Weather Outlook at #NFMS17

Cindy Zimmerman

Weather is always the main topic of discussion whenever farmers get together, so the weather outlook from Bryce Anderson, Senior Ag Meteorologist at DTN/The Progressive Farmer, is always a big draw at the National Farm Machinery Show. Anderson says the outlook for the corn belt is good this year as the Pacific Ocean has moved from a weak La Nina …

Audio, DTN, Farm Machinery, National Farm Machinery Show, Weather

DTN Offers Many Great Things at NAMA

Kelly Marshall

DTN/The Progressive Farmer has been making a “latte” noise this week.  To launch their newly redesigned website the team hosted not one, but two parties at the National Agri-Marketers Conference!  The Morning Barista Coffee Lounge opened bright and early so attendees could sip caffeine while perusing  The After Hours Dessert Lounge provided the night owls with something a little …

Agribusiness, DTN, NAMA, Website

DTN/Progressive Farmer Index Shows Pessimism

John Davis

Low prices for products, along with high input costs and an expected large crop are conspiring to keep farmers historically pessimistic about the future. The DTN/The Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence Index (ACI) shows the concerns focus on unstable commodity prices and uncertain farm incomes linger. Producers’ perceptions over their current situations have dropped steadily, if not dramatically, from 118.0 last …


Soybean Associations Utilize DTN/The Progressive Farmer

Jamie Johansen

DTN/The Progressive Farmer, agriculture’s trusted source for information and data solutions, has been selected by the board members of four state soybean associations to custom publish each group’s publication, effective immediately. The four associations partnering with DTN/The Progressive Farmer include the Illinois Soybean Growers, Ohio Soybean Association, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association and the South Dakota Soybean Association. Combined circulation of …

Agribusiness, data, DTN

Dupont Pioneer Collaborates with DTN

Chuck Zimmerman

If you’ve thought we need more weather monitoring stations out there you’re not alone. Dupont Pioneer and DTN/The Progressive Farmer announced a collaboration today that will address this very subject. The project will not only bring instant weather to customers but also market information and new electronic grain trading capabilities. I just spoke with Dan Uppena, DuPont Pioneer business manager, …

Agribusiness, DTN, Dupont, Markets, Media, Weather, ZimmCast

DTN/The Progressive Farmer Market Strategies App

Chuck Zimmerman

Telvent GIT, S.A., parent company of DTN/The Progressive Farmer, just launched a new Market Strategies app. It is now available via the Apple iTunes Store and Android Market. The Market Strategies app ensures producers will have the most accurate, real-time data on commodity markets with instant alerts to changes in the market. Unlike other consumer-based applications, the app shares DTN/The …

Apps, DTN, Media

March 15 is National Ag Day

Cindy Zimmerman

This year marks the 38th anniversary of National Ag Day on March 15, an event which will be celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country as well as in the nation’s Capitol. The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) has three major Washington DC events planned this year – Coffee with the Secretary, the Mix-and-Mingle Luncheon, and the National Celebration …

Ag Day, DTN, John Deere, NAFB, NAMA, Successful Farming

The Women of DTN/The Progressive Farmer

Chuck Zimmerman

After today’s BI PRRS Foundations Seminar I went upstairs at the Marriott to the DTN/The Progressive Farmer 2008 Ag Summit. After all they’re our sponsor. So before I left to the airport I visited with a number of my DTN friends including Adrian Blake, Publisher, who will be the subject of tomorrow’s ZimmCast. Here are the friendly faces of the …