FMC Awaits Steward EC Approval

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FMC‘s Great Plains Sales Manager, Tom Koranek, covers Canada to Mexico and lands between the Mississippi and the Rockies. We had the opportunity to learn about one of the products awaiting approval to combat those pesky insects interesting in corn. Steward® EC insecticide controls western corn rootworm adult populations. “There’s resistance today of a lot of the products that are …

Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, NAFB

FMC’s 3RIVE 3D Part of Freedom Pass Program

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We’ve done several stories on FMC’s 3RIVE 3D technology and now growers have a way to get a free system! Jamie talked with Mike Harper, FMC Industry Relations Manager, during the recent NAFB Convention about how this can happen. According to Mike the FMC Freedom Pass program has a 3RIVE 3D option. As part of the FMC Freedom Pass program, …

Agribusiness, Audio, FMC, NAFB

Sechrest Recognized With NAFB President’s Awards

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2017 National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) President Max Armstrong recently presented an NAFB President’s Award to Emeritus Member and 1984 NAFB President Art Sechrest at Sechrest’s home in Normal, after announcing the recognition at this year’s annual convention. Armstrong was joined for the presentation by 1999 NAFB President Mike Adams, who had also recognized Sechrest with the same award …

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American Veal Commits to Innovation, Collaboration & Quality

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The American Veal Association (AVA) represents milk-fed veal producers and those members are small family farms. We were able to learn more about the organization and its vision of being a source of information and collaboration to customers about the high-quality, safe and nutritious veal their members provide and its mission of leading advocacy efforts that engage the industry in …

Ag Group, AgWired Animal, American Veal Association, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Beef, Livestock, NAFB

FBN Launches E-Commerce Platform

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Farmers have another option when it comes to buying inputs with a new e-commerce platform offered by Farmers Business Network (FBN). FBN currently encompasses more than 16 million acres of farmland across the United States growing a variety of crops. FBN Vice President Charles Baron said customers can now buy inputs online with national pricing and financing programs to provide …

Audio, Farmers Business Network, NAFB

StollerUSA Offering New Formulations

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New formulations from StollerUSA are helping growers to unleash the power of the plant with products like Fortified Stimulate Yield Enhancer Plus. The refresh of StollerUSA’s very successful Stimulate product offers an early start with a key growth hormone of the plant and an overall longer lasting effect through the growing season. We provide and develop products that allow the …

AgWired Precision, Audio, NAFB, StollerUSA

Foodies Discovering Sorghum

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The consumer food market is the next big push for the sorghum industry. While uses for sorghum in the livestock feed and biofuels sectors will continue to be very important, sorghum growers believe grocery stores and restaurants are the next frontier for their product, according to Doug Bice, market development director with the National Sorghum Checkoff. “Whether we’re doing a …

Audio, NAFB, sorghum

Trade Tops Priority List for Beef Sector

Jamie Johansen

A fourth-generation rancher on the central coast of California, Kevin Kester is president-elect for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). I was able to catch up with him during the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s annual event to learn about NCBA’s top priorities going into 2018. As you can guess trade will top their list. Kester is on Secretary of …

Ag Group, AgWired Animal, Audio, Beef, NAFB, NCBA, Trade

Delaro from Bayer Coming Soon

Cindy Zimmerman

Bayer will soon be launching a new fungicide called Delaro for U.S. growers that has a dual mode-of-action and broader spectrum of disease control. “Delaro is going to be our new foliar fungicide mostly for corn and soybeans,” said Thorsten Schwindt, Bayer Senior Product Manager, during an interview at the NAFB convention earlier this month. “We really designed it for …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Fungicide, NAFB

FS System Honors Enduring Farms

Carrie Muehling

The FS System is now recognizing farmers who are using sustainable practices that are good for the environment and good for the farm with the Enduring Farms designation. GROWMARK Strategic Agronomy Marketing Manager Tim Berkland said things like using nitrogen stabilizers and programs to monitor the nitrogen in the soil would give farmers points on the scorecard. “One of the …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, FS System, GROWMARK, NAFB