Championship Tractor Pull By Syngenta

Chuck Zimmerman

I thought I would go to tonight’s tractor pull competition for just a little while and wound up staying way longer than I intended. This is my first indoor tractor pull. Thank goodness and Syngenta for that considering how cold it is outside. The National Farm Machinery Championship Tractor Pull has been sponsored by Syngenta for a long time. I …

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Syngenta Gives Agrisure Assurance

Chuck Zimmerman

I don’t think Syngenta held a eulogy for the dead black cutworms in their corn planter but the RIP signs are a nice touch. Each sign is placed where there’s a dead pest and it’s part of the Syngenta Agrisure trait planter display. I spoke with Trait Support Manager Jody Foutch about the Agrisure division of Syngenta during the show …

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Preparing Planters For Syngenta

Chuck Zimmerman

The planter boxes on display here in the Syngenta booth at the National Farm Machinery Show are prepared in the greenhouse of farmer Mack Estes, Owensboro, Ky. He’s pictured here with Sarah Gehant, who we’ll hear from later. Mack had a greenhouse to grow tobacco but doesn’t use it for that purpose anymore. Now he’s on his 6th year helping …

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NFMS Media Room Open For Sponsorship

Chuck Zimmerman

It looks like a public relations opportunity to me. The National Farm Machinery Show doesn’t have an “official” media room. There is a nice room inside the administrative offices though which I can work out of. However, no internet access. I was told the CEO decided no internet for the media unless there’s a sponsored media room. So. Here’s an …

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John Deere Says “Reach For The Stars”

Chuck Zimmerman

One of my sponsors for AgWired coverage of this week’s National Farm Machinery Show is John Deere. I know they’ve got a lot to see and talk about and we’ll get started on that tomorrow morning. One of those things though is their “Reach For The Stars” program which they launched with the American Soybean Association. John Deere representative, Seth …

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