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Farmland Movie Premiers

National Ag Day Activities was special this year because of the premier of two great documentary films about farming. Last night it was Farmland, directed by James Moll, with major support from USFRA. In the photo (l-r) is Randy Krotz, … Continue reading ?

Great American Wheat Harvest Premier

The National Premier Screening of The Great American Wheat Harvest movie took place yesterday as the first of many National Ag Day activities. On hand were the stars of the documentary that include: Jim Deibert – JKD Harvesting Jim & … Continue reading ?

USFRA Next Generation of Farmers Panel

One of the National Ag Day activities taking place in Washington, DC was a USFRA afternoon panel discussion on “The Next Generation of America’s Farmers and Ranchers.” The panel was hosted by our good friend Sara Wyant. The event featured … Continue reading ?

2014 USPB Grower Survey Results

Coming out of the January 2005 Grower Survey, 73% of U.S. potato growers rated the job being done by the United States Potato Board (USPB) as “excellent or good.” By many standards that level of support for an industry organization … Continue reading ?

MorganMyers Launches Digital Food IQ Quiz

For more than 30 years, MorganMyers has built a world-class reputation for building, protecting and promoting brands that help feed the world. The agency’s commitment to working with outstanding food and agriculture companies has given it the chance to work … Continue reading ?

Zimfo Bytes

Monsanto Company has announced that six new recipients will be awarded research grants as part of the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Research Program. CAST Annual Report 2013 is now available to view. DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman unveiled … Continue reading ?

Norman Borlaug Statue Installed Today

Dr. Norman E. Borlaug’s statue was installed today at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on what would have been the great agricultural scientist’s 100th birthday. The leadership of the United States Congress, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Governor … Continue reading ?

Agri-Pulse Kicks Off National Agriculture Week

The National Agriculture Day celebration in Washington DC has events spread across three days – and really it should be more because it is officially National Agriculture Week. We started it all off with a bang, thanks to the Farm … Continue reading ?

The Continuing Saga of Pancake Ray

If you’ve stayed up very late on Thursday night at the Agri-Marketing Conference the last couple of years then you know of Pancake Ray. He’s the chef of the Rhea & Kaiser After the After Party. Well, the saga of … Continue reading ?

2014 BIVI PRRS Research Awards Announced

In conjunction with the recent Swine Health Seminar in Dallas, Texas, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) announced the winners of its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards during the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Conference. The awards are designed to … Continue reading ?

Zimfo Bytes

AdFarm recently expanded leadership in the company’s Calgary and Sacramento offices with the hiring of Larry Hertz and Jake Mortensen. Swanson Russell announces the additions of Patty Lavelle, Liz Sexton, and Jennifer Smith to its Lincoln office. SFP recently promoted … Continue reading ?

Extra Benefits of Sow + Piglet PCV2 Vaccinations

Porcine Circovirus (PCV2) began to present considerable issues in the sow herds in the United States in 2005 and 2006 and the disease has been in the forefront of research for the last several years. Dr. Robert Desrosiers, professional service … Continue reading ?

Gators Luv Pork!

This is breaking news! The Pork Checkoff has just released the results of a nationwide competition to discover which state has the most #PorkLUV – and Florida wins! After sharing more than 2,400 declarations, 30,000 fresh pork meals will be … Continue reading ?

Alltech Asks “What If”

Knowledge and planning provide a sense of relief, particularly in business. Business and Technology, one of the six major sessions during “What If,” the 30th Annual Alltech International Symposium will help attendees stay worry-free by asking, “What if there are … Continue reading ?

What is the Infection Chain of PCV2?

There is a lot of ongoing research around Porcine Circovirus (PCV2), a disease that has affected swine herds for nearly 40 years. During the recent Swine Health Seminar in Dallas, Texas hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim, Dr. David Baumert, staff veterinarian, … Continue reading ?

Celebrate National Ag Day

365 sunrises and 7 billion mouths to feed! National Ag Day Activities are just around the corner starting next Monday in Washington, DC. Cindy and I will be in town for them. Actually, I’ll be covering Ag Day activities while … Continue reading ?

Using SMS Software on Your Tablet

This week we caught up with Kaleb Lindquist, Ag Leader software sales specialist, who gives us an update on how growers can now utilize SMS mobile software from any tablet device they currently have. Kaleb says SMS mobile can be … Continue reading ?

FMC Expands Web Series to Offer New Content

Starting this month, Authority Minute, an online web series offered by FMC Agricultural Solutions, will transition to a new name. The Minute by FMC will feature an expanded territory covering more growing topics, more crops and more issues. Episodes of … Continue reading ?

New Holland Sponsors Great American Wheat Harvest

Next week I’ll finally get to see The Great American Wheat Harvest! AgWired has been a sponsor of this fantastic project since the beginning and now we get to see the fruit of that investment during National Ag Day Activities … Continue reading ?

Agri-Women Launch ‘Call to Power’ Campaign

American Agri-Women (AAW) will kick off its membership campaign, “Call to Power,” on National Agriculture Day, March 25. The campaign theme urges women to join the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women, which includes more than 50 … Continue reading ?

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