How BASF Flo-Rite Helps Increase Yields

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Keeping seed treatment on the seed to retain the active ingredient at maximum capacity is one of the main benefits of BASF’s Flo Rite Plantability Seed Coating and that benefits growers at harvest time. “Our Flo Rite plantability polymer acts as a thin film coating that locks that seed treatment on the seed and keeps it there where a grower …

ASTA, Audio, BASF, Seed, Video

Fermentation Education from BASF at CSS

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Fermentation education was going on at the BASF booth during the ASTA CSS 2014 and Seed Expo last week in Chicago. The fermentation educator was BASF Biological Operations Manager Chris Feiden who explained and demonstrated for us the fermentation and filling process that takes place at BASF research facility in St. Joseph, Missouri and their quality assurance process. “We walk …

ASTA, Audio, BASF, Video

John Deere Reaches Out to Developers

Chuck Zimmerman

This morning John Deere kicked off what’s becoming an annual conference for developers. The 2014 Develop with Deere conference brings together dealers, independent agricultural software application developers and John Deere staff primarily from their Intelligent Solutions Group. Kicking things off was a keynote presentation by Pat Pinkston, Vice President, Technology and Information Solutions, Agriculture and Turf Division. Pat talked about …

Agribusiness, Audio, John Deere, Precision Agriculture, Video

Make Your Voice Count – VOTE!

Cindy Zimmerman

It’s Election Day and we all have a lot at stake with current issues facing the industry, including farmers and ranchers. American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman says voting is not only a right but a duty for America’s farmers. If you haven’t voted yet, make sure you do – if you have, good for you!!!

AFBF, Government, Video

Propane Powered Engines for Ag

Cindy Zimmerman

2014 World LP Gas Forum Photo Album The new Tier 4 emission standards for diesel engines have opened up new opportunities for propane in the agricultural engine market. At the World LP Gas Forum in Miami this week, Propane Education and Research Council agricultural director Cinch Munson talked about how they have worked with OEMs to develop and commercialize new …

Audio, Energy, Irrigation, PERC, Propane, Video

New LPG Applications Website Introduced

Cindy Zimmerman

2014 World LP Gas Forum Photo Album Will Ferrell would have been pleased with the “more cowbell” that rang in the new LPG Application Website – lpg.apps.org – as it went live at approximately 2:30 pm Eastern time on Tuesday at the World LP Gas Forum in Miami. Ringing the cowbell to introduce the website were Andrew Ford of SHV …

Energy, Propane, Video

World Ag Expo Video Contest to Give $3,000 Grand Prize

John Davis

A $3,000 grand prize is being offered in the World Ag Expo contest for the video that best answers the questions, “Where Would We Be Without Farmers?” The videos are due for submission by December 1, when they will be evaluated by a panel of judges and then posted on www.WorldAgExpo.org for the public to vote for their favorites. “Farmers …

Ag Group, Video, World Ag Expo

NCGA Staffer on CTIC Tour

Cindy Zimmerman

2014 CTIC Conservation in Action Tour Photo Album Many of the participants at last week’s CTIC Conservation in Action tour of the Florida Everglades Agricultural area were from the Midwest and they were very interested in some of the very different crop production they saw in the Sunshine State. CTIC board member and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Soil Health …

Audio, Conservation, Corn, CTIC, Harvest, NCGA, Video