Agrible Working with Deere Ops Center

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At the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk we learned that Agrible’s Morning Farm Report is now available through the John Deere Operations Center. “I have yet to met the grower who wants to enter the information twice – and quite honestly, most of them don’t even want to do it once,” said Agrible’s Jason Little. “We have …

Audio, data, John Deere, NAFB

Sustainability was GROWMARK Topic at #NAFB16

Cindy Zimmerman

Lance Ruppert is the Director of Agronomy Marketing for GROWMARK. Among his many other responsibilities, Ruppert participated in the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk event in Kansas City earlier this month, talking about the GROWMARK Endure sustainability platform and how higher yields are being attained more sustainably with better agronomics. With the genetic potential for crops is on …

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NCBA Talks Trade at #NAFB16 Trade Talk

Cindy Zimmerman

Like most agricultural organizations at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Trade Talk this year, trade is one of the big issues the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) wanted to talk about. Colin Woodall, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, NCBA, said “I think when we are looking at the issue of tax reform, when we are looking at trying …

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BASF Provides Zidua® PRO Details at #NAFB16

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF just announced new Zidua® PRO pre-emergent herbicide for soybean farmers earlier this month so Technical Marketing Manager Daniel Waldstein was able to provide the latest details at the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) annual Trade Talk. “It’s got three unique chemistries combined together that gives us three different sites of action,” said Waldstein. “That gives us broad …

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GROWMARK’s Post-Election Policy Priorities

Lizzy Schultz

Most of the discussion during the 2016 National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Convention was focused on the outcome of the Presidential election and what it means for agriculture, highlighting this election’s importance to so many people in our nation. This election was also important for both agriculture industry groups and agribusinesses, and Chuck Spencer, Executive Director for Corporate and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Government, GROWMARK, NAFB, politics

Alltech Helping to Future-Proof Food

Cindy Zimmerman

A human nutritionist by trade, Nikki Putnam, is a registered dietitian nutritionist for Alltech. Her focus is to help bridge the gap between producers and consumers. We are seeing a ‘consumer-push’ for natural or traceable production and antibiotic-free functional foods. So, what does the future look like for food companies? Nikki shared some insight into what Alltech is doing to …

Alltech, Audio, Feed, Food, NAFB

Propane Performs on the Farm

Joanna Schroeder

A lot of growers are making the switch to propane and saving money, according to Cinch Munson with the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) who attended the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Trade Talk. Munson said there is a lot happening in the world of propane and much of it is in the engine markets including irrigation. …

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Reaction to Election and Policy Priorities for NCGA

Lizzy Schultz

Much of the conversation during NAFB’s Trade Talk last week surrounded the industry’s response to the election of Donald Trump, and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) President Wesley Spurlock was on hand to discuss what this new administration will mean for NCGA and how the organization intends to move forward into the future. “It is great to have the …

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BASF Engenia Close to Approval

Cindy Zimmerman

Reporters at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting last week were eager to find out more from BASF about when Engenia™ herbicide will be registered for use. “We’re expecting registration of Engenia herbicide within weeks and growers will have it in time for the 2017 growing season,” said BASF Technical Marketing Manager Chad Asmus. Engenia™ herbicide is a technologically advanced …

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ASTA Talks Future of Seed at #NAFB16

Kelly Marshall

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) CEO and First Vice Chair traveled to Kansas City, Missouri last week to take part in the National Association of Farm Broadcasting‘s Trade Talk event. Cindy Zimmerman spoke with them about the direction of the organization and the direction of the industry, especially in light of the recent Trump win.  A new administration is …

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