2024 CattleCon

2024 CattleCon

“Onward to Orlando” is the theme for CattleCon24, the largest cattle industry event in the country. CattleCon is where the beef industry meets! We’re Onward to Orlando January 31 – February 2, 2024. Only at CattleCon will you find education, networking, business, advocacy, and fun for the whole family under one roof. Click here to find photos and audio from …

Iowa Ethanol Needs Carbon Capture to Benefit from SAF

Iowa corn farmers and ethanol producers celebrated the start of production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) this week at LanzaJet Freedom Pines Fuels but a new study shows the state needs carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) to reap benefits from increased use of ethanol-to-jet SAF. Currently, no Iowa ethanol plant has a carbon intensity score low enough to qualify as …

LanzaJet Opens First Ethanol to SAF Plant

LanzaJet made history this week opening the world’s first ethanol to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production facility in Soperton, Georgia. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined LanzaJet at Wednesday’s event. “As we transition to SAF, this will not only create new climate smart commodity markets for American producers, but it will also help American companies such as LanzaJet corner the market …

MyLand Welcomes Kelsey Neppel as Director, Ag Science to Lead Research and Development

Harvesting Excellence: MyLand Appoints Agronomist and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) to Further Agricultural Research and Support Grower Success January 23, 2024 – Phoenix, AZ — MyLand, a soil health company, announced today that Kelsey Neppel has joined the company’s leadership team as Director of Ag Science to lead MyLand’s Agricultural Science research and development efforts. In her new role, Neppel …

DWFI Podcast 32 – The Melting Cryosphere

This edition of the Daugherty Water for Food podcast features a discussion with Randall Ritzema, Tika Gurung, and Nick Brozović on the Melting Cryosphere and Food & Water Security. A 2023 report called Water, ice, society, and ecosystems in the Hindu Kush Himalaya: An Outlook (HI-WISE), published by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), was an urgent call …

VISION Conference 2024

Unlocking the value of innovation was the theme of the 2024 VISION Conference January 23-24 in Glendale, Arizona, preceded by the co-located Women in Ag Tech (WiAT) meeting January 21-22. Powered by Meister Media Worldwide’s Global AgTech Initiative, the VISION Conference is the premier event where forward-thinking executives of the ag tech community come together to chart the strategic roadmap …

ZimmCast 724 – Preview of CattleCon 2024

ZimmCast

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week we’re going to get a preview of the new CattleCon. I love that name. It is new and perfect for the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. In fact, CattleCon is the official new name. To learn all about what’s new and different with CattleCon I talked with Kristin Torres, Executive …

Ethanol Report From Washington DC Auto Show

The Renewable Fuels Association is hoping its concept Plug-in Hybrid Electric Flex Fuel Vehicle (PHEFFV) will be a stand out at the 2024 Washington, D.C. Auto Show. Known on the auto circuit as the official “Public Policy Show”, the 10-day Washington, D.C. Auto Show is preceded by an official gathering of automotive industry leaders, government officials, and media contacts to …

Dairy Farming Study Demonstrates Pivot Bio’s Microbial Nitrogen Boosts Silage Tonnage and Profitability

AMES, Iowa (Jan. 18, 2024) — An extensive new study conducted in collaboration with over 30 dairy producers during the 2022 and 2023 growing seasons demonstrated that replacing up to 40 pounds per acre of synthetic nitrogen with Pivot Bio PROVEN® 40 significantly improved silage tonnage without sacrificing quality. The results, presented at the Dairy Business Association’s Dairy Strong event …

North America-based RaboResearch Team Expanding

Rabo AgriFinance

RaboResearch appoints four highly accomplished research analysts to serve Rabobank and Rabo AgriFinance clients CHESTERFIELD, MO (January 17, 2024) – Rabo AgriFinance, a subsidiary of Rabobank, a leading global food and agribusiness bank, announces the expansion and strengthening of the RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness (F&A) team in North America by welcoming Chase Beisly, Eric Gibson, Charlotte Talbott, and Matt Lewis …

DPH Biologicals Poised for Growth Following Ownership Transition

Proven Science and In-Field Performance Attracted Private Investment and Management Buyout Indianapolis, IN – January 10, 2024 – DPH Biologicals, a leading biological company formed in 2018 focused on bringing best in class biologicals to broad acre farms, today announced a management-led buyout with a private investment group. The company will continue to market under the DPH Biologicals brand and …

Truterra Announces 2024 Programs Including Expanded Eligibility for Qualified Long-Term Adopters

Expanded eligibility is long-awaited for the ag industry and a strategic business step toward meeting the needs of food and ag companies seeking to reduce scope 3 emissions Arden Hills, Minn., Jan. 9, 2024 – Truterra, LLC, a leading agricultural sustainability business that offers consultation, tools and solutions to help improve the environmental impact of agricultural production, is announcing programs …

WOMEN IN AG TECH℠ MEETING TO TAKE PLACE AT THE VISION CONFERENCE IN PHOENIX IN JANUARY

GLENDALE, ARIZONA — Women in Ag Tech℠ (WiAT) is thrilled to announce its second in-person meeting January 21-22, 2024, co-located with The VISION Conference at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. WiAT continues to champion opportunities for women in agricultural technology and fostering a vibrant community through mentorship, idea exchanges, and collaboration. The event promises an enriching experience for …

2024 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

The National Cotton Council and its cooperating partners ring in the new year at the 2024 Beltwide Cotton Conferences January 3-5 in Fort Worth, Texas. Click here for the 2024 Beltwide Cotton Conferences Virtual Newsroom

Ethanol Report on 2023

Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper says 2023 was one of the best years ever for the U.S. ethanol industry. In this edition of the Ethanol Report podcast, Cooper takes a look back at the year for ethanol and some of the battles won for producers who are optimistic for the new year. 27:10 The Ethanol Report is …