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FMC Growing U.S. Biologicals Portfolio

7/16/2019
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FMC has just submitted two new biological pesticide strains to the EPA for approval. These biologicals, which FMC anticipates will receive EPA approval in late 2020, will be used for seed treatment, in-furrow and transplant application to target diseases like Sudden Death Syndrome, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia and Phytophthora. This unique combination of two bacilli strains offers a new option for growers ... Read More

Duration:00:04:53

Biofuels Groups Blast EPA for RFS Proposed Volumes

7/5/2019
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The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday (EPA) issued proposed volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard program for calendar year 2020, leaving them basically unchanged and not reallocating gallons lost due to small refinery exemptions. Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Geoff Cooper says the proposal “completely betrays President Trump’s commitment” to uphold the integrity of the RFS by ... Read More

Duration:00:09:46

ZimmCast 620 – Timber Creek Distillery

7/3/2019
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For this week’s program I visited Timber Creek Distillery near Crestview, FL. The owners are Camden Ford and Aaron Barnes, two exceptional entrepreneurs, who are building a new distillery on some beautiful property. Aaron calls it Crestucky. I had the opportunity to meet them when they did some taste testing in Pensacola and found their story to be fascinating. AgWired followers ... Read More

Duration:00:21:58

Hemp Farming is Getting Real

7/2/2019
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The seeds planted in the 2018 farm bill legalizing the production of hemp as an agricultural commodity are starting to grow. Florida has officially entered the field with the governor just signing a measure allowing an agricultural hemp program to be developed. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried believes hemp could be the boost the state’s farm sector and rural areas ... Read More

Duration:00:11:46

USDA Corn Acreage Report Surprises

6/28/2019
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With all the weather-related planting delays we’ve had, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Acreage report out Friday was a big surprise to the trade with corn acres estimated to be three percent higher than last year. At the same time, soybean acres are estimated to be the lowest in six years. Corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 ... Read More

Duration:00:07:46

BASF Receives EPA Registration for Revysol Fungicide

6/28/2019
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BASF has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for Revysol® fungicide. The new active ingredient (AI) is the first and only isopropanol azole of its kind in the market for a broad range of crops and disease combinations. Revysol, and its related product brands, will be available to growers for the 2020 planting season. Revysol fungicide has a unique isopropanol ... Read More

Duration:00:14:21

FMC Announces $50 Million Global R&D Investment

6/27/2019
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This morning I spoke with Kathy Shelton, FMC Chief Technology Officer, about a major R&D announcement from the company. Over the next three years FMC will be investing more than $50 million in capital improvement projects, including a state-of-the-art reconfiguration of a greenhouse and research facility at the company’s Global Research and Development headquarters in Newark, Delaware known as the ... Read More

Duration:00:08:11

NPPC Launches Keep America First in Ag Campaign

6/26/2019
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The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has launched a new campaign to highlight the importance of establishing a proper regulatory framework for gene editing in American livestock. The “Keep America First in Agriculture” campaign was officially kicked off Tuesday with a media teleconference featuring leading researchers, veterinarians, producers and industry experts. “Gene editing is a huge step forward for America’s ... Read More

Duration:00:24:13

The Passing of Jerry Stoller

6/20/2019
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I am sad to learn of the passing of Jerry Stoller, founder of Stoller Enterprises. I only met him once but he’s one of the men in this industry who made an impression and impact on me in just the short time I got to talk with him. Here’s the announcement from the company. Stoller Enterprises Founder, Jerry H. Stoller ... Read More

Duration:00:12:41

Advancements with Ted Danson to Feature AMVAC SIMPAS

6/19/2019
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An upcoming episode of Advancements with Ted Danson will highlight recent advances in agriculture, including AMVAC’s unique SIMPAS® (Smart Integrated Multiproduct Prescription Application System) technology. Viewers will learn about the ISO-based tool, which allows farmers to automate and variably apply multiple inputs across a field. “SIMPAS fulfills our dream at AMVAC of being able to apply crop inputs to a ... Read More

