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How Will Antibiotic Ban Impact Livestock Operations?

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What fuels your grill?” My family was a little late pulling out our grill this summer, but it’s now out and we have been enjoying it thoroughly. I honestly don’t have a preference, but my husband is pretty adamant about what fuels his grill. So, it’s charcoal all the way in my household. But... Read More

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The National Corn Growers Association welcomes Steve Uram, who joins the organization as Marketing Manager in the St. Louis office. Nealta miticide from BASF has received registration for use in California. Advanta Seeds, a leading international...Show More Summary

Carlo Lambro Addresses New Holland Press Conf.

Early for our American audience is today’s press conference at CNH Industrial Village in Turin, Italy. Kicking things off on the program is Carlo Lambro, New Holland Agriculture Brand President. Carlo talked about New Hollands commitment...Show More Summary

Visit to Holy Shroud of Turin

Sometimes a business trip turns into the opportunity of a lifetime. That has been the case so far as my trip to Turin, Italy with New Holland allowed me time to attend the rare public viewing of the Holy Shroud of Turin. Many, many people believe this to be the burial cloth of Jesus. Regardless what you may believe it... Read More

GROWMARK Staffers Score Communications Awards

GROWMARK Corporate and Government Relations and Marketing Communications team members took home several awards from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) during a ceremony held last week in Indianapolis, Indiana. Professional...Show More Summary

Mahindra Sponsors Urban Ag in Detroit

Detroit, MI will be the recipient of $100,000 to grow urban farming initiatives in the city.  The benefactors of the gift are Mahindra USA, the world’s number one-selling tractor brand based on volume, and Mahindra North American Technical Center based in Troy, MI.  The money is expanding on the current Urban Ag Scholarship Initiative and will be split between five... Read More

ZimmComm Galaxy Tab S AgNerd Giveaway

Are you in need of some new tech for your farm or business? ZimmComm New Media just might have the answer. Enter our latest AgNerd Giveaway for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S Tab. Samsung Galaxy S Tab Specs: Super AMOLED® display (1600 x 2560) Our thinnest (0.26?) and lightest (1.02 lbs.) yet Unique innovations like Fingerprint Scanner,... Read More

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The Rice Foundation is accepting applications for the 2016 Rice Leadership Development Program. BioSTL, the St. Louis organization advancing regional prosperity by cultivating the bioscience and innovation ecosystem, announced that Israeli agtech company Forrest Innovations has selected St. Show More Summary

Our Barn Door is Open

“If we don’t tell our farmer story then someone else will,” said Erin Brennemen, Iowa pork producer during the panel discussion “Our Barn Door is Open,” that took place during the 2015 World Pork Expo (#WPX15). The #RealPigFarming panel was hosted by the National Pork Board (NPB) and moderated by outgoing vice president Brad Greenway, a South Dakota pork producer.... Read More

West Central Adding Value to Soybeans

West Central’s announcement that they are kicking off a $27 million expansion is adding value said Grant Kimberly, executive director of Iowa Biodiesel Board during West Central’s event to announce the new project. Kimberly noted that Iowa is the leading producing of soybeans – more than 500 million bushels per year. Show More Summary

New Holland’s Lambro Addresses Intl. Ag Forum

Last week New Holland Agriculture Brand President, Carlo Lambro, spoke during the International Agricultural Forum that was held at Expo Milano 2015. His comments focused on the company’s commitment to securing the right of healthy, safe and sufficient food for all by responsible investment in agriculture and food systems. Show More Summary

Agri-Pulse is Media Partner for “Drive Across America”

American Agri-Women is celebrating 40 years of advocating for agriculture with a five-month tour, “Drive Across America.”  Partnering with them for this event is Agri-Pulse Communications. “Our past and our future are based on advocating for agriculture and presenting the truth about production agriculture to the public, policy makers and the media. Show More Summary

N-Watch Update from GROMARK’s Dr. Brown

The N-Watch program was developed by GROWMARK director of nutrient management and environmental stewardship Dr. Howard Brown as a tool to estimate the concentration of plant-available N throughout the year. The program started with 45 sites in Illinois and continues to grow. Show More Summary

West Central Expansion Will Create Financial Strength

West Central has announced a major commitment to its grower-members and to Iowa with the announcement of a $27 million expansion. According to West Central President and CEO Milan Kucerak, this is a significant investment for the company. Show More Summary

West Central to Help Meet Global Protein Demand

West Central has announced its plan for a $27 million, multi-year expansion to increase soybean processing capacity by 50 percent and build additional grain storage at its Ralston, Iowa complex. The project is set to have great benefits not only for Iowa but globally as discussed by Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig. Show More Summary

Ag Equipment Exports Drop

According to an update from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers exports of U.S.-made agricultural equipment for first quarter 2015 dropped 16.7-percent compared to first quarter 2014, for a total $1.82 billion shipped to global markets. Show More Summary

New Holland’s Sustainable Farm Pavilion at Expo Milano

Expo Milano 2015 is in full swing. This is what we used to call the World’s Fair. The only agricultural brand exhibiting is New Holland and next week I’ll be traveling to see their exhibit – the Sustainable Farm Pavilion. Some other U.S. ag journalists will also be traveling to the event which includes first stop in Turin. In Turin... Read More

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The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) offers six field days this summer to give farmers the chance to see how organic farming works. In an unprecedented collaboration, dozens of conservation and gardening organizations...Show More Summary

American Agri-Women Question Land Management

American Agri-Women raise an interesting question; who owns Nevada?  This example is one of the issues the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women is posing at their 22nd annual Symposium.  Held at the USDA building in Washington D.C., the event is scheduled for June 8th from 9-11 a.m. Show More Summary

Soy Based Paint Can Shrink Your Footprint

Two parking lots in New Jersey are being refreshed, with the first waterborne traffic paint made with soybean oil.  The Medford Township school system continuously searches for sustainable initiatives, which lead the director of operations and technology, Joe Bilkuck, to BioStripe. Show More Summary

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