StollerUSA’s BIO-FORGE Reverses Herbicide Damage

Tifton, GA (July 28, 2008) – Danny Thompson is no stranger to the unexpected. But, it’s a refreshing change of pace when the unexpected comes in the form of higher yields in an unlikely patch of herbicide-damaged cotton. Danny Thompson has farmed 1200 acres of peanut and cotton crops on the Thompson Family farms for over three decades. In mid-June …

IRON Solutions Announces New IRONsearch.com

Tampa, Florida – July 28, 2008 – IRON Solutions, the leading online partner for equipment manufacturers, dealers and personal sellers, today announces the launch of the new IRONsearch.com. Featuring the most advanced functionalities and user options in the online equipment sales industry, IRON Search offers a more streamlined approach for both dealers and owners to manage their accounts and locate …

Wyffels Hybrids Continues Planting Population Studies

Geneseo, Ill. (July 28, 2008) – University and industry studies continue to show that new hybrids are able to produce higher yields at increased planting rates. Wyffels Hybrids is expanding these studies through an extensive in-field testing program. Currently, more than 60 Wyffels growers throughout Illinois, Iowa and southern Wisconsin are testing population ranges with the newest genetics from Wyffels. …

Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health Introduces Onset(TM) 5 IN Vaccine

MILLSBORO, Del. (July 28, 2008) – Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces the availability of Onset 5 IN, the first intranasally administered, five-way modified-live virus (MLV) vaccine for healthy cattle 3 to 8 days and older. Onset 5 IN is designed to stimulate at the site of infection an immune response to Bovine Virus Diarrhea (BVD) Type 1 and Type 2, Infectious …

Prowl H20® Herbicide Success Stories Win Arctic Cat® Prowler UTVs

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, July 28, 2008 – Prowl H20 herbicide, from BASF, offers exceptional convenience, performance and crop safety benefits – including no odor, reduced staining, storage flexibility and lower user rates. To celebrate the enhanced performance of Prowl H20 BASF launched a campaign in which tree fruit, tree nut and grape growers could share their Prowl H20 success …

Study Finds Oil Driving Food Prices

Attached is an audio report and sound bites featuring comments from the Farm Foundation forum and report on “What’s Driving Food Prices?” Featured are Farm Foundation President Neil Conklin, Purdue University economist Wally Tyner, and University of Nebraska public policy analyst Brad Lubben. Full Release

Study Shows That Parasite Control Pays

DULUTH, Ga — July 17, 2008 (AgNewsWire) — In hard economic times, cutting corners can become a rule instead of an exception. As the cattle industry faces rapidly rising input costs, producers should make every dollar count. According to a recent study from Iowa State University,1 one place producers cannot afford to cut is in their parasite control program. The …

BASF Hot Topics Survey

We’re happy to announce that in partnership with BASF, AgNewsWire is the official online news room of the Agricultural Media Summit (AMS). What this means is that during the upcoming event we’ll be posting news releases for various exhibitors and sponsors of the AMS. These should start showing up by July 27. Just like all releases you will find distributed …

World Ethanol Leaders Unite for Biofuels

Attached is an audio report and sound bites featuring comments from Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about working together with biofuels groups from Canada, Brazil and Europe to provide input to world leaders meeting at this past week’s G8 meeting in Japan. Full Release

SPGC Coverage Available On-Line

Tifton, GA (AgNewsWire) Information from one of the nation’s largest peanut grower conferences is available on-line at: spgc.wordpress.com. All the proceedings with pictures, audio interviews and more from the 10th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 13-15 in Panama City Beach, Fla., can be found on the site. The conference coverage is sponsored by Trimble Agriculture/Ag Technologies, LLC. Full Release

Ethanol Industry Shows Strength at Workshop

Attached is an audio report and sound bites featuring comments from Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen, BBI International president Mike Bryan, Joel Velasco of the Brazilian Sugar Cane Industry Association, and “Energy Victory” author Robert Zubrin from last week’s 2008 Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Nashville. Full Release

Live Reports Available from Bioeconomy Conference

June 17, 2008 (AgNewsWire) – Risks generated in the evolving bioeconomy, tools to manage that risk and infrastructure needs are the focus of the June 24-25 conference, Transition to a Bioeconomy: Risks, Infrastructure and Industry Evolution. This event will be at the Doubletree Marina Hotel, Berkeley, Calif. Full Release

Ethanol Industry Fights Back

Attached are an audio report and three sound bites featuring comments from Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about the continued and increased attacks on ethanol by food and oil companies. Full Release

Support Energy Independence This Summer

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – As Memorial Day kicks off the summer travel season, many Americans may be choosing to stay closer to home rather than the pain of skyrocketing fuel prices at the pump. But as bad as fuel prices may be, they could be much worse if not for domestically produced, renewable biofuels such as biodiesel adding to the …