Gasoline Supply Impacted by Mother Nature

Omaha, Neb. – July 11, 2007 (AgNewsWire) – Midwest consumers are experiencing sticker shock at the gas pump. Since July 1, gas prices have increased on average of more than 40 cents due in part to diminished refining capacity. Flooding and lightening related fire incidences have closed refineries in certain parts of the nation. “If these shortages persist, my fuel …

Green Grand Prix Showcases Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Watkins Glen, N.Y. – (July 10, 2007) (AgNewsWire) The scenic community of Watkins Glen, New York once again played host to the Green Grand Prix on July 6 as hybrid and alternative fueled vehicles highlighted energy independence and a cleaner environment. The Green Grand Prix features a road rally held on a 78-mile course around the perimeter of beautiful Seneca …

In-Season N Management Is Key to Maximizing Corn Yields

LENEXA, Kansas – July 9, 2007 (AgNewsWire) – Planting is complete, fields have been sprayed for weeds and insects, and as you drive by your fields and gaze at the first three rows of healthy corn from your truck window, everything looks as it should…but is it? It’s impossible to know exactly what is going on throughout your entire field, …

Three New Massey Ferguson® Utility Tractors

DULUTH, GA – July 3, 2007- (AgNewsWire) —Massey Ferguson® has introduced three brand new utility tractors with advanced features typically found on bigger tractors. The new 2600 Series tractors come with options like 8×8 shuttle transmissions, a choice of live or independent PTO, and a 4WD option for all three models. They also feature the newest in Massey Ferguson tractor …

Massey Ferguson® Unveils New Compact Tractors

DULUTH, GA – July 3, 2007(AgNewsWire) —Massey Ferguson® has added two brand new models to its compact tractor line. These new Models 1529 and 1532, offer buyers advances in compact tractor power and versatility, at competitive prices designed to give owners the best combination of power and cost efficiency in the industry. The 1529 is rated at 28.4 engine horsepower …

‘Celebrity Tractor’ Sold in Online Auction

New Holland, PA – June 28, 2007 (AgNewsWire) – The one-of-a-kind New Holland compact tractor autographed by more than two dozen celebrities who competed in the popular “Michael Peterson/New Holland Celebrity Tractor Race” during the 2006 CMA Music Festival Fan Fair in Nashville is now owned by Kyle Wilson, Agro Equipment Co., Uvalde, TX. Wilson was the online auction winner …

Beef Producers Urged to Vote for Representatives

Columbia, MO (AgNewsWire) All Missouri beef cattle producers are eligible to vote in elections this summer for representatives to serve on the Missouri Beef Industry Council (MBIC) board of directors. MBIC Executive Director John Kleiboeker says the elections are important for producers to choose their directors to serve on the board which administers the $1 per head beef checkoff on …

Quilt Fungicide Receives Section 3 Registration for Soybeans

Greensboro, N.C., June 25, 2007— (AgNewsWire) Syngenta Crop Protection announced today that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Section 3 registration for the use of Quilt® fungicide on soybeans. Originally approved in 2005 for use in the United States as a Section 18 Quarantine Exemption on soybeans for control of Asian soybean rust (ASR), Quilt has a …

Prefix Herbicide Available as a Premix Formulation in 2008

Greensboro, N.C., May 22, 2007— (AgNewsWire) Syngenta announced today that Prefix(TM) herbicide is now registered as a premix formulation, which will offer growers superior weed control with a new level of convenience and flexibility. The premix was granted registration on May 15, 2007, by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and will be available for the 2008 growing season. For …

‘Celebrity Tractor’ Online Auction Open for Bids

New Holland, PA, May 21, 2007 – (AgNewsWire) Online bidding has begun on a one-of-a-kind New Holland compact tractor autographed by more than two dozen celebrities who competed in the popular “Michael Peterson/New Holland Celebrity Tractor Race” during the 2006 CMA Music Festival Fan Fair in Nashville. Proceeds from the auction will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Habitat …

First Online Farm Subsidy Database Unveiled

(Saint Paul, MN – May 16, 2007) Built upon the central tenant of serving and looking out for the farmer, Your FarmSM Inc., a new online community designed for production agriculture, launched today. Building on the success of social networks in other industries, Your Farm is a destination where producers, agribusinesses, professors, agri-marketers, grower associations, and members of the farm …

Chicago Board of Trade Honors Greening of Racing

Chicago, Ill. – (May 14, 2007) (AgNewsWire) The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) on Monday hosted Team Ethanol Driver Jeff Simmons and his 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol race car in a tribute to the “Greening of Racing” and a salute to the IndyCar® Series. “Ethanol is sharing the track with a great American past time,” said Chicago Board of Trade …

Parasite Control Best Way to Increase Weaning Rates and Heights

DULUTH, Ga. — May 3, 2007 — A recent Iowa State University study revealed that parasite control in the cow/calf segment is the technology that affects weaning rates and weaning weights the most.1 The analysis, conducted by Dr. John Lawrence, professor of economics, was of more than 170 research trials spanning the last 25 years. The study concluded that when …

May is Beef Month in Missouri

May is Beef Month in Missouri. Representatives of both the Missouri Beef Industry Council and the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association were recently at the state capitol to receive the official proclamation from Governor Matt Blunt. Cole Camp cattleman Jimmy Long and his eight-year-old son Jack helped to present Governor Blunt with a copy of the Healthy Beef Cookbook during the proclamation. …

Domark® Fungicide Receives Expanded (Section 3) Registration

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (April 13, 2007)—Valent U.S.A. Corporation announces that Domark® Fungicide has received a Section 3 registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Soybean farmers can now use Domark to achieve Maximum Harvest Value™ and protect their soybeans from yield-robbing diseases such as frogeye, purple seed stain, brown spot and many other diseases including Asian soybean rust. Maximum Harvest …