Shop Talk: January 2024
In Other No-Till News…
- No-Till Legend Roy Applequist, No-Till Innovator Jon Kinzenbaw, Don Landoll, Joe MacDonald and Gary Vermeer were inducted into the inaugural class of Farm Equipment magazine’s Shortline Legends Hall of Fame during the 2023 FEMA Marketing & Distribution Convention.
- 226 ag interest groups and businesses have submitted comments to the EPA’s proposed herbicide strategy for endangered species, including the American Farm Bureau Federation and the American Soybean Association, expressing concerns that the proposal makes it challenging and expensive to implement conservation practices.
InnerPlant, John Deere and Syngenta are developing an integrated platform that — with InnerPlant’s genetic engineering and Deere’s See & Spray technology — identifies fungus on soybean crops, which is treated with Syngenta’s early application fungicide.
- The Moundridge, Kan., no-till operation Flickner family farm was visited by NASA scientists to learn about the challenges farmers face related to water resources.
- After reports of crop damage from dicamba drift, a federal court in Arizona is considering a summary judgment in a lawsuit aimed at removing several dicamba-based herbicides from the shelves for the 2024 growing season.
Kula Bio, which produces a nitrogen replacement biofertilizer, announces Hugh MacGillivray as chief commercial officer.
Mississippi State University opened the nation’s first Agricultural Autonomy Institute, a research center dedicated to using autonomous tech to enhance farming precision and efficiency.
Climate FieldView, a digital farming product by Bayer, will integrate its agronomic data in FieldView with Combyne, its recently acquired crop marketing management tool.