Agriculture Press Releases
Latest news releases from our Agriculture segment.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (August 24, 2017) – Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are now being offered for Precision Laboartories’ recently developed educational video series on Total Spray Droplet Management ® (TSDM). Certified Crop Advisors can now earn up to three CEUs for watching the series of six videos, covering such key topics as understanding droplet size and spectrum, the importance of selecting the right nozzle for various applications and how adjuvants play a role in droplet formation and retention.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (August 7, 2017) – Precision Laboratories has released an extensive upgrade to its Mix Tank app, available for download on iTunes and Google Play. The latest refresh is designed to better assist agricultural growers and professional applicators with resources and record keeping that will help prevent mix tank problems and make crop applications more efficient.
WAUKEGAN, ILL. (March 3, 2017) - Precision Laboratories announces a partnership with Monsanto to include an adjuvant in Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions. Intact™ drift reduction agent is available for the 2017 crop season and can provide growers and applicators additional confidence with on-target application.
“This partnership is a benefit to growers who want to take the next step toward the most effective use of new technologies available to them,” said Rick Wohlner, President of Precision Laboratories. “Monsanto’s proven unique competencies in plant development and commitment to grower success align well with Precisions’ dedication to exceptional adjuvant technology and agricultural stewardship.”
WAUKEGAN,Ill. (December 22, 2016) – Precision Laboratories developed an educational video series on Total Spray Droplet Management TM – a stewardship and best practices platform for spray applications. The eight-part video series, developed in association with the University of Illinois, covers such key topics as agronomics, droplet spectrum, nozzle types, system pressure, calibration, use of adjuvants and how weather and other interactions affect applications.
WAUKEGAN,Ill. (October 27, 2016) – With more than 79 billion gallons of water used in the United States every day for agricultural irrigation, it’s critical to implement best practices that improve yields while conserving water and energy. Precision Laboratories wants to educate growers and industry professionals on how new surfactants can increase yield and maximize nutrient, water and energy inputs.
WAUKEGAN,Ill. (July 6, 2016) – Precision Laboratories announces the launch of IntactTM Xtra, an adjuvant designed for applicators who want to maximize spray applications and performance of glyphosate and dicamba-based herbicides. Its convenient, all-in-one premix includes a unique water conditioning system that is proven to further reduce volatility and antagonism from hard-water ions.