New Features in New Holland’s T6 Tractors

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The new T6 series tractors from New Holland Agriculture should be hitting the pavement at dealerships across the country as we speak and Chuck got a first hand look at the new features while attending New Holland Media Days last week. There he spoke with Gary Wojcik who gave him the inside scoop. “Some of the benefits of the new …

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11 Attorneys General Called to Investigate HSUS

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HumaneWatch.org, a project of the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom, applauded the Midwestern Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments for passing a resolution calling on 11 state attorneys general to investigate the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The states covered are North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. The …

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FFA + CSX Team Up To Hit the Track at the Brickyard

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The Brickyard 400 will make history once again this year as the No. 38 FFA + CSX Living to Serve Ford becomes the first car to represent the 87-year-old, Indianapolis-based agricultural education and youth service organization, the largest of its kind with more than 610,240 student members interested in agriculture, as a primary sponsor in a NASCAR race. “I can’t …

Ag Group, Education, FFA, leadership, NASCAR, Youth

What Will Fill Your Grill on the 4th?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Will EPA change RFS volume proposal?” The EPA recently released a new proposal for biofuels volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard – one that has made no one happy but particularly corn farmers and ethanol producers who note that the agency is not implementing the law as intended. EPA held a public hearing …

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New Holland Appoints New VP of North America

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New Holland is excited to announced the appointment of Bret Lieberman as Vice President of North America. Bret will be based in New Holland and will assume the role of Vice President immediately. Bret has an accomplished resume at CNH Industrial and New Holland spanning 25 years in various roles which will bring a multi-faceted perspective and a passion from …

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A Different Approach to Nutrient Management

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Growers who are interested in reducing crop inputs and increasing profits can learn more about a program to achieve both from Crop Health Labs. This nutrient management tool is plant sap analysis and they are hosting webinars throughout July to educate growers about this different approach to very common nutrient management problems. I spoke with Crop Health Labs Executive Director, …

Agribusiness, Audio, Crop Science, Nutrition

Will EPA Change RFS Volumes?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How will a ban on antibiotics impact your livestock operation?” Our poll results clearly state that producers are not sure how the change in federal antibiotic guidelines will impact their operations. The livestock industry is currently working with producers to help with his transition and working closely with your veterinarians to create a health …

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How Will Antibiotic Ban Impact Livestock Operations?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What fuels your grill?” My family was a little late pulling out our grill this summer, but it’s now out and we have been enjoying it thoroughly. I honestly don’t have a preference, but my husband is pretty adamant about what fuels his grill. So, it’s charcoal all the way in my household. But …

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ZimmComm Galaxy Tab S AgNerd Giveaway

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Are you in need of some new tech for your farm or business? ZimmComm New Media just might have the answer. Enter our latest AgNerd Giveaway for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S Tab. Samsung Galaxy S Tab Specs: Super AMOLED® display (1600 x 2560) Our thinnest (0.26″) and lightest (1.02 lbs.) yet Unique innovations like Fingerprint Scanner, …

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