Farm Progress Show Expanding

Chuck Zimmerman

The Farm Progress Show is growing and exceeding projections for the permanent locations in Iowa and Illinois. This year plans are to expand the show in Decatur, IL by adding three new streets. This will allow for more than 100 new exhibitors and give current exhibitors more space as well. Penton, Farm Progress Show’s corporate parent, is funding the million …

Farm Progress Show, Farm Shows

ADM Helps Unilever Bring Out the Best

Leah Guffey

The ADM/Unilever Soybean Sustainability Program, highlighted at the 2014 Farm Progress Show, is helping farmers bring out the best in Hellmann’s mayonnaise. The program was introduced earlier this year as a cooperative effort of Unilever, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) and the Iowa Soybean Association. ADM procures sustainably-raised soybeans from Iowa growers, processes soybeans at its Des Moines plant and …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Soybean

New Anhydrous Applicator from John Deere

Leah Guffey

The recent increase in continuous corn acres requires rugged nutrient application equipment that keeps pace with today’s intensive crop production. The tough new John Deere 2410C Anhydrous Applicator gives customers in the anhydrous ammonia applicator business exactly what they need. John Deere engineers designed the 2410C Applicator from a field-proven frame design to meet the specific needs of operators, including …

Audio, Farm Machinery, Farm Progress Show, John Deere

John Deere’s New ExactEmerge Planter

Leah Guffey

John Deere is breaking the planting speed and accuracy barriers of traditional row-crop planting with the introduction of a new seed delivery system. With the launch of their ExactEmerge row unit for the most accurate planting at speeds up to 10 mph and the new industry-leading MaxEmerge 5 row units for planting at traditional speeds, customers can now plant with …

Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Farm Progress Show, John Deere

New Holland Introduces New Product Innovations

Jamie Johansen

In 2015, New Holland will introduce 25 new product innovations to the market, from award-winning, revolutionary engine technology meeting Tier 4B emissions requirements, to the latest advancements in harvesting technology and precision farming. The Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa set the stage for New Holland to introduce the new products. There Chuck spoke with New Holland’s Mark Hooper, he …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Forage, Hay, New Holland

GROWMARK FS Promotes N Management

Cindy Zimmerman

The FS STAR Energy/GROWMARK tent was the place to be at Farm Progress Show to learn more about nitrogen management. I discussed that topic with GROWMARK western region agronomy marketing manager Nate Pierce, senior field sales agronomist John Grandin, and Chuck Webb with AGRILAND FS in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Pierce says FS started introducing nitrogen management as a system several years …

Agronomy, Audio, Farm Progress Show, GROWMARK

New Holland Talks Biomass Harvesting

Joanna Schroeder

Have you had the opportunity to participate in the biomass experience from New Holland? Thousands of farmers from around the country were able to do just this during the Farm Progress Show. But for those who were unable to attend, Chuck Zimmerman is bringing the biomass experience to you. Zimmerman spoke with Jarrod Angstadt, manager growth initiatives biomass and specialty …

Agribusiness, Audio, Biofuels, biomass, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland

New Holland Refined DuraVee Hay Rakes

Joanna Schroeder

New Holland has made some great refinements for its 2015 version of the DuraVee Trailing Wheel Rakes . The equipment offers easy adjustments, strengthened components and durability.  To learn more about DuraVee Trailing hay rakes, Chuck Zimmerman attended a media event just before the Farm Progress Show where he was given a preview of the improved features from Mike Sevick. …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Hay, New Holland

A Look at New Holland’s Discbine

Joanna Schroeder

New Holland gave media a sneak peak of their new products during a media day prior to the Farm Progress Show held in Boone, Iowa. One of the technologies the attendees were able to see was the Discbine and they learned about the new features from Jordan Milewski, brand marketing managing, Crop Preparation. In the video below, you’ll learn about …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Video

Mitas Launches “Farmers Can” To Celebrate Farmer Ingenuity

Jamie Johansen

With a manufacturing facility in Charles City, Iowa, Mitas understands that today’s farmers are in a constant battle to get the most out of their farms. Farmers Can is a place where farmers share ideas with other farmers. “Mitas believes in supporting the community that supports us. Our goal for Farmers Can is to enable farmers to share their ideas …

Agribusiness, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Farm Progress Show, Social Media