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Friday, December 20, 2013

Ag news 12-20

This years National Cattlemens Beef Associations Cattlemens College is approaching, and during the program - cattlemen and women will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Molly McAdams - Co-Founder at Om3 - on what consumers are saying about beef.

For the fifth consecutive year, Syngenta ranked among the world2019s top biotech employers, according to an annual survey conducted by Science magazine. The company finished as the No. 13 employer in this year2019s survey, placing ahead of several industry competitors.

The company is reported to have more than 5,000 research and development (R&D) employees who are said are passionate about bringing winning innovation into the hands of growers to help feed an ever growing population
This year, 3,656 respondents rated companies based on multiple characteristics, including what they saw as driving characteristics of top employers. The top three characteristics for Syngenta were identified as: treating employees with respect, being socially responsible, and doing important, quality research.

The complete rankings can be found online at the Science magazine website.

Last week - Kinze Manufacturing announced the world2s first electric multi-hybrid concept planter. This will allow farmers to change the seed hybrid they are planting automatically as the planter moves through the field. Rhett Schildroth - Kinzes senior product manager - explains what this new technology means for agriculture

Schildroth says the electric multi-hybrid planter will allow farmers to maximize yield in every part of their field without making compromises

And thats been your ag news for the Carolinas. For more ag news,log on to wptf.com key word agirbusiness today. Im, Tim Ryan

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