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Bayer Crop Protection Portfolio Helps Farmers Fight Challenges

10/16/2017
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Farmers who use seed treatments and premium seed packages can see early season advantages including better establishment, better root systems and better defense against disease and insect pressure. That was the key message from Bayer Senior Technical Service Representative Russ Perkins at the company’s Showcase Plot Tour in Lubbock, Texas. Perkins covered the company’s crop protection portfolio, sharing a number ... Read More

Duration: 00:07:45


Weather Variability Affecting Silage Crop

10/12/2017
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Dairy producers at the 2017 World Dairy Expo had two primary questions for Alltech Farm Specialist Pat Crowley regarding silage. Those questions centered around variability of the crop this year because of unique weather patterns in the Midwest, and what to expect from the silage because of those factors. Crowley says farmers are typically producing silage each fall they will ... Read More

Duration: 00:06:09


Hubbard Fitting Well Into Alltech Family

10/12/2017
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Hubbard Feeds is a heritage brand with a strong history. Today Hubbard is a part of the Alltech family, and that transition has gone very well, says Ken Peterson, general manager for the central part of the United States covering an area from Minnesota to Missouri. “Our focus in the past has always been on animals that produce meat, milk ... Read More

Duration: 00:02:58


Florida Citrus Production Takes Hit From Irma

10/12/2017
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Just when the Florida citrus industry was hoping to rebound somewhat from the devastation caused by citrus greening in recent years, Irma came along and blew away a good part of this year’s production. The first citrus forecast for the season from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is calling for the all orange forecast for the 2017-2018 season to 4.34 ... Read More

Duration: 00:08:18


ZimmCast with Simon Pampena

10/12/2017
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This week’s Youth Ag Summit in Brussels, Belgium featured moderator Simon Pampena, Australian Numeracy Ambassador and contributor to Science Channel’s Outrageous Acts of Science. Jamie Johansen is on location there and talked with Simon about what he does which includes being a professional nerd and math comedian. Simon also moderated the Summit in Australia two years ago. He says science, ... Read More

Duration: 00:15:48


AFBF Endorses Farmers for Free Trade

10/12/2017
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American Farm Bureau Federation Zippy Duvall took part in a press conference this week to support Farmers for Free Trade, a bipartisan campaign to rebuild support for trade at the grassroots level. Farmers for Free Trade, led by former Senators Max Baucus and Richard Lugar, is a bipartisan, non-profit organization that informs, mobilizes and amplifies the voice of U.S. farmers ... Read More

Duration: 00:25:54


FS FAST STOP Retailers Registered as TOP TIER™ Diesel Fuel Sites

10/12/2017
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FS FAST STOP locations are among the first to become registered TOP TIER™ Diesel Fuel sites under a program developed by leading diesel equipment manufacturers who recognized the benefits of additized diesel fuel in their engines. The TOP TIER program, originally launched in 2004, focused on gasoline standards before introducing a diesel fuel standard this September. FAST STOP locations featuring ... Read More

Duration: 00:03:43


Improving Crops Through Biological Products

10/12/2017
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Alltech Crop Science is bringing biological and natural products into crops to make them better. Technical Advisor Brian Springer says the company has a broad portfolio that really sets it apart from similar companies that only offer one or two products. When working with dairy customers like those at the 2017 World Dairy Expo, Springer often answers questions about how ... Read More

Duration: 00:03:58


National Hay Association: Forages Important to Dairy Industry

10/11/2017
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National Hay Association President Amy Freeburg has been a commercial hay grower supplying the dairy industry for 45 years. Alfalfa hay is a key feed used in the dairy industry, but Freeburg says wheat straw is also used in dairy rations because it floats in the rumen of the cow. Members of the association also grow grasses for dairy goats, ... Read More

Duration: 00:06:56


#YouthAgSummit Explores Innovation in an Age of Acceleration

10/11/2017
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Innovation can mean different things, but Bayer Crop Science Head of Research and Development Adrian Percy describes it this way. “For me, it’s bringing value to growers,” Percy said. “It’s bringing something new that they need, that will actually help in their operations, perhaps make them more efficient, help them perhaps access different markets, but it’s also about bringing something ... Read More

