Hick Chick Chat: New Holland Offers New Combine

Leah Guffey

New Holland introduces the CR6.80 Combine, a smaller combine with all the features of the larger models. The CR6.80, the newest addition to New Holland’s CR combine series, is a new model focused on the mixed farming operation engaged in both livestock and crop production. The CR6.80 provides a maximum 374 hp and is designed to work with grain heads …

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Hick Chick Chat: Bayer CropScience Sustainable Rock Star Search

Leah Guffey

Are you a farmer or rancher age 40 and under who receives at least half of his or her income from farming and farm-related ventures?? If so then you may be just who Bayer CropScience is looking for. Bayer CropScience is conducting their search for their Young Farmer Sustainability Award. The deadline is fast approaching as this Friday, January 16, …

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Hick Chick Chat: IDEAg Innovate Conference and Trade Show

Leah Guffey

Innovation and technology will be in the spotlight at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th annual convention, which begins this weekend in San Diego. Cindy will be there to handle all of the coverage next week, and she talked with AFBF’s Dan Durheim to get a preview of what’s new this year. What is brand new is the IDEAg Innovate …

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Hick Chick Chat with PrecisionHawk

Leah Guffey

Not all that long ago I had the chance to visit with the folks from PrecisionHawk. They have had some growth in their technology and partnership with Intel Capital. They are working more with universities to manage and collect data and of course the farmer as far as education and learning what they can do with unmanned aircraft to help …

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Hick Chick Chat: Koch Talks AGROTAIN® Upgrades

Leah Guffey

At the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk I had a chance to visit with Ron Restum vice president of sales for North America with Koch Agronomic Services. He explained how they’ve been working with new technology for the grower with the addition of two new nitrogen stabilizers to the AGROTAIN® product family; AGROTAIN® ADVANCED and AGROTAIN® DRI-MAXX. …

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Hick Chick Chat with GROWMARK at NAFB

Leah Guffey

At the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk I had a chance to visit with Dr. Howard Brown from GROWMARK about Nitrogen. Dr. Brown is probably the most passionate person I’ve ever met when it comes to nitrogen application and how to make it work for your growing season. Minimize, Optimize and Maximize (MOM) for higher yields and …

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Hick Chick Chat with Case IH at NAFB

Leah Guffey

At the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk I had a chance to visit with the fine folks from Case IH. What I learned was they are making more improvements for 2015 to better serve their customers. Zach Hetterick, center in the photo, is the High Horsepower Marketing Manager, says their high horse power has come up with …

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Hick Chick Chat: 2015 NAFB Executive Officer Team

Leah Guffey

The 71st Annual Meeting of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting wrapped up last week with a new slate of officers for 2015. The president-elect is Brian Winnekins of Reel Country AM1430 in Wisconsin, whose job for the coming year will be to plan the next convention. The new NAFB president is Susan Littlefield of KZEN in Nebraska – pictured …

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Hick Chick Chat: John Deere Green Fever

Leah Guffey

This week’s Hick Chick Chat comes from the Trade Talk floor of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s 71st Annual Meeting in Kansas City. I caught up with my friends at John Deere. Beverly Flores, the Integrated Communications Manager with John Deere talks about some of the new data management opportunities coming in 2015 for producers. Beverly says there’s a …

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