The VISION Conference 2022

The way we produce and supply food around the world is changing fast and the voices driving this change are gathering at The 2022 VISION Conference, January 18 -19, at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Arizona. The conference is now in its fifth year and the world of data and technology has grown rapidly since VISION last …

“All In” for the 2022 Biodiesel Conference

The National Biodiesel Board is “All In!” for the 2022 National Biodiesel Conference and Expo January 17-20 in Las Vegas. It’s the 30th year for the NBB, the 19th year for the conference, and the second year it has been held in Vegas, appropriately as the industry is coming up aces in the age of decarbonization with not only biodiesel, …

ZimmCast 683 – Wrap-ups and Previews

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This episode will be about a wrap-up and a couple of previews. 2022 got off to a fast start with our virtual newsroom production for the National Cotton Council and the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. You can find the interviews and photos on AgNewsWire.com which has a link to the custom page we created for …

AMVAC, Verdesian Life Sciences Expand Relationship, Add MicroSync® IronClad to SIMPAS-applied Solutions

Relationship broadens SIMPAS system micronutrient portfolio offerings NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 11, 2022 — AMVAC® and Verdesian® Life Sciences have agreed to expand their relationship to include MicroSync® IronClad IDC micronutrient along with MicroSync® ZINC micronutrient among crop inputs available through the SIMPAS® system. MicroSync® ZINC supplied by Verdesian was made available for the 2021 planting season through SIMPAS-applied Solutions™ …

RFA President and CEO Comments on EV Hearing

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Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Geoff Cooper is testifying at a House Agriculture Committee hearing on the “Implications of Electric Vehicle Investments for Agriculture and Rural America” January 12 at 10 AM ET. Ahead of the hearing, Cooper held a press call with reporters to discuss the vital role that agriculture and rural America can and should play …

Biofuels Groups Comment on RFS Proposals at EPA Hearing

Ethanol and biodiesel industry representatives provided comments during a virtual hearing Tuesday on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed renewable volume obligations for 2020 through 2022. Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper kicked off the hearing for the ethanol industry with his comments that EPA’s proposal marks “an important and long-awaited step toward restoring order, integrity and stability to …

2022 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

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The National Cotton Council and its cooperating partners welcome all to the 2022 Beltwide Cotton Conferences January 4 through 6 (Tuesday through Thursday) at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas. Three days of individual reports, panel discussions, hands on workshops and seminars are designed to provide attendees with information they need to help producers make key cotton production/marketing-related …

Benson Hill Makes Strategic Acquisition to Accelerate Go-to-Market Strategy for Plant-Based Protein Ingredients

Food-grade soy ingredients operation immediately unlocks opportunities for proprietary soybean portfolio in a significantly undersupplied market ST. LOUIS, MO – January 4, 2022 – Benson Hill, Inc. (NYSE: BHIL, the “Company” or “Benson Hill”), a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, today announced the acquisition of ZFS Creston, LLC, an …

Ethanol Report Reviews 2021

2021 may have been a slight improvement over 2020 for the ethanol industry, but it will still be nice to put the year in the rear view mirror and focus on “Zeroing in on New Opportunities.” That’s the theme of the 27th annual National Ethanol Conference, taking place February 21-23, 2022, in New Orleans. The Renewable Fuels Association just released …

NCBA Reviews 2021

2021 has been a busy year for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association working for the nation’s one million cattle farmers and ranchers. Members of the NCBA policy team took some time to update reporters on wins and losses this year and where the industry stands going into 2022. Ethan Lane, NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs, provided an overview of …

ZimmCast 682 – The Latest from Syngenta

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Since Syngenta was at all the fall meetings I attended and they had many stories to tell I thought I’d share some of them in this week’s episode. We really appreciate Syngenta’s support which helps make what we do at ZimmComm possible. So let’s get started. At the NAFB Trade Talk we heard about Syngenta’s sustainability efforts from Caydee Savinelli …

Archer Malmo Ag Team Places Second in Tennessee State Corn Yield Contest

Ag team credits ideal planting conditions, outstanding crop nutrition and excellent pollination for growing 333 bushel per acre of corn on a 3.3-acre plot area MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2021) – The ag team at Archer Malmo, in partnership with the research team at Agricenter International, achieved their Project 300 corn yield goal by growing 333 bushel per acre of …

Benson Hill Finalizes First Commercial Harvest of Ultra-High Protein Soybean Varieties to Scale Production of its Innovative Soybean Ingredient Portfolio

Company’s proprietary soybean varieties demonstrate quality trait performance needed to execute commercial plans Extensive data gathered informs product sales opportunities and provides insights to the CropOS® technology platform to improve prediction capabilities 2022 committed soy acres expected to exceed 2021, a key indicator of farmer and market demand for Benson Hill’s differentiated offerings (ST. LOUIS, MO – December 15, 2021) …

Verdesian Life Sciences to Provide Exclusive Media Day Opportunity

Known industry-wide as the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™, the team at Verdesian Life Sciences is excited to share more on the innovation and technology that is helping to drive in-field biostimulant use. On January 12 at 10 a.m. central standard time, Verdesian will provide a media-only event centered on the company’s SEED+ portfolio. SEED+ is a proprietary technology that packs …

Duromide + NBPT Increases Nitrogen Protection Efficiency

As input supply chain issues tighten budgets, growers will need to capitalize on their nitrogen investment by protecting what they apply to their fields. A recent peer-reviewed article concludes Duromide + NBPT reduces ammonia volatilization loss from urea by up to 33 percent compared to NBPT alone. Developed by Koch Agronomic Services (Koch), Duromide is found in ANVOL® nitrogen stabilizer, …