New Peterson Bros Video Will Rock You

Cindy Zimmerman

The newest Peterson Farm Bros video takes Queen’s “We Will Rock You” to the dairy farm for “We Will Milk Cows.” A little break from the coronavirus news and a reminder that farmers will still be working no matter what to make sure everyone has milk to drink and food to eat on lock down!

Dairy, Video

AFBF to Expand on Bayer Farm State of Mind Campaign

Cindy Zimmerman

At Commodity Classic on Thursday, Bayer and the American Farm Bureau Federation announced the transition of Bayer’s Farm State of Mind campaign to Farm Bureau. The initiative aims to raise mental health awareness among the farming community and reduce stigma surrounding the topic of mental health in rural communities. Farm Bureau plans to combine the Farm State of Mind with …

AFBF, Audio, Bayer, Video

Quick Dick McDick on Protester Diets

Chuck Zimmerman

This is just too good not to share. I know y’all have a good sense of humor and are not offended easily, right? After watching Quick Dick McDick I’m pretty sure he doesn’t care. However, this is a very interesting look at how margarine is made and gets to the store. Soooo… It’s funny and educational. I think I can …

Humor, Vegetarians, Video, Wackos

New Holland Partners with National Hemp Association

Cindy Zimmerman

Agricultural equipment manufacturer New Holland is partnering with the National Hemp Association to accelerate the return of hemp commodity crops on farms across North America, with the theme “Pushing Progress Together.” As part of this partnership, the National Hemp Association will participate alongside New Holland at 16 national farm shows throughout North America to build out this sustainable new industry …

Cannabis, Equipment, hemp, New Holland, Video

NCGA CEO Launching Podcast

Cindy Zimmerman

If you have ever wanted to follow the CEO of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) on his adventures around the country, now you will have your chance. NCGA’s new podcast “Wherever Jon May Roam,” hosted by CEO Jon Doggett, will provide listeners an insider’s view of corn issues, the thinking behind them and the people behind the thinking. Episode …

Corn, NCGA, Podcasts, Video

Hemp Farmers Need Good Seed

Cindy Zimmerman

The hemp industry is in dire need of good genetics and a weeding out of bad actors in the seed supply business, according to two hemp farmers who helped Arcadia Biosciences announce the launch of GoodHemp in Chicago last week. Chris Adams (pictured left) of Adams Family Farm in North Dakota and Weston Walker (right) of Gold Dust Farm in …

ASTA, Audio, Cannabis, hemp, Seed, Video

What’s New With FMC

Chuck Zimmerman

FMC had a lot to talk about at the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Trade Talk. Matthew Wiggins, FMC Technical Services Manager, had a couple of new products to discuss. Authority Edge herbicide expected to be approved in 2020; and a new in-furrow fungicide called XY Way 3D. Wiggins also talked about how Lucento fungicide performed in 2019. …

Agribusiness, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Video

Just a Penny More for Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

Cindy Zimmerman

The cost of this year’s Thanksgiving feast is up a penny per person, but still comes in at under $5.00 each for a party of ten. The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.91, or less than $5.00 …

AFBF, Food, Video

AMVAC to Launch SIMPAS System in 2020

Chuck Zimmerman

AMVAC’s Jim Lappin went on camera at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) annual Trade Talk last week to provide an update on the SIMPAS Application System, the next generation of precision, prescriptive, in-furrow application equipment launching in 2020. The Smart Integrated Multi-Product Prescription Application System (SIMPAS) will enable farmers to prescriptively apply multiple products in one simple pass. …

Agribusiness, AMVAC, Audio, Crop Protection, NAFB, Video