LibertyLink Finds Partners in FFA and AHA

Kelly Marshall

LibertyLink may not immediately make you think of the American Heart Association (AHA), but Bayer wants to change that. “So our goal is to build awareness around heart disease– one of the major killers in the rural market,” explains Jody Wynia, soybean and cotton manager for Bayer. “It’s 39 percent more prevalent in rural communitites than it is in the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Commodity Classic, FFA

John Deere – Making Good Farms Even Better

Jamie Johansen

John Deere’s passion for making good farms even better is evident with their commitment to Commodity Classic and the farmers from across the country who take in the event each year. “Commodity Classic is one of the greatest trade show to be at because we have such great growers that attend. Corn growers, soybean growers, wheat and sorghum come and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, Equipment, John Deere, Video

High-Yield Strategies from @StollerUSA at #Classic17

Kelly Marshall

Attendees of this year’s Commodity Classic are here in San Antonio, Texas to learn, and who better to learn from than Stoller‘s panel of top yielding farmers. The Stoller “Break Through Yield Barriers” session not only asked panelists to share about their operations, it also invited the packed crowd to participate by texting answers to poll questions during the discussion. …

Agribusiness, Audio, Commodity Classic, StollerUSA

An #AgVocate Example to Feed the Future

Chuck Zimmerman

What better department than R&D to fulfill the 2017 AgVocacy Forum theme “Feed the Future.” In charge of that department for Bayer CropScience is Dr. Adrian Percy. Adrian has embraced the use of social media to help communicate to consumers, regulators and others, the benefits of the type of work Bayer does. He has been a real positive example for …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Social Media, Technology, Video

Bayer Talks Policy – Trade, WOTUS, Farm Bill

Jamie Johansen

News from Washington comes daily and every decision in one way, shape or form impacts our agriculture community. The Bayer AgVocacy Form provided a platform for key policy issues to be discussed and Bayer’s Federal Relations and Policy Senior Director, Jim McVaney, shared his insights into the new administration. “The fact that agriculture didn’t play a role in the President’s …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Crop Protection, Crop Science, Government, politics

Bayer Offers Outlook on Industry, Monsanto Acquisition

Lizzy Schultz

When it comes to scientific innovation, Bayer has a longstanding reputation as a leader in the development of breakthrough technologies. New innovations, developments, and changes are always on the horizon for Bayer, and the company’s dynamic outlook was discussed during the 2017 Bayer AgVocacy Forum in a presentation from Dr. Adrian Percy, Bayer’s global head of research & development and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Monsanto

Aptimmune’s Barricade, A Vaccine Formulation Tech for Pigs

Jamie Johansen

Founded in 2010 by Dr. Federico Zuckermann, Aptimmune Biologics has meshed together some of the best in class technologies into a product able to deliver revolutionary results to producers. Barricade is the latest in vaccine formulation technology brought to producers exclusively by Aptimmune. Launched as an autogenous product, the intranasal mucosal inactivated vaccine for PRRS, brings together the best concepts …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Pork, Research, Swine

Check Out Deere’s Connect Mobile App

Kelly Marshall

If you’re familiar with John Deere‘s Seed Star Mobile app, get ready – the next big thing is here! Amy Pousson-Noonan was at the National Farm Machinery Show recently to launch the Connect Mobile app; a family of apps that helps monitor and learn from the performance of their planter or sprayer while its in the field. She explains that …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show

AgVocates Gathering for Bayer Forum

Cindy Zimmerman

AgVocates from around the country – including the @Agriblogger – are gathering in San Antonio today for the Bayer AgVocacy Forum starting today. This is the 12th consecutive year that Bayer has organized the forum before Commodity Classic to showcase individuals and ideas that are making a strong impact on the future of farming and food production. This year’s event …

Agribusiness, Bayer

Charleston|Orwig Adds Senior Account Executive

Kelly Marshall

Cassie Yontz is joining the client services team at Charleston|Orwig, working to support Dairyland Seed and the Illinois Soybean Association with marketing, brand strategy and communication. “Cassie’s extensive crop and agriculture background make her a key addition to the C|O family. Her role brings immense value to our clients and C|O, and we are excited to have her join us,” …

Agribusiness, Company Announcement