Feed the Hungry with @FSServices at #FPS15

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

GROWMARK and the FS System are the folks who make the Farm Progress Show grow and go – so you definitely should stop by and visit them on the corner of Central and Eleventh before the show ends on Thursday afternoon. “We are the official fuel and agronomic sponsor of the field demonstrations here,” says Rachel Moore with the GROWMARK …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Food, FS System, GROWMARK

CNH Global Brand Manager Visits #FarmProgressShow

Lizzy Schultz Leave a Comment

New Holland was extremely fortunate to welcome their Italy-based Global Brand Manager, Carlo Lambro, to their booth at this year’s Farm Progress Show. Lambro came to see the show, the booths, and observe his brand, but none of those items were his top priority this week: “The brand was born in the US, in 1895 in New Holland, Pennsylvania, and …

Agribusiness, Farm Progress Show, International, New Holland, Tractor, Uncategorized

Cat Partners with AFBF in Commitment to Agriculture

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Caterpillar Inc. is in their second year back to the Farm Progress Show and have a growing presence in the agriculture community. I met up with Cat’s Agriculture Industry Manager, Dustin Johansen, during the event to learn more about their product line and their new partnership with American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) that will provide members up to $2,000 in …

AFBF, Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Bureau, Farm Progress Show

WOTUS Topic at #FarmProgressShow

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The current status of the EPA’s Clean Water Rule, formally known as Waters of the United States or WOTUS, is a big topic of discussion at the 2015 Farm Progress Show in Illinois this week. The rule was blocked by a federal judge last week in response to a lawsuit filed by 13 state attorney generals, but National Corn Growers …

ASA, Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, NCGA, Soybean

Overlapping Residuals for Weed Management

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Heavy rainfall this season has led to heavy weed pressure in fields around the Midwest, making overlapping residuals more important to protect next season’s crop. FMC Midwest Technical Lead Gail Stratman explains that a grower wants to maintain good and strong weed control to maximize yield potential in the corn crop. As you travel around the Midwest, says Stratman, with …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, FMC, Herbicide, weeds

USFRA Releases Sustainability Research

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During the Farm Progress Show this morning, U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) announced the results of a new survey on consumer views on farming and ranching sustainability. “For USFRA, no question about agriculture is off the table,” said USFRA chair Nancy Kavazanjian during the press conference. “We want to make sure farmers and ranchers are involved in the most …

Ag Group, Farm Progress Show, Farm Shows, Sustainability, USFRA

Broadcasting Live with New Holland at FPS

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

On day one of the 2015 Farm Progress Show New Holland global leaders were out on the lot early to see the new equipment and hear directly from product managers. I was on location with them to broadcast live at 8am as the show opened. It was a quiet time for us all before the crowds showed up. My broadcast …

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

2015 Farm Progress Show Grand Opening

Jamie Johansen 1 Comment

The crowds have gathered and no rain in the forecast. The nation’s largest outdoor farm show is underway with more than 600 exhibitors and more than 300 acres of field demonstrations. Today, here at Farm Progress Show, we have cloudy skies, but temperatures are expected to be in the 90s. But don’t worry attendees will be cooled off with 43 …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Farm Shows, Video