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Langley’s “Lay of the Land” – February 2024

Langley’s “Lay of the Land” – February 2024

If Congress needed any further evidence that a new, effective Farm Bill is needed now to help underpin the economic engine of U.S. agriculture, the most recent USDA Farm Income Forecast provides the compelling, but unwelcome news that U.S. farm income is projected to decline by $40 billion (25%) in 2024, compared to 2023, due to falling commodity prices alongside stubbornly high input costs. 

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Huma® Acquires Gro-Power and Strengthens Sales Teams

Humic solutions leader enters the granular fertilizer market and shifts to a regional sales focus GILBERT, Ariz., U.S., February 20, 2024 — Agricultural humic solutions leader, Huma®, Inc., has acquired the global granular fertilizer company, Gro-Power, Inc., effective immediately. The acquisition follows a longtime partnership of Huma® supplying high-quality humates — all-natural mineral solutions formed from prehistoric plant material — …

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Pivot Bio Growers Receive $6M+ since FY2022 for Improved Nitrogen Management

Hundreds of growers participating in the company’s N-OVATORTM program receiving payments from Pivot Bio’s partnership with leading companies A global food and beverage company purchased nitrogen credits from the FY2023 program representing the avoidance of 100,000 metric tons of CO2e and additional co-benefits across 300,000 acres Berkeley, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2024) – Pivot Bio, a leading sustainable agriculture company, today …

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2024 National Ethanol Conference

The Renewable Fuels Association National Ethanol Conference is the nation’s most widely attended executive-level conference for the ethanol industry, and this year’s conference February 19-21 in San Diego is anticipated to be one of the largest in recent years. Nearly 1,000 industry professionals are expected to attend the conference with the theme “Powered by Partnerships” to reflect the deeply collaborative …

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EmGenisys Announces EmVision™ Enrollment for Cattle Producers

Technology analyzes viability and health of embryos EmGenisys, Inc., an animal health company improving success rates of embryo transfer (ET) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) for cattle producers, announces open enrollment for EmVision™. EmVision™ analyzes the viability and health of embryos at the microscope, giving producers and embryologists objective data to make strategic decisions on transferring embryos. The software will …

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Yield10 Bioscience Grants Global License to VISION Bioenergy Oilseeds for Herbicide Tolerant Camelina Cultivated for the Production of Biofuel Feedstock

Global License of Industry-Leading Elite Herbicide Tolerant Camelina Accelerates Biofuel Feedstock Production (WOBURN, Mass. and Longmont, CO. – February 14, 2024) Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN) (“Yield10” or the “Company”), an agricultural bioscience company, and VISION Bioenergy Oilseeds, LLC (“VISION”), a U.S. agricultural company focused on commercial production of ultra-low carbon biofuel feedstock, today announced that Yield10 has granted to VISION …

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USDA Releases 2022 Census of Agriculture Data

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) on Tuesday released results of the 2022 Census of Agriculture, which includes more than 6 million data points about America’s farms and ranches and the people who operate them down to the county level. The information collected directly from producers shows a continued decline in the total number of U.S. farms. However, the data …

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Ethanol Report Preview of NEC

The Renewable Fuels Association National Ethanol Conference is the nation’s most widely attended executive-level conference for the ethanol industry, and this year’s conference February 19-21 in San Diego is anticipated to be one of the largest in recent years. Nearly 1,000 industry professionals are expected to attend the conference with the theme “Powered by Partnerships” to reflect the deeply collaborative …

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2024 Clean Fuels Conference

The Clean Fuels Conference connects key players of the biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel industry for one can’t-miss event. Clean fuels for land, sea and sky come together for a week of expert sessions, exhibits and showcases. Attendees include clean fuels producers and marketers, distributors, feedstock providers, fleet managers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), ESG officers and members of …

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2024 CIRB Annual Meeting

In 2024, CIRB is celebrating its 60th anniversary! The annual meeting of the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau is January 31 – February 2, 2024, at The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos 2024 CIRB …

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RhizoSorb® Grower Guarantee: Providing assurance and confidence in The Next Generation of Phosphorus Fertilizer

State College, PA: RhizoSorb® is setting a groundbreaking industry standard for phosphorus fertilizer efficiency. To help growers adopt RhizoSorb 8-39-0 in 2024, corn growers who purchase a minimum of 200 acres will receive a warranty that will reduce their risk of adopting the new fertilizer technology. The RhizoSorb Grower Guarantee is designed to empower growers to embrace “The Next Generation …

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Envita® SC Receives OMRI Certification

Guelph, Ontario – Azotic Technologies Ltd is pleased to announce that Envita® SC has received certification from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in compliance with the USDA National Organic Program. Envita SC is now OMRI Listed® in the Generic Material Listing: National Organic Program (NOP): Microbial Inoculants Class: Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments. Envita SC is a …

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