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Export Exchange 2018 is Underway

10/23/2018
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More than 200 international buyers and end-users of coarse grains and co-products from some 35 countries are in Minneapolis this week for Export Exchange 2018. The biennial educational and trade forum, co-sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), and Growth Energy, offers attendees an unparalleled opportunity to meet and build relationships with domestic suppliers of corn, distillers ... Read More

Duration:00:03:53

Triazole Chemistry Sets Lucento Apart

10/17/2018
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When FMC’s Lucento fungicide is approved for use later this year in corn, soybeans and peanuts, it will offer a new, effective tool for managing fungicide resistance. “The first thing that sets Lucento apart is the triazole part of that chemistry, that flutriafol,” said FMC Technical Service Manager Matt Wiggins during a recent field day in Sparks, Georgia. “You’re getting ... Read More

Duration:00:04:52

Vice President Visits Sunbelt Ag Expo

10/17/2018
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Vice President Mike Pence spoke to farmers at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia Tuesday and toured agricultural damage caused by Hurricane Michael. “A once-in-a-generation storm that dealt a direct and devastating blow to Florida’s panhandle and Sunbelt’s farm country,” said Pence, who visited Decatur County and toured a feed mill damaged in the storm. Listen to the Vice ... Read More

Duration:00:05:13

Manito Transit acquires Baucom Truck Service

10/17/2018
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Manito Transit is continuing its expansion effort with the acquisition of Baucom Truck Service, a trucking company based in Camp Point, Illinois. General Manager Jim Bobitt says the acquisition will improve capacity in southern Illinois and southeastern Missouri. “We’re here to support our FS member network and service is definitely a priority,” said Bobitt. “We’re not trying to grow for ... Read More

Alltech Trace Minerals Optimize Animal Health

10/16/2018
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Alltech is having great success with its organic trace mineral products that mimic nature’s organic trace minerals but are better absorbed by the animal. “We make the trace minerals in a way that they’re more absorbed and more retained in the body so we have better mineral status,” said Brad Rortvedt, Regional Sales Manager with Alltech. “By having better mineral ... Read More

Duration:00:03:42

ZimmCast 600 – John Deere at World Dairy Expo

10/16/2018
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The ZimmCast hits another milestone today with episode number 600! This podcast started in April 2005, making it not only the first agricultural podcast, but one of the earliest ever started. In fact, ZimmCast predates the June 2005 release by Apple iTunes 4.9, which added formal support for podcasts. Funny thing is that it has only been in the last ... Read More

Nature Conservancy Backs Farm Bill Conservation Programs

10/16/2018
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As House and Senate Agriculture leaders keep working toward passing a farm bill yet this year, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is urging Congress to approve legislation that will continue to provide farmers and ranchers with the tools to conserve our nation’s land and water resources. “The farm bill is the most important legislation for conserving private lands in America,” said ... Read More

Duration:00:08:35

On-Farm Audits Improve Dairy Profitability

10/15/2018
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When Alltech On-Farm Specialist Jeff Johnson evaluates a dairy farm, he concentrates on three specific areas – the people, the cows and the milking equipment. Johnson said all three factors have to be integrated together for the farm to work efficiently and effectively. He said there are some challenges to maintaining equipment and the milking environment, including weather that can’t ... Read More

Duration:00:08:34

EDGE Dairy Cooperative Engaging in D.C.

10/15/2018
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EDGE Dairy Cooperative has been focusing on engaging more actively for its members at the federal level, according to Mike Torrey with Torrey Associates. Torrey said the cooperative has put together an effective effort in the nation’s capitol through fly in events, testimonies and social media campaigns to speak for America’s dairy farmers. “We need to think long term,” said ... Read More

Duration:00:09:49

Agronomic Trials Help BASF Match Varieties to Farmers

10/15/2018
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BASF has a cottonseed variety lineup that offers growers a range of varieties to fit their fields and farming management practices, and they also have an agronomic performance trials program to help farmers find the best one for their farm. Cody Mull, BASF Agronomy Information Specialist, says the program helps them evaluate data from different growing regions and conditions all ... Read More

