Join Us & Great American Wheat Harvest for #TransformFFA

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This week thousands of FFA members will flood the streets of Indianapolis for the 89th National FFA Convention. We will be there to cover as much of the happenings as possible thanks to New Holland Agriculture. Check back daily for added content and as always, will compile all audio and photos to make it that much easier. While in …

Ag Group, FFA, Harvest, New Holland, Wheat

New Holland’s Big #Biomass Baler

Joanna Schroeder

Several years ago the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the Billion Ton biomass report and recently made an updated version available. The study shows that there is more than 1 billion tons of biomass available to be used for bio-products including biofuels. For many years, New Holland has been committed to growers who harvest biomass and when the biofuel …

Audio, biomass, Energy, Ethanol, Farm Progress Show, Harvest, New Holland

Sorghum Shootout Update

Lizzy Schultz

Have you ever seen sorghum growing head-high by mid-July? We haven’t either! Sorghum Shootout grower Tim Fisher is already seeing head-high sorghum fields at his operation in Arkansas, thanks in part to the Sorghum Shootout program. Sorghum Shootout is the latest National Sorghum Producers (NSP) program, sponsored by StollerUSA – which you may remember we told you about when they …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Agronomy, Company Announcement, Farming, Harvest, sorghum, StollerUSA

2017 Looks Promising at John Deere

Kelly Marshall

The growing season for 2017 will bring about some promising new additions to John Deere‘s product line up. Available next spring is the new MaxEmerge 5e row units for a variety of Deere planters, including the mini-hopper and DB planters. MaxEmerge 5e row units will improve seeding population accuracy when it operating on a curve– up to 20 percent improvement in …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Harvest, Planting

Deere Adds New Features to S-Series Combine

Cindy Zimmerman

It may be planting season now, but it never hurts to look ahead to the harvest, and John Deere has added some new features to its S-Series Combine, the workhorse of its grain harvesting equipment. Deere Senior Marketing Rep Britney Guidarelli provided a guided walk-through of some of the latest updates to the S-Series at the recent Commodity Classic. “One …

Commodity Classic, Equipment, Harvest, John Deere, Video

American Harvest Debuts on

Chuck Zimmerman

Just received this notice and thought I’d share with you. I have not watched this program but plan to check it out. Have you watched it? Your thoughts? American Harvest is a documentary series about the oldest industry known to mankind… farming. It’s about hard work, community, the marriage of old wisdom and new technologies that ultimately feeds the world. …

Harvest, Media

The Great American Wheat Harvest Wins Regional EMMY

Kelly Marshall

The 2014 documentary, Great American Wheat Harvest, has been awarded a Mid-America Regional EMMY Award!  The award was announced recently at the EMMY Gala in St. Louis, Missouri.  The film won Best Documentary- Cultural and features American harvesters traveling from Texas through the Western Plains to harvest wheat and other crops that feed the world. The film aired on WQPT …

Award, Harvest, Wheat

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

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