2022 Tech Hub LIVE

The second annual Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo, July 19-21 in Indianapolis, builds on last year’s premier event with timely educational programming, expanded business opportunities, and a keynote on strategies for delivering tech solutions to farmers. The conference will offer diverse networking formats, including one-on-one meetings, break-out sessions, small group discussions, technology talks and fireside chats. The program has …

2022 Ag Media Summit

The 2022 Agriculture Media Summit (AMS) is being held July 16-20 in Raleigh, North Carolina with the theme On Point. The summit began in 1999 and is the largest gathering of the agriculture industry’s top writers, editors, photographers, publishers and strategic communicators in the U.S. Providing opportunities for professional development and industry networking, Ag Media Summit is brought to you …

Verdesian Adds to Peanut Farmers’ Plant Health Options

“The Nutrient Use Efficiency People™” at Verdesian Life Sciences are delivering a plant health lineup for peanut farmers with the addition of Primacy ALPHA®, MicroSync®, and SEED+™ GRAPHITE to their peanut product portfolio of offerings. The three products complement the peanut industry staple, Primo Power CL, a standard production protocol for peanut growers and researchers, alike — and a product …

Ethanol Report on RFA Young Professionals Network

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Young Professionals Network is celebrating its second anniversary this month and it has grown quickly in those two short years, one of which was almost entirely virtual. Jackie Hayes, who is now Director of Business Development and Client Relations with the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center in Illinois, started the YPN when she was still with …

Yield10 Bioscience Changes the Name of its Canadian Subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc.

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN) (“Yield10 Bioscience” or the “Company”), an agricultural bioscience company, today announced the name change of its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc. from Metabolix Oilseeds, Inc. effective July 12, 2022. This name change creates an alignment of Yield10 Bioscience’s Canadian subsidiary with the branding associated with the Yield10 Bioscience business, which is focused on innovation …

DWFI Podcast 13 – Business Ecosystem in Rwanda

Of Rwanda’s roughly 600,000 hectares of irrigable land, only 10% is currently irrigated. With a more developed irrigation industry, farmers would be able to take advantage of three growing seasons, rather than one, enabling better food security and income. However, there are gaps in knowledge needed to advance the industry. Seeking to make these advancements accessible, staff at the Daugherty …

New Incubator Farm Explores the Future of Soil Health Management

Yara’s ambition of “Growing a Nature-Positive Food Future” is put into action through critical research on the impact of soil health related to climate-neutrality, regenerative farming and grower prosperity Yara’s Incubator Farm in Auburn, Alabama is now focused on exploring practical approaches to managing and positively impacting soil health. The farm will focus on long-term management blocks to observe and …

Crow’s Seed Being Re-Launched in Eastern Corn Belt

Follows Re-establishment of Midwest Seed Genetics and NC+ Crow’s Seed is being re-launched in the Eastern Corn Belt, by Outward Ag, LLC. Driven by a team of agricultural entrepreneurs, this follows the re-establishment of Midwest Seed Genetics in the Central and Northern Corn Belt and NC+ in the West. Over the past four years, Midwest, and NC+ have been two …

Ethanol Report on Lower Food & Fuel Costs Act

The U.S. House of Representatives on June 16, passed the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, which includes a variety of initiatives targeting cattle marketing, precision agriculture technology, fertilizer prices, and the supply chain, as well as biofuels infrastructure funding and year round access for E15. In this edition of the Renewable Fuels Association Ethanol Report podcast, we take a …

Senate Ag Committee Passes Cattle Market Bills

The Senate Agriculture Committee advanced two bills on Wednesday with bipartisan support – the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act and the Meat Packing Special Investigator Act. Both bills were strongly supported by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA). During his weekly call with agricultural reporters Tuesday, Grassley said he thinks the bills have a good chance of making it to the …

Field Notes From Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 20

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. The experts we’ve heard from on our previous episodes have covered topics ranging from how different crops use nitrogen to the 4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship and how growers and retailers work together to choose the best …

Yield10 Bioscience Announces Winter Camelina Contract Production Opportunity for Farmers in Targeted Regions of U.S. and Canada

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., an agricultural bioscience company, today announced an open enrollment program for growers for contract production of winter Camelina. Farms located in Montana and Idaho, as well as southern Alberta (Canada) and Saskatchewan (Canada) are eligible to participate in the program. Yield10 is offering farmers offtake production contracts for winter Camelina with net returns similar to canola. One …

ZimmCast 694 – Conversations from AgGateway Meeting

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. So this week I got on the agriblogging and podcasting highway to Altoona, Iowa for the AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting. This is the organization’s “roll up your sleeves, working meeting.” There are many topic work groups and discussions. All of which will lead to the agenda for the Annual Meeting later this year. So, for …

Lower Food and Fuel Cost Act Passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday passed the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, a diverse package of initiatives from meat packing plants to year round E15, despite opposition by the majority of Republicans. The final vote was 221-204, with seven Republicans siding with the majority and five Democrats voting against the bill. The act includes a package of ag-related …

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House Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday on the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act led by Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), a package of legislation designed to address supply chain issues for the American energy and agriculture sectors, combat rising fertilizer prices and increase the availability of higher ethanol blends and other biofuels. The legislation includes Spanberger’s Meat and Poultry …