John Deere Booth Overview

Chuck Zimmerman

The first person I saw when I wandered over to the John Deere booth here at the National Farm Machinery Show was Barry Nelson (pictured on the right). Barry gave me an overview of the exhibit in an interview after he got done helping this customer. He says that John Deere has about 50 people on hand to answer questions …

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Syngenta Booth Tour

Chuck Zimmerman

I mentioned the Syngenta planter boxes that Mack Estes tends in his greenhouse prior to the show here in Louisville. Today growers got to look them over and see the comparison results of different Syngenta products on corn, soybeans, tobacco and wheat. The person who knows all about it is Sarah Gehant who devotes a lot of her time to …

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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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Syngenta Booth First Stop

Chuck Zimmerman

We’re going to call my first day at the National Farm Machinery Show, “Sponsor Day.” I got off to a late start due to the weather so I’ve devoted most of my time so farm conducting interviews and taking pictures at the Syngenta and John Deere Booths. Here you can see Syngenta flying high inside the Kentucky Exposition Center. When …

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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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Learn About Syngenta’s AgriEdge 21-60 Promotion

Chuck Zimmerman

One of my sponsors for AgWired coverage of this week’s National Farm Machinery Show is Syngenta. They’re very bullish on beans right now and growers attending the show will have lots to learn about their AgriEdge Soybean program. For starters they’re going to see “Ask me about 21-60” everywhere throughout the show. I had no idea what that meant until …

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