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Cookout Cuisine – What do you bring to the table?

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What does Brexit mean for ag?” It’s been about a week since the United Kingdom voted themselves out of the European Union. I will have to agree with the majority in this poll. It is too early to tell the complete global impact this decision will have on the agricultural industry. The value of... Read More

A Conversation With Novus’ Innovation Expert

Novus International held a special informational session during its 25th Anniversary Celebration, with Scott Hine, VP, Products & Solutions and Chief Innovation Officer, leading a question and answer session about the importance of science, technology, and innovation to Novus. Show More Summary

Record #Soybean, Higher #Corn Acres Planted

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) planted acreage report for this year estimates record soybean plantings and increased corn acres over last year. The report estimates U.S. soybean planted area at a record high 83.7...Show More Summary

.@Syngenta Committed to Growers

During ethanol race weekend last week Chuck Zimmerman sat down with Chris Tingle, head of marketing for Enogen with Syngenta, to learn more about their partnership with Growth Energy and the Iowa Speedway along with their commitment to growers with products such as Enogen. Tingle said its great to be a partner with Growth Energy and the Iowa Speedway to... Read More

Nobel Laureates Say Stop Blocking Golden Rice

This morning three Nobel Laureates presented at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. to call on Greenpeace, the United Nations and governments around the world to support GMOs. They are the public face of more than 100 Nobel Laureates who signed a letter asking that campaigns agains products like Golden Rice be abandoned. Show More Summary

USDA Finalizes Crop Insurance Provisions

The Risk Management Agency (RMA) of the USDA says the final safety net provisions from the 2014 Farm Bill are now in place.  The new measures help protect farmers and ranchers agains weather disasters, market volatility and other risk factors.  Currently the RMA has put interim rules into place to complete provisions for some programs and give them the authority to... Read More

I AM @USFRA – Chris Galen @NMPF

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) was one of the founding members of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) five years ago to amplify the voice that dairy producers have in speaking about food production. “Ultimately,...Show More Summary

Food Labeling Efforts Supported by 1,000 Organizations

More than 1,000 ag and food industry organizations have come together to show their support for the food labeling solution.  Co-chairs for the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF), Pamela Bailey and Charles Conner are excited by...Show More Summary

New Partnerships for @MonsantoCo

Monsanto Company has formed two new partnership agreements.  One targets weed control solutions while the other focuses on genome-editing. Under an agreement with TargetGene Biotechnologies LTD, Monsanto receives an exclusive license for TargetGene’s Genome Editing Engine (T GEE). Show More Summary

Realizing the Hidden Value at Novus

The concept of value is one we discuss a lot throughout animal nutrition. We typically try to measure value, but there is qualitative value. Let’s think health and well-being, trust, scientific expertise or partnerships. Novus International...Show More Summary

Antibiotic-Free Solutions from Novus

The antibiotic-free movement has taken shape throughout the animal ag community. And it’s not going away, so it’s time to listen. Novus International hasn’t taken the movement lightly and brought key leadership in to lead discussion on antibiotics with media as they celebrate 25 years in animal nutrition. Show More Summary

#FoodPrize16 Awards Announced

Drs. Maria Andrade, Robert Mwanga, Jan Low and Howarth Bouis have been honored with the 2016 World Food Prize.  Their names were announced today at a ceremony at the U.S. State Department where USAID administrator Gayle Smith gave the keynote address. Show More Summary

4th of July Cookout Costs Still Under $6/Person

An informal survey from the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) dug into the cost of summer cookout season. The survey looked into the cost of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork...Show More Summary

New Digs for Agricultural Agency and Media Group

A major agricultural PR agency and an ag media group have just announced new offices. G&S Business Communications, a global independent public relations and marketing agency, has moved its Raleigh office to the new Bank of America Tower located in the North Hills section. Show More Summary

DuPont, Monsanto Reach Licensing Agreement for Brazil

DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto have agreed to work together to provide additional choices for Brazilian soybean farmers.  Pioneer will receive a royalty-bearing license for Monsanto’s Intacta RR2PRO soybean technology under the new agreemnt. Show More Summary

#Ethanol Helps Consumers Save $$ at the Pump

Ethanol was in the spotlight at the Iowa Speedway during the recent American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen. One person who got media and NASCAR fans alike exited about the high-performance E15 racing fuel was Delayne Johnson with Quad County Corn Processors. Show More Summary

4R is Right for @GROWMARK Award Winner

Jason Wesslund, area manager for the eastern half of Heritage FS in central Illinois, was one of five crop specialists recently named as the first recipients of the new GROWMARK Endure 4R Advocate award. Wesslund supervises four agronomy...Show More Summary

Syngenta Honors Women in Ag with RFD-TV Series

The world “farmer” generally conjures up the image of a man, but Syngenta is helping to change our perceptions with a new television series on RFD-TV.  Airing this fall, “FarmHer” will showcase the women in agriculture and the impact they have on the industry everyday. Show More Summary

Tickets on Sale for Farm Aid 2016

Farm Aid 2016 tickets are officially on sale today, Monday June 27th beginning at 10:00 am EDT. This year’s will be in Bristow, Virginia, on September 17th. Farm Aid will feature Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Alabama Shakes, Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and many more artists. Show More Summary

ADC Appoints Farmer Advisory Board

The Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC) is adding a ten person farmer advisory board to help the organization as it develops a  data management reponsitory. “The full potential of our agricultural data is not currently being realized because...Show More Summary

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