Latest news releases from our Agriculture segment.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (January 7, 2019) – New resources are available to help applicators effectively combine crop protection products in a tank mix. Jim Reiss, Vice President of Product Development at Precision and Tim Overley, Applications & Research Specialist, were part of the team that contributed to Purdue Extension’s recently released “Avoid Tank Mixing Errors.” The guide explains many factors that can influence product compatibility. It is available in hardcopies or can be downloaded online for free.
WAUKEGAN, ILL. (May 22, 2018)— Precision Laboratories introduces Domino for the 2018 growing season to improve the efficiency of water for irrigated crops.
Many growers experience issues with irrigation water reaching the crop due to run-off and lack of uniform distribution in the soil. Water stress negatively affects crop establishment, plant health, crop yield & quality, nutrient uptake, and the performance of soil-applied inputs. Growers may apply additional irrigation to address these issues, adding to their cost of water and the energy needed to pump it.
WAUKEGAN, ILL. (May 11, 2018)—Precision Laboratories introduces Intact™ Advanced for the 2018 crop season to provide growers and applicators additional convenience and confidence with on-target application. Intact Advanced is approved for tank mixing with XtendiMax® with Vaporgrip® Technology and Engenia® herbicides.
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.”