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Blog Profile / AgWired

Filed Under:Industries / Agriculture
Posts on Regator:9744
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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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 ?

A New Land

Think of anywhere in the world you’d like to live. Did you come up with a foreign country, somewhere across state lines, or did you choose right where you currently are? Where is “home” to you? I have always lived … Continue reading...

How Will You Celebrate Ag Day?

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What do you think of the Open Ag Data Alliance?” Over half of those who participated in this week’s poll thought the Open Ag Data Alliance (OADA) was a great idea. Even though many … Continue reading ?

Zimfo Bytes

Iowa Corn is partnering with the Iowa Food & Family Project to better acquaint Iowans with farmers and enhance their confidence in how food is grown, prepared and served. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced … Continue reading ?

Breaking ZimmGlass News

I just got my new ZimmGlass frames with my prescription lenses installed! That’s news! These give me my full trifocal prescription, allow me to read the Glass screen and are transitions to boot. No need to worry about being out … Continue reading ?

Farmers Present Case for Immigration Reform

The Partnership for a New American Economy and the Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform released a report Tuesday entitled “No Longer Home Grown: How Labor Shortages are Increasing America’s Reliance on Imported Fresh Produce and Slowing U.S. Economic Growth.” The … Continue reading ?

Crockett Joins Program to Certify Honey Products

Crockett Honey, a leading supplier of quality honey based in Tempe, Ariz., is the latest company to achieve certification under the growing True Source Certified ProgramTM, reassuring its honey customers that it can trace the source of its honey back … Continue reading ?

PCV2 Vaccination Strategies

Did you know that most piglets are born with PCV2? I didn’t until I spoke with Dr. Michael Murtaugh, professor at the University of Minnesota who has been researching PCV2 over the past six years. Dr. Murtaugh gave an update … Continue reading ?

BASF Fights Weed Resistance in Colorado

At the BASF “Science Behind the Advanced Acre” media event before Commodity Classic a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to learn more about how BASF helps farmers in various parts of the country. Bob Leisy is a business … Continue reading ?

PCV2 – A Retrospective

In one way, you can consider this year the 40th anniversary of PCV (Porcine Circovirus or PCV2) said Dr. Brian Payne, FLEX technical manger for Boehringer Ingelheim during the recent Swine Health Seminar. He explained that in 1974 it was … Continue reading ?

ABM Agri Media Council Issues New Research Report

There’s a new research report out from the Association of Business Information & Media Companies, Agri Media Council. The biennial report details how readers engage with agricultural media. The survey finds that loyalty to and use of print media remains … Continue reading ?

Best Food Facts Web Widget Available

The Center for Food Integrity has created a new widget that can be used on any website to help people get answers to food questions. You can see how one version of the widget looks at the bottom of this … Continue reading ?

Randy Krotz Appointed CEO of USFRA

Congratulations to our good friend Randy Krotz. The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) announced that its board of directors has appointed Randy Krotz as chief executive officer, effective immediately. A recognized leader in the agribusiness community and active on … Continue reading ?

Zimfo Bytes

The NAFB Hall of Fame Committee is asking for nominations for present, past or deceased NAFB Broadcast Council members that have made a significant contribution to farm broadcasting. Farm Journal Media received two Neal Awards during American Business Media’s 60th … Continue reading ?

BASF Sharpen Gets Registration for Rice

Rice growers now have a new weapon in the fight against tough weeds such as hemp sesbania, morning glory, and Texasweed. BASF has received federal registration of Sharpen® herbicide for both pre- and post-emergence applications on rice to allow for … Continue reading ?

AgChat Foundation Searching for Executive Director

The AgChat Foundation is looking for a new Executive Director. Interested? Better know your agricultural social media stuff! “Retiring” from the position is the first AgChat Foundation ED, Emily Zweber. “Since her hiring in 2011, Emily Zweber has been a … Continue reading ?

Social Media Farmer of the Year Nominations Needed

Do you have a favorite farmer using social media? Are you really engaged in the online conversation yourself? Then get your nomination in for the first Social Media Farmer of the Year Award. This award program, which AgWired is a … Continue reading ?

Vote now – Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition

Here’s a chance to support young agricultural bloggers. It’s the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition or YoBloCo Awards. The entries are all in and it’s time for the public to vote. It’s a very simple process too. You can vote … Continue reading ?

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