media and agriculture to the nonprofit, announces President Darin Grimm. Last month, organic dairy farmer Emily Zweber, Elko, Minn., was named the organization’s first executive director. Full Release

AgChat Hires First Executive Director

December 14, 2011 (AgNewsWire)– Emily Zweber will become the AgChat Foundation’s first executive director. The nonprofit AgChat Foundation (ACF) educates and equips farmers with the skills needed to effectively tell their story on Twitter, Facebook, blogs, YouTube, LinkedIn and other social media services. Zweber, an organic dairy farmer from Elko, Minn., known to many as @ezweber on Twitter, will focus …

#FoodThanks Returns for Thanksgiving

MINNEAPOLIS—November 17, 2011—This Thanksgiving season, people throughout the food system will be using social media to show their thanks for food and raise awareness of agriculture through the AgChat Foundation’s #foodthanks campaign. Last year, more than 800 people participated in the campaign by blogging, adding the #foodthanks twibbon to their avatar photo, and sharing more than 2,000 Twitter posts. Full …

New Partnership Expands Support for Telling Agriculture’s Story

September 17, 2011 – AgNewsWire – A strategic partnership between The AgChat Foundation (ACF) and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) brings together two organizations passionate about keeping today’s American agriculture successful. Through coordinated efforts, the groups will work together to support farmers and ranchers who are sharing their stories about how food is raised. Full Release

AgChat Foundation Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Americans may have noticed a new social media trend this past year: more Facebook posts from the farm, more tweets from the tractor and more blogs from the back forty. The timing of this social media “stampede” couldn’t be better, says Jeff Fowle, president of the AgChat Foundation. Celebrating its one-year anniversary today, the AgChat Foundation is a 100-percent volunteer …

Nufarm Announces Herbicide for Turf and Ornamental Market

Burr Ridge, IL – Nufarm Americas, Inc. announces the addition of Nufarm Quinclorac SPC 75 DF Herbicide to its expanding portfolio. Nufarm Quinclorac SPC 75 DF Herbicide contains quinclorac, the active ingredient used in Drive® herbicide. Full Release

Novus International, Inc. Acquires the Animal Nutrition Division of Albion Laboratories, Inc.

St. Louis, Mo., February 9, 2010 – Novus International, Inc. announced today they have completed the acquisition of the Animal Nutrition Division of Albion Laboratories Inc, a company based in Clearfield, UT.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Products from the acquisition, including the MAAC (R) chelated trace mineral product line,  will align with Novus’s MINTREX® and GLYTREX® chelated …

Nufarm Making Move in Seed Treatment

(June 17, 2009 – Burr Ridge, IL AgNewsWire) – Continuing its strategy of aggressive growth, Nufarm Americas Inc. is making a major push into the growing seed treatment market. Nufarm introduces several new seed treatments, giving it a full portfolio of brands to protect seeds and young crops from insects, stress and disease. “We see great opportunities in seed treatment,” …