DWFI Podcast 28 – Ron Yoder, UNL IANR

Cindy Zimmerman

Ron Yoder is a pillar of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln community and most recently served as the senior associate vice chancellor for UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR). After nearly 20 years of leadership at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Yoder has announced he will retire this fall. Yoder joined UNL in 2004 as the department head for the …

Audio, Food, Podcasts, University, Water, Water for Food

Bayer Continues Sponsorship of Luke Bryan Farm Tour

Chuck Zimmerman

Five-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will headline his fourteenth Farm Tour this September and Bayer is returning as the presenting sponsor. The Georgia native will set up stages in the fields of American farms September 14-23, 2023. Continuing a partnership that began in 2015, Bayer is once again joining the tour as presenting sponsor and teaming up with …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer

Tendovo in Action at #FPS23

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta gave farmers a closer look at its new soybean herbicide, Tendovo, at the 2023 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. “A lot of herbicides out there control the weeds. They do what they’re supposed to do. But some sacrifice the crop safety piece, and that’s really important,” said Jonathan Furasek, Soybean Product Marketing Lead, Herbicide Portfolio. “When we have …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Syngenta

Syngenta Sustainability

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta continues to work across the agriculture industry with clients, farmers and legislators to increase sustainability in all areas. “Sustainability is certainly something that we are very actively engaged with, everything from Operation Pollinator to soil health to bee health,” said Kathy Eichlin, Corporate and Crop Protection Communications with Syngenta. “I think one of the biggest things we are very …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Sustainability, Syngenta

ZimmCast 717 – Syngenta at #FPS23

Cindy Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This episode of the ZimmCast features what’s new with Syngenta Seeds, Golden Harvest, and NK Seeds – all from the 2023 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. Listen to interviews with Kramer Farney, Golden Harvest head of marketing; NASCAR Driver Sammy Smith; Mary Kay Thatcher, senior lead for federal government relations at Syngenta; Eric …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Golden Harvest, NK Seeds, Podcasts, Seed, Syngenta, ZimmCast

Update on Golden Harvest GHX

Carrie Muehling

Golden Harvest GHX SeedThe GHX app from Golden Harvest is helping farmers to better understand crop health in their fields throughout the entire season. “We’ve made some exciting advancements in the app this year. Our GHX app is a platform that both our sellers, our agronomists, and our customers can all use to manage the crop and manage the relationship …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Golden Harvest, Seed, Syngenta, Technology

NK Seeds at #FPS23

Carrie Muehling

New products are on the way from NK Seeds and those visiting this year’s Farm Progress Show were able to learn more about them. “One hundred thirty-nine years in the seed business and this is our largest launch class in over a decade for NK corn products, launching 20 new hybrids in 2024,” said Matt Dolch, NK Corn Product Manager. …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, NK Seeds, Seed, Soybean, Syngenta

University of IL AgComm Students Shadow Media at #FPS23

Chuck Zimmerman

During the Farm Progress Show a group of students from the University of Illinois had an opportunity to shadow ag media representatives as they were covering the show for their respective outlets. This is the idea of Dr. Owen Roberts, a professor at the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Assisting him in the …

Audio, Education, Farm Progress Show

Syngenta Storen Corn Herbicide Registered

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta latest residual corn herbicide, Storen™, just received registration by the Environmental Protection Agency in July and will be available for use in 2024, subject to state approvals, according to Shawn Hock, corn herbicide product lead for Syngenta Crop Protection. Hock was talking with farmers about Storen at the Farm Progress Show this week in Decatur, Illinois. “Storen is providing …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Syngenta