Eco Agro Introduces Nitrogen Conservation Input System (NCIS)

Contact: Ray Perkins, President Eco Agro Resources 321-947-4625 rperkins@ecoagro.com Eco Agro and Eco Agro International LLC proudly introduce the Nitrogen Conservation Input System (NCIS) for use into the Urea Production Process. This exciting breakthrough technology is patent pending and based on research developed during the process of acquiring multiple individual patents. NCIS Technology allows for introduction of proven Nitrogen Efficiency …

Ethanol Report from #RFANEC18

The Renewable Fuels Association 23rd National Ethanol Conference with the theme “Ethanol Strong” was held February 12-14 in San Antonio, Texas. The event featured the annual “State of the Industry” address by RFA president and CEO Bob Dinneen, as well as panels and speakers on a number of important topics, from electric vehicles to RINs to the expanding export market. …

2018 National Farm Machinery Show

Welcome to the 2018 National Farm Machinery Show being held February 14-17 in Louisville, KY at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The show bills itself as the biggest and it is huge. Multiple buildings filled with the latest in farm equipment can take days to stroll through much less spend time talking with company representatives. We have lots of photos and …

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2018 National Ethanol Conference

Welcome to the Renewable Fuels Association’s 23rd annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC), held Feb. 12–14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas with the theme “Ethanol Strong: Empowering Dialogue to Grow Markets.” The NEC provides an unequaled opportunity to engage key decision makers and industry executives about the latest technologies and government policies affecting the industry today. Speakers will address a number of topics including growth of higher …

PartnerRe and Farmers Edge Team Up to Advance Global Agriculture by Offering Real-Time Field Data Coupled with Customized Insurance Products

Exclusive, Multi-Year Agreement Will Bring Farmers Edge Decision Agriculture Platform to at least 20 Million Acres Worldwide (PEMBROKE, Bermuda, and WINNIPEG, Manitoba) – PartnerRe Ltd. today announced an innovative deal with Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, that will help insurers to close the insurance gap among farmers across all continents. This exclusive, four-year agreement between Farmers Edge …

Ag Policy Update: Farm Bill, Budget Deals & Trade

The Missouri Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference took place over the weekend. I was able to attend with my husband and had great intentions to not ‘work.’ But when I heard topics being discussed that are timely and others might learn from, I couldn’t help but pull out my recorder and gather some content. Missouri Farm Bureau’s Director …

Perdue Discusses State of Rural Economy

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue briefed members of the House Agriculture Committee Tuesday on the current state of the rural economy and USDA’s farm bill priorities. Secretary Perdue was asked about a number of issues impacting different areas of the nation, including sorghum, nutrition programs, dairy, specialty crops, trade, FMD vaccine, getting undersecretaries approved by Congress, labor and immigration, broadband access, …

Senators Speak Out to Approve Northey Nomination

After nearly four months of having the nomination of Iowa’s Bill Northey to the U.S. Department of Agriculture held up by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) brought it up on the Senate floor Wednesday and called on other colleagues to back him up. Northey was nominated to be USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation in …

ZimmCast – Cattle and Classic

While at the Cattle Industry Convention last week in Phoenix, Jamie decided to hijack the ZimmCast and chat with her sister and business partner Joanna Wilkinson, who is also the creative director for ZimmComm. Jamie introduces us to Joanna and talks about the convention and the customized virtual newsroom that we built for that event. I proceeded to hijack the …

Study Shows Foreign Competitors Increase Investment In Developing Ag Exports While U.S. Lags Behind

The latest analysis of foreign export promotion program investment shows that several competing countries and the European Union spent close to $1 billion in public funds on agricultural export promotion in 2016, outspending the United States 4 to 1. That is an increase of 70 percent in real competitive public spending since 2011*. U.S. public funding for the two largest …

Alltech at #CattleCon18

This page contains links to photos and audio from Alltech at the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, January 31-February 2 in Phoenix, Arizona. Photos: Alltech’s 2018 NCBA Trade Show Photo Album Audio: Five Mineral Myths Busted –   Organic vs. Inorganic Mineral Study –   Alltech Research Leads to Changes in Mineral Management –   Alltech’s Bio-Mos …

Ethanol Report on RFA Educational Efforts

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is targeting boaters and future drivers in educational efforts for 2018 with the renewal of its co-title sponsorship of the Crappie Masters Tournament Trail, and the launch of an on-line Ethanol in the Classroom program. In this edition of The Ethanol Report podcast, RFA Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White talks about the importance …

2018 CIRB Annual Meeting

This page contains links to photos, audio, and other information from the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB) 2018 annual meeting, Jan. 31- Feb. 2 in Scottsdale, Arizona. CIRB’s 54th Annual Meeting features distinguished speakers, including USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky, and timely information important to the crop insurance industry. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio …

2018 Cattle Industry Convention

The Virtual Newsroom for the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show can be found on its own custom page. The convention was held January 31-February 2 in Phoenix, AZ. In the Convention & Trade Show Virtual Newsroom you will find all the content we created during the convention. Please let us know if you have any questions. This …

Driving Ethanol Policy Priorities

Growth Energy Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley is featured in this episode of the Driving Ethanol podcast after he appeared on a panel at the National Biodiesel Conference to talk about how they worked together last year to fight back against the attempt to change the Point of Obligation and the Notice of Data Availability that threatened volumes …