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Delaro™ Fungicide Ready to Work for Growers in 2018

12/11/2017
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Bayer’s new Delaro™ fungicide for corn and soybeans was put to the test by growers this past season in 500 field trials across 20 states and passed with flying colors by providing broad-spectrum disease control, dual mode of action residual and improved plant health. “Disease pressure was inconsistent across the country this year, meaning some growers were caught unprepared,” said ... Read More

Duration: 00:10:02


John Deere Announces New Generation 4 Display Applications

12/11/2017
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John Deere has announced four new precision applications for the Generation 4 Displays. These are being sold in a bundle activation deal for the John Deere 4600 CommandCenter™ and as bundled subscriptions for 4640 Universal Displays. I visited with John Misher, John Deere, to learn more about each of them. “These new applications are machine-specific bundled activations with the 4600 ... Read More

Duration: 00:08:23


Clariant Agrocer™ Now Granulated

12/11/2017
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Clariant once again brightened up the trade show floor at the CSS 2017 and Seed Expo last week in Chicago and announced the latest development in their dedicated range of colorants for the agricultural industry. Clariant’s Agrocer seed colorants are now available in pre-dispersed granulated pigments with a very small particle size making them easy to disperse in cold water. ... Read More

Duration: 00:07:23


ZimmCast from #ASTACSS

12/11/2017
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This ZimmCast comes to you from the ASTA CSS 2017 and Seed Expo in Chicago which I attended last week for the sixth year in a row, and Jamie got to experience for the first time. Founded in 1883, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is one of the oldest trade organizations in the United States. The CSS stands for ... Read More

Duration: 00:32:48


Bayer Helps Fund ASTA Communications Efforts

12/7/2017
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The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) unveiled a new video at the CSS 2017 & Seed Expo to help explain plant breeding innovations in a brief and entertaining way. The video is one of the communications efforts that ASTA partner Bayer has helped to support. Bayer seed traits and seed treatments management lead Brad May, who serves on the ASTA ... Read More

Duration: 00:03:20


Digital Ag and Big Data

12/7/2017
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As our digital world expands in agriculture, big data keeps getting bigger and making a bigger difference in how farmers make decisions. Digital Agriculture: Big Data was a session this week at the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) CSS 2017 & Seed Expo. University of Wisconsin agronomy professor Shawn Conley moderated the session which included presentations from: Paul Schrimpf Meister ... Read More

Duration: 01:19:11


DuPont & Sumitomo’s Global Seed-Applied Tech Agreement

12/6/2017
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DuPont and Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited announced a global agreement to collaborate on the development, registration and commercialization of seed-applied technologies for use in key crops around the world. DuPont and Sumitomo Chemical formed this collaboration out of a shared objective to accelerate development and commercialization of novel seed-applied technologies to improve early plant growth and yields. The global agreement ... Read More

Duration: 00:03:45


2018 Agricultural Economy Themes

12/6/2017
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A highlight for all who attended the American Seed Trade Association’s (ASTA) CSS & Seed Expo is an agricultural economy report from Dan Basse, AgResource. Back by popular demand, Basse took us through the 2018 economic themes he forecasts we will see in agriculture. “Generally speaking, it looks to be another year like the last one. We are thinking farming ... Read More

Duration: 00:04:00


ASTA Announces Student Video Awards

12/6/2017
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The first-place winner of the first “Better Seed, Better Life” student video contest was awarded this week during the CSS 2017 & Seed Expo in Chicago. Sponsored by the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB), and the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America (Tri-Societies), the ... Read More

Duration: 00:05:40


Milk Gets A New Voice

12/6/2017
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Edge is the new name for a large dairy cooperative formerly known as the Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative. John Pagel is a Wisconsin dairy farmer currently serving as president of Edge. “As we continued to grow, we could understand and see that we did not have what we believed was good, solid representation for federal issues in [Washington] D.C. ... Read More

