Iowa Ag Water Alliance Announces Conservation Strategy

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Two years ago several Iowa-based agricultural groups launched the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA). Today during the 2016 Farm Progress Show, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced the organization’s new Conservation Infrastructure Strategy to assist in the identification of economic development opportunities associated with achieving the goals of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The IAWA also announced the formation …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Water

Screaming For John Deere Ice Cream

Joanna Schroeder

I scream, you scream we all screamed for John Deere ice cream during #FarmProgressShow. Ok, there is really no, “John Deere” ice cream, per se, but during the show, there was homemade ice cream for sale made from vintage John Deere tractor parts. Crowds were lined up for hours for vanilla, chocolate and strawberry goodness to get a bit of …

Agribusiness, Farm Progress Show, John Deere, Video

Case IH Launches Optum Tractor Series

Lizzy Schultz

Case IH beefed up its forage lineup this month with the new Optum tractor series, which was publicly launched at the 2015 Farm Progress Show. The Optum tractor joins the company’s complete line of hay and forage equipment, including updates across its Puma® and Maxxum® series offerings. “The Optum is targeted to be a heavy duty haying tractor, for those …

Case IH, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Forage, Harvest, Hay, Tractor

#SoyExcited about LibertyLink Real Yield Game

Cindy Zimmerman

During the 2015 Farm Progress Show, Bayer CropScience unveiled a social instant win experience for growers, the LibertyLink® Real Yield Game. Soybean Marketing Manager Malin Westfall is “soy excited” about the new promotion. “It’s really an opportunity for our customers to tell their story,” said Westfall. “We want to hear the great things that the Liberty Link system and Liberty …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Herbicide, Soybean

#FarmProgressShow Powered by Dieselex Gold

Cindy Zimmerman

The gold standard for diesel is the fuel that powered the engines at the 2015 Farm Progress Show – as it has for many shows before. “We’re happy to do that to get our fuel in the equipment to show what it can do,” said Randy Moore with the GROWMARK FS Energy Division of the Dieselex Gold brand. “Dieselex Gold …

Audio, Biodiesel, Energy, Farm Progress Show, FS System, GROWMARK

Guardian Sprayer Displays Impress at FPS

Lizzy Schultz

The New Holland team was busy showing off some exciting new products at their Farm Progress Show booth this year, especially after the company’s acquisition of the precision spraying equipment manufacturer Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc last December. The first thing customers saw as they walked up to the booth was an impressive 135 foot Guardian Boom Sprayer that stretched across the …

Agribusiness, Farm Progress Show, Harvest, New Holland, Uncategorized