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John Deere Enhances S-Series Combines08/28/15
Would it be helpful to push a button in your cab and have your corn head fold up in less than 60 seconds when you’re out combining? Hmm? Well you can with the new John Deere 612FC folding 12-row corn head. That, along with S Series Combine...
How @BASFAgProducts Helps Champions
Georgia farmer Randy Dowdy gives a lot of credit to the “smarter people” he consults who have helped him become a high yielding corn grower. Among those people are his trusted BASF Ag Products advisers. Chris Maurer has been a BASF sales rep in...
TruSet Control on John Deere Combination Ripper
The John Deere 2730 Combination Ripper is now adjustable with the touch of a button on the new TruSet control. This industry-exclusive technology enables users to independently adjust depth or pressure settings for each operation on their 2730...
Keeping the Farm in the Family
We are seeing fewer and fewer young people returning the their family operations and just because you are blood doesn’t mean you have a right to the farm. Succession planning is one step many families forget about when it comes to the future....
Champion Corn Grower at @BASFAgProducts Event
He’s only been farming for less than ten years, but already Randy Dowdy of Valdosta, Georgia has made quite a name for himself by making history last year with a yield of nearly 504 bushels per acre in the National Corn Yield Contest. During a BASF...
What Does Sustainable Mean to the Consumer?
The 2015 NAMA Bootcamp was again held in Kansas City, MO. The event attracts those new to the world of agri-marketing or simply new to the agriculture community. Sustainability and the consumer was one breakout session which discussed how farmers and...
John Deere Reveals 4 Track 9RX Tractor
This morning John Deere revealed a brand new high horsepower tractor – the 9RX. Here it is on the showroom floor of the John Deere Waterloo Tractor, Cab, Assembly Operations facility where it is being built. I recorded the program this morning which...
Priority Issues for Missouri Policy Makers
Missouri State Fair’s legislator day brought policy makers together to talk about issues facing not only Missouri farmers and ranchers but about regulation that affects those involved with agriculture across the country. On that list was immigration....
MO Farm Bureau Speaks Out Against Over Regulation
The Missouri Farm Bureau has put together interactive maps to give a feel of how the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that goes into effect this weekend will impact the state. Well over 95% of the state of Missouri will qualify as a water of...
BIVI Seminar Highlights FAD Preparedness
Pork industry preparedness for FAD was the first topic on the schedule at the Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina swine seminar this year – and no, FAD does not mean the latest social trend. “FADs are foreign animal diseases,” said Dr. Lisa Becton...
Final Republicans Take the Soapbox Stage
The last batch of Republican presidential candidates took the Soapbox stage this weekend during the last weekend of the Iowa State Fair. U.S. Senator from Texas Ted Cruz (R) took much of his time to crack jokes about the Democrats and the rest of his...
Welcome to 2016 John Deere Product Reveal
Welcoming a large group of agricultural media people to the John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum is Travis Becton, Director, Marketing, U.S. and Canada. He gave us a preview of the things we will be seeing and hearing about today and tomorrow. Those...
GROWMARK FS Ready for 2015 Farm Progress Show
GROWMARK and the FS System always go all out when the Farm Progress Show is held in their home state of Illinois and this year will be no exception. I talked with GROWMARK Marketing and Communications Manager Beverly Long recently on a visit to the...
Busy Year for America’s Renewable Future
It was only eight months ago that America’s Renewable Future (ARF) was launched in Iowa with the goal of educating presidential candidates about agriculture and biofuels in general and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in particular. But what the...
MO Farm Bureau Takes WOTUS to the Fair Again
You might remember that Missouri Farm Bureau held a “Ditch the Rule” press conference last year at the State Fair featuring three members of the state’s Congressional delegation. With the controversial rule now finalized and scheduled to be...
America’s Renewable Future Talks to Trump
America’s Renewable Future (ARF) is less than one year old, but has already made an impact when it comes to educating presidential candidates about the importance of agriculture and renewable fuels. Eric Branstad, son of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad,...
NORA Spurring Bioheat, Biodiesel Production
John Huber is the President of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), the checkoff program for the oilheat industry. NORA has been helping spur the growth of Bioheat and ultimately biodiesel production. This week Huber was in Mankato,...
Grains Council Chair Stresses Excellence in Exports
Nebraska farmer Alan Tiemann was recently elected chairman of the U.S. Grains Council and he is excited about the work they are doing to expand exports of ethanol and the co-product Distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) used for livestock...
NAMA Boot Camp ZimmCast
This week the National Agri-Marketing Association’s annual Boot Camp is taking place in Kansas City, MO. The Chair for the conference this year is Michelle Jones, Iowa Soybean Association. During the conference Jamie Johansen spoke with her about this...
Perry Says Americans Fed Up with DC
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry’s main message on the Des Moines Register soapbox at the Iowa State Fair this week was about getting America back to a constitutional country. Citing the 10th amendment, he stressed that power and decision making needs...
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