Thanks New Holland for the Bird’s Eye View

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

For the best view at National Farm Machinery Show, America’s largest indoor farm show, you must climb high. For this opportunity I turned to our friends at New Holland Agriculture. J. Cole Sanford, New Holland product specialist, climbed their CR6.80 combine with me to share the latest on the new model launched late last year. “The smaller machine really goes …

Agribusiness, Farm Machinery, New Holland, NFMS, Video

#SpudNation Food Truck Chefs

Chuck Zimmerman

Bettie the Spud Nation Food Truck was unveiled in dramatic fashion last week at the 2016 Potato Expo, but while Bettie is pretty and shiny, what makes her really special is the unique potato recipes that she will be offering for spud lovers. That’s where United States Potato Board (USPB) Executive Chef Travis Howard and Chef Derek Johnson come in. …

Food, Potato, Video

Spud Nation Food Truck Unveiled

Chuck Zimmerman

The United States Potato Board unveiled a new program today that’s taking after the finalists of the Spud Nation Throwdown Recipe Cook-off. They all operate food trucks. Now the Potato Board does too and it’s called Spud Nation. I will get more information about the vehicle when I talk with USPB CEO Blair Richardson this afternoon. In the meantime you …

Ag Group, Food, Potato, Video

Farm Bureau Video Highlights Problems with WOTUS

John Davis

A new video from Farm Bureau shows just how problematic the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule is. This news release from the group says the story revolves around a farmer who is being cited by the government on the basis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial water regulation and how more farmers could be in trouble for doing a …

AFBF, Ag Group, EPA, Farm Bureau, Government, Video, Water

USFRA and Food52 Present “Day On the Farm” Video

Kelly Marshall

America’s farms and ranches are as diverse as the men and women who run them.  The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) is now offering an online video series to introduce consumers to the farms and farmers who grow their food.  Created in collaboration with the popular online website Food52, there are four videos now live on the USFRA’s FoodDialogues.com …

Ag Group, USFRA, Video, Website

LibertyLink Showing Real Yields for Gaessers

Chuck Zimmerman

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

They’re Back – Peterson Farm Bros New Video

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s titled, “Farmers Feed the World (Watch Me, Hit the Quan, Uptown Funk Parody).” And it is very well done. You will recognize some of the video contributors to the music video, including our own Joanna Schroeder! Here’s their message to go along with the video on YouTube. Enjoy it below. Thanks to Syngenta! “Through The Good Growth Plan, Syngenta …

Farming, Video

New Holland Tractor Could Change Face of Farming

Jamie Johansen

A new video produced by CNH Industrial, parent of global agricultural machinery brand New Holland Agriculture, looks at its prototype Methane Power tractor, and what it is capable of achieving during the the Sustainable Farm Pavilion at the 2015 Expo in Milan, Italy. The alternative fuel technology powering that tractor is a promising cue towards the future of agricultural mechanization, …

New Holland, Sustainability, Tractor, Video

Clif Bar & NYFC Address Shortage of New Farmers

Jamie Johansen

The American farmer is near 60 and new young farmers are in critical short supply, Clif Bar & Company and the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) announced a joint effort to support pending federal legislation that would remove one of the key obstacles preventing young farmers from starting to farm — student loan debt. “We are a generation of farmers …

Ag Group, Farming, Organic, Video

#FeedNThrive Launched During #FoodPrize15

Joanna Schroeder

STEM was a hot topic during the World Food Prize in Des Moines with the kick-off session focused on how to encourage young women to go into STEM careers including science, technology, engineering and math. The STEM Food and Ag Council (SFAC) has launched Feed, Nourish, Thrive, a STEMconnector initiative that aims to inspire the next generation of innovators in …

AgCareers, Education, Video, Women, World Food Prize