Duration: 00:07:03


The Future of Eating Digitally

10/11/2017
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Caleb Harper describes himself as an anti-disciplinary person who did not succeed in the traditional school setting. But his ideas and his curious mind eventually landed him at MIT, where he now is Principal Investigator and Director of the Open Agriculture (Open Ag) Initiative at the MIT Media Lab. Harper addressed 100 youth in attendance at the 2017 Youth Ag ... Read More

Duration: 00:10:26


Senator Grassley Rallies for Biodiesel

10/11/2017
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Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) visited the Renewable Energy Group (REG) biodiesel plant in Newton, Iowa Tuesday to rally the industry in opposition to proposed EPA actions that would cut volumes of biodiesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “This proposal would drastically undermine biodiesel production,” said Grassley. “Most importantly, it’s contrary to statements made by candidate and President Trump. Whether ... Read More

Duration: 00:09:22


Farmers Edge and Planet Bringing Daily Imagery to the Farm

10/11/2017
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Global decision agriculture leader Farmers Edge™ today announced a strategic partnership with global satellite data company Planet to provide game-changing global monitoring data and platform capabilities to farmers. Planet operates the world’s largest fleet of earth imaging satellites and Farmers Edge is now a sole distributor for Planet in key agricultural regions, with the right to use and distribute high-resolution, ... Read More

Duration: 00:02:46


Alltech Dairy Specialist Knows Cow Comfort

10/10/2017
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Cow comfort is priority for Tom Lorenzen, dairy specialist with Alltech. Lorenzen visits dairy farms with the goal of looking for problem areas and finding solutions when it comes to the basic needs of the animals. “Cows don’t lie,” says Lorenzen. “I look and listen to the cows.” Lorenzen says clean water and a full feed bunk after milking are ... Read More

Duration: 00:05:36


Bayer Invests in Youth for Future of Ag

10/10/2017
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This week there are 100 youth delegates from 49 countries working together to generate innovative and sustainable solutions to global food security challenges and come up with concrete new ideas to drive agricultural progress across the globe. It’s a tall order for the 3rd Youth Ag Summit sponsored by Bayer, but Liam Condon, President of Bayer Crop Science, is optimistic ... Read More

Duration: 00:06:28


WMMB Focusing On Exports, Consumer Trust In Coming Year

10/10/2017
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This year’s World Dairy Expo was the first for Chad Vincent in his role as CEO of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB). Vincent says the organization continues to invest checkoff dollars to drive trust, sales distribution and awareness of Wisconsin cheese and other dairy products. He says exports and emerging markets are a priority, with a focus on Asia ... Read More

Duration: 00:06:39


Keenan Alltech Offers Nutrition Solutions

10/9/2017
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Visitors to the Keenan Alltech booth at the 2017 World Dairy Expo told National Sales Manager Dan Gard that they appreciate the uniformity of the mix they get when using any of Keenan’s five mixers on their farms. Gard says consistency drives performance on the farm, whether it is a small farm or one of the larger dairies in the ... Read More

Duration: 00:04:17


SMART Farmer Katie Roth

10/9/2017
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Katie Roth and her husband TJ farm with their partners John and Luann Shea in the southwest corner of America’s Dairyland in Wisconsin where they milk Holsteins and grow all of their feedstuffs on the farm including corn, soybeans, alfalfa and wheat. In addition, she serves as one of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance’s (USFRA) Faces of Farming & ... Read More

Duration: 00:10:55


Youth Ag Summit Kicks Off in Brussels

10/9/2017
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Today marks the kick-off of the 3rd edition of the Youth Ag Summit in Brussels, Belgium, with 100 bright young talents from around the world – including five from the U.S. All here to tackle one of humanity’s biggest challenges: how to feed a growing population in a more sustainable manner. Organized by Bayer, together with the two Belgian young ... Read More

Duration: 00:09:06


Alltech Talks Mycotoxins at #WDE2017

10/6/2017
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Moisture can mean mold and mycotoxins in grain but Alltech’s Mycotoxin Management Team provides solutions to help safeguard the health of animals and the quality of feed. At World Dairy Expo this week, team nutritionist Dr. Max Hawkins was talking with dairy producers about how multiple mycotoxins in feed can impact milk production and reproduction. “The level of risk is ... Read More

Duration: 00:04:12

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