#Classic15 Session on Farming Like a Champ

Cindy Zimmerman

Two yield rocking champions played to a standing room only crowd at the 2015 Commodity Classic in a session sponsored by BASF Crop Protection on how to get the most out of your acres. Always a crowd pleaser, world champion soybean grower Kip Cullers of Missouri hammered home the importance of happy plants and packing starch. “You keep that plant …

Audio, BASF, Commodity Classic, Corn, Soybean

BASF Promotes Comprehensive Pest Management

Cindy Zimmerman

Behind every successful grower is science and strategy – both of which come together in a comprehensive pest management program, as BASF Technical Crop Production Specialist AJ Woodyard helped explain during the recent BASF Science Behind event. The program also featured farmers Randy Dowdy of Georgia and Kip Cullers of Missouri. AJ emphasized that each farmers challenges are different, leading …

Audio, BASF, Commodity Classic, Farming

BASF Spotlights Science Behind Successful Growers

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Ag Products spotlighted a couple of very successful and innovative farmers during the Science Behind event prior to Commodity Classic this year. One of them is pretty familiar to us all but the other is a newer face on the farming scene. The new kid on the block is Randy Dowdy of Georgia who just got into the farming …

Audio, BASF, Commodity Classic, Corn, Farming, Soybean

Talking Bio-Forge ST With Stoller USA

Chuck Zimmerman

Jeff Morgan, Stoller USA is standing next to his good friend and ours, Kip Cullers. Actually it’s a Kip cutout. Jeff was on the floor of InfoExpo to talk about Bio-Forge ST a new seed treatment product that he says is “farmer driven” and has taken off this year. He says the first question he gets from ag journalists is …

Ag Media Summit, Audio

Save Our GPS Coalition Expands

Cindy Zimmerman

The Coalition to Save Our GPS is growing as new evidence mounts that a proposed communications network would interfere with GPS systems. New agriculture industry members of the coalition include AGCO, Agricultural Retailers Association, National Agricultural Aviation Association, National Cotton Council of America, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, North American Equipment Dealers Association, and USA Rice Federation. A report was …

Audio, Farming, GROWMARK, Precision Agriculture

The Best of 2010 on Agwired

Cindy Zimmerman

2010 was a very busy year on Agwired, but no different than normal! We spent a total of 172 days on the road covering more than 60 different events from coast to coast, as well as Mexico and the Netherlands. Traffic was up 17% on Agwired this year to a grand total of more than 185,000 unique visitors. We had …

ZimmComm Announcement

StollerUSA Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Joanna Schroeder

Back in 1970, Jerry Stoller started StollerUSA with a few dollars and some unusual ideas and now the company has a global footprint and a lot of acceptance in the U.S. Today, Jeff Morgan, Stoller’s marketing director, said that they are happy to commemorate their 40 year anniversary. AgWired reporter Chuck Zimmerman was able to catch up with Morgan during …

NAFB, Seed, Soybean

Zimfo Bytes

Melissa Sandfort

Becker Underwood announced that it has acquired Biological Control Products (Pty) Ltd., a leading company in Africa for solid-state fermentation of fungal products. More than 60 representatives from more than 20 national food and agricultural organizations agreed to incorporate a U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) to focus on working together to enhance U.S. consumer trust in modern food production …

Zimfo Bytes

MachineryLink Gives Soybean Champ Working Man’s Award

Cindy Zimmerman

World champion soybean grower Kip Cullers got a plaque from Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and a crystal globe trophy from the Missouri Soybean Association for breaking the soybean yield record again. But, MachineryLink presented the “Crop King” with a more practical honor – an embroidered pair of his trademark overalls. Todd Branson and Mark Gabrick were on hand at the …

BASF, Soybean