ADM is a large provider for farm commodities. They have a nice tent set up with a lot of employee around to talk to.
Today started off rough…I woke up an hour late. I was not a happy camper to say the least! I wanted to leave my hotel room at 6:10a and I woke up at 6:10a. From then on, the day started to get better.
Today, my mother was able to attend the Farm Progress Show and she got to see a little bit of the blogging process I do everyday.
Corn has many uses, as well all know but a new up and growing industry is the corn burning stoves. My grandparents have one, and I know of a few others and they are very economical, energy sufficient, and effective.
I finally had a chance to walk around a little today. One of the first exhibits I wandered through was John Deere.
Our USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development, Thomas Dorr was on hand here at the Farm Progress Show.
Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Johanns toured the Farm Progress Show today.
Afterward he met with the press. He basically summarized the action the administration is taking to help drought-stricken farmers and then talked about renewable energy and energy efficiency funding.
Kelcy’s Mom (left) showed up today to see her daughter blogger in action.
In this picture they’re sitting in on the press conference with U. S. Secretary of Ag, Mike Johanns.
Second Press Conference was held today at 9:30a, talking about Vistive with Monsanto!
During the Farm Progress Show, Monsanto’s seed partner, DeKalb is celebrating their 70th year anniversary.