Manage the Markets with DTN

Laura McNamara

There were a LOT of reasons about 1,000 Farm Progress Show visitors visited the DTN exhibit in Boone, Iowa this week. But, the biggest reason was probably the chance to win $25,000. Aside from scoring the dough, though, visitors also had the chance to score some valuable marketing and weather tips from DTN experts. DTN representative Teri Thiele says visitors …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Markets, Technology

Lincoln Farmers’ Market

Chuck Zimmerman

On a nice relaxing morning here in Lincoln, NE the Haymarket Historic District Farmers’ Market is in full swing. It’s open from 8am-noon. I wandered around after some coffee and made a few purchases including some purple asparagus, which I’ve never seen before. The vendor says it’s sweeter than the green variety. I’m going to find out on on Memorial …

Farming, Markets, Michael Peterson, New Holland

Farms.com Gets Some Barcharting

Chuck Zimmerman

I don’t know if you’ve seen the Farms.com Media Girl. She just sits at the top of the AgPromote.com homepage, smiling at you when she’s not telling you about what Farms.com offers. She’s got a nice voice. I think I listened to the whole spiel at least 4 times this morning. You’ll be able to find Farms.com in booth #112 …

Markets, Media

Commodity Update Hires Beth Winters

Chuck Zimmerman

Commodity Update has hired Beth Winters as Direct of Sales – Middle Market Segment. Sounds like things are good in the markets to your mobile phone business. Beth brings extensive experience in the agribusiness industry with her to Commodity Update. A native of South Carolina, Beth began her career in Charleston in 2002 as an Account Executive for QuickFarm, where …

Agribusiness, Markets