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 …

NIAA Annual Meeting – Symposium

The National Institute for Animal Agriculture annual meeting in Sacramento this week featured a symposium titled “Impacts of Animal Production Safety Practices on the Food Supply.” Included in this release are links to audio interviews, photos and power point files from presenters at the symposium. All audio interviews are 96 kpbs mp3 files and can be downloaded from the link. …

NIAA Annual Meeting – Monday General Session

The general session of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture annual meeting in Sacramento Monday focused on animal agriculture and biofuels production. Included in this release are links to audio interviews, photos and presentations in document or power point files from the main presenters at the annual meeting on Monday. All audio interviews are 96 kpbs mp3 files and can …

Monsanto’s Roundup Rewards® Program Expands

WALNUT CREEK, CA (March 22, 2007)—Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced that Select Max® Herbicide with Inside Technology(TM) will again be a part of Monsanto’s Roundup Rewards® Program in 2007. This year the program, which was available for Midwest farmers in 2006, will also be offered to Select Max users in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, …

Indy Car Races up the Hill

Washington DC – (March 21, 2007)(AgNewsWire) Indiana Senators Richard Lugar and Evan Bayh joined with members of the ethanol industry and the Team Ethanol IndyCar and driver outside the Senate Building on National Agriculture Day to mark the use of 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol in the IndyCar Series starting this weekend. Representatives from the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) …

Mizzou BBQ Team Scores With Tiger Steak

Columbia, MO (AgNewsWire) The University of Missouri-Columbia’s Mizzou BBQ Team made a name for itself in a national cooking competition recently with “Tiger Steak.” According to team captain Greg Chase, the team was just organized in May of last year and has already been very successful. “Our first competition out of the gate in September we took first place in …

Celebrate Nutrition Month With Beef

Columbia, MO (AgNewsWire) March is National Nutrition Month and the Missouri Beef Industry Council (MBIC) is encouraging consumers to kick the fads and get back to the basics. MBIC Director of Consumer Information Alane Lidolph says the theme for National Nutrition Month this year is “100 Percent Fad-Free.” “National Nutrition Month is sponsored every March by the American Dietetic Association …

Branding Program Gains Momentum

Tampa, Florida (March 2, 2007) (AgNewsWire) The ethanol industry is making progress towards the goal of helping consumers readily identify ethanol-enhanced fuel at the pump no matter where they are in the country. Seven states have now officially approved labels that incorporate the “e” brand to mark pumps that dispense E10, or ten percent ethanol fuel, according to the Ethanol …

Missouri Beef Producer Relishes Role on National Level

Columbia, MO (AgNewsWire) A cattleman from Sedalia is representing Missouri on the national level on two different beef cattle organizations. David Dick, immediate past chairman of the Missouri Beef Industry Council, has been re-elected for a second term to serve on the Operating Committee for the Cattlemen’s Beef Board. The committee is made up of 20 cattle producer representatives who …