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Farm Faster with 3RIVE 3D

It was two years ago at National Farm Machinery Show that FMC Corporation introduced us to the revolutionary 3RIVE 3D application technology. Last year it won a FINovation award. This year, the product is now available through Micro-Trak Systems dealers in seven Midwest locations, according to company representative Heath McCormick. Show More Summary

NFU Announces Speakers, Panelists for Convention

The National Farmers Union will be celebrating 115 years at their annual convention in San Diego next month. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals, policy makers and reporters during the four-day event. Show More Summary

State of the Ethanol Industry from #RFANEC

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen gave his annual State of the Industry address at the National Ethanol Conference today, addressing more than 1,000 attendees in San Diego. Last year was “a record year for production, a record year for net exports, a record year for domestic demand, and a record year for E15 sales and infrastructure... Read More

Protecting Weed Technologies with FMC

Technologies used to control weeds today took perhaps decades to come online, Nick Hustedde of FMC told Chuck Zimmerman at the National Farm Machinery Show. That’s why it’s so important to preserve what we have and make it last as long as we can; looking down the line the technologies available to us today will need to last for the... Read More

#NFMS17 Sees Launch of Camso AG 2500 Series

“There are a lot of reasons why you should be running a track system, but yield is what it all boils down to,” Eric Blondeau Executive Director of Tracks and Wheels at Camso told Chuck Zimmerman. For growers already familiar with the track’s benefits of being able to work in the fields whenever they like without compromising the soil, Camso... Read More

AEM Hosts Infrastructure Panel at #NFMS17

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) hosted a rural infrastructure panel at the National Farm Machinery Show last week ass part of its Infrastructure Vision 2050 initiative to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing U.S. Show More Summary

NCFC Honors GROWMARK Chairman

The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) has presented it prestigious Director of the Year Award to GROWMARK Chairman of the Board and President John Reifsteck. “John’s dedication and service to the GROWMARK Board over the past 24 years has been paramount to the success of our cooperative system,” said GROWMARK CEO Jim Spradlin. Show More Summary

Industry Mourns Loss of Respected Ag Journalist

DTN/The Progressive Farmer was saddened to report that Executive Editor Marcia Zarley Taylor passed away Feb. 19 after a brief illness. Most of us in the business have known and worked with Marcia over the years. She was a former president...Show More Summary

Introducing the SMART Farmer Podcast

We are pleased to introduce the very first SMART Farmer podcast which features interviews with the people who use data and technology to be more sustainable while still producing the most affordable and safe food in the world. In this first episode, U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance CEO Randy Krotz talks about how people can relate to the SMART Farm... Read More

AgCompass Helps Make Tax Time Easier

If you are ready to make tax time easier, a virtual desktop and your accounting software hosted by AgCompass may be just what you need for secure sharing. “Security and data independence are important concerns for farmers,” says Nick Chambers, Business Manager for AgCompass. Show More Summary

N-WATCH Fits GROWMARK Sustainability Platform

Farmers know that every year is different, so GROWMARK is helping producers make the best choices for their fields both environmentally and economically through the N-WATCH program. “It’s a tool that allows us to better manage nitrogen,...Show More Summary

Celebrating National #FFAweek

Tomorrow kicks off National FFA Week, running from Saturday to Saturday around George Washington’s birthday. More than 649,000 FFA members will share the message of agriculture by hosting activities that highlight the importance of raising food and fiber. Show More Summary

Final 10 Startups Selected for The Pearse Lyons Accelerator

A total of 183 startups from 38 countries applied to be a part of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator, a late-stage, agri-tech accelerator run by Alltech and Dogpatch Labs. The accelerator will commence with 10 startups that have been chosen to take part in a mentorship program for agri-business innovators with a proven technology that is ready for market. The accelerator... Read More

FMC Excited About Product Pipeline

FMC Agricultural Solutions is expanding its portfolio, and herbicide product manager Chris Reat says it’s an exciting time to be with the company. “FMC was always recognized as a very strong insecticide company, we’ve morphed into aShow More Summary

BigIron Auction at #NFMS17 Benefits Blue & Gold

This edition of the ZimmCast comes to you from the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show where BigIron Auctions has been sharing its story and innovative auction platform with show attendees while also supporting the future of agriculture. Show More Summary

FMC Urges Growers to Comment on Pyrethroids

Farmers at the National Farm Machinery Show are being encouraged to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency to protect widely used class of insecticide being targeted under a routine regulatory review. Pyrethroids are used to control insects in 120 different crops, as well as turf, lawns and gardens. Show More Summary

#NFMS17 Highlights Story of Rural Infrastructure

People don’t know the story of agriculture, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarrels stated at the kickoff panel of the National Farm Machinery Show. The event, sponsored by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM),...Show More Summary

“Seeding Innovation” Website Unveiled by ASTA

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) has announced a new, educational website, seedinginnovation.org. The organization hopes to provide answers to consumer questions like: What is plant breeding innovation? What do plant breeders...Show More Summary

Camso Intros CTS High Speed at #NFMS17

Quebec-based Camso is back at the National Farm Machinery Show this year with some new track products for the North American agriculture equipment market. One of those products is a Conversion Track System (CTS) with suspended frame and integrated final drive system for combines. Show More Summary

AEM to Collaborate with NFMS

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers joined with the Kentucky State Fair Board today to announce a collaborative agreement on management of the National Farm Machinery Show. Kentucky State Fair Board CEO Jason Rittenberry and AEM...Show More Summary

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