Soybean Champ Does it Again

Cindy Zimmerman

Soybean superstar Kip Cullers is going to officially announce his 2010 soybean yield results today at a press conference near his farm in Purdy, Missouri. Kip set the world soybean yield record in 2006 with 139 bushels per acre, then beat that the following year with a yield of 154.57 bushels per acre. When another grower achieved a yield of …

BASF, Soybean

What’s New From Pioneer Hi-Bred

Chuck Zimmerman

I’ve been looking for an excuse to post a Kip Cullers photo and decided the time was right. Kip, the king of bionic ag, is modeling at Farm Progress Show with an iPad showing what’s new with Pioneer Hi-Bred. That’s my connection here since I actually have an interview I did with Pioneer’s Drew Porter. Drew says the biggest news …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Pioneer, Seed, Soybean

New BASF Top Plots Video

Cindy Zimmerman

My good buddy Kip Cullers of Purdy, MO is the latest star of the BASF Top Plots video series. Known in farming circles as a “soybean celebrity,” Cullers has established world records for soybean production at 139 bushels per acre in 2006 and 154 bushels per acre in 2007. He’s also placed numerous times in the National Corn Growers Association …


Soybean Superstar Speaks at BASF Seminar

Cindy Zimmerman

You can never get enough of the always entertaining World Soybean Yield Champion Kip Cullers. During the BASF Science Behind Soybeans seminar at the 2010 Commodity Classic on Wednesday, Kip talked about the recent trip he took to Brazil and what he learned there. “The reason I went to Brazil is because, if you want to learn something, you got …

Audio, BASF, Commodity Classic, Soybean, Uncategorized

BASF Science Behind Soybeans

Chuck Zimmerman

Here at Commodity Classic a group of us media types are learning about The Science Behind Soybeans from BASF. We have a panel of experts that includes soybean growers like world record holder Kip Cullers. Cindy and I are attending the seminar and will posting photos and interviews here soon. The media who could not attend are invited to download …

BASF, Commodity Classic

BASF Headline Harvest Report – Purdy, MO

Cindy Zimmerman

At least some farmers are finished with their harvest. BASF sent me to southwest Missouri last week to visit with a couple of farmers in Purdy about their harvest. I told you last week about world famous Kip Cullers’ harvest, today we hear from his neighbor, Curtis Schallert – who also uses Headline fungicide, by the way (no coincidence!). Curtis …

BASF, Farming, Video

Headline® Grower Panel at the Farm Progress Show

Cindy Zimmerman

World champion soybean grower Kip Cullers is sharing the stage with three other award-winning corn and/or soybean grower in the BASF Theater at the Farm Progress Show, sharing how Headline® fungicide factors into the formula behind their success. Kip was joined by fellow Missouri growers Gary Porter and Jerry Cox, as well as Texas corn grower champ Steve Albracht during …

Audio, BASF, Farm Progress Show

BASF Kixor is Cutting Edge

Cindy Zimmerman

As BASF prepares to introduce its new Kixor™ herbicide this year, the media got a preview of the “Science Behind” this new product at the Commodity Classic on Wednesday. Kixor is cutting-edge chemistry that basically kicks weed butt. It offers rapid burndown and residual control of more than 90 broadleaf weeds, including the toughest weeds that have become more tolerant …

Audio, BASF, Commodity Classic, Corn, Soybean