Now, as I’m all recuperated from the Farm Progress Show, I’m back writing again. I was going to write my final thoughts after the show but after my drive back to Ames, I fell asleep and didn’t wake up until this morning for class!
For the most part, I’m pretty familiar with cattle but horses I don’t know so much about. I have had a few in my life time, broke my arm on one, so I’ve never had great experiences with them.
For growing up on a farm and showing cattle since I could ever remember, I thought going to the cattle handling demonstration would be something of interest.
With all the new technologies out, many of the people who come to the Farm Progress Show come to see the field demonstrations.
The next generation is going to be our future farmers. It is important to educate the next generation and show them the importance of agriculture. Ag in America Tour is doing just that!
ADM is a large provider for farm commodities. They have a nice tent set up with a lot of employee around to talk to.
Today started off rough…I woke up an hour late. I was not a happy camper to say the least! I wanted to leave my hotel room at 6:10a and I woke up at 6:10a. From then on, the day started to get better.
Today, my mother was able to attend the Farm Progress Show and she got to see a little bit of the blogging process I do everyday.
Corn has many uses, as well all know but a new up and growing industry is the corn burning stoves. My grandparents have one, and I know of a few others and they are very economical, energy sufficient, and effective.
Second Press Conference was held today at 9:30a, talking about Vistive with Monsanto!