SMART Farms Take Stage at Ag Day

Kelly Marshall

This is the time of year things really get rolling in agriculture, making it a great time to celebrate National Ag Day. Yesterday the US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) made the most of that day with a panel discussion about SMART farms and how producers today are growing sustainable, nutritious food and how to communicate that to consumers. The …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, USFRA

2017 Doan Award Announced

Cindy Zimmerman

The winner of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Foundation’s prestigious Doan Award is Dustin Hoffmann, farm broadcaster with KLGR Radio in Redwood Falls, Minn. Hoffmann’s winning entry titled, Yearly Cattle Vaccinations in Southwest Minnesota, focused on herd health management, detailing the care and low-stress treatment of the calves. The Doan was announced at the conclusion of the Agri-Pulse Farm …

Ag Day, Agri-Pulse, Audio, NAFB

Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit Success

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit Monday at the National Press Club in Washington DC was an unqualified success, thanks to the efforts of the amazing Agri-Pulse team. Major agricultural organizations helped to sponsor the event and provide insight into the development of the next farm bill. Panels covered a range of topics, from “Breaking Down the Baseline and Budget Challenges” …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Bill, Government

Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Series Debuts

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse has debuted the first in a series of in-depth articles on the next farm bill, “Every Farm Bill is Unique – the last one was a doozy.” “The Seven Things You Should Know Before You Write the Next Farm Bill” series will culminate in a Farm Bill Summit at the National Press Club on March 20. Agri-Pulse Editor Sara …

Agri-Pulse, Farm Policy

Agri-Pulse Unveils New, Improved Website

Kelly Marshall

Agri-Pulse.com has received a makeover, from homepage to new landings for topics like the Farm Bill, Energy, and Labor & Immigration. The new website was created to offer users better support on mobile phones and tablets, in addition to providing more content, says Editor Sara Wyant. “With the growing number of our readers accessing content on mobile devices, we wanted …

Agri-Pulse, Company Announcement

Agri-Pulse Announces Farm Bill Series and Summit

Cindy Zimmerman

At the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) annual meeting this week, Agri-Pulse announced a new partnership with multiple agricultural organizations for an in-depth editorial series on the next farm bill and a Farm Bill Summit to be held at the National Press Club on March 20. Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant says the series will be called “The Seven Things You …

AFBF, Agri-Pulse, Audio, Farm Bill

Wyant Named 2016 Dix Harper Meritorious Service Award

Jamie Johansen

During the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Night of Honors, Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse, was given the 2016 Dix Harper Meritorious Service Award. As member of the NAFB Foundation Board of Directors, Sara has brought her leadership, knowledge of industry, and willingness to work. She has single-handedly added funds for additional scholarships, raised new money for the Foundation, and has …

Ag Group, Agri-Pulse, Audio, NAFB, politics

Farmers Favor Trump in Agri-Pulse Poll

Joanna Schroeder

A new nationwide poll commissioned by Agri-Pulse reveals that a majority of farmers and ranchers favor Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race. Fifty-five percent of those surveyed said they support Republican Trump while 18 percent indicated they support Democrat Clinton. Only 2 percent plan to vote for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and just 1 percent for …

Agri-Pulse, politics

Disruptive Innovation Goes Beyond Silicon Valley

Joanna Schroeder

When many people hear the term disruptive innovation, they think of Silicon Valley start-ups in the 90s that changed the way we deliver information and communicate. But like many things born in California, disruptive innovation is just not limited to Silicon Valley and technology parks. Coined in 1995 by Clayton M. Christensen, disruptive innovation describes a process by which a …

AEM, Agri-Pulse, Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture