Great American Wheat Harvest Nominated for Award

Kelly Marshall

The Great American Wheat Harvest film has been nominated for a regional EMMY® Award!  The Mid-America Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences revealed the nominees for the 2015 Regional EMMY® Awards.   Great American Wheat Harvest has been nominated in the documentary-cultural category. The film aired on WQPT (Quad Citiies PBS) this past February, and consequently qualified …

Award, Harvest, Wheat

News From Custom Harvesters at #AgMedia

Cindy Zimmerman

Mark Anderson and Dan Misner with U.S. Custom Harvesters (USCHI) had some news to share at the Ag Media Summit last week. First, Anderson says they just announced a new partnership with Ag in the Classroom to develop two curriculums using footage leftover from “The Great American Wheat Harvest” documentary. “These curriculums will focus on agribusiness, leadership and job opportunities …

Ag Group, Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, Audio, Harvest

Mystik & Heil Harvesting to Dominate Extreme Jobs

Kelly Marshall

Mystik® Lubricants, specializing in performance lubricants for automotive, on-road fleets, off-road and agriculture, is teaming up with Mark Heil Harvesting, a custom harvester in Ulysses, Kansas to tackle the day-to-day challenges of a large scale harvesting operation.  The two companies will show life on the road for the harvesting team, showcasing tough terrain and weather as they move through Texas, …

Agribusiness, Custom harvesters, Equipment, Harvest

New Holland Grape Harvesters

Jamie Johansen

AgNet West Radio Network reporter, Sabrina Hill, spoke with New Holland’s Jarrod Angstadt at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA about their Braud grape and olive harvesters. These harvesters are now available in North America directly from select New Holland dealers. “We’ve got some great features with the SDC shaking system as well as the Noria buckets and the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Harvest, New Holland

US Custom Harvesters Pick Planning Partner

Cindy Zimmerman

U.S. Custom Harvesters, Inc., (USCHI) has named Lamp Public Relations & Marketing as its strategic planning development partner through June 2016 to help the organization continue strategic discussions towards implementing a Strategic Plan for 2016-2020. “We’re excited to work with Lamp Public Relations & Marketing as we cultivate outside resources to promote partnerships and collaborations to create our capacity and …

Agency, Custom harvesters, Harvest

Kinze Adds Features to Autonomous Harvest System

Cindy Zimmerman

The world’s first large-scale, truly autonomous row-crop solution is about ready to hit the fields with more added features. Iowa-based Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. just completed field-testing of its system that will also include new features this year, such as the ability to run multiple combines and autonomous carts in the field simultaneously. The autonomous system automatically chooses from the multiple …

Equipment, Harvest

Film Introduces FFA to Custom Harvesting

Cindy Zimmerman

Members of the National FFA Organization had a chance to learn more about the “Great American Wheat Harvest” and even get to see the documentary film or buy the DVD. The film was showing all week last week at the Kentucky Science Center for FFA members, according to producer/director Conrad Weaver, who talked to students about it and answered their …

Audio, FFA, Harvest, New Holland, Wheat