Thanks New Holland for the Bird’s Eye View

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For the best view at National Farm Machinery Show, America’s largest indoor farm show, you must climb high. For this opportunity I turned to our friends at New Holland Agriculture. J. Cole Sanford, New Holland product specialist, climbed their CR6.80 combine with me to share the latest on the new model launched late last year. “The smaller machine really goes …

Agribusiness, Farm Machinery, New Holland, NFMS, Video

#NFMS16 is Underway in Louisville

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Snow has covered the ground and from what I hear, that is a normal sight for our next stop on the agriblogging highway. The National Farm Machinery Show has returned for it’s 51st year with even more exhibit space. 880 exhibitors will cover 1.2 million square feet of floor space during the largest indoor farm show in America. Cindy and …

Agribusiness, FMC, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland

New Website for Swanson Russell

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When your company needs to connect with an audience there isn’t time to waste.  Swanson Russell has simplified their website to better serve those seeking to build their brand.  The new website, www.swansonrussell.com has an overhauled design and simplified approach to showcase their work, markets of focus, and the people and company who get it done. The website features a …

Advertising, Agribusiness, Website

FS HiSOY Soybeans Available for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend

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Roundup Ready 2 Xtend has just been released by Monsanto Company and FS HiSOY Brand Soybeans are ready with 11 new varieties suitable for use with the product. The new soybeans, ranging from Group 2.0 to 4.9 in maturity, will give growers cutting edge technology, promising superior performance with both dicamba* and glyphosate herbicide tolerance. Matt Hynes, GROWMARK Seed Sales …

Agribusiness, Herbicide, Soybean, Technology

UF Helps Launch Olive Groves in Florida

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Buying extra virgin olive oil from olives grown in Florida may soon become a reality.  Richard Williams is one of 50 growers managing 300 acres of olive groves in the state where his in-laws have been growing citrus for six generations. “Planting olives is not for the faint of heart by any stretch of the imagination. This is so new …

Agribusiness, Research, specialty crops

China Company to Buy Syngenta

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*UPDATED with audio* Here’s some big news of the day. Syngenta announced today that ChemChina has offered to acquire the company for $43 billion. The Board of Directors of Syngenta considers that the proposed transaction respects the interests of all stakeholders and is unanimously recommending the offer to shareholders. There is committed financing for the deal and a strong commitment …

Agribusiness, Audio, International, Syngenta

New Holland’s Commitment to Cattlemen

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The New Holland booth at the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention features plenty of new equipment for cattle producers, and the New Holland team is on hand to talk quality forage production with attendees. Seth Doman, Hay and Forage Marketing Manager, sat down during the event to discuss the company’s new series of round balers, as well as New Holland’s long-standing …

Agribusiness, Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA, New Holland

Innovation Feeds the World

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Monsanto‘s GMO crop technology is arguably one of the most influential innovations of the past century; while it remains incredibly controversial among members of the public, the science has led to unprecedented advancements throughout the realm of biotechnology, and has held a key role in the process of creating a food secure world. This year marks the 20th anniversary of …

Agribusiness, Audio, Cattle Industry Conference, Monsanto, NCBA, Technology

Palm Beach to Host International Agricultural Summit

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The Florida Chamber Foundation and the Economic Council of Palm Beach County will be hosting an event to showcase one of Florida’s most important industries – agriculture.  The Palm Beach International Agricultural Summit will take place on Wednesday, May 4 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Business and community leaders from across the state will gather to discuss modern …

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