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75th NAFB Convention

The 75th annual National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) convention held at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri November 7-9, 2018. The NAFB was founded in 1944 as the National Association of Radio Farm Directors (NARFD). Television was added to the name in 1955 to become NATRFD. The next name change came in 1964 to the more inclusive …

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Export Exchange 2018

Export Exchange is a biennial educational and trade forum for U.S. feed grains that hosts international buyers and end-users of coarse grains and co-products from 35 around countries to meet with U.S. suppliers and service providers across the value chain. The event is co-sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), and Growth Energy. Held in Minneapolis, Minnesota …

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FMC Georgia Field Day

FMC Agricultural Solutions held a field day at its Sparks, GA research station on October 3, hosted by the FMC technical service team with a plot tour, presentations and certification training. In particular, the FMC technical service team showcased new Lucento™ fungicide for the 2019 season and a deep dive into trial performance of the expanded FMC row and specialty …

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Deere at 2018 World Dairy Expo

John Deere showcased its new 9000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters (SPFH) at the 2018 World Dairy Expo last week in Madison, Wisconsin. The high-capacity forage harvesters announced in August provide up to 400 tons of throughput per hour, along with optimum corn silage processing that’s independent of the length of cut. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and …

2018 World Dairy Expo

Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. Crowds of nearly 70,000 people, from 100 countries, were in Madison, Wisconsin for the 52nd annual event, October 2-6, 2018. The expo features the world’s largest dairy-focused Trade Show, dairy and forage seminars, …

BASF Texas Field Day

BASF held a field day in Lubbock, TX to meet with groups of retailer staff and talk about the new BASF, and discuss Stoneville and FiberMax. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos 2018 BASF Cotton Production Audio Robert Antoshak & Andrew Olah, with …

BASF Arkansas Field Day

BASF held a field day in Marion, AR to meet with groups of retailer staff and talk about the new BASF, especially soybeans (Credenz) and Cotton (Stoneville). The first company to attend was Nutrien. We had quite a bit of rain the day before the event so there was limited in-field opportunities for the day but there was still a …

Bayer Future of Farming Dialogue 2018

Joined by farming stakeholders, academia, NGOs and industry experts from around the globe, Bayer outlined its vision for the future of agriculture at the 2018 Future of Farming Dialogue, reaffirming its commitment to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation to help ensure the world’s rapidly growing population can be fed without starving the planet. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to …

BASF Louisiana Field Day

BASF held a field day at the Northeast Research Station, St. Josep, LA to provide an update on the new BASF business as well as a focus on Stoneville and Credenz varieties. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos 2018 BASF Field Day – …

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John Deere at the 2018 Farm Progress Show

John Deere introduced a number of new products at the 2018 Farm Progress Show, including precision technology, rotary cutters, tractor updates, tillage models, and forage harvesters. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos John Deere at the 2018 Farm Progress Show News Releases John …

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BASF at the 2018 Farm Progress Show

BASF had a lot to talk about at the 2018 Farm Progress Show with a whole new product portfolio, thanks to Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto. The company now has a number of products and people who were formally part of Bayer. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print …

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31st ACE Ethanol Conference

“Grit Wins” is the theme for the 31st annual American Coalition for Ethanol conference August 15-17 at the Renaissance Depot Hotel in Minneapolis. The program features sessions and panels on the most timely topics for the ethanol industry, including an overview of future demand for liquid fuels and electricity in the U.S. with emphasis on ethanol’s high octane qualities. This …

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2018 Ag Media Summit

The 20th annual Agricultural Media Summit is being held August 4-8 in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is the largest gathering of agriculture’s top writers, editors, photographers, publishers and communication specialists in the U.S. This year the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Life and Human Sciences will join the American Agricultural Editors’ Association, Livestock Publications Council and …

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2018 Southern Peanut Growers Conference

The 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference was held July 19-21, 2018 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Florida. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions. The conference is the annual meeting for the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation, comprised of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, the Florida Peanut Producers …

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Iowa NASCAR Race Presented by Enogen

For the sixth consecutive year, Syngenta is sponsoring NASCAR® racing at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. This year’s featured event is the Iowa 250 presented by Enogen, a 250-lap NASCAR Xfinity Series race, on Sunday, June 17. Enogen® corn helps to enhance ethanol production and provides corn growers the opportunity to be enzyme suppliers for their local ethanol plant. This …