New Holland CR Combines Unveiled

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New Holland held a press conference yesterday in Berlin, Germany via Twitter primarily using the #NHharvest2014 hashtag. It was mostly about the new CR Series combines topped by the CR 10.90. Presenting was Carlo Lambro Brand, President. Here are a few of the tweets as examples: Award-winning Cursor 16 engine developed by #FPTIndustrial that powers the new CR 10.90 #NHharvest2014 …

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Opening Keynote at Intl. Conf. on Precision Agriculture

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Dr. Margaret Oliver was the opening keynote speaker at this week’s International Conference on Precision Agriculture. She is Deputy Editor of the European Journal of Soil Science (2011–present) and was Co-Editor of Precision Agriculture with John Stafford for six years until the end of 2010, but remains on the Editorial Board. On hand for ZimmComm was Sabrina Hill, AgNet West. …

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Follow New Holland Press Conference on Twitter

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It looks like New Holland will be live tweeting a press conference today in Berlin, Germany. The graphic says it will be Unconventional / Unprecedented / Unmissable. Here’s their latest tweet with hashtags. If I calculate right it will start at 11:30am central time. Live Tweet of our Press Conference #EnteraNewHarvestingdimension starting at 6.30 pm (GMT+2) today! Don’t miss it! …

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Your Thoughts on Cellulosic Ethanol?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How would the EPA water rule impact you?” This is one of the hottest topics in the ag sector these days with a lot of uncertainty about what the future holds, especially when you see states starting to fine people for “wasteful use of water.” On the federal level the EPA says that under …

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All I Do is Farm – Peterson Brothers

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The Peterson Brothers (Greg, Nathan and Kendal) are at it again with a new parody music video of the song, “All I Do is Win,” by DJ Khaled done by the Peterson Farm Bros (Greg, Nathan, and Kendal)! It’s a great look at farming life that touches on important issues like conservation and family. Please enjoy and they say to …

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Syngenta & QCCP Talk Cellulosic at Iowa Speedway

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Our Joanna Schroeder covered last week’s NASCAR racing activities at Iowa Speedway. Here’s one of her stories on the Saturday race sponsor: Syngenta and Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) are collaborating to produce cellulosic ethanol from corn kernels as well as to license the technology to other ethanol plants. The first-of-its-kind technology is known as Adding Cellulosic Ethanol (ACE Project) …

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LI-COR Helps Measure Leaf Area Index

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There is a some unique new technology from LI-COR that makes it possible to do leaf area index measurements (LAI) in all uniform sky conditions. This greatly increases efficiency and provides more accurate information on crop productivity. LI-COR Biosciences announces the LAI-2200C Plant Canopy Analyzer, a non-destructive way to easily and accurately measure leaf area index. Previous technology in the …

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iCropTrak Version 5 on Display at InfoAg

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In the next few weeks leading up to the InfoAg Conference in St. Louis, MO, we’ll be featuring interviews with some of our sponsors to give you a preview of what they’ll have on display. So, I thought I’d start with the sponsor of the AgWired App, iCropTrak. Aaron Hutchinson talked with me about their introduction of Version 5 of …

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Beautiful Wx for Precision Aerial Ag Show

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You especially like to have good weather when you’re holding an air show! In this case it’s the Precision Aerial Ag Show taking place at the Farm Progress Show site in Illinois. Check out the flight schedule that’s going on. I was really hoping to have a chance to attend this event. It has “AgNerd” written all over it. But …

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Get the InfoAg App Now

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If you’re an agnerd and planning to attend the 2014 InfoAg Conference in July add the InfoAg App to your mobile device. The conference is only a few weeks from now and a reason to get the app before you go is so you can create your own “program” of workshops and presentations that you want to attend. The app …

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