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Commodity Classic Opens Next Week in Anaheim

2/23/2018
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Farmers and others in the agriculture industry are gearing up for this year’s Commodity Classic next week in Anaheim, Calif. The annual gathering of corn, soybean, sorghum and wheat growers will start a day early this year, kicking off with the official welcome reception on Monday evening instead of Tuesday and wrapping up with entertainment on Thursday night. U.S. Secretary ... Read More

Duration:00:05:08

Water Management a Focus for Deere Award Winner

2/23/2018
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John Deere presented an Australian company with the inaugural Outstanding Utilization of APIs Award at the 2018 Develop with Deere Conference in Kansas City. Stu Pocknee with Precision Terrain Solutions said he believes his company is doing things that are innovative and different and interesting. Terrain-based water management is the focus of the applications, from building levies to terraces to ... Read More

Duration:00:06:01

RFA Chairman Pleased With Conference Turnout

2/23/2018
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The 2018 National Ethanol Conference (NEC) saw a great turnout of people supporting the renewable fuels industry. Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Chairman Mick Henderson said exports continue to be a priority, as well as creating parity for E15 in domestic markets. Henderson said being a part of a trade organization like RFA is important when it comes to affecting policy. ... Read More

Duration:00:06:49

FMC Introduces Steward EC Insecticide

2/22/2018
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FMC has introduced another tool for farmers to use in the fight against the Western corn rootworm beetle. David Wheeler, Technical Services Associate Director, said Steward EC is not a new chemistry, but it represents a new use in corn to control adult rootworm beetles. Farmers can use the product in an integrated pest management program along with a larval ... Read More

Duration:00:04:28

Blueprint Solutions for Beef Cattle Nutrition

2/22/2018
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Earlier this year, Alltech launched the premium Blueprint® beef nutrition program for the CRYSTALYX® and Hubbard Feeds brands. The 2018 Cattle Industry Convention was a perfect spot for us to get the scoop. We caught up with Mark Robbins, Ridley Block Operations who said Blueprint Solutions is more than a simple supplement program. “It’s the total replacement of inorganic trace ... Read More

Duration:00:04:43

Why Ethanol Should Care About Electric Vehicles

2/22/2018
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It might be surprising to see electric cars on the agenda at the National Ethanol Conference. But that was the subject of a panel discussion at the recent meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The panel included Tammy Klein, Future Fuel Strategies; Eva Rigamonti, Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA)/Steptoe & Johnson; and Leslie Hayward, Securing America’s Future Energy ... Read More

Duration:00:08:09

John Deere Expands Low-Profile Specialty Tractor Options

2/21/2018
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John Deere took the opportunity to show off some new low-profile specialty tractors at the 2018 National Farm Machinery Show. One model introduced at the show was the 5090EL, which is built on the John Deere 5E 4-cylinder tractor platform. That tractor is made for poultry producers, but can also be a great machine for tree fruit or tree nut ... Read More

Duration:00:04:12

Getting Planters Ready For Action

2/20/2018
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Farmers who are preparing for the upcoming planting season might be interested in John Deere‘s Mobile Row Unit Run Off with the PlanterPlus App, a quick and efficient way to dial in their rows and conduct a meter performance test to assure accuracy in ExactEmerge or MaxEmerge 5e planters. The system connects the display in the tractor to a farmer’s ... Read More

Duration:00:03:19

AEM Launches Equipment Industry Podcast

2/20/2018
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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has launched a new podcast to help keep members informed about “potentially disruptive trends in the construction and agriculture equipment industry.” Three episodes of the AEM Thinking Forward Podcast are available now and new editions will be available on a monthly basis featuring topics such as 3D printing, automation, precision agriculture, Internet of Things, ... Read More

Duration:00:37:29

FMC Freedom Pass Offers Options for Growers

2/20/2018
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As growers plan for the 2018 growing season, many are fighting weed resistance on their farms while still looking for opportunities to make decisions that make the most sense economically. The FMC Freedom Pass program can help by offering agronomic rewards, financing opportunities, product assurances and application innovations. “I’ve had great response from my customers, my retailers, as well as ... Read More

