2018 Farm Progress Show

The 2018 Farm Progress Show is being held August 28-30 in Boone, Iowa. One of the largest gatherings of producers and manufacturers, it allows the latest technology to be showcased and the opportunity to interact and learn about opportunities that can help producers learn about solutions to help their own operation. Highlighted companies at the show this year are AMVAC, …

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Bayer at the 2018 Farm Progress Show

Bayer was in the spotlight at 2018 Farm Progress Show as a brand new company with the acquisition of Monsanto. Farmers and media were able to learn more about how Bayer is moving forward and “Growing Stronger Together” with the agricultural community. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or …

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AMVAC at the 2018 Farm Progress Show

AMVAC Chemical had plenty of news for growers attending the 2018 Farm Progress Show, including the Buy 2 Get 3 offer and demonstration of the SIMPAS system. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos AMVAC at the 2018 Farm Progress Show Audio AMVAC Launches …

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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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2018 GROWMARK Annual Meeting

GROWMARK held its 2018 annual business meeting August 29-30 in Chicago, IL. The meeting included the business of the cooperative organization and an Agribusiness Symposium featuring motivational and educational speakers. This virtual newsroom includes links to audio from the conference. All content posted here is available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Credit may be given …

ZimmCast 595 – Soil Health Partnership & Can-Am

In this week’s program we’ll meet the new leader of the Soil Health Partnership. We’ll also find out what’s new with Can-Am when it comes to a hunter’s dream machine. Don’t forget that you can subscribe to the ZimmCast in iTunes, Google Play and other podcast directories. Or you can just listen right here if you’d like. The ZimmCast is …

GROWMARK Collaborates with NRCS on Sustainability

A Memorandum of Understanding between GROWMARK and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is yet another way the agricultural cooperative is showing a commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. “Our goal, or our vision, is to help to enhance the relationship and the knowledge of NRCS and our local FS team members at the local level,” said Liz Hobart, GROWMARK …

New Consumer Study Reveals Growing Interest in Lamb

A recent survey conducted by the American Lamb Board (ALB) assessed US consumers’ knowledge and preference levels of domestic and imported lamb. The data collected from the lamb usage and attitude study will assist industry stakeholders in making strong, strategic decisions about how to market U.S. lamb. “The American Lamb Board has devoted more than a decade to building awareness …

Ethanol Report with Bikers and Free E10

This program comes to you from Sturgis, SD and the annual Motorcycle Rally but specifically from the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Campground with the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). In this edition of The Ethanol Report podcast, RFA Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White talks about the Legends Ride which is sponsored by RFA and featured the auctioning of a custom …

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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 …

American Lamb Board Hosting Webinar for Ag Media

Consumer Insights Webinar for Ag Media Denver, Colo. – The American Lamb Board (ALB) will host a webinar for agricultural media partners on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 10AM CT. Join us as we discuss US consumer usage and attitudes about American Lamb. This exclusive webinar will unveil the results of the 2018 Consumer Market Research Study. This checkoff study, …

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Industry Legend Don Lerch Passes Away

A legend in the agricultural communications industry passed away last week age of 99. Don Lerch was one of the first members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), back when it was still the National Association of Rural Farm Directors, and was a member of the organization for 72 years. Don began his farm broadcasting career at pioneer …

Unique Field Showcases FS InVISION Hybrids

A Central Illinois corn field has helped GROWMARK to shared excitement about the FS InVISION brand in a unique way during the 2018 growing season. The field features two FS InVISION corn hybrids, planted with a multi-hybrid planter. The difference between the shorter-stature 61S variety and the taller 62Z plants, which also have a slightly different tassel color, brought out …

Iowa Gov Grills Burgers with Acting EPA Admin

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler got a taste of the famous Iowa State Fair Monday as the guest of Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and while he had some fun, Wheeler was there to meet with farmers about critical issues. “I enjoyed the round table we just had with different ag groups in the state…hearing what their concerns and problems are,” …