Agricultural Leaders Release Roadmap for Trade

Farmers for Free Trade held a virtual press conference Tuesday to release a new report on the challenges and solutions for American agriculture on trade, supply chains and global competitiveness. The report is the culmination of a series of discussions across rural America with farmers, ag leaders and related industries including manufacturing and food producers and distributors. The report, organized …

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 …

Ethanol Report 12-15-20

A new analysis released by the Renewable Fuels Association shows the devastating impact COVID-19 pandemic restrictions continue to have on ethanol producers, with losses nearing $4 billion. RFA Chief Economist Scott Richman authored the white paper which shows ethanol production dropped by two billion gallons between March and November this year, which meant a 700-million-bushel decline in the use of …

Sen. Pat Roberts Bids Farewell

Sen. Pat Roberts, the Republican from Kansas who has served as a leader in both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees over his four decade career in Congress, said goodbye to his Senate colleagues Thursday in a farewell floor speech. The outspoken senator who helped to write the past eight farm bills spoke about his background, how he went from …

AMVAC® Chemical Corporation Selects Archer Malmo as Agency of Record for SIMPAS-applied Solutions™

Agency will take on creative, branding, advertising, digital and PR duties for the SIMPAS-applied Solutions product portfolio AMVAC® Chemical Corporation, an American Vanguard® company, has named Archer Malmo the company’s integrated agency of record to support its SIMPAS-applied Solutions™ (SaS) product portfolio. Archer Malmo, one of the country’s leading independent advertising agencies, will now be responsible for advertising and integrated …

BENSON HILL COLLABORATES WITH ROSE ACRE FARMS TO EXPAND SOYBEAN PROCESSING CAPACITY AND BUILD OUT SUPPLY CHAIN INFRASTRUCTURE

The partnership opens new pipeline for plant protein ingredients and supports Benson Hill’s plans to scale soybean production and grower relationships Benson Hill, a food tech company unlocking nature’s genetic diversity with its leading food innovation engine, announced today a collaboration with family-owned Rose Acre Farms to optimize its soybean processing capacity in Seymour, Indiana, and build out the supply …

Heliae, WinField United Canada Collaborate to Bring Regenerative Agriculture Technology, Profitability for Farmers on World Soil Health Day

Heliae® Agriculture announced today the collaboration with WinField® United Canada, an agriculture leader focused on long-term sustainability. This partnership will bring new value to ag retailers through assisting farmers’ transition to regenerative agriculture practices. Through this collaboration, WinField United will integrate the PhycoTerra® soil microbe food into their comprehensive product and technology offerings, starting November 19, 2020. “At WinField United, …

ZimmCast 661 – Going Virtual with ARA in 2020

2020 ARA Virtual Conference & Expo

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. The Agricultural Retailers Association annual 2020 ARA Conference & Expo went virtual this year Dec. 1-2. Ag professionals from across the country went “All In For Ag Retail” with interactive workshops, engaging networking opportunities, and a 3D Expo Hall. During the event the ZimmComm Team collected relevant screenshots, conducted interviews with speakers, award winners and …

Water for Food Podcast – Episode 4

The fourth episode of the Daugherty Water for Food Podcast features a woman who is literally in the backyard of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Meghan Sittler is Director of the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, located about 15 minutes from downtown Lincoln, which focuses on conservation of the tallgrass prairie …

How Sand To Soil Technology Helps Achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger

Innovative, nature-based solution offers hope in race to achieve food security, improved nutrition and more sustainable agriculture Heliae Development, LLC and Agricola Cerro Prieto (ACP) today announced the findings of a year-long water retention trial with global significance, revealing a major advancement in the world’s ability to sustain itself by transforming sand to soil, thereby expanding the boundaries where food …

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 …

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 …

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 …