Duration:00:04:12

ZimmCast From #NFMS18

2/19/2018
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The 2018 National Farm Machinery Show continues to grow and evolve as evidenced by the changes in the location of exhibitors. This year even featured a new Varied Industries tent in the parking lot. There’s a lot of room throughout the Kentucky Exposition Center but between the tractor pull and growth in exhibitors even more room is needed. In this ... Read More

Duration:00:12:32

Alltech Tests EPNIX Benefits on the Farm

2/16/2018
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Alltech’s EPNIX has moved past the proof of concept stage and on to large-scale field demonstrations on the efficacy of the product. We caught up with Dr. Vaughn Holder, Alltech’s Ruminant Research Director, at the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention to get an update. “We have multiple locations throughout North America, Canada and Mexico evaluating the technology on farms to see ... Read More

Duration:00:01:54

CIRB Rallies to #ProtectCropInsurance

2/16/2018
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#ProtectCropInsurance was the rallying cry for the troops at the recent Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB) annual meeting, and this week’s release of the White House budget proposing deep cuts in the program illustrates what the industry is up against to continuing providing farmers with risk management tools. CIRB Executive Vice President Michael Torrey they are helping to educate ... Read More

Duration:00:04:05

Understanding Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus

2/16/2018
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Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) virus is a devastating disease in cattle. But many producers may not realize that Type 1b is the most common subtype of the disease. Dr. Steve Foulke with Boehringer Ingleheim said many vaccines do not even cover Type 1b. “The vaccines that are out there on the market contain Type 1a and Type 2a in them, ... Read More

Duration:00:03:40

Kentucky Ag Commissioner Talks Rural Infrastructure

2/15/2018
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Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles was at the 2018 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville this week. But just a few days prior, he was among those meeting with President Trump for the unveiling of a rural infrastructure plan. “This President and his Administration have an emphasis on investing in Rural America. And farmers, as we know, are caretakers of ... Read More

Duration:00:05:20

Maintenance Products Keep Machines Running Smoothly

2/15/2018
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Farmers visiting the National Farm Machinery Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville have much more to look at than just equipment. The show is also an opportunity to consider maintenance products that help those machines to run smoothly, like oil and filters. “Farmers, like everybody, are looking for a way to save some money,” said Phil Lauer, product ... Read More

Duration:00:03:49

A Preview of 2018 National Pork Forum

2/15/2018
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The 2018 National Pork Forum will take place February 28 – March 2, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. The event serves as the annual business meeting for the National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). “The purpose of both organization’s delegate sessions is to really look at the key issues. Producers have the opportunity to discuss those ... Read More

Duration:00:11:35

Alltech’s Bio-Mos for Gut Health

2/15/2018
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When it comes to gut health in cattle, a tried and true product from Alltech is Bio-Mos. The 2018 Cattle Industry Convention was a great spot for us to get a refresher on how this product is performing in the field and at the bunk. “You will see an increase in immune response, a reduction of those bad bugs, you ... Read More

Duration:00:03:35

Fungicide Factors for Corn and Soybeans

2/14/2018
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Disease pressure continues to be a challenge for corn and soybean producers, with the pathogens varying based on the crop and the geography of the farm. Corn growers often fight northern corn leaf blight, gray leaf spot, southern corn rust and common rust. Soybean growers may battle white mold in the north and froy eye leaf spot further south. Regardless, ... Read More

Duration:00:05:32

RFA Honors Farmer Ron Alverson with 2018 Industry Award

2/14/2018
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During the 23rd Annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC), Ron Alverson, a farmer, founding member of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association, and board member of Dakota Ethanol LLC, was presented the Renewable Fuels Association’s (RFA) 2018 Industry Award. The award is given annually to individuals that demonstrate great dedication and innovation within the industry. For more than 40 years, Alverson ... Read More

Duration:00:07:00

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