Speaker after speaker during the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit reminded us that transparency is no longer an option for the livestock industry. To prove that the agriculture community has nothing to hide, groups have opened their doors to share … Continue reading ?
Protecting animals, farms, food and consumer confidence was the theme during the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit. More and more states are taking legislative matters when it comes to protecting farmers. And that was a hot topic addressed during the … Continue reading ?
Increased global production of urea is reducing prices for nitrogen fertilizers, with the downward trend likely to continue through the summer, experts say. Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.
Enjoy this re-broadcast of a star-studded panel from our recent paidContent LIVE show in New York.
Simplot Plant Sciences has introduced a new line of biotech potatoes using a patented technology that incorporates desirable traits from wild potato DNA into common commercial varieties. Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.
The Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit brought together people from across the agriculture community to discuss issues our industry is facing. Communicating with our consumers seems to be one of the most important things we need to focus on. Dallas … Continue reading ?
Farm Bill- Policy Issues Chris Clayton reported on Friday at the DTN Ag Policy Blog that, “House Majority Leader Eric Cantor apparently won’t press another pause button on the farm bill. “Cantor, a Republican from Virginia, sent a memo out Friday to other House Republicans. In it, Cantor outlined several key agenda items for the spring [...]
Listen to (and share) Episode 33 of our audio podcast Deadline Big Media, as Deadline’s Executive Editor David Lieberman and host David Bloom look at earnings-season results for most of the Big Media companies; a worrisome prediction...Show More Summary
House Judiciary Committee to review U.S. copyright law, Craigslist wins early round against PadMapper and Pirate Party wins big in Iceland.
Ag Leader offers a variety of SMS™ training sessions to help answer grower and dealer questions about the software. Today, we caught up with Jessica Ahrens, Ag Leader training specialist, and asked her: • What’s new this year? • How … Continue reading ?
An eagerly awaited report about endangered species has managed the rare feat of pleasing both environmentalists and the pesticide industry. The National Academy of Sciences report examines processes used by federal agencies to evaluate the risk that pesticides pose to protected species. Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader.
The 12th Annual Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit is a wrap. Each year staff and board members try to bring topics that are hot to the table for experts to share their insights into what the agriculture industry is facing. … Continue reading ?
Farm Bill- Policy Issues In a radio interview earlier this week with Mick Kjar (Ag News 890, Terry Loomis, Farm Director (Fargo, ND)), Senate Agriculture Committee member John Hoeven (R., N.D.) discussed the potential timing of the Farm Bill. Sen. Hoeven noted that, “We had a meeting last Thursday, and we’re going to try to [...]
Listen to the show (mp3, 25.1MB) In honor of Mother's Day, Steph and Michelle are joined by Katie Proctor of Kidical Mass, Kelly Hansen of the Community Cycling Center and Steph's mom, Donna Routh.
Listen to (and share) episode 24 of our audio podcast Deadline Awards Watch With Pete Hammond. Our awards columnist and host David Bloom discuss the Motion Picture Academy’s move to diversify its membership dominated by old white men...Show More Summary
Farmers seeking the flexibility of an early preemergence or postemergence herbicide application combined with residual control of resistant and tough-to-manage weeds in soybeans and cotton have a “go-to” solution: Warrant herbicide from Monsanto. I talked with Monsanto Selective Chemistry Manager … Continue reading ?
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a comprehensive scientific report on honey bee health. The report states that there are multiple factors playing a role in honey bee colony declines, including … Continue reading ?
The White House has named Michael Scuse as the Department of Agriculture's acting deputy secretary effective May 4, replacing Kathleen Merrigan, who is leaving the USDA. Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reade...
Three years ago when we moved from Denver back to my rural hometown in Nebraska, I had driven to town to go to the bank and on my way out, noticed that the clock read 5:00 p.m. I immediately thought, … Continue reading ?
Data, data, data. I wonder how many times that word was used at this week’s G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture? A lot I’m sure. Well, I was not there but Paul Welbig, Raven Industries was. Here’s a … Continue reading ?