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New Holland Celebrates 120 Years

2015 is a year of anniversaries for New Holland. Last week’s National Farm Machinery Show provided them a platform to share their 120 years of success and Chuck spoke with New Holland’s Dawn Pelon to learn more about their milestones. “In 1895, Abe Zimmerman founded New Holland right in New Holland, PA. That brings us to 120 years today. Luckily... Read More

FMC Infographic on Stewardship and Weed Management

FMC Corporation has designed a new infographic to help answer some of the FAQs about how pre-emergence herbicides fit in with best stewardship practices. “Basically what we’re trying to do is educate farmers on the use of some of the older tools we’ve had in our tool box and not used for a long time,” said FMC Technical Business Manger... Read More

John Deere ExactEmerge Update

The big deal at the Farm Machinery Show last year was the big reveal of the ExactEmerge planter by John Deere and the revolutionary seed delivery system that allows for accurate planting at speeds up to 10 mph was still an attention-getter at the exhibit this year. “Last year was an exciting time,” said Deere’s ExactEmerge expert Kelby Krueger. “We... Read More

FFA Chapters Ease Hunger in Schools & Communities

A group of Oxford Jr/Sr High School students in Kansas are providing fresh vegetables to their school backpack program. Students in Lebanon, Connecticut, are raising broilers, laying hens and hogs to provide fresh protein sources to the local food pantry. Show More Summary

Call Issued for Golden ARC Award Entries

The newly-modified 2015 Golden ARC Awards Contest, with many new categories and now permitting online submission of entries, is accepting entries, effective immediately and until March 31, 2015. Not satisfied with record-breaking entries...Show More Summary

Daugherty Water for Food Institute Moving Forward

As the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska (DWFI) enters its second five-year phase of development, 2016 will bring a planned leadership transition. Founding executive director Roberto Lenton will be transitioning out of that position by the end of this year. Show More Summary

New Holland FinOvation Awards

Last night Farm Industry News presented their annual FinOvation Awards. Our National Farm Machinery Show sponsor, New Holland, received two of them. Thanks to Dawn Pelon at New Holland for the picture. The products winning for New Holland include their Genesis T8 SmartTrax tractor and their Class 10 CR Combine line. Show More Summary

CIRB Wrap Up

Before the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance (CIRB) annual meeting was a wrap, Chuck sat down with Sarah Hubbert with CIRB to get her perspective on how the event went and a glimpse into what they have planned for the future. “As CIRB staff, it has been really exciting to see how much this annual meeting has really grown over the... Read More

Learn More About RCIS

Attending the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau annual meeting was a first for us and we would like to thank Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) for sponsoring our coverage of the event. While there, Chuck spoke with Mike Day, President//CEO of RCIS. Show More Summary

ALOT Class XVI Unites

Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow (ALOT) is a two year adult leadership training program that targets rural leaders and agricultural producers who have a passion to promote Missouri agriculture and strengthen their rural communities.Show More Summary

New Boomers from New Holland

New Holland usually has “new” on the lot at the National Farm Machinery Show and this year is no exception. My model in the picture is Todd DeBock, Pro Work Tools lead, New Holland, next to a Boomer 54D compact utility tractor. This is the first public showing of this new tractor. Todd enthusiastically describes all the newness of the... Read More

Zimfo Bytes

Mycogen Seeds, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and an affiliated company of Dow AgroSciences, opened its new Seed Research and Development facility. Swanson Russell announces the addition of Brittany Freeman to the account service department of its Lincoln office. Show More Summary

Midwest, Midsouth Farm Incomes Continue Decline

Farm incomes continue their declines in the Midwest and Midsouth. A new survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis says that agricultural bankers in the regions reported farm incomes dropped during the fourth quarter of 2014 compared with the previous year. At the same time, the lenders reported a slight increase in quality farmland and a modest decline... Read More

New Holland 3-A-Day iPad Giveaway

You’ll find a lot of giveaways at a trade show but iPads just don’t wear out their welcome. Especially since so many farmers today are using them as farm tools! Here at the National Farm Machinery Show, Farm Industry News even held a session titled, “Farming by Tablet!” New Holland is doing a 3-A-Day iPad Giveaway that also includes show... Read More

Agrible Launches Morning Farm Report

Agrible, Inc. has just launched the Morning Farm Report, a predictive analytics tool that delivers field-specific data and forecasts to help with decision-making in the field. Designed for growers and agricultural companies, MorningShow More Summary

FMC Demos 3RIVE 3D at NFMS

You may remember us telling you about FMC’s 3RIVE 3D™ back in November at the NAFB convention. Here at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show we got to learn a lot more about this revolutionary system that integrates formulation technology,...Show More Summary

St. Louis AgriBusiness Club Awards Leader of the Year

The St. Louis Agribusiness Club just named American Soybean Association (ASA) CEO Stephen L. Censky as the area’s “Agribusiness Leader of the Year”. Since 1981, the St. Louis AgriBusiness Club has presented the prestigious award to a person who has made a substantial contribution to the well-being of agriculture in the St. Louis area, either on a local or national... Read More

Farm Safety Program Addresses Universal Challenges

Progressive Agriculture Safety Day®, the largest rural safety and health education program for children in North America, has officially been licensed in Brazil. The program is part of the Progressive Agriculture Foundation® (PAF), and...Show More Summary

The Changing Climate from CIRB

Evelyn Browning-Gariss, The Browning Newsletter, is a historical climatologist who advices the masses about what the coming season will bring. She has spent over 30 years explaining the impact of changing climate on economic and social trends. Show More Summary

NFMS Gets a Little Snow

I really thought we would have a snow free National Farm Machinery Show. None in the forecast. But, nooooo. This morning we had enough of a flurry to put a little snow on the ground. It’s “nothing” as people from Boston would say but it is cold and we did have snow. I feel like it’s a tradition. An NFMS... Read More

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