Precision Ag at Farm Progress Show

Kurt Lawton

Make the trek to central Iowa near Boone for the nation’s greatest summer agricultural showcase, the annual Farm Progress Show, held August 31 through September 2. Precision agriculture demonstrations return to the Farm Progress Show and will share space with the standard field demonstrations. Strip till is gaining popularity across the Midwest. These demonstrations will be located east of the …

Displays, Education, Equipment, Events, Farm Progress Show

New SMS Software From Ag Leader Technology

Chuck Zimmerman

When you visit a farm show the first question I hear asked is, “What’s new?” In the Ag Leader Technology exhibit at the Farm Progress Show Jess Ahrens answered that by telling me about the latest version of their SMS software. She says they’ve just released Version 9.5 which supports more monitor types including the Hemishpere and AutoFarm GPS displays. …

Ag Leader, Audio, Farm Progress Show

Is COOL For Fuel Cool?

Chuck Zimmerman

Many of you corn growers using precision technology are very aware of the challenges we’ve had in the ethanol business, especially battling groups with an agenda to distort facts and misinform the public. Growth Energy is a group that was formed to battle that problem on Capitol Hill. Here at the Farm Progress Show, Gen. Wesley Clark, Growth Energy, announced …

Ag Group, Ag Leader, Audio, Corn, Ethanol, Events, Farm Progress Show

Ag Will Be Twittering at Farm Progress Show

Chuck Zimmerman

Since we know that many farmers are using social networking services like Twitter and Facebook I thought you’d be interested to learn about a couple of opportunities to learn more while you’re attending the Farm Progress Show next week. To start with there’s a weekly Twitter conversation called AgChat. AgChat is for farmers, in fact for anyone involved in providing …

Events, Farm Progress Show