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Biofuels Groups Express Concerns at EPA Hearing

10/31/2019
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Representatives from multiple ethanol and biodiesel stakeholder organizations and companies delivered basically the same message to the Environmental Protection Agency during a hearing Wednesday on the proposal to make up for volumes lost under the Renewable Fuel Standard due to small refinery waivers – nice try, but you still need to follow the law. Here is what some had to ... Read More

Duration:00:05:14

USDA Deputy Secretary on Trade Mission in West Africa

10/30/2019
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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky is on a trade mission to West Africa this week to help United States exporters unlock new opportunities in a region where strong economic growth is driving demand for imported food and farm products. He is joined by representatives of more than 40 companies and organizations seeking to increase exports of U.S. agricultural ... Read More

Duration:00:18:29

USDA Unveils Domestic Hemp Production Program

10/29/2019
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On Tuesday, USDA officials announced the establishment of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program to create a consistent regulatory framework around hemp production throughout the United States. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue made the announcement in a pre-recorded video. “At USDA, we are always excited when there are new economic opportunities for our farmers, and we hope the ability to ... Read More

Duration:00:13:40

President Trump Addresses Farmers Through NAFB

10/15/2019
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The National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) worked with officials from the White House to share remarks from President Donald J. Trump that he recorded from the Oval Office to the nation’s farmers, ranchers, and agriculture community through NAFB broadcast members. In his remarks, the President talked about a number of different topics important to the agricultural community as harvest ... Read More

Duration:00:04:41

First Florida Hemp Conference Next Month

10/8/2019
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The inaugural Florida Industrial Hemp Conference (FIHCE 2019) will be held November 3-5 in Orlando. FIHCE 2019 is a networking and educational event designed to foster the development of an industrial hemp industry in Florida. Topics at the conference include the latest information on the hemp market, state and federal legislation, growing and cultivation, research, banking, and lots more. Gene ... Read More

Duration:00:09:45

Agriculture Wins With Japan Agreement

10/7/2019
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President Donald Trump gathered farmers and ranchers and other stakeholders at the White House on Monday for the signing of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement. In his remarks prior to the signing, President Trump talked about the many agricultural commodities that will benefit from the new agreement.

Duration:00:13:46

Enogen Feed Energizing Livestock Rations

9/18/2019
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Beef and dairy producers are finding they can increase efficiency by feeding Enogen corn hybrids, which Syngenta originally developed for the ethanol industry. Enogen hybrids change the corn starch into sugar more quickly and efficiently, and research has shown that it is a similar process that takes place in ruminant animals. Streamlining that process helps the animals to convert that ... Read More

Duration:00:07:48

Can-Am Shows Off New Products at #FPS19

9/17/2019
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Two 6X6 models were front and center at the Can-Am display during the 2019 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. Visitors to the show responded positively to both the Defender and Outlander 6X6 vehicles as they saw what the company has to offer in both the agriculture and hunting sectors. “I think what people really appreciate is the utility function ... Read More

Duration:00:04:53

FMC 3RIVE 3D Update at #FPS19

9/17/2019
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We’ve been following the development and adoption of the 3RIVE 3D® application system from FMC since it was first introduced nearly five years ago and we got the latest update at Farm Progress Show from Nolan Paxton, Precision Platforms regional rep for FMC. Hear it and watch it below. This revolutionary technology delivers a continuous Zone of Protection™ into the ... Read More

Duration:00:04:30

Golden Harvest Announces 2020 Lineup

9/16/2019
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With full approval of its Agrisure Duracade trait, Syngenta continues to expand the number of choices available to its farmer customers. That’s going to be important for the 2020 growing season, according to Dave Young, head of marketing for the Golden Harvest brand. “It’s going to be an awful tough economic environment. We all know that and understand it in ... Read More

