2022 Syngenta Media Summit

Held in New Orleans and St. Gabriel, Louisiana October 31 – November 2, 2022, Syngenta hosted media representatives to learn about the company’s latest sustainability efforts, digital tools, the economics of agronomics, maximizing fertilizer efficiency, as well as an update on policy issues and EPA’s review of atrazine. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available …

US Identity Preserved Brand Introduced in Vietnam

The U.S. Identity Preserved brand is now officially a global entity with its introduction this week at an event in Vietnam. The Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance (SSGA) met with buyers and food producers in Saigon to introduce the new international mark designating premium crops with verifiable origins and superior products from the U.S. The U.S. Identity Preserved quality assurance …

Research Reveals Farmer Concerns About Carbon Markets

Are farmers ready for carbon markets – or not? That was the question that Farm Journal’s Trust In Food™ set out to answer in its inaugural “Ready or Not? Ag Carbon Markets and U.S. Farmers” report, highlighting perspectives from 500 U.S. row crop producers on pathways and barriers to participating in carbon ecosystems. The majority of farmers surveyed report serious …

AMVAC® and NewLeaf Symbiotics® Partner to Bring Biological Solutions to North American Crop Markets

Partnership to bolster AMVAC’s growing GreenSolutions™ biological portfolio; NewLeaf Symbiotics set to gain wider market access NEWPORT BEACH, California, Oct. 31, 2022 — AMVAC®, an American Vanguard® Company, and NewLeaf Symbiotics® of St. Louis, Missouri, are pleased to announce a new partnership to bring new and existing biologicals solutions to North American crop markets beginning in 2023. This collaboration will …

Ethanol Report with New RFA Chair

The Renewable Fuels Association elected officers at its recent annual membership meeting and Erik Huschitt, CEO of Badger State Ethanol in Monroe, Wisconsin, was elected Chairman of the organization. Huschitt has been with Badger State for more than 20 years and also currently serves as president of the Wisconsin BioFuels Association. In this edition of The Ethanol Report, we have …

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 23

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Fall Nutrient Planning Brings Spring Success In this episode, we discuss the importance of incorporating a fall nutrient program into a comprehensive, year-round nutrient plan and how KAS can help growers set up for a successful …

Preliminary Hurricane Losses to Agriculture in Florida

According to preliminary assessments by the University of Florida, the combination of seasonal crops, livestock, nursery and aquaculture products potentially lost as a result of Hurricane Ian will likely range between $787 million and $1.56 billion. Despite heavy flooding prohibiting full assessments of some fields, the researchers collected some visual assessments that indicate what those larger impacts may be. Among …

Ethanol Report from Export Exchange 2022

Export Exchange was back for the first time in four years with the 2022 conference in Minneapolis October 12-14 and attendance was as good as it has been in the past with more than 200 international customers from 50 countries and nearly 300 domestic suppliers of grains and co-products, including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). This marked the sixth …

ZimmCast 700 – NAMA Fall Conference & Export Exchange

ZimmCast

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. We’re reached another milestone. This is episode 700 of the podcast that started back at the beginning of 2005. You can find them all on AgWired.com by searching the category link for the ZimmCast. This week I’m going to share a few interviews from my week last week in Minneapolis. This includes the NAMA …

AFBF Establishes 2023 Farm Bill Priorities

American Farm Bureau Federation president Zippy Duvall today outlined the organization’s 2023 Farm Bill priorities. The priorities were identified by a working group of Farm Bureau members and staff from across the country. AFBF’s overarching priorities include: Continuing current farm bill program funding; Maintaining a unified farm bill that includes nutrition programs and farm programs together; Prioritizing risk management tools …

New Podcast Explores How Farm Financing Works… And When It Doesn’t

“Nothing Borrowed, Nothing Gained” Helps Agricultural Decision Makers Understand The Risk And Reward Of Today’s Farm Financial System AEI Premium, the online community for agricultural decision makers, presents the third season of its award-winning AEI Presents podcast series: “Nothing Borrowed, Nothing Gained.” This season, hosts Sarah Mock, Brent Gloy, and David Widmar are back, along with a team of experts. …

2022 Export Exchange

2022 Export Exchange

Export Exchange is a biennial event held in October which has been co-sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) since 2010 to offer an opportunity for education of and introductions to members of the U.S. grains production and export industries. More than 200 international customers from 50 countries and nearly 300 domestic suppliers of grains and co-products, including distiller’s dried …

2022 NAMA Fall Conference

The National Agri-Marketing Association is holding its 2022 NAMA Fall Conference in Minneapolis, October 10-12, for agri-marketers to learn the latest and most effective ways to connect with customers, build your brand and grow revenue. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Photos 2022 NAMA …

Ethanol Report on YPN Growth

Several ethanol industry veterans have retired lately after serving in the business for some 30-40 years. But right behind the old guard there is a new guard taking shape and the Renewable Fuels Association’s Young Professionals Network is helping them get involved for the future of the industry. In this episode of the Ethanol Report, we hear from Janet Fisher …

The BetterSoil Alliance Welcomes New Partners

Marking its first year, the Alliance brings in new technology partners to support its 6,000 engaged acres (Modesto, California) – The BetterSoil Alliance supports the California almond industry in the pursuit of practical solutions that positively impact food production by improving water productivity, soil health, and lowering carbon footprint. Since its inception last fall by Yara North America and Heliae® …