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User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

CIBO Technologies and Continuum Ag Join in a Strategic Partnership to Incentivize Regenerative Agriculture

 
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Continuum Ag is the catalyst for sustainable agriculture with a goal to help 1 million farmers profit from improving soil health.

Big News!  CIBO, the science-based technology company that supports growers and enterprises on their journey to regenerative agriculture, and Continuum Ag, a soil health data company, have announced a partnership to offer a new program, CIBO Carbon Bridge. Carbon Bridge shorten…

User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

BASF Carbon Farming

 
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BASF is the newest entrant into the Carbon Farming space.  I question the authenticity and goals of the numerous organizations that have entered into the carbon credit/farming space?  Is there a market and are companies like BASF positioned well to deliver value to farmers an…

User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

Africa to Afghanistan: Ambassador Kip Tom’s Lessons from the Global Food Crisis

 
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Kip Tom has traveled the globe as an advocate for agriculture, a warrior against hunger and a political appointee trapped in the bureaucracy of promises and cultural divergence. 

A great story from Farm Journal's Clinton Griffiths about Kip Tom's dedication to reducing food insecurity on a global level.  Food security is a national security issue and I saw this first hand in Afghanistan.  I hope to meet Tom someday to thank him for his service!     

 

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User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

Purdue Crop Chat Episode 27, Herbicide is in Short Supply and Prices are Skyrocketing

 
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Great Podcast featuring Purdue's ag thought leaders.  A must listen to discussion to better understand the impact of high glyphosate prices and supply chain challenges and what to do if you have to adjust your program due to product shortages.  

User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford Conversation with LinkedIN Co-Founder Reid Hoffman

 
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Land O' Lakes is an interesting company with a lot of visibility to the entire agriculture value chain.  Has anyone used Truterra lately?  I went to a conference a few years ago but curious how the Insight Engine is advancing?

User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 1200
  • Champaign County, Illinois
Aidan McDonald
  • 60
  • Parmer County, Texas

Agrivoltaics Startup

 
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I have recently been contacted by a friend who has come up with an agrivoltaics startup. He was asking for my advice and questions that I had about the startup. I believe that the system could work well with staple crops such as corn and soybeans. I was wondering if anyone agree…

User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

A Word of Caution for Navel Orangeworm Winter Orchard Sanitation

 
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I saw this video from California Ag Net about the importance of winter sanitation in almond orchards and the damage that can be caused by shaking younger trees.  Knocking mummies down by hand seems to be cost prohibitive but shaking younger trees can cause permanent damage.  …

User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

Laser Weeding - Is this the future of Weed Control?

 
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I saw an article on AgWeb the other day about a company named Carbon Robotics.  The founder says their unmanned Autonomous Laser Weeder covers 15-20 acres per day and kills 100,000 weeds per hour, delivered from eight lasers beneath its undercarriage.  I see some challenges w…

User Picture Jaci Hickey
  • 360
  • Oklahoma

Nickel and Dimed

 
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We are so frustrated! Our windmill quit working a few months ago. A piece broke and we had to order a part. Now months later and the part is still not here, but our parts man said the price has almost doubled from last year. 

It is becoming harder and harder to ranch, own cattle…