Duration:00:09:09

Renewable Fuels Association Features E85 Can-Am Conversion

6/18/2019
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During the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) this year the Renewable Fuels Association featured a racing Can-Am X3 (2018 model) which has been converted to running on E85. This beautiful vehicle wrapped with the RFA’s “Fueled With Pride” image, has been racing this season. The extra horsepower provided by the E85 fuel has provided a performance boost as you’ll hear RFA’s ... Read More

Duration:00:06:17

ZimmCast 619 – President Trump’s Visit to Ethanol Plant

6/14/2019
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In this week’s program you will hear from industry attendees to President Trump’s visit to Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE) in Council Bluffs, IA. Included in the program are: Mike Jerke, CEO, SIRE Craig Floss, President/CEO, Iowa Corn Growers Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Kevin Ross, farmer and 1st VP, NCGA Monte Shaw, Executive Director, IRFA Geoff Cooper, President/CEO, ... Read More

Duration:00:24:54

Behind the Scenes with President Trump at Iowa Ethanol Plant

6/13/2019
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Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) CEO Geoff Cooper and Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy CEO Mike Jerke shared their thoughts about President Donald Trump’s behind the scenes tour of the ethanol plant Tuesday. Jerke and Cooper met the president as he arrived at the plant and escorted him in to meet some local farmers and plant employees and learn more about ethanol. ... Read More

Duration:00:14:17

Iowa Farmer Represents Corn Growers with Pres. Trump

6/12/2019
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National Corn Growers Association First Vice President Kevin Ross represented corn growers in hosting President Trump for a tour of Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy ethanol plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa Tuesday. Ross farms in nearby Minden and sells corn to the ethanol plant. The visit was an opportunity for NCGA to thank the President for following through on the commitment ... Read More

Duration:00:03:40

WASDE Lowers Corn Forecast

6/12/2019
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USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report for June sharply lowered the forecast for U.S. corn production this year. Corn production for 2019/20 is forecast to decline 1.4 billion bushels to 13.7 billion, which if realized would be the lowest since 2015/16.Unprecedented planting delays observed through early June are expected to prevent some plantings and reduce yield prospects. USDA ... Read More

Duration:00:09:56

President Trump Celebrates Ethanol With Farmers

6/11/2019
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President Donald J. Trump brought a hopeful message to farmers in the Midwest on Tuesday with an appearance at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy ethanol plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa to celebrate year round sales of E15. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced the president, and Trump in turn brought Iowa farmer and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) first vice president Kevin ... Read More

Duration:00:50:00

Ethanol Plant Proud to Host President Trump

6/11/2019
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Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE) CEO Mike Jerke is honored to be able to host President Donald Trump today as he appears to celebrate the easing of restrictions on sales of 15% ethanol in the summer time. “The employees and owners of SIRE are very proud of what we have accomplished here,” says Jerke, who serves on the board of ... Read More

Duration:00:05:20

RFA Ready for President Trump Visit to Ethanol Plant

6/11/2019
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President Donald Trump will visit the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE) ethanol plant later this afternoon and the Renewable Fuels Association is ready to welcome him and thank him for supporting farmers and the industry. SIRE, an RFA member company, operates a state-of-the-art ethanol biorefinery that produces approximately 130 million gallons of high-octane fuel ethanol per year, along with more ... Read More

Duration:00:09:39

Secretary Perdue Discusses Disaster Aid in Florida

6/7/2019
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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited Florida and Georgia to participate in roundtable discussions on USMCA and disaster aid signed by President Trump yesterday. At his first stop in Tallahassee, Perdue participated in a short press conference with Governor Ron DeSantis after the roundtable. Listen here:

Duration:00:09:36

Hubbard Feeds Introduces AllBite Block

6/7/2019
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A new product from Hubbard Feeds will help with vice behavior in pigs. The AllBite™️ block, officially launched at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, helps to stabilize the mood of the pig and also modifies the actual behavior and social aspects of that pen to keep them more comfortable and help them not to pick on each other, said Jamie ... Read More

Duration:00:04:06