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Ethanol Industry Has What It Takes

8/20/2019
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It was a somber yet determined group of ethanol industry representatives that met last week in Omaha for the American Coalition for Ethanol 32nd annual conference, in the wake of the EPA granting another 1.43 billion gallons of refinery waivers. ACE CEO Brian Jennings says they had a tough and honest board meeting prior to the start of the conference. ... Read More

Duration:00:09:26

Ethanol is Number One Priority for Grains Council

8/19/2019
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Ethanol is the number one priority for the U.S. Grains Council today, according to USGC CEO Ryan LeGrand, who spoke at the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference last week in Omaha. “There’s nothing more important to us right now than ethanol,” said LeGrand. The council has seven priority markets, with Mexico being one of the most significant. While the ... Read More

Duration:00:22:30

Nebraska Governor Thanks Ethanol Industry

8/15/2019
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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts welcomed members of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) meeting in Omaha this week by thanking them for what they do. “Ethanol is a very important industry, on a national and on a state level,” said Gov. Ricketts, noting that Nebraska is the second largest ethanol producing state in the nation with 25 plants employing 1400 ... Read More

Duration:00:23:49

FMC Offers Fall Residual Herbicide Program Advice

8/14/2019
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FMC is recommending growers aim for a zero tolerance policy when it comes to weeds, according to Brandon Schrage, technical service manager. Schrage said preventing weed growth in the seedbank is particularly important. “What we want to see is that fall residual being applied once soil temperatures are 50 degrees and falling. That’s going to ensure that our product is ... Read More

Duration:00:02:46

Coming Soon from Farm Market iD

8/14/2019
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With a database of over 2.4 million active operations, Farm Market iD is already the leading provider of farm and grower data to inform and improve agribusiness strategy, marketing and sales efforts. But the company is aiming to launch a new product soon for even more specialized data. “What we’re essentially doing is monitoring fields on behalf of our clients,” ... Read More

Duration:00:15:31

Syngenta Strengthens Digital Tools for Growers

8/12/2019
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Syngenta is focused on building practical tools for growers and advisors when it comes to technology and data, according to Marcos Castro, business development manager for digital agriculture. Castro shared a number of those tools with those attending the 2019 Ag Media Summit in Minneapolis, including a partnership with Sony on the company’s Smart Agriculture platform, the Seed Selector tool, ... Read More

Duration:00:05:37

Farm and Biofuel Groups Dismayed by EPA Refinery Waivers

8/12/2019
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Small refinery waivers will continue to take a chunk out of the gallons of biofuel that should be blended into our nation’s transportation fuel supply under the Renewable Fuel Standard, thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement late Friday that granted 31 more exemptions, representing 1.43 billion gallons of additional lost RFS demand. Only six of the requests for 2018 ... Read More

Duration:00:09:29

John Deere Supports Ag Journalists Worldwide

8/9/2019
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John Deere was among companies attending the 2019 Ag Media Summit and International Federation of Ag Journalists conference in Minneapolis. “John Deere definitely sees a value for us to support ag journalists worldwide, and so with the international folks here, as well, this year, it’s just important for us to be here and to talk to them about what’s going ... Read More

Duration:00:03:46

Bayer Talks Sustainability, Transparency

8/8/2019
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Sustainability and transparency are more than just buzz words to Bayer, according to Utz Klages, who works in communications out of the company’s Crop Science headquarters in Monheim, Germany. “For us, it’s important to fill sustainability with life, with action, with measures and also with some core activity,” said Klages. “We are a company with more than 150 years history. ... Read More

Duration:00:09:07

Can-Am Introduces Defender 6X6

8/7/2019
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Participants at the 2019 Ag Media Summit in Minneapolis saw a brand new model from Can-Am that is scheduled for a 2020 release. Unlike anything Can-Am has built before, the Defender 6X6 DPS Side-by-Side has a giant bed allowing for expanded storage, with the capability of removing the sides and tailgate for tremendous flexibility, according to Andrew Howard, media relations. ... Read More

