Ethanol Report on EPA E15 Waiver

The emergency fuel waiver issued by the Environmental Protection Agency to allow sales of E15 this summer will help American consumers save money at the pump, while also cutting greenhouse gas emissions and harmful tailpipe pollution, but the Renewable Fuels Association says a permanent legislative solution is still necessary. The emergency waiver issued Friday follows a concerted effort by RFA …

Custom Agronomics Acquires BioTek Ag

Expands Focus on Nutrient Use Efficiency Products PALM CITY, FL (APRIL 16, 2024) — Custom Agronomics, a custom formulator and manufacturer of private-label liquid plant nutrition, nutrient use efficiency, and other specialty products for the agriculture, turf, and ornamental markets, announced today that it has acquired BioTek Ag to expand its focus on nutrient use efficiency products. BioTek Ag is …

Custom Agronomics Appoints New CEO

PALM CITY, FL (APRIL 10, 2024) — Custom Agronomics, a leading provider of private-label liquid plant nutrition and other specialty products for the agriculture, turf, and ornamental markets, announced today that Tom Snipes has been appointed CEO. “Tom brings a valuable combination of agricultural experience and business expertise to Custom Agronomics. He has a track record of innovation and growth …

MyLand Welcomes Nicole Small as Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

Phoenix, AZ – April 4, 2024 — MyLand, a soil health company, announced that Nicole Small has joined the team as Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications to assist in positioning the company as the leader in service-based soil health and to oversee marketing initiatives that support MyLand’s rapid growth. Charged with driving comprehensive marketing campaigns, Small will lead efforts to …

ZimmCast 728 – Global Center for AgComm

ZimmCast

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. I started in a career of agricultural communications back in 1983 and in all these years it is amazing how much has changed. Technology has played a major role and that includes the ability today to easily communicate about agriculture everywhere in the world. Having said this I’m going to have a conversation with …

Taranis and Steward Link Team to Deliver Conservation Opportunity to Farmers

A new strategic partnership between Taranis and Steward Link will both ease the burden of program application and validate implemented conservation practices —unlocking significant revenue potential for growers. Westfield, IN, April 2, 2024Taranis and Mississippi-based Steward Link have teamed to provide farmers with simplified application and practice validation opportunities for USDA conservation funding programs. Taranis, the global leader in AI-powered …

Ethanol Report on GREET Model Delay

GREET is the word that has still not been heard from the Biden Administration as the ethanol industry anxiously awaits a decision on a modified lifecycle analysis model that will be used to assess the eligibility of feedstocks for new tax credits under the Inflation Reduction Act. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) recently joined two dozen other biofuel and farm …

World Water Day: MyLand Announces Critical Water Savings across the Southwestern United States

Improved Soil Health Shown to Reduce Water Usage and Improve Conservation March 28, 2024 – Phoenix, AZ – MyLand, a soil health company, honors the 2024 World Water Day by releasing new data on water conservation benefits achieved through its Soil as a Service (SaaS) offering. The data demonstrates MyLand’s impact on water conservation in the critical Southwestern states of …

Intelinair Successfully Completes SOC 2 Compliance, Demonstrates Commitment to Data Security

Company’s compliance brings next level of data safety, security INDIANAPOLIS – March 27, 2024 – Intelinair, the makers of AGMRI and a leading ag data analytics company, today announced the achievement of Systems and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 (Type 1) compliance certification and a major milestone for the company. The rigorous SOC 2 compliance is a widely recognized framework comprising …

Lyndon Smith Named Chairman of the TFI Biostimulant Council

GILBERT, Ariz., March 26, 2024 – Huma® proudly announces the appointment of Lyndon W. Smith as the new Chairman of The Fertilizer Institute’s Biostimulant Council, effective January 1, 2024. Bringing decades of industry expertise and a profound understanding of the fertilizer and biostimulant sector, Smith is set to lead the council toward new heights. Smith, who plays a pivotal role …

DWFI Podcast 34 – Impacts of Climate Change in the US

The Fifth National Climate Assessment is federally mandated by Congress and released every four years to serve as the foremost review of research on the current and future impacts of climate change in the United States. In this episode of the Water for Food Podcast, DWFI Director of Communications and Public Relations Frances Hayes discusses key findings of the report …

AgBiome Announces Strategic Sale of Products to Certis Biologicals

AgBiome initiates the strategic sale of its industry-best biological fungicide products to Certis Biologicals, reaffirming the competitive prowess of microbial solutions in the industry landscape. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 21, 2024 – AgBiome, Inc., a leader in agricultural innovation and developer of novel biological and trait products from the Earth’s microbial communities, has announced sale of its products to …

National Ag Day Celebrated in DC

The 51st National Ag Day celebration took place in Washington D.C. Tuesday with groups gathering at USDA headquarters to recognize the individuals who feed, fuel, and clothe our nation and the world. Ag Day is organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA), which is a nonprofit organization composed of leaders in the agriculture, food and fiber communities. This virtual …

2024 Ag & Food Policy Summit: Revitalizing Rural Revenues

The topic for the Agri-Pulse 2024 Ag & Food Policy Summit was Revitalizing Rural Revenues, exploring a wide variety of options, from local food systems to biomanufacturing, environmental markets and the potential to increase overseas demand. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos Agri-Pulse …

ZEAKAL DELIVERS SYNERGISTIC INNOVATION TO ENHANCE SUSTAINABILITY OF CORN PRODUCTION

PhotoSeed Breakthrough Delivers Higher Energy Corn San Diego, CA, March 19, 2024 – ZeaKal today announced the successful development of its groundbreaking PhotoSeed™ technology in corn, improving the crop’s oil and sustainability profile without compromising yield or protein. With the immediate implementation of PhotoSeed corn’s route to market, ZeaKal aims to redefine the value proposition of this vital crop for …