Dawn White Getting Some Real Yield with LibertyLink

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

We often think of weed resistance as being some kind of midwest and south phenomenon but think east U.S. as in South Carolina. Cindy spoke with farmer Dawn White for an episode of LibertyLink Real Yield Radio and you can hear what she has to say below. Now, while you’re celebrating some Thanksgiving with the family how about trying the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Contest, Seed, Soybean

LibertyLink Showing Real Yields for Gaessers

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

It’s that time. Time to play another LibertyLink Real Yield Game. This time you get to watch Ray and Chris Gaesser, Corning, IA talk about how the LibertyLink system has performed on their farm. Just in case you don’t know how to play the LibertyLink Real Yield Game: Visit www.realyieldgame.com and click on the promotion link. 1. Complete all fields …

Bayer, Games, Soybean, Video

TPP Big Topic for Ag Groups at #NAFB15

Cindy Zimmerman

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is no doubt the biggest issue for ag groups at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City this week. Representatives from six national farm groups joined USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Phil Karsting in Kansas City Wednesday for a press event to discuss the TPP. The event featured farmer leaders from the American …

Audio, Corn, NAFB, NCBA, NCGA, Pork, Soybean, Trade, USDA, Wheat

Soybean Board Appoints 17 Farmer-Leaders

Kelly Marshall

Tom Vilsack has appointed 17 farmers from across the country to serve as directors on the United Soybean Board (USB).  The appointees will be sworn in at the upcoming annual meeting in St. Louis. Five of the directors are newly added, 12 are returning members.  The USDA has also announced that the USB will be increasing their farmer-leaders from 70 to …

Ag Group, Soybean, USB

Soybean Association Wants SOY Scholarship Candidates

John Davis

The American Soybean Association (ASA), once again, is looking to present a scholarship award to a high school senior interested in pursuing agriculture in college. ASA is offering its Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) Scholarship, a $5,000 one-time scholarship award presented to a high school senior who plans to pursue agriculture as an area of study at any accredited college or …

ASA, Soybean

#SoyExcited about LibertyLink Real Yield Game

Cindy Zimmerman

During the 2015 Farm Progress Show, Bayer CropScience unveiled a social instant win experience for growers, the LibertyLink® Real Yield Game. Soybean Marketing Manager Malin Westfall is “soy excited” about the new promotion. “It’s really an opportunity for our customers to tell their story,” said Westfall. “We want to hear the great things that the Liberty Link system and Liberty …

Audio, Bayer, Farm Progress Show, Herbicide, Soybean

Soy-backed Mats Lighten Pentagon’s Environmental Footprint

John Davis

Soybeans are making the Pentagon a greener place. The United Soybean Board (USB) says the building now greets its employees and 100,000 annual visitors with 108 entry mats that use an environmentally friendly soybean-based material on the backs of those mats. After [a] 2010 pilot [project], the Pentagon contracted with EcoPathTM in 2011 to replace 82 mats at various entrances …

Government, Soybean, USB

Asgrow, DEKALB Launch #MyFarmMyYield Contest

Kelly Marshall

Asgrow and DEKALB are inviting farmers to share their harvest success online, using the hashtag #MyFarmMyYield.  Photos are optional (although encouraged), but from Sept. 7- Dec. 6 farmers can post their yield and the Asgrow or DEKALB product number.  A random drawing will determine winners of this contest, with grand prize being a trip for two to the 2016 Commodity …

Agribusiness, Contest, Corn, Soybean

Latest FAPRI Commodity Price Report

John Davis

The prices for grains, oilseeds, cotton, milk and hogs are down sharply from record levels set in recent years. An update to the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute’s (FAPRI) long-term baseline report says no quick price recovery is expected. Given all of the assumptions of the analysis, here are a few highlights of the results: · Projected corn prices …

Agribusiness, Corn, Cotton, Grains, Soybean, Swine