More NFMS Posts To Come

Chuck Zimmerman

I’ve got a lot more to post from the National Farm Machinery Show but it will have to wait until tomorrow. I traveled home today and just like when I left, it was snowing by the time I got back to mid Missouri. I have several more interviews and will try to get caught up during the day tomorrow. AgWired …

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The New 7030 Series Tractor From John Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

It wouldn’t be a John Deere exhibit without tractors and here at the National Farm Machinery Show they’ve got tractors on display. To learn more about the new tractors offered by John Deere I interviewed John Panning, product specialist. John mainly talks about the new 7030 series of tractors that John Deere has just introduced into the market. The 7030 …

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Friends in Farm Places

Chuck Zimmerman

You just don’t know who you’re going to run into here at a show like the National Farm Machinery Show. This afternoon I saw my good friend, Jack Crowner, Crowner Farm News, (left) who was doing a walk around like me. He’s talking here with Dan Muys, Quarry Integrated Communications. I was wondering how I was going to find Dan …

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I Wish I Had a Lucky Buck

Chuck Zimmerman

Just in case I didn’t mention it, this show is big. I think one of the things that’s so unique about it is the fact that it’s all under a roof. Not only is it weather proof but you don’t have the dust or mud that comes with an outdoor show. It’s very clean. I guess the trade-off though is …

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Competition Tractors on Display

Chuck Zimmerman

During the day attendees here at the National Farm Machinery Show can mingle with the drivers and mechanics who are competing in the Championship Tractor Pull which runs each evening. Most of the competitors are displayed around the arena here like the “Black Viper” here. This has got to be a tractor lovers dream location and it was packed with …

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Protect Those Plants Early

Chuck Zimmerman

Dr. Clarence Swanton was here at the National Farm Machinery Show today. He’s a researcher from the University of Guelph, Ontario who’s done research on the mechanism of yield loss. He was in the Syngenta booth to talk to growers about yield protection. I think his research is fascinating because he’s looking into the environment in which a seedling grows, …

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OptiGro Snapshots From John Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the cool things John Deere is talking about in their booth here at the National Farm Machinery Show is their OptiGro Variable Rate Imagery System. Pictured here is the spectral imaging camera they use to take pictures with. This system is available through the John Deere Agri Services division. According to Midwest Manager, Jeff Keiser, farmers can get …

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