Ag Retailers Conference & Expo

The Agricultural Retailers Association annual 2020 ARA Conference & Expo is a virtual event this year Dec. 1-2. Ag professionals from across the country are going “All In For Ag Retail” with interactive workshops, engaging networking opportunities, and a 3D Expo Hall. Registration and information This virtual ag newsroom includes links to digital media content available free of charge for …

ASTA CSS & Seed Expo

Each December the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) hosts the ASTA CSS & Seed Expo, America’s largest seed industry convention with the latest information on seed treatment, plant breeding innovation, the agricultural economy outlook, emerging global disease threats and more. The event is a combination of the Corn and Sorghum Seed Research Conference, the Soybean Seed Research Conference, and the …

Yara Expands Southeast Distribution Support with Port Canaveral

To further support retail partners and growers across Florida, Yara North America will now distribute their flagship calcium-based nitrogen and other Premium Products through Ambassador Services International located at Port Canaveral, Florida. The first Yara vessel was welcomed at Port Canaveral on Thursday, November 5th. This advancement promotes our commitment to investment in quality partnerships and further positions Yara to …

Field Notes from Koch Agronomics – Episode 8

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. The experts we’ve heard from on our previous episodes have covered topics ranging from how different crops use nitrogen to the 4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship and how growers and retailers work together to choose the …

Helping Growers Rethink Soil Productivity, Understanding Key Enablers and Leveraging the Soil Biome

Heliae® Agriculture offered an in-depth look at soil health strategies during webinar series An audience of over 900 registrants came together on November 17th and 18th to learn about soil health strategies and farm trial results from a variety of regions during Heliae® Agriculture’s two-day virtual event “Rethinking Soil Productivity.” The event featured two main morning sessions and six afternoon …

Ethanol Report 11-25-20

2020 has been the year of going virtual for meetings and conferences. In fact, one of the very last live, in-person events to be held this year was the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) 25th annual National Ethanol Conference in Houston. The 26th annual NEC however, will be an all digital format. Information about the conference can be found on the …

ZimmCast 660 – Interviews from Virtual 2020 NAFB

ZimmCast

In this episode of the ZimmCast podcast, we share excerpts of interviews from the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) virtual convention. Included are now past NAFB President, Rita Frazer, RFD Radio; Liz Hunt, Syngenta; Andy LaVigne, American Seed Trade Association (ASTA); Geoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Norm Davy, Heliae Agriculture. Listen to the ZimmCast here: (25:05) Subscribe …

DAVID NELSON JOINS CREAMINO TEAM

(Atlanta, GA) AlzChem Animal Nutrition welcomes David Nelson as National Sales Manager for the USA. Nelson joins AlzChem having 25 years of experience in animal nutrition, specializing in feed additive sales, product technical support and training and commercial research trial design. Most recently, Nelson was responsible for application development and technical service for a diverse chemical manufacturer with primary focus …

LidoChem, Inc. Challenges Scott’s Miracle-Gro Trademark

(Hazlet, NJ) LidoChem, Inc. and its Performance Nutrition Division has filed a claim to void Scott’s Miracle-Gro trademark registrations at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for “Miracle-Gro Performance Organics” and “Performance Organics.” LidoChem, Inc. owns 10 ‘Performance’-containing trademarks for products and programs in the professional agriculture and turf and ornamental markets. Seven of these trademarks are incontestable since they …

Heliae® Agriculture Welcomes New Regional Sales Managers

Regenerative Agriculture Company Brings Aboard Experienced Sales Professionals to Enhance Presence in Key Regions GILBERT, AZ (November 19, 2020) – Continuing to widen their soil health footprint in North America, Heliae® Agriculture is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to the U.S. sales team who will help to lead sales initiatives in the states of Indiana, Ohio, …

2020 NAFB Virtual Convention

Every year, the NAFB Convention brings together broadcast professionals, ag industry leaders, and students focused on the agriculture industry. The NAFB Convention is great opportunity to connect with industry peers, brush up on professional skills, and learn more about opportunities and challenges impacting the U.S. farmer and rancher. For more information on the 2020 NAFB Virtual Convention, connect with the …

Ag Climate Alliance Unveils Policy Recommendations

A diverse alliance of groups representing farming, forestry, food, government and environment today unveiled a set of recommendations to guide the development of federal climate policy. The Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA) was formed in February 2020 by four groups that now co-chair the alliance: American Farm Bureau Federation, Environmental Defense Fund, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, and National …

New Podcast Compares and Contrasts 1980s Farm Crisis With Today

“Escaping 1980” digs into one of the most infamous events in American agriculture history to learn what we can do to avoid the next crisis AEI Premium, the online community for agricultural decision makers, launched a new podcast to help listeners better understand today’s farm economy by learning from the past. “Escaping 1980” explores the causes, impacts, and lasting effects …

Post-Election Implications for Agriculture

The Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City’s November 12 webinar took a look at the results of the November 3 election and the implications for agribusiness. The panel featured farm policy analyst Sara Wyant, founder of Agri-Pulse Communications; Blake Hurst, president, Missouri Farm Bureau Federation; and Ron Seeber, president and CEO for the Kansas Grain and Feed Association, Renew Kansas …

Syngenta Virtual Media Summit

The 2020 Syngenta Virtual Media Summit officially kicked off October 27 with a live event featuring Syngenta North America leaders. Corporate Communications Lead Paul Minehart moderated the discussion: Vern Hawkins, North America President of Syngenta Crop Protection Trevor Heck, President, Syngenta Canada Justin Wolfe, North America Regional Director, Syngenta Seeds Each provided an update on their businesses, offered an industry …

Jimmy Frederick Sets New World Record for Dryland Soybeans

Nebraska farmer grows 148.8 bu/A soybeans to break his own record For the second time in three years, Jimmy Frederick has set a new world record for rain-fed soybeans, producing 148.8 bu/acre over a five acre area on his Rulo, Nebraska farm. This tops his own mark of 138 bu/A set in 2018 in the very same field. Supported by …