Iowa Power Farming Show is Almost Here

Kelly Marshall

The Iowa Power Farming Show is bringing the biggest names and new innovations to Des Moines on January 31- February 2, 2017. The event features 1870 booths covering 7 acres, 3 buildings and 6 floors. It is the third largest indoor farm show in the U.S. “The Iowa Power Farming Show is about quality exhibitors from every category showcasing the …


Farm Foundation to Host International Conference

Kelly Marshall

A conference in February will take an in-depth look at the relationship between agrarian structure and agricultural productivity. “Farm Size and Productivity: A Global Look” will be held in Washington D.C. on February 2-3 thanks to a collaboration of the USDA’s Economic Research Service and Farm Foundation, NFP. “Sustaining agricultural productivity growth is a key factor in our ability to …


It’s #PotatoExpo Time

Cindy Zimmerman

The first agricultural meeting of the year is underway this week – the annual Potato Expo, which is being held in San Francisco, CA. Unite with others at high energy networking opportunities and gain practical business solutions at the 9th annual Potato Expo! Join more than 2,000 growers, suppliers, and experts at the largest conference and trade show for the …

Events, Nufarm, Potato

Precision Ag Summit Set for January

Kelly Marshall

The Red River Valley Research Corridor and North Dakota Farmers Union have teamed up to bring you the 6th annual Precision Ag Summit.  Mark your calendars for January 16-17 and plan on being at the North Dakota Farmers Union Conference Center in Jamestown, North Dakota for hands-on and technical demonstrations of the latest precision technologies. “One of the themes of …

Ag Group, Events

Register for Precision Planting’s Winter Conference

Kelly Marshall

Precision Planting has built a reputation for it’s Winter Conference.  Attendees expect  valuable agronomic education and a full understanding of the reasons behind farming practices.  Now the event will not only be in at the central Illinois headquarters in Tremont, Illinois, but will simulcast in three other locations in North America. Farmers can choose which day and which location to attend, …

Events, Precision Planting

Improved Decision-Making Is “Beltwide” Goal

Lizzy Schultz

Those planning to attend the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Conferences’ (BWCC), set for January 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, may register online and find information regarding hotel reservations on the BWCC website. The conferences can help its attendees improve production, processing and marketing efficiency by providing them with insight into the latest available tools and research …

Ag Group, agronomy, Cotton, Events

FarmLogs Hosting Second Annual User Conference

Lizzy Schultz

FarmLogs will host its second annual series of user conferences this January in Des Moines, Iowa, Champaign, Illinois and Lubbock, Texas. The events are free to attend but registration is required and accessible online here. This year’s conference theme is “Connecting the Dots to Profitability,” and the events will be focused on the future of precision agriculture. Over 500 farmers …

Agribusiness, agronomy, Company Announcement, Events, technology

#ExEx16 Hears La Nina Weather Forecast

Kelly Marshall

No matter where on the supply chain you are, members of the agriculture industry are always interested in the weather.  Kyle Tamely, a senior ag meteorologist with MDA Weather Services, recently spoke at the Export Exchange 2016 conference, presenting on weather trends and the global grain market to international buyers and domestic suppliers of corn, ethanol co-products, sorghum and barley. La …

Ag Group, Audio, Events, Exports, weather

Annual AgGateway Conference in November

Kelly Marshall

This year’s AgGateway Conference is being held at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World, Orlando, Florida on November 7-10.  The program will focus on business and technological aspects of eConnectivity.  Attendees can expect interactive, technical sessions; a business track; general sessions; networking; and productivity and customer service through eConnectivity.  Early bird registration ends October 14. The conference is expected to …

AgGateway, Events

ARA Wants Retailers to Dream Big at Conference

Kelly Marshall

The Agricultural Retailers Association will be hosting their annual conference and expo in Orlando, Florida- a place known for magic.  The keynote speaker will be conjuring up a little of that enchantment as he presents his message on leadership and world-class customer service. Lee Cockerell is a retired Disney executive, a man in charge of 73,000 team members who daily created …

Ag Group, ARA, Events