Gators Revved up in Indianapolis

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How about them Gators? They found me. Not sure how. I was kind of hard to spot. However, University of Florida ACT students did find me during the Ag Media Summit Famous Welcome Party. We did a little Gator Chomp and had a great conversation. That’s part of what AMS is all about. I took a few photos during the …

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Talking with Forrest Lucas

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Have you heard of Protect The Harvest? Probably. How about hearing from the founder? Last night at the Ag Media Summit special reception I met Forrest Lucas, Lucas Oil (l). We were in the Lucas Oil Stadium here in Indianapolis. Also with him were Steele Shippy, Director of Political Operations for Protect The Harvest (r) and Dave Hageman, Victory Enterprises …

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Get Healthy with ZimmComm Basket

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If you’re going to the Agricultural Media Summit keep your physical fitness in mind. A public service message from ZimmComm. Actually, we have donated a ZimmComm basket to the Ag Relations Council/Ag Media Summit Silent Auction. The items can be seen online now. Our basket contains: Fitbit Flex Typo Keyboard for iPhone 5/5S (I have used it – in mint …

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Donate to the AMS/ARC Silent Auction

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Ag Media Summit attendees in 2014 hope to “Rev it Up!” in Indianapolis July 26-30 as Agricultural Relations Council collaborates with AMS friends on this year’s Silent Auction. The goal is to exceed last year’s revenue of more than $3,500. A record 50 items were available at last year’s meeting in Buffalo. Funds raised through the auction are used to …

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Chance to Design the AMS Logo

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Here’s your chance to design the logo for the 2014 Ag Media Summit and pocket the money! This contest is open to any AAEA or LPC member or ACT student member of either organization. Things to consider for the logo: It’s the 16th annual event. Location: Indianapolis, Indiana Dates: July 26-30, 2014 Theme: Rev It Up! AMS 2014 Keep in …

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AMS Fun at the Falls

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Shot a little video of our wet and wild ride on the Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls during the Ag Media Summit last week. Some of the folks you might recognize include Rich Jefferson, Chris Clayton, Sally Behringer, Anita Vanderwert, Amy McDonald, Barb Ulschmid, and Harlen Persinger, among others.

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Nitrogen Loss Stinks at AMS

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Everyone has experienced that nasty smell of a well-used porta potty on a hot day. Okay, so that’s what nitrogen loss smells like. Yuck. Kerry Overton with Koch Agronomic Services was the guy who treated unsuspecting visitors to his booth at the Ag Media Summit InfoExpo to the “here, smell this” experience. Gotta tell you, it was gross, but it …

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John Deere Gearing up for Product Launch

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At the Ag Media Summit last week, our friends with John Deere were talking about the upcoming 2014 product launch in Columbus, Ohio. “We’re launching a lot of our new products for 2014 at the Columbus Convention Center,” said Barry Nelson. “We’re bringing in about 45 of the ag media … and the final wave of all the dealers that …

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Learning About FMC Products at AMS

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And now a few parting words from our AMS sponsor, FMC Corporation. David Davies is product manager for some of FMC’s products for fruits, vegetables, and sunflowers. One of those products is BroadAxe. “BroadAxe is a pre-emergence herbicide aimed at the sunflower market,” said David. “It basically will give you really good control of kochia and broadleaf weeds, but in …

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Farm Broadcasters at AMS

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Right after I did a post this week about why farm broadcasters should attend Ag Media Summit I did run into a couple of farm broadcasters there, including Tom Cassidy with New York-based Ag Radio Network, who was able to visit with some of the InfoExpo exhibitors like Kerry Overton with Koch Agronomics. Also in attendance to represent the National …

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