Advice For Iowa Corn & Soybean Growers

Chuck Zimmerman

After a hearty lunch at the Monsanto Technology Showcase tour stop in Elkhart, IA, last week, growers got to hear from Palle Pederson, Iowa State University Soybean Extension Agronomist. Palle’s work focuses on soybean yields and profitability for growers. Palle says the field day concept is a nice opportunity for growers to see new technology on display before they need …

Audio, Corn, Monsanto, Soybean

Top BASF Exec Visits SW Missouri

Cindy Zimmerman

The chance to visit a tiny town in southern Missouri where the biggest soybean yields in the world have been achieved was a great opportunity for Markus Heldt, BASF Group Vice President responsible for the ag chemical business in North America. Markus was really interested to see BASF products in the field and he was very impressed with the turnout …

Audio, BASF, Farming, Soybean

Kip Shares His Secrets

Cindy Zimmerman

When Kip Cullers told me two weeks ago that they were expecting 2000-3000 people for the first ever Kip Cullers Record Breaking Field Day, I really couldn’t believe it. But I wouldn’t be surprised if there were more than that by the time this event ends on Thursday because there had to be at least 500 out there today in …

Audio, BASF, Corn, Pioneer, Soybean

Record Breaking Field Day

Cindy Zimmerman

A record breaking field day on a record breaking farm kicked off Monday night in Purdy, Missouri at the home of Kip and Michelle Cullers. Kip is the man who put this tiny town in southwest Missouri on the map by being the world champion soybean yield grower two years in a row, not to mention numerous National Corn Yield …

BASF, Corn, Pioneer, Soybean

Dealer Excited About Roundup Ready 2 Yield

Laura McNamara

It’s not surprising that a crop that promises to boost yields through unprecedented technology has dealers excited. Jeremy Kelly, a sales manager at Stewart Seeds says he’s excited to offer Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans to growers and farmers for the 2009 growing season. And, just like the farmers, it’s the yield potential of 2nd gereration soybean line that’s caught …

Monsanto, Soybean

See It to Believe It at Mobile Greenhouse

Laura McNamara

Farmers and growers who visited to Monsanto’s Mobile Greenhouse at the 2008 Michigan Ag Expo say they’re impressed to see the proof is in the soybeans, so to speak. Now, most say, they only thing left to do is see how the Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans perform during their first year in live farming field production. I caught up …

Monsanto, Soybean

Soybeans are for Kids

Laura McNamara

That is… soybean profits. Monsanto‘s Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans weren’t only a hit with the adults. The ag company’s mobile greenhouse unit seemed to intrigue the kids at the 2008 Michigan Ag Expo just as much, if not more. I mean, what spells out curiosity more than ear-to-ear grins and hands splayed on the glass and noses just centimeters …

Monsanto, Soybean

Roundup Ready 2 Yield Benefits

Laura McNamara

Monsanto‘s “Summer of Soy” tour is all about one thing: Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans. Representatives say the “next generation” crop boasts unsurpassed weed control, produces more “power in the pod” with more beans per pod and offers farmers and growers more than $45 per acre profit potential. Monsanto says its “advanced science” technology uses extensive gene mapping to identify …

Monsanto, Soybean

Farmers Find Student Expert at Mobile Greenhouse

Laura McNamara

One of Monsanto‘s Mobile Greenhouse “Street Team” representatives is a student from Purdue. Daniel Stauffer is a Field Sales Intern for Monsanto and is one of the experts farmers and growers at the Michigan Ag Expo can grill about Monsanto’s new Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans. Daniel says one of the most exciting attributes of Monsanto’s “next generation” soybeans is …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Farming, Monsanto, Soybean

Farmers “Roundup” around Mobile Greenhouse at MI Ag Expo

Laura McNamara

Monsanto‘s industry-exclusive Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybeans showcased in the ag company’s new Mobile Greenhouse is proving to be quite the curiosity for many farmers and growers at the 2008 Michigan Ag Expo. Farmers and growers took the unique opportunity to get a sneak peek at what Monsanto calls its “next generation” soybeans, peering through the glass of a climate …

Farm Shows, Farming, Monsanto, Soybean