New Holland and Expo Milano 2015

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Happy New Holland Blogger Days. That’s the “holiday” I am participating in this week in Turin, Italy. In fact, right now I’m in CNH Industrial Village. We’re getting a presentation on New Holland’s participation in Expo Milano 2015. The theme of the Expo is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” This theme fits works very well for New Holland with …

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My Turin Highlight

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One of the highlights for me during this week in Italy will always be visiting the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and spending time with the Shroud of Turin. I had free time today before an informal dinner this evening. So this was where I wanted to go. The trip included a subway ride and long walk along the …

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Dupont Pioneer CASE Grants

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Once again Dupont Pioneer is stepping up to work with the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) to award grants to teachers who are implementing the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (pdf) but need resources. Grants of $2,500 to $5,000 are available to help train teachers and supply equipment and resources to prepare students for careers in agriculture and food. …

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Embarking on #NHAgWorld Adventure

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The AgriBlogger will be on the road this week to work side by side with agricultural bloggers from around the world. It will be all about where in the world we are at #NHAgWorld. Follow that hashtag which will become more active on Wednesday. So to give you at least some clues until then, let’s just say this involves New …

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Waitrose Educating Supermarket Customers

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One of the largest employee-owned businesses owns Waitrose, their supermarket division. Representing them as a sponsor of the 2014 IFAJ Congress was John Gregson, Sr. Director of Public Relations. I met him during one of our tour stops and talked about his business and how important it is to communicate and educate their customers. John says education is really important …

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Florida Fishing MisAdventure

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Actually, misadventure is probably not the best term to describe the last few days at Pensacola Beach, FL. Gary Cooper, Kelly Schwalbe and I had put together an overnight fishing trip out to the oil rigs to fish for tuna, something that has been on our bucket list for a while. We had ten guys lined up to go with …

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Forestry Thinning in Scotland

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How about cutting down a tree, stripping the bark and branches and cutting it into logs all in the matter of a few seconds? And without getting your hands dirty or your arms tired? Yep, this Transformers-looking machine from Komatsu can do it and does in the video below. During the IFAJ Congress in Scotland on a rainy day we …

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FMC Anthem Singing Contest Winner

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The winner by popular votes of the 2014 FMC “Stand & Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest” is Lindsay Webber. That $10,000 scholarship prize money is going to come in pretty handy! “I want to thank FMC for the opportunity. It was such an awesome experience to be able to perform with the other finalists and musicians in Nashville,” said Webber. …

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More Bacon Festivals Please

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There’s a new bacon festival in town, actually Madison, WI. Organizers of the Madison Bacon Festival, a Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival event, have announced that tickets are on sale exclusively online at www.madisonbaconfestival.com. The inaugural event will take place at Alliant Energy Center on Saturday, November 1st offering bacon-lovers an opportunity to explore their sizzling obsessions in a creative and …

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