PSA and Novus International Recognize Poultry Scientists

St. Louis, Missouri, July 30, 2009 – Amid more than 450 presentations, group discussion panels and posters presented by universities and private companies at the Poultry Science Associations (PSA) 98th annual meeting, time was taken to award two scientists for their outstanding work in the poultry science industry. PSA and Novus International recognized Dr. Adam Davis for his many contributions …

New “BioTrucker” Stop Offers Savings on Biodiesel

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) welcomed the Gas City station in Romeoville, Illinois as the latest addition to the BioTrucker network. BioTrucker is a program that encourages truck stops to sell environmentally friendly, domestically produced biodiesel blends. Biodiesel is an alternative to diesel fuel. It’s made from diverse renewable resources, such as recycled cooking oil and …

Southern Peanut Growers Conference 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 11th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 12-14 in Panama City Beach, Fla., can be found on the site. The conference coverage is sponsored by Trimble Agriculture/Ag Technologies, LLC. Over 500 …

New Ethanol Marketing Efforts

This edition of “The Ethanol Report” features an interview with Renewable Fuels Association Director of Market Development Robert White about some new tactics they are using to promote ethanol and answer questions about its use. White talks in particular about one upcoming event that will target thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts, RFA’s new website “Choose Ethanol,” and using social media tools …

Leica Geosystems Offers QuickSteer Motor for Mojo Consoles

Englewood, CO – July 9, 2009, AgNewsWire—Farmers who want to add auto-steer functionality to their older tractors have a new retrofit option with Leica Geosystems’ release of the QuickSteer motor. The QuickSteer motor can be added to a wide range of agricultural vehicles that do not have factory-installed steering kits, thereby allowing the use of an auto-steer system. Full Release

National Renewable Energy Radio Show Launches From Miami

Miami, FL (July 8, 2009 – AgNewsWire) – Pure Energy, the first national radio show dedicated to the business of renewable energy, is launching from the Miami studios of 880 The Biz (WZAB) on Monday, July 13, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. EDT. Pure Energy is hosted by noted energy expert Sean O’Hanlon, Executive Director of the American Biofuels Council (ABC). …

Merial Summer Broadcast Release

In this release Dr. Frank Hurtig, director, Merial Veterinary Services, answers five questions producers might be asking about summer parasite control. View Full Release

Nufarm Making Move in Seed Treatment

(June 17, 2009 – Burr Ridge, IL AgNewsWire) – Continuing its strategy of aggressive growth, Nufarm Americas Inc. is making a major push into the growing seed treatment market. Nufarm introduces several new seed treatments, giving it a full portfolio of brands to protect seeds and young crops from insects, stress and disease. “We see great opportunities in seed treatment,” …

Pioneer and Iowa Corn Growers Continue Iowa Corn Indy 250 Sponsorship

Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, and the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) are teaming up for the second year in a row to educate consumers about ethanol through their sponsorship of the Iowa Corn Indy 250. The race will be held June 21, 2009 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa and broadcast live on the ABC television network. According …

Leica Geosystems Now Steering Case Magnum MX and John Deere™ 8*20 AUTOTRAC™-Ready Tractors

Englewood, CO June 9, 2009 – AgNewsWire—Red, green, yellow, blue—no matter what brand of tractor a farmer drives, Leica Geosystems provides compatible auto-steer systems via a series of retrofit steering kits. Today Leica Geosystems added two additional steer-ready kits to the long list of steering solutions on its product list, releasing one for all steer-ready Case Magnum MX models, and …

NOVUS International Signs Agreement With Chr. Hansen

(St. Charles, MO – AgNewsWire) NOVUS International, Inc. and Chr. Hansen, Inc., two leaders in animal health and nutrition, signed an agreement last week at World Pork Expo (WPX). This agreement combines the strengths of both organizations with respect to sales and technical competencies to position BioPlus 2B® to the swine industry in the United States. Full Release

ZimmComm Partners With Larson Enterprises

ZimmComm New Media is pleased to announce a partnership with Dave Larson of Larson Enterprises as official sales representative for ZimmComm’s on-line publications and services, including Agwired.com, DomesticFuel.com, WorldDairyDiary.com and PrecisionPays.com. “After five years of growth, our company is now at the point where it makes sense to retain the services of an established media representative to market our many …

Leica Geosystems Announces Sprayer Special With mojoGLIDE and iNEX Display

Englewood, Colo., May 29, 2009 AgNewsWire – As farmers wrap up planting season and begin focusing on pest control, Leica Geosystems is combining two newly released products in a spring sprayer special. Through June 30, the company is offering the new mojoGLIDE console and iNEX display with auto-section control as a package for just $9,980. The special starts with the …

Availability of Ethanol Expands in Sunshine State

The Renewable Fuels Association celebrated the opening of the nation’s 2000th E85 fuel pump on May 28 in south Florida. This edition of “The Ethanol Report” includes comments from RFA Director of Market Development Robert White, Urbieta Oil president Edwin Flores, and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Charles Bronson. Full Release

Renewable Energy Communications Webinar Series Offered

Omaha, NE (May 28, 2009 – AgNewsWire) –The renewable energy industry can play a vital role in increasing America’s energy independence, but to do so may mean playing a little tougher in the media game against big oil to inform and influence American consumers about the benefits of renewable energy. 4R Communications is conducting a series of webinars to help …