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Peanut firms ink multi-year agreements for The Seam digital platforms

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The Seam, which provides food and agribusiness software and commodity trading products, recently entered into multi-year agreements for its cloud-based peanut management platform with Coastal Growers and Tifton Peanut Co. Coastal Growers, a farmer-owned cooperative, is building a new 400,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art peanut shelling operation in Atmore, Alabama, slated for completion in 2022. State officials said the $87 million project will ... Read More »

EPA approves fungicide premix with proprietary nanotechnology

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The Environmental Protection Agency has registered AZterknot fungicide from Vive Crop Protection for use on a wide array of crops, including corn, cotton, peanuts, rice and soybeans.  It is a premix of a traditional fungicide, azoxystrobin, and a biological, an extract of Reynoutria sachalinensis. They are delivered using Allosperse, a proprietary nano-polymer technology developed by Vive that allows previously incompatible products to ... Read More »

AGCO Innovations Earn Eight 2021 AE50 Awards

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AGCO Corp. marks its 30th anniversary by receiving eight AE50 Awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers for 2021. Each year, 50 products are chosen by an international panel of industry experts as the most outstanding innovations in engineering and technology for agricultural, food and biological systems. The 2021 AE50 award-winning products from AGCO include: Fendt Momentum ... Read More »

Valent Excalia Fungicide

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Peanut growers have a new defense against white mold with Excalia fungicide from Valent U.S.A. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted federal registration of Excalia, which offers white mold control even under heavy pressure, to help growers prevent the yield loss this difficult disease can cause. According to the most recent Georgia plant disease loss estimate by the University of ... Read More »

EPA registers low-use-rate insecticide from FMC

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently registered Vantacor insect control from FMC Corp. for use on an array of crops including soybeans, corn, cotton, peanuts, potatoes, sweet corn, sugarcane and onions. Vantacor is a highly concentrated formulation of Rynaxypyr branded active, which offers long residual control of Lepidopteran pests. The actual active ingredient is chlorantraniliprole, an Insect Resistance Action Committee ... Read More »

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FMC Launches Elevest Insecticide The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently granted FMC Corp. registration for Elevest insect control in a broad range of crops including peanuts, soybeans, sweet corn, cotton and potatoes. The new insecticide combines full rates of Rynaxypyr active ingredient for lepidopteran control with full rates of bifenthrin, a pyrethroid. According to FMC, Elevest insect con-trol provides growers ... Read More »

EPA registers FMC premix insecticide

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently registered Elevest insecticide from FMC Corp. for use on several crops, including cotton, soybeans, sweet corn, peanut and potatoes. The product is a premix of the full rate of Rynaxypyr — the brand name for chlorantraniliprole — and a full rate of the pyrethroid, bifenthrin. Together, they offer growers fast knockdown as well as ... Read More »

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New Postemergence Herbicide FMC has expanded the label of Anthem Flex herbicide to include at-cracking and postemergence applications in peanuts. Anthem Flex herbicide provides long residual control of grasses and small-seeded broadleaf weeds with burndown activity on emerged broadleaf weeds. The active ingredients in Anthem Flex herbicide are pyroxasulfone (Group 15) and carfentrazone-ethyl (Group 14). “FMC is pleased to provide ... Read More »

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Soil Health Partnership Heliae Agriculture is partnering with the R.W. Griffin family of companies to drive soil health in Georgia and North Florida. R.W. Griffin, one of the largest fertilizer retailers in Georgia, has become an official distributor for the Southeast region. Griffin Evans, chemical and seed director for R.W. Griffin, says, “We are happy to create a strategic alliance ... Read More »

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The Seam Working With Delta Peanut The Seam, a provider of trading and agribusiness software solutions, announced that it will be working with Delta Peanut LLC, a new shelling operation based in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The Seam’s platform is designed with foundational technology such as document digitization, real-time data for decisioning and embedded integrations with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and ... Read More »