Dawn White Getting Some Real Yield with LibertyLink

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We often think of weed resistance as being some kind of midwest and south phenomenon but think east U.S. as in South Carolina. Cindy spoke with farmer Dawn White for an episode of LibertyLink Real Yield Radio and you can hear what she has to say below. Now, while you’re celebrating some Thanksgiving with the family how about trying the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Contest, Seed, Soybean

Ethos XB from FMC

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Earlier this month FMC announced the launch of Ethos™ XB insecticide/fungicide, the first of its kind, integrated in-furrow product for insect and disease control. It just so happens that Rick Ekins, fungicide and insecticide portfolio manager for FMC, was attending the NAFB convention. We talked about the announcement and what it provides to farmers. Here’s some information on the product …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, Fungicide, NAFB

Update on John Deere Acquisitions

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Earlier this month John Deere announced a couple of big acquisitions that include Precision Planting and Monosem. During the NAFB convention I got an update on those from Barry Nelson. The Monosem purchase allows John Deere to expand their planter lineup on a truly global basis when included with the Precision Planting purchase. The brand names will be continued according …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, John Deere, NAFB, Precision Agriculture

USFRA Educational Initiative – Discovering FARMLAND

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The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance has announced a new education initiative that will provide high school students a first-hand glimpse into modern agriculture. The project has been created in conjunction with Discovery Education. Titled Discovering FARMLAND, the interactive resources allow teachers and students to experience the industry through the eyes of six young farmers and ranchers, all while learning …

Ag Group, Audio, Education, USFRA

Graduate AgVocates 2015

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What a fine group of young agvocates ready to hit the interwebs and let people know more about where their food comes from. If you missed the 2015 AgChat Foundation Conference, don’t worry. There will be another one. In the meantime, what can you do to get involved? #AgChat & #FoodChat Conversations – Join us Tuesday evenings for #AgChat & …

AgChat, Social Media

LibertyLink Showing Real Yields for Gaessers

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It’s that time. Time to play another LibertyLink Real Yield Game. This time you get to watch Ray and Chris Gaesser, Corning, IA talk about how the LibertyLink system has performed on their farm. Just in case you don’t know how to play the LibertyLink Real Yield Game: Visit www.realyieldgame.com and click on the promotion link. 1. Complete all fields …

Bayer, Games, Soybean, Video

New NAFB Officers

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Congratulations to the new slate of National Association of Farm Broadcasting officers and board members elected during the convention last week. President: Brian Winnekins, WRDN Radio, Wisconsin President Elect: Tony St. James, KDDD and KFLP Radio, Texas Vice President: Tom Cassidy, Ag Radio Network, New York South Region VP: Lorrie Boyer, KSIR Radio, Colorado West Region VP: Sabrina Hill, AgNet …

Audio, Media, NAFB, ZimmCast

They’re Back – Peterson Farm Bros New Video

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It’s titled, “Farmers Feed the World (Watch Me, Hit the Quan, Uptown Funk Parody).” And it is very well done. You will recognize some of the video contributors to the music video, including our own Joanna Schroeder! Here’s their message to go along with the video on YouTube. Enjoy it below. Thanks to Syngenta! “Through The Good Growth Plan, Syngenta …

Farming, Video