10th Annual Bayer Ag Issues Forum

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The 10th Annual Ag Issues Forum, conducted by Bayer CropScience, is underway in advance of this year’s Commodity Classic. I want to thank Bayer for making it possible for us to cover this event once again. Our first speaker is Jim Blome, President/CEO, Bayer CropScience LP. He has talked a little bit about his farm background and challenged attendees to …

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New Holland Seeds of Life Part 4

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New Holland has just published episode #4 in its Seeds of Life Series, “A storytelling project for the Heroes who feed us all.” New Holland Agriculture presents “A Sustainable World”, fourth episode of The Seeds of Life Series at Expo2015. Come and discover generations of our Heroes #ThanksToHeroes. Follow our farmers in their continuous efforts to meet the growing demand …

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Culver’s Honors Farmers & Supports National FFA Week

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In celebration of FFA week, February 21-28, Culver’s created a Thank You Farmers video to recognize hardworking farmers across the U.S. For every view of this video on YouTube, Culver’s will donate $1 to the National FFA Organization. While we set aside this week each year to focus on farming and agriculture, Culver’s thanks farmers all year long in the …

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Bob Dinneen Live Stream of State of Ethanol Industry

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This morning at 8am central we will live stream the session from the National Ethanol Conference featuring Renewable Fuels Association CEO Bob Dinneen. Bob will deliver this annual state of the industry address a few minutes after 8am and we’ll be recording it so that you can watch and listen later if you miss the broadcast or want to review …

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Narrated Walk Through New Holland Exhibit

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At the National Farm Machinery Show New Holland had several new products on public display for the first time. Todd DeBock walked around the exhibit with me to describe what is new from the company this year. Here on the company’s 120th anniversary you’ll find more machines with New Holland final Tier 4B engines. Some specific models of note include: …

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FMC Demos 3RIVE 3D at NFMS

Cindy Zimmerman

You may remember us telling you about FMC’s 3RIVE 3D™ back in November at the NAFB convention. Here at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show we got to learn a lot more about this revolutionary system that integrates formulation technology, application technology and active ingredients to increase net planting speed, in-furrow protection and early season success. FMC’s Matt Hancock says …

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47th Championship Tractor Pull

Chuck Zimmerman

Cindy and I are not tractor puller fans although I like watching, just don’t ask me about who’s who and what’s what. The show produced a very cool view of what it’s like for your viewing pleasure though. See video to watch world-class tractors pull down the track at the 47th annual Championship Tractor Pull sponsored by Syngenta. The Championship …

National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor, Video

2015 National Farm Machinery Show Ribbon Cutting

Chuck Zimmerman

The ribbon and the cake have been cut and the 50th National Farm Machinery Show is officially underway. Joining officials from the Kentucky State Fair Board to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country’s largest indoor farm show were Kentucky Lt. Governor Crit Luallen, and the daughter of former governor Ned Breathitt who cut the ribbon to begin the first …

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