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Blog Post Archive

Bayer CropScience Advancing Sustainable Ag

Starting out the second day of the Bayer CropScience Corn and Soybean Future Forum was Liam Condon, CEO, Germany. The theme of his remarks was how Bayer CropScience is advancing sustainable agriculture. One of the remarks that Liam made during his comments that struck me was how the growth in demand for meat in countries around the world is driving... Read More

FMC’s Investment in Farming’s Future

Over the past couple of years FMC has put a strong emphasis on investing in farming’s future. Here at the 87th National FFA Convention they are asking students to step into their sound booth and share what investing in farming’s future means to them. Following the convention FMC will create a mashup of the students audio to share with their... Read More

Weather Impacts on Corn Soybean Yield & Trading

With a session topic on how environmental constraints impact crop yield and trading you’d think this would take a long time. However, at the Bayer CropScience 2014 Corn and Soybean Future Forum Kyle Tapley, MDA Information Systems, got the job done in a short time frame. The focus was on weather and Kyle made a few statements that caught my... Read More

FFA – You are the Future

Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spoke to FFA members in attendance for one of the opening sessions at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo this morning. He speaks at many different venues, but said this audience is the hardest because he is following young people who are very well spoken, don’t use any notes and never skip a beat.... Read More

The Old Picnic Grounds

Every place has a story. Where I live now, you can find graves in the pasture marked by just a single wooden post surrounded by a pile of rocks. It’s said there are actual dinosaur bones entrenched in one of the beaches of the lake. There’s a hill of chalk rock where generations of families, lovers and children have carved... Read More

Serbian Ag Journalists Celebrate Ten Years

Our friends in the Serbian Association of Agricultural Journalists, AGROPRESS, recently celebrated the organization’s 10th anniversary. That celebration included a tour that began in the Serbian village of Crepaja. The event opened at the modern farm FOTOS (Member of Almex Company) that has more than 300 heifer calves of the Holstein breed. Show More Summary

The Best Time Ever in Agriculture

The eternal optimist, Dr. Lowell Catlett, spoke to the attendees at the Bayer CropScience 2014 Corn and Soybean Future Forum. As a futurist this was the perfect place to hear his outlook. Dr. Catlett thinks this is the best time ever for the agriculture industry and that includes corn and soybean production. This was a key take away from his... Read More

Alltech Founder to Receive 2014 Henry Clay Medallion

The founder of a company that improves the health and performance of people, animals and plants through natural nutrition and scientific innovation will be honored with an award that recognizes individuals of exceptional merit. Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, will receive the 2014 Henry Clay Medallion for Distinguished Service. Show More Summary

Bayer CropScience Dedicated to Corn & Soybeans

Providing the welcome address at the 2014 Bayer CropScience Corn & Soybean Future Forum is Mathias Kremer, Head of Strategy. In his comments Mathias talks about the company outlook for the growth of the corn and soybean markets. Additionally, he says they are investing a billion euros in research and development. You can listen to his comments here: Attendees also... Read More

Go All Out! at the 87th National FFA Convention

The streets of Louisville, KY are flooded with FFA members from across the country here to attend the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo. The largest youth organization currently have over 600,000 members and their mission of Premier...Show More Summary

Propane Powered Engines for Ag

2014 World LP Gas Forum Photo Album The new Tier 4 emission standards for diesel engines have opened up new opportunities for propane in the agricultural engine market. At the World LP Gas Forum in Miami this week, Propane Education and Research Council agricultural director Cinch Munson talked about how they have worked with OEMs to develop and commercialize new... Read More

PERC Debuts New Videos at World LPG Forum

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) released a series of online videos with leading U.S. equipment manufacturers highlighting their investment in developing and commercializing new propane technologies. The videos debuted...Show More Summary

Brandt Consolidated Plants the Seed for Advanced Data Analysis

Data is an important part of effective agronomics. With access to spatial data, farmers can uncover new areas of efficiencies and cost savings. However, when data is coming in from multiple, disparate sources, it is nearly impossible to aggregate it, and put it to good use. Show More Summary

Zimfo Bytes

Lessing-Flynn won big at the 2014 PRIME Awards, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America Central Iowa Chapter last week. Monsanto Company reinforced its commitment to further improve the genetic potential of seeds by announcing a $20 million investment in integrated technology centers as part of its global breeding program. Show More Summary

Discussing Future Corn & Soybean Issues

The 2014 Bayer CropScience Corn & Soybean Future Forum got kicked off today with a discussion that included not only an update on products but issues affecting farmers decisions and bottom line profits. Alan Ayers, Bayer CropScience, seen being interviewed by Cyndi Young, Brownfield Ag News, led much of the discussion this morning. Show More Summary

Best Future Jobs in Agriculture

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What should US do about WTO COOL ruling?” The industry has reacted to the World Trade Organization (WTO) decision against the United States on the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) law since the announcement was made earlier this week. Some feel the issue can be handled by USDA, others feel Congress should take charge.... Read More

Ethanol Group Growth Energy Commits to FFA, Ag Future

A group that represents the producers and supporters of ethanol who feed the world and fuel America is showing its commitment to the future of agriculture. Growth Energy announced a multi-year commitment and new partnership with theShow More Summary

Bayer CropScience Frankfurt Tour

The early arriving attendees for the Bayer CropScience 2014 Corn & Soybean Future Forum were treated to a tour of Frankfurt, Germany. The highlight of the tour was a visit to the Goethe House. It was here that Johann Wolfgang Goethe was born on August 28, 1749, and here he spent his childhood and youth. With its period furniture and... Read More

New LPG Applications Website Introduced

2014 World LP Gas Forum Photo Album Will Ferrell would have been pleased with the “more cowbell” that rang in the new LPG Application Website – lpg.apps.org – as it went live at approximately 2:30 pm Eastern time on Tuesday at the World LP Gas Forum in Miami. Ringing the cowbell to introduce the website were Andrew Ford of SHV... Read More

Bienvenido a World LP Gas Forum

Welcome to Miami and the 27th annual World LP Gas Forum! I’ve been to the International Poultry Expo and the World Pork Expo and similar events with global attendance here in the United States, but the vast majority of attendees are always from this country. Not so here at the WLPGF. The World LP Gas Association has members in 130... Read More

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