Money Farm on MGEX Commentary Call

Cindy Zimmerman

Every time the USDA issues an important crop report, the Minneapolis Grain Exchange hosts a conference call for reporters with a market commentator. We have been responsible for recording and uploading that call to their server for the past couple of years now. Today the call focused on the April Supply Demand report and the commentator was Mike Krueger from …

Audio, Markets, USDA

Marketing Techniques, Past and Present

Amanda Nolz

I was on the road last week for Spring Break, and I spent some time in the secluded Black Hills in Western South Dakota. If you have never vacationed there, I highly recommend it. You will have the opportunity to explore the Badlands, Black Hills and Spearfish Canyon. Test your luck at Deadwood, hike to see Roughlock Falls, salute our …

Advertising, Markets

Manage the Markets with DTN

Laura McNamara

There were a LOT of reasons about 1,000 Farm Progress Show visitors visited the DTN exhibit in Boone, Iowa this week. But, the biggest reason was probably the chance to win $25,000. Aside from scoring the dough, though, visitors also had the chance to score some valuable marketing and weather tips from DTN experts. DTN representative Teri Thiele says visitors …

Ag Groups, Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Markets, Technology

Lincoln Farmers’ Market

Chuck Zimmerman

On a nice relaxing morning here in Lincoln, NE the Haymarket Historic District Farmers’ Market is in full swing. It’s open from 8am-noon. I wandered around after some coffee and made a few purchases including some purple asparagus, which I’ve never seen before. The vendor says it’s sweeter than the green variety. I’m going to find out on on Memorial …

Farming, Markets, New Holland Gets Some Barcharting

Chuck Zimmerman

I don’t know if you’ve seen the Media Girl. She just sits at the top of the homepage, smiling at you when she’s not telling you about what offers. She’s got a nice voice. I think I listened to the whole spiel at least 4 times this morning. You’ll be able to find in booth #112 …

Markets, Media

Commodity Update Hires Beth Winters

Chuck Zimmerman

Commodity Update has hired Beth Winters as Direct of Sales – Middle Market Segment. Sounds like things are good in the markets to your mobile phone business. Beth brings extensive experience in the agribusiness industry with her to Commodity Update. A native of South Carolina, Beth began her career in Charleston in 2002 as an Account Executive for QuickFarm, where …

Agribusiness, Markets