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Shane Brockhoff Joins Meristem Team As Regional Director, Iowa


Walnut, Iowa – Another leading agronomic professional has joined Meristem Crop Performance, one of the fastest-growing crop input suppliers in America. Shane Brockhoff becomes Meristem’s Regional Director, Iowa.

BASF Agricultural Solutions Doubles Donation Goal To Future Farmers Of America, Reaching $10,000


Research Triangle Park, NC – BASF Agricultural Solutions has exceeded its initial goal of $5,000 and raised a total of $10,000 during Give FFA Day on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023. Give FFA Day funds support agricultural education for Future Farmers of America

SeedLife ARMOR-C Leverages Patented BIO-CAPSULE Technology


Virden, Ill. (AgPR) – SEEDLIFE ARMOR-C, an innovative planter box treatment system, is now available from Seed Life, it was announced. Seed Life is a group of talented ag professionals focused on the crop production success of the farmers they serve with

California Farmers Win Landmark Water Quality Cases


A Sacramento appeals court sided with California farmers last week on three cases related to water quality regulations, which environmental groups had challenged for years. On March 17, the Third District Court of Appeals decided the cases in favor of the

Fresh U.S. Potato Stalemate with Japan Highlighted During Ambassador Tai Hearing


At a recent U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing on the topic of President Biden’s 2023 trade policy agenda, members of the Committee pressed U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai on the Administration’s current approach to trade policy and urge

Idaho Potatoes Are First Vegetable To Participate In American Diabetes Association Better Choices For Life Program


Eagle, Idaho – The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have announced a multi-year partnership making fresh Idaho potatoes the first vegetable to participate in the ADA’s esteemed, Better Choices for Life program. The

Vive Crop Protection Receives First Canadian Registration With Azteroid Fc3.3 Fungicide


Toronto, Ontario – Vive Crop Protection announced its first Canadian product registration with the introduction of AZteroid FC3.3 fungicide.

Scientists Develop “Cosmic Concrete” That Is Twice As Strong As Regular Concrete


University of Manchester scientists have created a new material, dubbed ‘StarCrete’ which is made from extra-terrestrial dust, potato starch, and a pinch of salt and could be used to build homes on Mars.

Helping Farmers Solve Tricky Fertilizer Challenges


This video comes from the USDA-ARS.

Maximum Return To Nitrogen: Application To Idaho Potatoes


The Maximum Return to Nitrogen (MRTN) is a useful concept that has emerged over the past several years. It’s associated with the development of the “Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator” ( by seven Midwestern land grant universitie

GROWMARK Offers 55 Scholarships Valued At $2,000 Each


Bloomington, Illinois – GROWMARK, Inc. announced a revamped scholarship program for 2023. The GROWMARK Foundation will provide 55 scholarships of $2,000 each to students pursuing agriculture and business-related degrees or certificates at colleges, univer

AFF: Reassuring Science Refutes ‘Dirty Dozen’


The following is a March 15, 2023, blog post from the Alliance for Food and Farming.

Sentera Tailors DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise For Ag

New Products

St. Paul, Minn. – Sentera, the industry-leading provider of ag analytics, announced that its versatile Double 4K Sensor is now compatible with the DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise.

Setting The Standard For Soil Health: Biome Makers Publishes 2022 Impact Report


Davis, California - Biome Makers has announced the publication of its 2022 Impact Report, highlighting the company's continued efforts in global soil restoration.

Dr. h.c. Heinz Dreyer Passes Away


Shareholder and longstanding CEO of the Amazone Group, Prof. h.c. Dr. Dr. h.c. Heinz Dreyer, passed away on 17 February 2023 at the age of 90. With his passing, the company has lost an unparalleled inventor from the agricultural machinery sector and a pas

Biotalys Announces Chief Financial Officer Succession Plan


Ghent, Belgium – Biotalys (Euronext - BTLS), an Agricultural Technology (AgTech) company developing protein-based biocontrol solutions for crop and food protection, announced that its Board of Directors has approved a succession plan under which Douglas M