Duration:00:02:56

GROWMARK Urges Congress to Ratify USMCA

9/16/2019
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Because GROWMARK is a farmer-owned cooperative, its priorities reflect the interests of its farmer members, and right now that number one priority is trade in general and the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) in particular. “Having the assurance of the United States Mexico Canada trade agreement passed will be an ultimate priority, hopefully it won’t go much past October,” said ... Read More

Duration:00:12:15

Extending the Xtend Soybean Platform

9/13/2019
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Farmers can look forward to the next generation of the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System, with approval of Roundup Ready Xtend Flex Soybeans expected in 2020. The current system has helped growers maintain clean fields even in a challenging year, according to Ryan Rubischko, Soybean Portfolio Lead for Bayer Crop Science. “We know across the Midwest many farmers have had ... Read More

Duration:00:04:02

Farmers for Free Trade Rally for USMCA

9/13/2019
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Farmers for Free Trade brought its #MotorcadeForTrade to Washington D.C. Thursday to highlight the importance of ag trade with Canada and Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that Congress will consider to upgrade NAFTA. Members of Congress and farm leaders discussed how USMCA provides farmers with new market access while maintaining a zero-tariff platform, and stressed the need for Congressional ... Read More

Duration:00:02:29

EPA Officially Ditches the #WOTUS Rule

9/12/2019
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Agricultural organizations are celebrating the official repeal of a rule that they have been fighting since 2015 – Waters of the United States, better known as WOTUS. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Department of the Army Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced that the agencies are repealing the rule and “recodifying the ... Read More

Duration:00:05:11

Syngenta Offers Choices for 2020 with NK Soybeans

9/12/2019
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Syngenta is bolstering its already strong NK Soybean platform with different traits that will help farmers when it comes to fighting weed pressure in their fields. “Soybeans used to be easy. It used to be the easy button. But today, it’s a lot more complex,” said Jim Shertzer, Head of NK Marketing for Syngenta. “And what we’ve learned is with ... Read More

Duration:00:02:57

GROWMARK Vetting New Technology with AgValidity

9/12/2019
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GROWMARK‘s AgValidity platform is allowing the company to work with new companies offering innovative technologies in order to test out products and services that could be beneficial to their member companies. “The number one thing that we hear farmers talk about and that we’re talking with our crop specialists about is that ‘one click to value.’ There are a lot ... Read More

Duration:00:03:37

Get to Know IntelliFarms

9/11/2019
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Driving profitability back to growers is the name of the game for IntelliFarms, a technology company offering a platform to help growers make better decisions on a daily basis. While farmers are often looking at ways to increase yield or increase acres, IntelliFarms can help them to become more profitable with what they already have within their operation. “One of ... Read More

Duration:00:07:14

ZimmCast 625 – 2019 NAMA Fall Conference Preview

9/11/2019
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In this week’s program we’ll get a preview of the 2019 National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference. Conference committee chair, Brittany Phillips, Brighton Agency, talks us through the program and activities of #NAMAFall19. Registration is available on the NAMA website with the early registration deadline of September 16. The hotel is the Ritz Carlton in St. Louis. The program starts on ... Read More

Duration:00:10:07

Channel Brand Seedsmen Lend Vital Support

9/11/2019
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As farmers anticipate harvest and begin to plan for next year, a trusted support system could be vital to future success. “The difficult part about planning for 2020 is going to be understanding what is usable information in 2019 and what is not,” said Brock Helgerson, Channel Brand Marketing Lead. “I think having a trusted partner like a Channel Seedsman ... Read More

Duration:00:06:01

Syngenta Excited About EU Approval of Agrisure Duracade®

9/10/2019
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At the end of July, Syngenta received highly-anticipated import approval for the Agrisure Duracade® trait (event 5307) from the European Commission. The approval covers corn grain and its derived products for food and feed use within the countries of the European Union (EU). At the 2019 Farm Progress Show, Syngenta Seeds Head of Marketing Eric Boeck said farmers are excited ... Read More

Duration:00:04:17