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Pinnacle 2020: The Next Generation in Grain Drying

The Mathews Company has been manufacturing grain drying systems for close to 65 years. The company built its first continuous flow grain dryer in 1957 and now offers four different drying styles to serve farmers growing a variety of grains. Show More Summary

National Cotton Council Names Planting Intentions, Leaders

The National Cotton Council (NCC) announced planting intentions for 2017 and recognized award winners and new leadership at the organization’s recent annual meeting in Fort Worth, Texas. U.S. cotton producers intend to plant more cotton...Show More Summary

Eco Agro Introduces Nitrogen Conservation Input System

Eco Agro and Eco Agro International LLC are proud to introduce the Nitrogen Conservation Input System (NCIS) for use in the Urea Production Process. “Our latest innovation, “Nitrogen Conservation Input Systems” (NCIS), enables Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers (EEFs) to be affordable and effective at a lower cost for today’s grower. Show More Summary

John Deere Expands Low-Profile Specialty Tractor Options

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

Precision Ag Bytes 2/21

            Valent U.S.A. has announced the launch of MycoApply® EndoPrime™ for corn. MycoApply EndoPrime is applied in-furrow and uses four unique species of mycorrhizal fungi to help improve nutrient efficiency, drought tolerance and yield potential. Show More Summary

HomePod with an Echo

Just for fun I set my new HomePod next to my Echo and asked them a couple of the same questions. Well, I asked Siri and Alexa to be precise. Nothing fancy here but I have a couple of observations. One: I’ve had the Echo longer and this particular model sounds great in my office. Alexa has been getting much... Read More

Getting Planters Ready For Action

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

Nebraska Ethanol Board to Host Emerging Issues Forum

Registration is now open for the Nebraska Ethanol Board’s Emerging Issues Forum, scheduled for April 12-13 in Omaha. Agenda topics on the program include: Biofuel Policy Panel Discussion: Trump Administration Impacts on Ethanol Production...Show More Summary

AEM Launches Equipment Industry Podcast

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...Show More Summary

FMC Freedom Pass Offers Options for Growers

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. Show More Summary

Industry News Briefs

It’s been a busy couple of weeks here and we have gotten behind on some industry news stories that we have wanted to post – so here are a few! Cyndee Smiley, formerly division marketing manager for Region 4 combines and front-end equipment, has been named media relations and communications manager for John Deere Ag & Turf Division for the... Read More

ZimmCast From #NFMS18

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

Animal Ag Bites 2/19

The National Dairy FARM Program is now the first livestock animal care program in the world to be recognized internationally for its industry-leading animal welfare standards. The U.S. Department of Agriculture affirmed this week that...Show More Summary

American Ethanol Driver Wins Daytona 500

History was made Sunday when the grandson of NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Richard Childress drove Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s famous No. 3 Chevrolet across the finish line of the Daytona 500, 20 years after Earnhardt won the same race. American Ethanol driver and spokesperson Austin Dillon took the legendary No. Show More Summary

CIRB Rallies to #ProtectCropInsurance

#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. Show More Summary

Alltech Tests EPNIX Benefits on the Farm

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. Show More Summary

Understanding Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus

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 Ingelheim 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

Zimfo Bytes 2/16

One of the first official duties of the 2018 National FFA Officer Team is a trip to Washington, D.C. The team will be meeting with a number of leading industry organizations including CropLife America, CoBank, Glover Park Group, Association...Show More Summary

Kentucky Ag Commissioner Talks Rural Infrastructure

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. Show More Summary

Maintenance Products Keep Machines Running Smoothly

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. Show More Summary

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