Duration: 00:05:45


ASTA CSS 2017 Attendance Strong

12/6/2017
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The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is ushering in the holiday season in its traditional way – with the annual CSS & Seed Expo in Chicago. ASTA president and CEO Andy LaVigne says turnout at the annual event that includes the industry’s biggest trade show is still very strong despite ongoing mergers and acquisitions. “We’ll probably have close to 2700 ... Read More

Duration: 00:03:34


FMC Awaits Steward EC Approval

12/6/2017
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FMC‘s Great Plains Sales Manager, Tom Koranek, covers Canada to Mexico and lands between the Mississippi and the Rockies. We had the opportunity to learn about one of the products awaiting approval to combat those pesky insects interesting in corn. Steward® EC insecticide controls western corn rootworm adult populations. “There’s resistance today of a lot of the products that are ... Read More

Duration: 00:03:33


GROWMARK’s Wells Joins ARA Executive Committee

12/5/2017
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GROWMARK Crop Nutrients Division Manager Rod Wells is the newest member of the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) executive committee. Wells has been involved in ARA for a number of years and believes it is an important place to participate. “It’s all about being engaged in the process. It’s about advocating for the industry,” said Wells. “It’s critical that we make ... Read More

Duration: 00:07:24


Missouri Farm Bureau Listening Session on #FarmBill18

12/5/2017
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The Missouri Farm Bureau held their annual meeting earlier this week and a highlight for many was the discussion on the 2018 Farm Bill. In a packed house, a Focus on the Farm Bill Seminar took place with Capitol Hill decision makers and thought-leaders in Missouri agriculture. Panelists: – Ranking Member House Ag Committee, Congressman Collin Peterson – Missouri Congresswoman ... Read More

Duration: 00:05:09


FMC’s 3RIVE 3D Part of Freedom Pass Program

12/5/2017
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We’ve done several stories on FMC’s 3RIVE 3D technology and now growers have a way to get a free system! Jamie talked with Mike Harper, FMC Industry Relations Manager, during the recent NAFB Convention about how this can happen. According to Mike the FMC Freedom Pass program has a 3RIVE 3D option. As part of the FMC Freedom Pass program, ... Read More

Duration: 00:04:05


ARA Conference Chair Optimistic Amid Challenges

12/5/2017
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For the past nine years, Leroy Startz with ING Capital has chaired the committee that plans the Agricultural Retailers Association annual conference. Startz said this year’s conference had strong attendance and even stronger enthusiasm from participants, even though low commodity prices continue to challenge the industry. “Prices are not where they need to be. Everybody’s trying to figure out how ... Read More

Duration: 00:07:41


GROWMARK Opens New Tank and Truck Center

12/4/2017
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Bolt cutters instead of scissors cutting through a chain instead of ribbon marked the grand opening of GROWMARK’s new Tank and Truck Center in Morton, Illinois last month. The bolt cutters were a last minute change when weather forced the celebration inside. Tank and Truck Center Sales and Operations Manager Mike Davis says they were supposed to use a blow ... Read More

Duration: 00:07:45


SMART Farmer Lauren Arbogast

12/4/2017
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Lauren Arbogast is a city girl who married into the farm and found it so interesting that she started a blog about it. On her blog “Paint The Town Ag”, which has also become her Facebook and Twitter platform, Lauren shares photos of musings of life on the farm with her husband and two “mini farmer” sons. She became a ... Read More

Duration: 00:18:16


Survey Spurs Farm Groups to Action on Opioid Crisis

12/4/2017
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Two of the nation’s largest farm groups plan to work together in response to staggering numbers released in a recent survey on opioid abuse in rural America. The Morning Consult survey shows farmers and ranchers are more affected than the rest of their rural neighbors, with 74 percent confirming they’ve been directly impacted by opioid abuse. The American Farm Bureau ... Read More

Duration: 00:06:33


New Ag Retailers Chair Has Game Plan

12/1/2017
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The new chairman of the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) says 2017 was a championship year for the organization and he hopes to sustain that excellence moving forward. John Oster with Morral Companies in Ohio says one area where ARA will be very active in the coming year is in development of the new farm bill. “Although we are a small ... Read More

Duration: 00:07:14

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