Sturgis Bikers Have New E10 Fueling Station

Cindy Zimmerman AgWired Energy, Audio, Ethanol, RFA 0 Comments

For the first time this year, motorcycle enthusiasts staying at the Buffalo Chip Campground for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally have a place to buy 93 octane, 10 percent ethanol fuel as they head out for a ride in the Black Hills. “It’s like jet fuel for your bike,” said Buffalo Chip owner Rod Woodruff. “It’s on your way out of …

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Young Beekeeper Recognized by Bayer

Cindy Zimmerman AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Bees, pollinators 0 Comments

Bayer recently announced the recipients of the fifth annual Bayer Bee Care Community Leadership Award for dedication to pollinator protection and educating their communities about bee health. This year’s winners are young beekeeper Jake Reisdorf, and Kirk and Heidi Tubbs of Tubbs Berry Farm in partnership with the Twin Falls County Pest Abatement District. Bayer expanded the scope of its …

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USDA Getting #BackToOurRoots

Cindy Zimmerman AgWired AgNewsWire, AgWired Animal, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Audio, USDA

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has been on a five-state “Back to Our Roots” Tour to gather input on the 2018 Farm Bill, meeting with farmers, ranchers, foresters, producers, students, governors, USDA employees, and other stakeholders. This is the first of two RV tours the secretary will undertake this summer. This first RV Tour features stops in five states: Wisconsin, Minnesota, …

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Fall Weed Control Ideas From FMC

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

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 …

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John Deere Developing Media Relationships

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Harvest, John Deere

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 …

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AgriEdge Excelsior Farm Management From Syngenta

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

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 …

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Mix Tank App Updates from Precision Labs

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

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 …

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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 …

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Seven Years of Finding CommonGround

Kelly Marshall Audio, Conservation, Consumers, Farming, Food

CommonGround is hosting their 7th annual National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri this week. Members of the organization, which focuses on providing an opportunity for conversations between consumers and farmers, are celebrating seven years of success and planning for the future of the program. Joan Ruskamp is a CommonGround volunteer who has been part of the effort almost from the …

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John Deere Works for Ag Retailers

Cindy Zimmerman AgWired Precision, Audio, Info Ag, John Deere, Video

The ag retailers who supply products and services are the main point of contact between John Deere and the farmers who put them to work. “They’re the ones that really serve the customer at the local level,” said Chip Donahue, manager of business segment strategy for Deere. He and colleague Randy Kasperbauer, product manager for the API platform, gave a …

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