FMC Expands Portfolio & In Hiring Mode

Jamie Johansen

No doubt the FMC team is excited about the aquciaiton of the DuPont product line. Strong brands were brought over in insecticies, fungicides and herbicides. FMC Regional Business Manager, Chris Reats, shared more on the growth of the FMC portfolio at the recent Mid-South Farm & Gin Show. “It’s been a great transition. We just got into this last November …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Farm Gin Show, Farm Shows, FMC

Cotton Market Update from Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

Jamie Johansen

A larger cotton crop than expected sets tone for an unusual year for the cotton market. Senior Cotton Analyst, Informa Economics, Kip Butts, was on hand at the recent Mid-South Farm & Gin Show to shed light on the current cotton market, where cotton stands with farm bill changes and what 2018 will look like. “I think we will find …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Cotton, Farm Gin Show, Farm Shows, Markets

Secretary Perdue Announces Cotton Assistance at #MSFGS2018

Cindy Zimmerman

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited the annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show in Memphis for the first time Saturday and brought good news for cotton growers. “We are announcing a Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program,” Perdue said to applause from a large crowd at the show, adding that it took longer than he wanted to get the assistance …

Audio, Cotton, Farm & Gin Show, Farm Shows, FMC

66th Annual Farm & Gin Show

Jamie Johansen

The 66th Annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show takes place in Memphis, Tennessee March 2-3, 2018. The farm show focuses on crops grown in this region with special interest and history centered around cotton. The Show Manager, Tim Price, said they have over 400 exhibitors. He also shared what sets this show apart and why attendees keep coming back year …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Farm & Gin Show, Farm Machinery, Farm Shows

Live with Smart Nitrogen at #MSFGS17

Chuck Zimmerman

We’re hearing a lot about SMART Farming today so Smart Nitrogen makes a lot of sense don’t you think? That’s what ESN is all about – Smart Nitrogen. It is a urea granule comprised of 44% nitrogen, contained within a flexible polymer coating. This coating protects the nitrogen from loss mechanisms and releases nitrogen in response to soil temperature. ESN …

Audio, Farm Shows, Fertilizer, Video

The AgLaunch Startup Station Debuts at #MSFGS17

Chuck Zimmerman

A new program that debuted during the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show was the AgLaunch Startup Station. This idea caught my eye as an entrepreneur and AgNerd because the potential for new technologies and startup companies is huge, I tell you, HUGE. I sat down with Pete Nelson, Chairman/CEO, Ag Innovation Development Group, to learn about the AgLaunch innovation platform. …

Ag Group, Audio, Farm Shows, ZimmCast

Farm & Gin Show is #MSFGS17 and 65

Chuck Zimmerman

The Mid-South Farm & Gin Show just celebrated 65 years! And to learn more about this year’s show I spoke with show director, Tim Price. I have to share this anecdote from my hotel the night before the show started. Waiting for an elevator a small group of people were discussing the show sign that was in the hallway. One …

Audio, Cotton, Farm & Gin Show, Farm Shows

Calgary Welcomes @AgriTrend 2016 Farm Forum Event

Cindy Zimmerman

The AGRI-TREND® 2016 FARM FORUM EVENT is coming up next month in Calgary, Alberta with the theme LEARN & GROW. The event, which will be held December 6-8 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, brings over 1000 attendees together to see the latest innovations, learn from top experts from the world’s leading agricultural companies, and share information among the largest …

Events, Farm Shows

Record Year At Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

Lizzy Schultz

The 64th Annual 2016 Mid South Farm & Gin Show was held last week at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. The event has been held in the same location since its beginning, and is sponsored by the Southern Cotton Ginners Association(SCGA). The spacious facility offered the 17,000 attendees a four-story trade show, hosting 400 exhibitors from around 40 …

Ag Group, Audio, Cotton, Events, Farm Shows