Duration:00:07:26

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Appreciates Ethanol

8/7/2019
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Dee Snider, lead singer for Twisted Sister, known for the popular bikers song “Ride To Live, Live To Ride”, served as Captain for the 12th annual Legends Ride at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Campground. The “We’re Not Gonna Take It” singer had some nice things to say about ethanol ... Read More

Duration:00:00:55

Research Collaboration at FMC

8/6/2019
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FMC Corporation recently announced a major investment in agricultural product research and development over the next three years, including a state-of-the-art upgrade at the company’s Global Research and Development headquarters in Newark, Delaware. The company also has innovation centers in Europe, Asia and Latin America, as well as research field stations here in the U.S. at Rochelle, Illinois and Madera, ... Read More

Duration:00:03:08

Wyffels Aims to Serve Those Who Served

8/6/2019
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A new program from Wyffels Hybrids gives farmers an opportunity to support America’s military veterans. The program, launched in July 2019, is called Serving Those Who Served. For the 2020-21 growing season, the initiative will benefit Homes For Our Troops. For every bag of W5086RIB sold, Wyffels Hybrids will donate $2 back to the Homes For Our Troops program. In ... Read More

Duration:00:03:07

Data Drives Sustainable Solutions

8/6/2019
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Farmers are being challenged to grow more food more sustainably with less resources moving forward, and the key to making that possible is data. An Ag Media Summit panel focused on how companies are working to help growers collect and analyze the right data to enhance their sustainability efforts. Willie Vogt, Farm Progress, moderated the Newsmaker panel on “Data Drives ... Read More

Duration:01:13:34

New Holland Values Ag Media

8/5/2019
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New Holland was among companies interacting with journalists at the 2019 Ag Media Summit in Minneapolis. “We came out here to the Ag Media Summit to meet with journalists because we wanted to support the journalists who do a great job sharing the story of the American and the North American farmer, as well as the great story of companies ... Read More

Duration:00:04:31

ZimmCast 623 – From Ag Media Summit

8/5/2019
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They partied like it was 1999 in the Purple Rain at the 2019 IFAJ Congress and Agricultural Media Summit in Minneapolis/Bloomington, Minnesota last week. It was a milestone year for many at the event, including Diane “Lady Di” Johnson, who served her last year as Executive Director of the Livestock Publications Council (LPC) and manager of the Ag Media Summit. ... Read More

Duration:00:22:10

IFAJ Congress Hears from Reporters Without Borders

8/5/2019
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Here in the United States we tend to take freedom of the press for granted, since it is specifically guaranteed in the First Amendment. But it’s not so free in many other countries. The 2019 IFAJ Congress last week featured a presentation from Daphne Pellegrino with Reporters Without Borders, more properly known internationally as Reporters Sans Frontieres or RSF, which ... Read More

Duration:00:35:41

Trump Announces Deal to Expand U.S. Beef Exports to EU

8/5/2019
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President Donald J. Trump congratulated members of the nation’s beef cattle industry Friday as the United States and the European Union signed an agreement that is expected to nearly triple the duty-free access for high quality U.S. beef exports to Europe. . “This is a tremendous victory for American farmers, ranchers, and, of course, European consumers because American beef is ... Read More

Duration:00:13:43

GROWMARK Moves Forward with AgValidity

8/2/2019
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GROWMARK is helping member customers to wade through the new technology available in agriculture with its AgValidity platform. “Ag Validity is really what we’re calling a platform to test and vet out a lot of this new technology,” said Chris Grogan, GROWMARK media relations manager. “So there are upstart companies, there are companies that have been around, and they are ... Read More

Duration:00:05:12

FMC on Timely Topic of Managing Prevent Plant Acres

8/1/2019
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Prevent plant acres may be record high this year and farmers are having to decide now how to manage that land. FMC Agricultural Solutions Regional Technical Service Manager Brandon Schrage was at the 2019 Ag Media Summit Info Expo earlier this week talking about how the company is helping farmers managing prevent plant acres with weed control and soil protection. ... Read More

Duration:00:02:53