What is Best for GMO Labeling?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Which potential presidential candidate would be best for ag?” Of the 12 potential presidential candidates included in our poll, only one has officially declared. But two hopefuls have risen to the top of our poll. It seems many believe Hillary Clinton and Scott Walker might have the best interest of agriculture in mind, if …

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Meet Bethany – Farm Mom of the Year

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The Farm Mom of the Year is an award presented by America’s Farmers for those mom’s out there who don’t ask for recognition for everything they do. It’s a simple opportunity to thank them. Bethany Pugh, Monsanto Farm Mom of the Year, hails from North Carolina and is the heart of Middle Creek Farms and Pamlico Shores Produce. Ken Rahjes, …

Ag Group, Audio, Award, Commodity Classic, Monsanto

Case IH Introduces Certified Pre-Owned Program

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Dan Danford, Case IH, talked with Ag View‘s Ken Rahjes at the 2015 Commodity Classic about the Case IH Certified Pre-Owned Program. The program is aimed to give customers the best warranties and financing on late model Case IH Steiger tractors, Magnum tractors and Axial-Flow combines. “This is targeted for those who over the past five or six years have …

Agribusiness, Case IH, Commodity Classic, Equipment, Tractor

Letter Calls for USDA, HHS to Reject Dietary Report

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U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) joined 29 of her colleagues in objecting to a report on food guidelines that advises Americans to decrease consumption of red meat. In a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell, the senators condemn the report’s conclusions, which ignore relevant scientific evidence on nutrition. Senator Fischer released the following statement regarding …

Ag Group, Food, Government, USDA

Deere Recognizes Michelin for an Excellent Year

Jamie Johansen

Michelin has earned multiple prestigious recognitions from Deere & Company, the U.S. heavy-equipment manufacturer based in Moline, Ill., for its products and support that the tire maker’s operating units have delivered globally across various John Deere equipment segments. The Michelin Group’s Agricultural and Earthmover operating units were named “Supplier of the Year” as well as a Partner-level supplier for 2014. …

Agribusiness, Award, Equipment, John Deere

What Presidential Hopeful Will Be Best for Ag?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Should Congress grant TPA?” As Congress still considers granting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to our President, we asked what you thought on the issue. It looks like an easy majority believe it should be granted, however there are still a few in agricultural circles that question it. Hopefully, we will soon have a decision …

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New Holland Country Store is Now Open

Jamie Johansen

The new, New Holland Country Store website is now online and open for business, says Rich Wiley, Event & Merchandising Manager, New Holland Agriculture and New Holland Construction. The New Holland Country Store exclusively sells officially licensed New Holland merchandise, including apparel, toys, home décor and auto accessories. According to Wiley, the website was recently redesigned to reflect the New …

Agribusiness, Equipment, New Holland

Pig Farmer of the Year Award

Jamie Johansen

Outstanding pork producers have one thing in common: they cultivate customer trust every step of the way. The Pork Checkoff’s new America’s Pig Farmer of the Year award program will honor the U.S. pork producer who best excels at raising pigs using the We Care ethical principles and wants to share this with consumers. “The public is the main audience, …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Award, Pork, Swine

Polaris RANGER Becomes Sponsor of ProRodeo

Jamie Johansen

Polaris® Industries Inc., the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles and The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) announced a national partnership recognizing the industry-leading utility vehicle (UTV), Polaris RANGER, as the “Official UTV of the PRCA, the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo and Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.” “Given that the majority of our members and fans reside in rural America, this …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Rodeo

Farm Families Coalition Receives National Recognition

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Marla Behrends, left, and Linda Olson were presented with the Meritorious Service in Communications award from the American Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers for the Illinois Farm Families Chicago Moms Program by Jerry Hicks, regional Council member for ASFMRA during the annual meeting of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Manager and Rural Appraisers in East Peoria. …

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