ZimmCast 595 – Soil Health Partnership & Can-Am

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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 …

John Deere at 2017 FPS

John Deere green was hard to miss as you walked the roads of the 2017 Farm Progress Show. Not only did they have the latest in their lineup on display, they took it one step further this year and let attendees get behind the wheels of their newest Gator models. The Ride & Drive area opened early one more for …

GROWMARK FS at 2017 FPS

GROWMARK and the FS System are the official agronomy and fuel suppliers for the Farm Progress Show every year, providing the inputs to grow the crops for the field demonstrations and fueling all of the vehicles and machinery on site with Dieselex Gold. This year the cooperative also helped celebrate the success of Illinois’ Nutrient Loss Reduction strategy and were …

Bayer and 4-H Launch Science Matters

Opening day of the Farm Progress Show, Bayer and the National 4-H Council announced a new partnership for future innovators in science and technology to help feed a growing population. The nationwide collaboration, Science Matters, is designed to address the need for an enhanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workforce by planting a love of scientific exploration in young …

StollerUSA Introduces Fortified Stimulate Yield Enhancer Plus

During the 2017 Farm Progress Show StollerUSA held a press conference to introduce new Fortified Stimulate Yield Enhancer Plus. Presenting was Robb Jerek, Stoller Market Development Agronomist. Fortified Stimulate® Yield Enhancer Plus contains a proprietary blend of bio-identical growth regulating hormones that enable optimal yield production. The optimized and stable, patent-pending formulation allows the active ingredients to remain effective, promoting …

Verdesian Life Sciences Introduces FlexConnect™

At the 2017 Farm Progress Show, Verdesian Life Sciences introduced FlexConnect™, the first closed transfer system for soybean inoculants. Combined with a mixing port, FlexConnect enables applicators to handle and mix inoculants of any volume straight from the packaging, without transferring to a separate tank. This saves applicators time and money by minimizing the waste normally associated with inoculant mixing. …

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2017 Farm Progress Show

Farm Progress Show is our nation’s largest outdoor farm event hosting nearly 600 exhibitors displaying new farm equipment, tractors, combines and farm equipment, along with seed and crop protection products and other farm supplies and services. Our coverage of this year’s show is supported by John Deere, Bayer and GROWMARK, Inc. This virtual newsroom includes links to photos, audio, and …

New Holland at 2016 #FarmProgressShow

The New Holland team was out in force at the 2016 Farm Progress Show to talk about what’s new. The biggest news from New Holland was the unveiling of the NHDrive autonomous tractor, an unmanned vehicle that is fully autonomous and can be monitored and controlled via a desktop computer or via a portable tablet interface. We have an exclusive …

Bayer Media Event at FPS

Bayer continued its tradition of holding a media luncheon the first day of Farm Progress Show to talk about what is new. Among those on hand to talk to the media this year were Jim Blome, president and CEO of Bayer North America; vice president of Agricultural Commercial Operations Marketing for Crop Science David Hollinrake; and Dr. Adrian Percy, Global …

63rd Annual #FarmProgressShow Returns to Boone

The 63rd annual Farm Progress Show has returned to Boone, Iowa this year with tens of thousands of growers from across the country in attendance. The event is the country’s largest outdoor farm show and is taking place August 30, 31 and September 1, 2016. The annual event showcases the latest technology in agriculture, including new products to be unveiled …

Featured Companies at 2015 Farm Progress Show

Thanks to the support of some very important partners, we are able to provide hundreds of photos and audio interviews from the 2015 Farm Progress Show. These sponsors include Bayer CropScience, FMC, GROWMARK, John Deere, and New Holland. Below you will find links to posts about what is new from these companies. 2015 Farm Progress Photo Album New Holland at …

2015 Farm Progress Show

The 2015 Farm Progress Show, held September 1-3, featured more than 600 exhibitors, special events, field demonstrations, and much more. Responding to a record number of exhibitors, show organizers added another 400,000 square feet of exhibit space on the southwest edge of the field, with three streets named for the traditional states the show covers: Illinois, Indiana and Iowa. The …

Case IH FPS Media Event

Case IH held a Media Reception, Monday, August 31, 2015 on the eve of the Farm Progress Show. During the event, the company introduced new product technology offerings for 2016. In addition, Jim Walker, Case IH Vice President, NAFTA (North American Free Trade Association) provided an industry update. Case IH FPS Media Event Photo Album Remarks were also made by …

2014 Farm Progress Show

2014 Farm Progress Show held in Boone, Iowa August 26-28, 2014. The third day of the show was cancelled due to rain, but there was still enough happening in two days to keep the ZimmComm team busy. More audio from FPS sponsors and exhibitors can be found here. 2014 Farm Progress Show Photo Album 2014 New Holland Farm Progress Show …

2014 Farm Progress Show Company News

More than 700 exhibitors were part of the shortened 2014 Farm Progress Show highlighting new products, technology, tools, tractors, hay equipment, harvesters and much more. More general audio from FPS can be found here. 2014 Farm Progress Show Photo Album 2014 New Holland Farm Progress Show Photo Album Here’s the latest from a few of the 2014 FPS sponsors and …