A Growing North Asia U.S. Soy Market

Jamie Johansen Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Exports, International, Markets, Soybean, USSEC 0 Comments

To kick off the 2017 U.S. Soy GLobal Trade Exchange eleven Chinese purchasing agreements were signed with five U.S. soybean exporters for 3.8 MMT valued at $1.561 billion. The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and Midwest Shippers Association serve as hosts for the conference where over 250 international buyers representing over 55 countries attend. “These companies are very loyal buyers …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Exports, International, Markets, Soybean, USSEC

ZimmCast with Abe Hughes, Trimble – Agriculture

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture, ZimmCast 0 Comments

I thoroughly enjoyed working with Abe Hughes when he worked for New Holland and now he has just been appointed to worldwide general manager for Trimble’s Agriculture Division within the Resources and Utilities segment. So congratulations Abe! Abe has only been on the job a little while but I bothered him for a phone interview for this week’s ZimmCast. “I …

Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture, ZimmCast

Plant Growth Regulators – An Essential for Plant Growth

Jamie Johansen Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Nutrient Management, Nutrition, StollerUSA 0 Comments

Chief Chemist and GLobal Director of Compliance for Stoller USA, Dr. Ritesh Sheth, was at the 2017 Ag Media Summit representing Stoller during the Info Expo. A new product they were spreading news about was their Fortified Stimulate Yield Enhancer Plus, a plant growth regulator (PGR) for optimal yield production. “The reason we are launching this product is that it …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Nutrient Management, Nutrition, StollerUSA

Fall Weed Control Ideas From FMC

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, FMC, weeds 0 Comments

I’ll bet you want to talk about fall weed control right? Good. Because during the Ag Media Summit I spoke with Tom Becker, FMC, on this topic. One of the reasons this is important according to Tom is the need to protect new traits that you might be using in a crop like soybeans. There are some very problematic weeds …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, FMC, weeds

John Deere Developing Media Relationships

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Harvest, John Deere 0 Comments

Beverly Flores, John Deere, North American Media Relations and Communications, John Deere Ag and Turf Division says she is attending the Ag Media Summit for Deere (first time) and she is looking forward to making relationships with the ag media representatives attending. When it comes to John Deere products she says they focus on what they’re doing in the precision …

Agribusiness, Audio, Harvest, John Deere

AgriEdge Excelsior Farm Management From Syngenta

Jamie Johansen Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, software, Syngenta 0 Comments

Syngenta has brought their farmer-customers a farm management program through AgriEdge Excelsior. AgriEdge Excelsior delivers software, on-farm service and innovative products. We met up with Stacey Shaw, AgriEdge Specialist, Syngenta, during the 2017 Ag Media Summit in Utah to hear more about the programs focus on technology, service and risk management. “The big picture of the AgriEdge Excelsior program is …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, software, Syngenta

Mix Tank App Updates from Precision Labs

Jamie Johansen Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Nutrient Management, Precision Labs 0 Comments

Precision Laboratories has released an extensive upgrade to its Mix Tank app, available immediately for download on iTunes and Google Play. During the recent Ag Media Summit, we caught up with Jim Reiss, senior vice president of product development at Precision Labs. The latest refresh is designed to better assist agricultural growers and professional applicators with resources and record keeping …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Nutrient Management, Precision Labs

AEM Honors Next-Generation Ag Engineers

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, Agribusiness 0 Comments

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) honored the latest winners of its agricultural engineering student achievement awards during the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ (ASABE) recent annual meeting. ASABE engineering student branches receiving “AEM Trophy Awards” in 2017: • First Place: Oklahoma State University • Second Place: University of Wisconsin-Madison AEM initiated the awards in the 1930s as …

AEM, Agribusiness

FMC Explains Fungicide Factors

Chuck Zimmerman Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, FMC, Fungicide

I’ve been learning a lot about fungicides lately and got another lesson with Brent Neuberger, FMC Senior Technical Sales Manager, during the Ag Media Summit. Brent starts out explaining that farmers are starting to see some issues in soybeans with frogeye leaf spot which even includes resistance to some of the strobilurin products. That’s why he says it’s very important …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, FMC, Fungicide

New Product Lineup from Krone

Jamie Johansen Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, Audio, Equipment, Forage, Hay

Krone North America will soon be rolling out several new products and product improvements for producers to take home and put to use for the next hay and forage season. “We are a German company, but we really focus on providing innovative products for the North American producer. At any given time throughout the year, we typically have a German …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, Audio, Equipment, Forage, Hay