New Deere Forage Harvesters are More Efficient

10/15/2018
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Whether you are a beef or dairy producer, or a custom harvester, there is a new John Deere 9000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvester (SPFH) for you. Chris Borgman, Deere Product Marketing Manager for Commercial Hay and Forage Products, introduced the new models at the World Dairy Expo earlier this month in Madison, Wisconsin. “What it all boils down to is ... Read More

Duration:00:02:40

Calf Health Vital to Farm Success

10/12/2018
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Research trials at Hubbard’s Calf Research Facility provide important data to dairy producers on the farm. Dairy Research Nutritionist Ellan Dufour said more than 13,000 heifer calves have come through the facility, which is a partnership between Hubbard Feeds and the University of Minnesota. “A strong calf program is one of the most important things you can do on a ... Read More

Duration:00:04:32

Happy World Egg Day!

10/12/2018
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More than 40 countries around the world are celebrating the most incredible source of “Protein for Life” today on World Egg Day. One large egg has 13 essential vitamins and minerals and six grams of high-quality protein for just about $0.17 each. But eggs are are more than a highly affordable protein source, they also have a low environmental impact, ... Read More

Duration:00:03:31

Alltech Helps Dairy Producers Retain Employees

10/11/2018
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Reliable and trained employees are critical for dairy producers and Alltech is prepared to help them maintain a productive labor force. “Everything done on a dairy is done by hand,” said Alltech employee training specialist Jorge Delgado during an interview at World Dairy Expo. “We need to attract more people and try to retain people who come to work at ... Read More

New Deere Forage Harvesters Help Maintain Quality

10/11/2018
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The all-new 9000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters can provide producers with both high-capacity harvesting and high quality forage, according to Tim Meister, division manager for marketing at John Deere, who spoke to producers at World Dairy Expo last week. “Ultimately, high-quality feed helps livestock producers improve their feeding efficiency, animal health and productivity, while reducing their feeding costs,” said Meister. ... Read More

Huge Crowd Turns Out for President Trump in Iowa

10/10/2018
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With a background of green hats saying “Make Farmers Great Again,” President Donald Trump basked in the warmth of a huge crowd from Iowa and Nebraska during a rally in Council Bluffs on Tuesday night after an announcement that the administration was moving forward with rulemaking to allow 15% ethanol to be sold year round. “We are unleashing the power ... Read More

Ethanol Stakeholders Welcome E15 Announcement

10/9/2018
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Christmas came very early this year for ethanol stakeholders who have been pressing for sales of E15 to be allowed year round, as President Trump announced he was instructing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to initiate a rulemaking process that would extend the summer Reid Vapor Pressure waiver to E15. “What it really means is that we’re helping our farmers,” ... Read More

GROWMARK Youth Programs Support 4-H and FFA

10/9/2018
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It’s National Cooperative Month, it’s also National 4-H Week, and it is the month that National FFA holds its huge annual meeting. In celebration of all that, we talked with Karen Jones, GROWMARK Youth and Young Producer Specialist, about how this agricultural cooperative supports the young people involved in 4H and FFA. “GROWMARK has been a longtime financial supporter of ... Read More

Toasting Legacy of Pearse Lyons at #WDE18

10/9/2018
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The legacy of Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder of Alltech who passed away earlier this year, was remembered at World Dairy Expo last week in Madison. “He had a passion for agriculture, he had a passion for the dairy industry,” said Alltech US Dairy Sales Manager Dan Weiland. “It’s up to us, the people of Alltech, to maintain that type of ... Read More

Duration:00:02:17

Ethanol Report on the New RFA

10/9/2018
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The Renewable Fuels Association entered a new chapter at the annual October membership meeting in Kansas City, as Geoff Cooper officially became RFA’s new President and CEO and Bob Dinneen began his new role as Senior Strategic Advisor, according to the succession plan announced in July. In this edition of the Ethanol Report, we hear from both about their new ... Read More

Duration:00:20:39