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ZimmCast 731 – Celebration of Modern Ag in DC

The second Celebration of Modern Ag on the National Mall was bigger and better than the first in 2022 with over 50 exhibits spotlighting the Future of Food and Farming. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) partnered with member companies and ag organizations to hold the three-day event which featured combine harvesters, milking equipment, sprayers and planters, irrigation equipment, tractors …

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GRAINCO FS Brings Digital Ag App, Expertise to Improve Farmer Customer On-Farm Efficiency, ROI

Ottawa, Ill. & Indianapolis (May 14, 2024) – New for the 2024 crop season, GRAINCO FS is offering myFS Agronomy as its latest digital agronomic tool for on-farm data-driven decision-making for its farmer customers in Kendall, LaSalle, and Grundy counties in Illinois. The new digital platform and app, developed with Intelinair, provides in-season and postseason actionable insights and analytics for …

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MyLand Welcomes Two New Directors of Grower Relations to Reinforce its Dedication to Exceptional Service

Planting seeds for the future: MyLand expands support for growers in Texas, California, and Washington May 9, 2024 — Phoenix, Arizona — MyLand, a soil health company, today announced it has hired Landon Gheer and Gilbert (Gil) Rodriguez as its new Directors, Grower Relations to enhance the company’s support for its increasing number of growers across Texas, California, and Washington …

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Ethanol Report on 40B SAF Tax Credit and Beyond

The 40B tax credit guidance and modified GREET model released April 30 by U.S. Treasury lays the groundwork for U.S. ethanol producers and farmers to participate in the emerging market for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). But since 40B expires at the end of this year, all the attention will now turn to implementing the 45Z credit to start next year, …

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Farmer Consultant Digs Into SAF Tax Credit Guidance

Iowa farmer and consultant Mitchell Hora, Continuum Ag, spent some time Wednesday morning breaking down the 40B sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credit guidance released this week for farmers hoping to be eligible. There were over 400 farmers and other stakeholders on Hora’s webinar which ran for an hour and still was not able to address all the questions. Continuum …

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Critical aid on the way to Texas producers

Denali connects farmer hay surplus with transportation to make donations possible Denali, the nation’s leading full-service recycler of organics, is sending hay to a Texas A&M livestock supply point, where it will be distributed to cattle producers in need. Following devastating wildfires, ranchers in the Texas panhandle face dire conditions. The largest wildfire in state history destroyed more than 1 …

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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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Taranis Board Welcomes Accomplished Syngenta Executive Vern Hawkins

Westfield, IN, February 20, 2024 —Taranis, the global leader in AI-powered crop intelligence, announces the appointment of Vern Hawkins to its Board of Directors, effective February 15, 2024. Hawkins, currently serving as Syngenta’s President of Crop Protection and Regional Director of North America, brings extensive international agricultural leadership to Taranis. Taranis is at the forefront of agricultural innovation, creating engagement …

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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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