CUTC Website Updated

Chuck Zimmerman

If you’re interested in the latest in corn technology then check out the updated Corn Utilization and Technology Conference website. The National Corn Growers Association says their is now more information on the poster session, session topics and many other areas of interest. With a theme of “Back to the Grind,” CUTC will feature the cutting-edge technologies and new uses …

Ag Group, Corn, CUTC

American Agriculture’s Strategic National Asset

Chuck Zimmerman

The Corn Utilization and Technology Conference concluded today with a final general session on water usage. Opening the session was Rick Tolman, CEO, National Corn Growers Association. I met with Rick before heading back to the agriblogging highway and we talked about his message of agvocating. That of course is advocating for agriculture. Rick says we have such a great …

Ag Group, Audio, Corn, CUTC, NCGA, Social Networking

China Perspective On CUTC

Chuck Zimmerman

The Corn Utilization and Technology Conference has international participants. We have quite a few from China. I had an opportunity to speak with Li Bin, CEO, Xin Jiang Tianda Biotechnology Co., Ltd., pictured here with Linyi Li, Novozymes China, my interpreter. Thank you Linyi! I asked him what stimulated his interest in participating. He says that corn utilization in China …

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Colin Crankshaw Wins CUTC iPad

Chuck Zimmerman

Amid all the research and new uses information being presented at the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference a very important announcement was made. Colin Crankshaw, GEA Barr-Rosin, was the winner of the iPad drawing. As I understand it he was also the first person to register for CUTC. This drawing was for “early registrants” and I don’t think you can …

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CUTC Encouraging New Uses For Corn

Chuck Zimmerman

It looks like we have nearly 300 people attending the 2010 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference. I sat down with NCGA President and South Dakota corn farmer, Darrin Ihnen, this morning and we talked about the need for this kind of conference. Darrin says CUTC brings out ideas that are still in the development stage while helping the industry come …

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Ag Research Key To New Green Revolution

Chuck Zimmerman

I previewed the keynote address to open the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference earlier today. Now here’s the full comments from Dr. Gale Buchanan, former USDA Chief Scientist and Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics. Dr. Buchanan was introduced by NCGA President, Darrin Ihnen, and I’m also posting his welcome message. During the next couple days I’ll be doing …

Ag Group, Audio, Corn, CUTC, Research

The CUTC Keynote Will Focus On Ag Productivity

Chuck Zimmerman

This is the welcoming committee here at the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference. Actually, our keynote speaker at this afternoon’s opening general session, Gale Buchanan, former USDA Chief Scientist and Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, just happened to be registering at the same time I was. Gale is always happy to help anyone so I got a pre-CUTC …

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Corn Utilization Information

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) just came up with another reason to attend the 2010 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference (CUTC) in Atlanta next month. Former USDA undersecretary and “Next Green Revolution” expert, Dr. Gale Buchanan, who is also dean and director emeritus of the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, will give the keynote address …

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A Missouri Corn Growers Roundtable at CUTC

Chuck Zimmerman

Some of the people attending the CUTC are (l-r) Gary Wheeler and Gary Clark, both with Missouri Corn Growers and Jamey Cline, BBI International. They’re all Missouri boys. In fact, MO Corn Growers is one of the sponsors here at the conference. I got them all to talk with me a little about the event with their impressions and observations. …

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